Concrete has long been used for many surfaces such as house foundations, driveways, porches, patios, sidewalks, retaining walls, and even landscape edging. It is a very adaptable and durable product. Today they can add different textures and colors to concrete to create a beautiful design that lasts for years. Learning why and how to seal concrete can play a vital role in its longevity. When concrete is maintained properly is will last anywhere from twice as long if not longer than concrete surfaces that are neglected.
There is a host of reasons to maintain concrete. Moisture, water, mold, mildew, and freeze/thaw damage are all very detrimental to a concrete surface. This is why concrete should be cleaned and sealed every few years. This will ensure a waterproof surface that will repel moisture reducing the chance of damage. Now that you understand why you should seal concrete, let’s discuss how to seal concrete.