Best Sealer for Stucco Near Salt-Water

Published Wednesday 29th of January 2014 // Updated Tuesday 23rd of May 2017

Topics: the best sealer

Stucco is another porous concrete material similar to brick. Therefore, it has the same basic composition, qualities, and characteristics of brick, which for our purposes are mostly that the two types of concrete are more delicate and decorative. Despite the differences, stucco is similar to concrete and calls for the same type of concrete sealers to be used to protect stucco slabs and facades.

Many stucco facades are attached to homes that are near the ocean or other large salt bodies of water. These bodies of water pose a debilitating double threat: the water from the storms can seep into the stucco, eating away at the its strength and structural integrity, and the salt from the breezes can similarly corrode the material. Therefore, it is almost imperative that you use a concrete sealer for your stucco if you live near a body of salt water.

The best option to seal stucco is the Siloxa-Tek 8510 (solvent based) or the Siloxa-Tek 8500 (water based). These sealers use particles of silane and siloxane to penetrate into the stucco while simultaneously bonding to the surface of the substrate to create a hydrophobic barrier to lock out water and salt.

Siloxa-Tek 8510

Water, oil & salt repellent

Siloxa-Tek 8500

Water & salt repellent

Tags: efflorescence prevention, feeze-thaw prevention, oil resistant, organic growth resistant, penetrating sealer, salt repellent, silane/siloxane, siloxa-tek 8500, siloxa-tek 8510, solvent based, stain resistant, stucco sealer, vapor barrier, water based, water beading effect

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