Stone Sealer and Enhancers Advice From Promain

Are you looking for a stone sealer product to protect interior or external stone or concrete? Below we have listed the best stone sealers, stone cleaner and limestone sealer products available in the UK.

How Does Stone Sealer Products Work?

Stone sealer solutions work by coating surfaces to keep them looking natural and clean. They are formulated to help waterproof a multitude of construction materials. Substrates surfaces include brick walls, old roof tiles, paths and pavings granite, and lime mortar. Stone sealers also are suitable for stone, brick, sandstone, limestone, travertine, concrete, porcelain and more.

Stone sealer’s are transparent easy to apply liquids that saturate the substrate. This process keeps surfaces looking natural and clean without changing their appearance.

Most Stone Sealers are:

  • Ideal for clay tiles, granite, stone, brick, sandstone, limestone, travertine, concrete, porcelain, lime mortar, monocouche render, etc
  • Water repellent, oil repellent, dirt and stain resistant
  • Suitable for internal and external use
  • Reduce surface degradation
  • Atmospheric contaminants can no longer stick to the surface
  • Resists moss and lichen formation
  • Keeps surfaces looking natural and clean
  • Surface will remain moisture and vapour permeable
  • UV resistant. Non-flammable. Non-toxic
  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Alkali resistant

Case Study: Brackley Town Hall

Brackley Town Hall Stone Sealer

Between July 2016 and September 2018 the Town Hall in Brackley was regenerated using Centrecoat All Surface Protector. The development is part of the National Lottery scheme to regenerate forgotten landmarks.

The development was contracted to Borras Construction. The requirements were to incorporate a new cafe, entrance lobby and council offices. As a Grade II listed building, the development required to respect the original construction.

Upon removing the concrete flooring, the original Victorian flagstones were exposed. This involved incredibly careful restoration.

Therefore, in order to protect the flooring from high footfall Centrecoat All Purpose Protector was applied and specified.

Centrecoat All Purpose Protector is ideal for use in areas exposed to large level of trafficking in indoor or outdoor conditions. It works by protecting the surface from soiling and allows for easy removal of chewing gum. Centrecoat All Purpose Protector is an environmentally friendly, non-toxic product. It can be used in any situation or environment with a UV resistant finish that will not yellow over time.

Which Is The Best Stone Sealer & Where To Buy Stone Sealer Products

You may be asking what is the best stone sealer and enhancer? As distributors for a wide range of professional manufacturers of paints and coatings, Promain have various options available:

Centrecoat All Purpose Protector

Centrecoat All Purpose Protector is suitable for surfaces subject to high traffic. Both internal and external flooring is suitable. This includes pavements, pedestrian precincts, car parks, petrol forecourts. It also includes power floated warehouse floors, terraces, balconies, patios. You can even apply it to swimming pool decks, barbecue areas, stairs, floors.


Keim Lotexan

Keim Lotexan Stone Sealer

For example, KEIM Lotexan is a water borne solution for mineral substrates. It is a colourless water repellent based on Siloxane. Lotexan is formulated to penetrate deep into the pores of building materials due to its very small particle size. This KEIM Stone Sealer creates an invisible barrier that stops water penetrating the walls of a building.

Find out more about KEIM Lotexan here >>

Bedec Stone and Brick Sealer Interior

Bedec Stone and Brick Sealer Interior is a colourless, transparent sealer. This product is for use on brick and masonry surfaces internally for instance. Most importantly, this internal brick sealer provides a weatherproof coating that seals and protects.

You can apply Bedec Stone and Brick Sealer Interior directly to the surface using a brush.

Find out more about Bedec Stone and Brick Sealer Interior here >>

Centrecoat R186 Black Limestone Restorer

Firstly, Centrecoat R186 Black Limestone Restorer is a stain resistant colour reviver and protector. It is especially for faded black limestone substrates. For instance, patios or driveways.

Moreover, this black limestone restorer forms a hard durable finish that chemically reacts with the substrate.

Find out more about Centrecoat R186 BLR here >>

Everbuild Geo-Fix for example is typically a budget basic option. Above all Promain provide only the best quality products for our clientele. Consequently, depending on your substrate and project, Promain’s technical team can advise on the best stone sealer for you.

In addition, find our full sealers category on our website here:

How To Apply Stone Sealer

Above all, stone sealer application should be performed correctly. That is to say, it’s all about the preparation. In other words, make sure to read the Product Data Sheet before applying. Subsequently, they are available on our website to see full application details. Furthermore, theoretical coverage really depends on the porosity of the substrate.

When To Apply A Stone Sealer

In regards to weather conditions, you should always apply an external stone sealer when it is dry. Always check the weather before application or else you could be in trouble! To clarify, stone sealers prevent contamination from staining. As a result, it makes the floor easier to clean and mop.

Would you like to talk to us about suitable stone sealers for your project? Contact our technical team on 01462 421333.

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