Precast Concrete CountertopsEIGHT: WAX THE COUNTERTOPWaxing a countertop protects the sealer from damage by pots, pans, and everyday use. CHENG Concrete Countertop Wax is a premium carnauba wax designed for concrete countertops, drying extremely hard to provide a protective coating. What You’ll Need CHENG Concrete Wax Cotton Terry Towels Sheepskin Buffing Pad CHENG Concrete Countertop Polish Step 1 – Wax How to apply CHENG Wax: Use a 100% cotton towel or an applicator pad that won’t scratch. Apply by hand or with an orbital buffer. Dampen the pad with water, wring it out, and apply the wax. Wax small areas at a time with tight circular motions. The wax dries extremely hard and needs to be buffed off while still soft. Apply up to 3 coats on a new countertop. Re-wax every few months or more for high traffic areas. Step 2 – Polish Spray a fine mist of polish on the area to be polished.With polish still wet, begin working the polish into the surface.Let polish dry for a few minutes.Buff to a shine with a soft terry towel. Initially the polish will be waxy and difficult to buff. Keep buffing until the surface is smooth and slick.Previous: SealingA good sealer is the best way to protect your countertop from unwanted signs of use and wear. Acidic foods like citrus and mustard will even etch concrete.