How to Maintain, Seal and Care for Concrete Countertops
Learn to work with a range of concrete sealers and maintenance products by following these step-by-step training guides.
CHENG Concrete Countertop Sealer
Sealing is especially important for a kitchen countertop. Acidic foods like vinegar, wine, mustard, etc. will etch the surface of the concrete and many other things will stain unsealed concrete. Even everyday wear and tear, like dragging pots and pans across the surface, will take its toll on the concrete.Apply CHENG Sealer
CHENG Concrete Countertop Wax
Use CHENG Concrete Countertop Wax regularly to protect countertops and renew their luster. CHENG’s wax is food safe, incredibly durable, and easy to apply. This water-based carnauba wax is formulated to protect concrete sealers used to seal concrete countertops without the use of harsh solvents found in many other waxes.Apply CHENG Wax
Surecrete XS-327 Polyurethane Concrete Sealer
Updated application instructions for XS-327 can be found here.
XS-327 surpasses the abrasion resistance of most solvent-based sealers, while providing the safety of a non-flammable, low VOC water based concrete sealer.Apply Surecrete XS-327
Surecrete PC-12 Polyurea Concrete Sealer
In addition to superior scratch resistance, XS-PC12 is heat resistant to over 300 degrees Fahrenheit (149 degrees Celsius). It imparts a polishable surface which is readily able to be repaired. XS-PC12 resists most household chemicals and culinary items. It’s two component structure is 59% solids by weight and UV stable. XS-PC12 becomes food safe upon curing.Apply Surecrete PC-12
How to remove small stains
Concrete is vulnerable to stains from such things as lemon juice, wine, or vinegar. Periodically you may need to repair an unwanted stain on your countertops.Get Rid of Small Stains