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TileLab SurfaceGard 1/2 Gal. Penetrating Sealer

$49.97 /each
  • Protects stone and grout against stains
  • Use as a sealer or grout release for all stone surfaces
  • Excellent stain resistance to most household contaminants

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TileLab SurfaceGard Penetrating Sealer provides unsurpassed invisible protection for marble, stone, porcelain, quarry and Saltillo tile, grout, concrete and masonry. This long-lasting, water-based sealer actually repels dirt, oil and stains allowing for easy cleanup. Use when maximum protection is required such as in food preparation areas, floors and other high traffic areas.

  • Low odor, pH neutral and non-abrasive
  • Allows moisture vapor transmission
  • For interior and exterior use
  • Can also be used in place of a grout release

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is this product water or solvent based?

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clean up is soap and water per the label info.
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February 24, 2016
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The Tile Lab Surfacegard Penetrating Sealer is a water-based sealer that will not change the appearance of any natural stone, absorbent tile of grout. If you need further information regarding our sealer's you can call our technical department at (800) 282-8786 press option 3.
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February 24, 2016
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The sealer is water based.
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Can this product be used on porcelain tile in shower floor? Our shower walls are glazed porcelain, does this need sealing with this product?

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Glazed tile has minimal/no porosity and therefor doesn't require sealing. Although, the grout does require sealing with a quality grout sealer.
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From my understanding and interactions with few of the handyman, this is needed for the natural (porous tiles) and the grout between porous or glazed Ceramic tiles. You don't need to use it on the ceramic tiles, just use it in the grout between these ceramic tiles (if any). Hope this helps.
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January 22, 2015
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Porcelain tiles don't need to be sealed, grout does. SurfaceGard can be used for sealing the grout on a porcelain tile installation, wipe off sealer residue from tiles. Sealing the grout will make cleaning and maintenance much easier.
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What's the total coverage area for this 1/2 gal. of product?

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May 11, 2016
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This will cover up to 500 square feet.
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May 11, 2016
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The coverage a 1/2 gallon container of TileLab SurfaceGard Penetrating Sealer is a minimum of 100 sq. ft. and a maximum of 600 sq. ft. depending on the porosity of the surface it is being applied to. For further assistance please contact our Care and Maintenance division at 800.272.8786 option 3
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Can this be used on marble and what kind of finish will it provide? Do you have a product for marble that provides a glossy finish?

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SurfaceGard Sealer is suitable for use on Marble, it will keep the natural appearance. The sealer that produces a glossy finish is called TileLab Gloss Sealer & Finish. Gloss Sealer is for unpolished stone and for interior dry areas only. If you need further assistance please contact our care & maintenance division at 800.282.8786
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SurfaceGard Sealer can be used on marble but it will not change the surface or the look of the marble. This sealer is a natural look penetrating sealer. If you would like your marble to have a glossy appearance you would have to have the marble polished with a machine, we do not have or recommend applying a topical sealer to marble in order to get a shine. For further information please contact our Read More
SurfaceGard Sealer can be used on marble but it will not change the surface or the look of the marble. This sealer is a natural look penetrating sealer. If you would like your marble to have a glossy appearance you would have to have the marble polished with a machine, we do not have or recommend applying a topical sealer to marble in order to get a shine. For further information please contact our technical service department at 800 272-8786 option 3. Read Less
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Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 12 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by This stuff is horrible, don't use it We followed the instructions. We put this on with a brush and wiped up the excess. As it dried it turned our dark brown grout white. I contacted the manufacture Custom Building Products and they said to scrub the grout with baking soda and water and it would remove the residue and not hurt the sealer. REALLY! They expect me to scrub the grout lines on 1900 square feet of tile???? July 19, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Ruined my dark brown grout! I have a dark brown grout. This sealer turned the grout grayish white. The grout is ruined and looks bad. Unfortunately for me I did over 500 sq feet before I notice the problem. For the other rooms I used a spray sealer and the grout stayed dark brown. DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT ON DARK GROUT! You have been warned. May 17, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by works as advrtised This is not a spray and go item. It calls for spray and then wipe down after 5 mins. I used the spray setting at first, really got all over, then switched to stream setting and got it into grout only and was much better. Wiped off some then just left the rest to soak over night cant tell difference from wipe down or soak. Took bottle and half to do grout on 250 sq ft job, I think most was wasted in spray position. So went back net day and bought 1/2 gallon refill jug. Wife wants tile back splash so will use there also. July 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great product seals grout and stands up to abuse first, IF people would read and FOLLOW the directions this product is beyond easy to use. it does say to TEST in inconspicuous area for color fast.. I have used this on various colors of grout, from earth, cinnamon, blue, grey and a few other without any complications or color changes, applied to grout likes with a paint brush, let set.. usually dont wipe as I didnt' get it all over.. apply second coat and its good to go... large areas yes you'd need to wipe the haze... I've used this IN THE SHOWER a few YEARS ago and have preferred it for grout sealing since then. I've used it in the laundry room, kitchen, floors, back splash.. all of it holds up beautifully with not constant resealing.. yes it is more pricey than some of the others... but then the others dont penetrate to actually seal they just sit on top of the surface... after all the hard work of tile and grout.. I prefer a quality sealer that stands the test of kids, dogs, dirt, water, etc... June 30, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Expensive I can't tell a difference with this stuff. It is expensive. But I don't really want to find out what happens if I don't apply it After all the hard work I put into my floor. January 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by just what I needed I was looking for a sealer that I could use on my granite vanity top, tile and grout. Also I had to make sure that the sealer would not change the color of either one of those items I mentioned. This sealer works like magic, once applied the grout/granite turns darker color, but once it dries/seals it goes back to its natural color. Sealed vanity top and 48 hours later it was ready to use, no more water stains for it. Really great product. A bit pricey, but it depends how much you will need, there's a spar bottle in HD that was only $13 i think that could have covered my entire bathroom, I bought the big container just for the future since we are also tiling kitchen and hall way. June 23, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by suggest to friends This product works very well on my floor and easy to use. February 3, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great investment in protection This was very easy to apply and gave a protective, non edgy feel after applying. Great to do this. December 10, 2014
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