5 Reasons It’s Worth it to Seal Your Concrete

No matter where your exterior concrete is installed, it is likely that concrete sealing can help you maximize its lifespan and your enjoyment from it. Keep reading to learn five of the reasons that it is so often recommended. If you have additional questions, or you are ready to get started with a local concrete sealing company, contact Fuller Concrete Staining at 310-944-9099 for your free estimate.

  1. Concrete Sealer Inhibits Mold Growth
  2. If it is not sealed, concrete is porous. This means that very easily absorbs moisture. If said moisture does not dry immediately, mold can grow. Both mold and mildew can form on concrete that stands wet for just a few days. The result is a green discoloration on your concrete, which makes it look less than beautiful. Concrete sealing closes up these pores, which helps prevent mold and mildew.

  3. Concrete Sealer Increases Durability
  4. If you have unsealed concrete exposed to the elements, any number of issues can arise. It can crack, scale, or break. When you seal the concrete, the concrete becomes much more durable – which can help prevent damage from occurring. If you want to worry less about the state of your concrete and simply enjoy the area it provides, then concrete sealing is the right choice for you.

  5. Sealing Concrete Helps Extend the Life of Concrete
  6. To demonstrate this point, let us consider the average concrete driveway. It will last around 25 – 30 years. However, if it becomes discolored or cracks, it may need to be replaced much sooner. Concrete sealers prevents cracking and discoloration, which means it can help ensure that your concrete surfaces last as long as they possibly can.

  7. When You Seal Your Concrete Surfaces You Are Protecting Them
  8. Concrete can be damaged by many things. It can become damaged when oil spills on it. It can become damaged when other liquids are allowed to penetrate it. When the sun beats down on concrete, it can become discolored and damage. If concrete absorbs moisture and then freezes, it can become damaged. Sealing it prevents these and other issues.

  9. Concrete Sealing Enhances the Color and Look of Concrete
  10. Finally, sealing your concrete makes it look great. If you leave it unsealed, it can become old and dingy looing in no time at all. However, when you add a penetrating sealer, it can help it look beautiful. You can also add concrete staining services to your list for maximum beauty.

At Fuller Concrete Staining we are proud to offer these and other concrete services. If you have questions, or you want to schedule an appointment, call us at 310-944-9099 right away.

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