Applying concrete driveway sealer in cooler weather

Q. What sealer is best for a new concrete driveway that was poured Oct. 20, 2011 in Michigan? we are starting to get close to freezing on some nights.

A. A solvent based sealer, we use CSS Emulsion solvent based sealer from Elite Crete, is best when the temperatures start getting cooler.

Apply the sealer in a very thin coat when the air temperature is 50 degrees, preferably when the sun is out. Make sure the driveway is dry and no rain is in the forecast for the next day.

This thin coat should dry in a couple of hours, if you get another good day, apply another thin coat.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Concrete Sealer Questions.


One more way to share everything-about-concrete.com

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.