Which penetrating sealer to use and why? Sealing natural and engineered stone surfaces has long been a grey area to many who embark on projects involving natural stone. This fact is very much contributed to the lack of understanding and the confusion of having many products in the market that generally cause more harm than good. Heavy solvent penetrating sealers based on xylene solvents are usually high up the list of troubled products. Here at Stone Doctor Australia, you will not only find good solutions but great sealers to accompany all your projects. We have penetrating sealers from Lithofin, Germany and Tenax, Italy to choose from. Listed below are 9 choices of sealers of which here is their basic area of usage.
Lithofin KF Grout Protector - Water Based For Ceramic Tile & Grout. Lithofin KF Stain-Stop - Water Based For Porcelain Tile & Grout. Lithofin MN Stain-Stop ECO - Water Based For Very Porous Limestone & Others Porous Materials. Lithofin Stainstop W - Water Based For Honed / Sawn Finish Natural & Engineered Surfaces. Ideal For Bluestone. Lithofin MN Stain-Stop - Solvents Based For All Stone Types & Finishes. Test On Dark Substrates Before Use. Tenax Hydrex - Solvent Based Entry Level Stone Sealer. Lithofin Stainstop PLUS - Solvent Based Colour Enhancing. For All Stone Types. Tenax AGER - Solvent Based Entry Level Colour Enhancing Stone Sealer. Lithofin MN Colour-Intensifier - Solvent Based Colour Enhancing. For All Stone Types. Protects Against Water Based Stains Only.
Call 1300 232 546 when in doubt and our sales consultants will be most happy to help you select the right sealer.
These stone sealers are globally recognised. Lithofin MN Stain-Stop is arguably the best penetrating sealer the market has to offer. It has been used on numerous iconic buildings around the world, monument, government complexes, etc.. Its high levels of stain repellency and stain proofing makes it the no. 1 choice in stone sealers. It is durable and its longevity simplifies maintenance. Tenax Hydrex is a general all rounded cost effective and an alternative stone sealer.
Lithofin Germany prides itself with state of the art penetrating sealer technology. With major advancement in water based solvent free products, it most definitely surpasses others offering highest quality water based penetrating sealers based on nano particle science. These water based penetrating sealers can penetrate very dense materials including vitrified porcelain which was never possible in the past. There are 3 water based penetrating sealers for you to choose from. They are:
3 great products to choose from. Lithofin Stainstop PLUS is the most popular choice because it offer protection from water and oil based stains unlike Lithofin Colour-Intensifier which only protects the sealed surface from water based staining components. However, these 2 sealers provides colour enhancing properties to the substrate being sealed giving it the 'wet look'. It generally darkens the material most often highlighting the characteristic and natural beauty of stone. Tenax AGER is also colour enhancing and offers protection from both water and oil based stains. A great alternative.