Light colored granite and un polished stone such as some forms of travertine limestone onyx and marble will need to be sealed about every 1 3 years.
10 year granite sealer.
Top quality marble sealers will normally offer a warranty of 10 years or more.
Obviously a good marble sealer should not stain your marble.
The special penetrating sealer molecules are hundreds of times smaller than competitor stone sealers and penetrate much deeper into the pore structure even dense natural stones like granite.
Also just because the sealer has a lifespan of say 10 years it doesn t mean you don t need to clean the granite surface on a regular basis.
Pour sealer onto the granite using enough to cover a small manageable area not the entire countertop.
Of course porosity of the stone and sealer quality can vary but most granite countertop sealers should last 3 5 years and some are rated for 10 years if the stone is diligently and properly cared for.
Step 1 determine if the countertop requires sealing.
It s been my go to for 8 years now zero complaints.
Cleaning it regularly will enhance the lifespan of both the sealer and the granite surface.
Inside the pores our special sealing molecules bond permanently by chemical reactions creating a.
This stuff has been recommended to me by 2 different companies when talking about sealing natural stone where they didn t offer a product themselves i have marble in my guest bath had some other stuff in a different home.
Mb 4 sealer for granite prevents liquids from being absorbed by all natural stones marble granite travertine and limestone and comes with a 10 year warranty.
Applied properly this sealer will last 10 to 15 years and you don t need to reapply before then.
Somewhere inconspicuous like in a corner of the counter put a few drops of water on top.
The manufacturer may however require that you use an authorized installer.
And cutting edge sealers like senguard sealer create permanent bonds with the stone requiring only a single application.
It should however be adhesion tested and acid resistant as well as heat resistant.
Otherwise the warranty may be shorter or void.
Granite sealer rubber gloves soft rags.
Create a thin even film of sealer by spreading around with a paint brush or clean cloth.
Takes me maybe 10 minutes to do 50sq ft of counter space.
This granite sealer eliminates the need for applying repeated coats on the surface because a small quantity of the sealing liquid covers a big area and it lasts for years.
Some granite sealers are better than others and will be able to keep the stone surfaces protected for as long as 10 15 years when they are taken care of properly.