STONETECH® Salt Water Resistant Sealer
STONETECH® Salt Water Resistant Sealera high performing, water-based sealer, was specifically developed to protect natural stone and masonry surfaces, including concrete, around salt water pools and in coastal locations. You can be confident that this sealer will protect against splashing and spilling of saltwater onto your natural stone.
If salt penetrates the stone it will crystallise and expand causing pitting, spalling and possibly cracking of the stone. While the damage will look unsightly more importantly it critically compromises the function of the stone to protect your pool’s edge and its exterior.
According to www.saltinstitute.org just on 80% of all swimming pools in Australia are saltwater pools. It should be no surprise that Australia leads the world here as the technology was designed in Australia back in the 1960s. It seems we’ve been ahead of the game for decades.
The advantages of a saltwater pool over a traditional chlorine pool are well documented. The health benefits of a saltwater pool are particularly compelling. But be aware that professional products and diligent care for your pool surrounds and equipment are paramount if you intend to utilise your saltwater pool for many years to come.
Even if you don’t have a saltwater pool but live in a coastal location consider using STONETECH® Salt Water Resistant Sealer on hard floor and wall surfaces to prevent salt damage. Regular and adequate maintenance of your natural stone or masonry surfaces is imperative.