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Protects MASONRY

We offer professional grade water repellents and sealers for all masonry surfaces.

Lab Tested. Field Approved.

Protect Your Investment

Every year brings more harsh elements and a variety of weather conditions. Give your concrete, brick, pavers and stones longevity and curb appeal with our professional grade repellents and sealers.

Commonly asked questions

Have a few questions before you get started on your next project? We'll be happy to help. Simply choose the location of your project to view it's FAQs.

Basement Leaks

The easiest, and luckiest solution, would be that the rain is simply blowing in to the exposed block, between the ground and where the siding on the house begins. It can run down to the basement through the center of the block and seep in. Try waterproofing these blocks with All-Purpose Heavy Duty Water Repellent first…maybe you’ll get lucky. If that doesn’t work…call a contractor.

Brick

It is efflorescence…minerals and salts that occur naturally in masonry that are being brought to the surface of the brick by water evaporation. The fix is fairly easy…wire brush them off and treat the surface with Water Repellent for Brick.

Buildings

Just as there are a lot of different types of substrates…brick, block, split-face block, etc. There are also several different types of water repellents available to treat them and each has their own benefits. Match the one that’s right for your project under the project type page.

Water repellents are available in two basic categories, film-formers and penetrants. If you stay with penetrants, or products that do not form a film on the surface, the result is little, if any, change to the appearance of the building. All-Purpose Heavy Duty Water Repellent is an excellent choice.

DRIVEWAY

What you’re seeing is deterioration in the concrete that is caused by the road salts that are used during winter. To prevent further damage, clean the surface off with Safer Masonry Cleaner and treat it with All-Purpose Water Repellent. The water repellent will prevent future damage from the salts by not allowing them to penetrate into the concrete.

First do a water test by dribbling a few drops of water on the surface of the concrete. If it is easily absorbed, whatever was applied is gone and you can use All-Purpose Heavy Duty Water Repellent. If the water doesn’t absorb quite so easily use Solvent Based Water Repellent.

Garage Floors

The paint folks are correct…it is essential that you etch the floor prior to painting to ensure good adhesion of the paint. Skip the muriatic acid though, there’s a product called Safer Masonry Cleaner that will do everything that muriatic acid does without the harmful fumes and it won’t burn your skin. Another great option is No-Rinse Concrete Etch. It will etch the floor in as little as 15 seconds, and there’s no need to rinse it. Just wait 30-60 minutes and it’s ready to go.

PAVER PATIO

Yes. We offer a product called Paver Sealer that will harden or “stabilize” the sand, making it nearly impossible to wash out. By doing this, it also helps to reduce the growth of weeds between the pavers as well as ants colonizing through the sand.

There are three steps to the process. First, clean the patio with Safer Masonry Cleaner. Second, re-sand the joints to replace the sand that has been washed out. Third, apply two coats of Paver Sealer. The result will be a patio that looks like new and has a beautiful, rich “wet look”.

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Don't Lose Your Brick to Efflorescence

If your brick looks like this, we can help! Just a little elbow grease, a wire brush and our best-selling Water Repellent for Brick and your brick will look like new again.

Get in Touch

If you have questions about a Masonry Saver product, we'll be happy to help! Our helpful support team can be reached by completing the form below.

Phone Number: (800) 860-6327
Fax Number: 765-935-499
Headquarters: 800 S 7th St Richmond, IN 47374