Model # 411000

Internet #203002765

Store SO SKU #1000471074

Seal-Krete 64 oz. Clean N-Etch Etching Solution
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Seal-Krete

64 oz. Clean N-Etch Etching Solution

$1755 /each

Product Overview

Seal-Krete Clean-N-Etch is an etching solution used to clean and degrease bare concrete surfaces to improve penetration and adhesion of paint, stains, or sealants. It also neutralizes the pH of new concrete. Clean-N-Etch is biodegradable and safe to use near grass and plants.
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Product Overview

Seal-Krete Clean-N-Etch is an etching solution used to clean and degrease bare concrete surfaces to improve penetration and adhesion of paint, stains, or sealants. It also neutralizes the pH of new concrete. Clean-N-Etch is biodegradable and safe to use near grass and plants.
  • Use to prepare bare concrete for paint or other coating, will work on garage floors, basements, driveways, carports, patios, walkways and pool decks
  • Covers up to 400 sq. ft. on smooth concrete and up to 800 sq. ft. on broom swept concrete
  • Removes stains from uncoated concrete surfaces and creates a profile that allows for proper adhesion of coatings
  • Self-neutralizing, environmentally safe, no odor and no VOCs
  • Concentrated formula makes up to 2 Gal.
  • Ready for foot traffic in 2 hours; wait 24 hours for floor to fully dry before applying top coat
  • Cleans up easily with water, flush surface completely flowing application to remove any etching residue
  • Thoroughly read instructions prior to application for optimal results

Product Overview

Model #: 411000
Internet #: 203002765

Seal-Krete Clean-N-Etch is an etching solution used to clean and degrease bare concrete surfaces to improve penetration and adhesion of paint, stains, or sealants. It also neutralizes the pH of new concrete. Clean-N-Etch is biodegradable and safe to use near grass and plants.

California residents: see   Proposition 65 information

  • Use to prepare bare concrete for paint or other coating, will work on garage floors, basements, driveways, carports, patios, walkways and pool decks
  • Covers up to 400 sq. ft. on smooth concrete and up to 800 sq. ft. on broom swept concrete
  • Removes stains from uncoated concrete surfaces and creates a profile that allows for proper adhesion of coatings
  • Self-neutralizing, environmentally safe, no odor and no VOCs
  • Concentrated formula makes up to 2 Gal.
  • Ready for foot traffic in 2 hours; wait 24 hours for floor to fully dry before applying top coat
  • Cleans up easily with water, flush surface completely flowing application to remove any etching residue
  • Thoroughly read instructions prior to application for optimal results

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Size (oz.)
64

Details

Biodegradable
Yes
Combustible
No
Concentrated
Yes
Flammable
No
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor/Outdoor
Interior/Exterior
Exterior,Interior
Materials removed
Multi-Purpose
Odorless
Yes
Paint Product Type
Paint Cleaners and Removers
Product Dispenser Type
Can
Product Form
Liquid
Returnable
90-Day
Rinse required
Yes
Types of Surfaces Cleaned
Masonry

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Satisfaction guaranteed for full refund of purchase price

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Size (oz.)
64

Details

Biodegradable
Yes
Combustible
No
Concentrated
Yes
Flammable
No
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor/Outdoor
Interior/Exterior
Exterior,Interior
Materials removed
Multi-Purpose
Odorless
Yes
Paint Product Type
Paint Cleaners and Removers
Product Dispenser Type
Can
Product Form
Liquid
Returnable
90-Day
Rinse required
Yes
Types of Surfaces Cleaned
Masonry

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Satisfaction guaranteed for full refund of purchase price

Questions & Answers

Can I use this over a painted concrete floor ? I am then painting with granite grip .

Asked by: PJ
What is the proper was to prep a painted floor before applying epoxy seal
Answered by: darnwll
Date published: 2017-08-23

Enclosed Basement?

We have a 1200 sq ft fully enclosed sealed basement, the instructions state to use a strong jet of water to rinse, however how can I achieve that? I have nowhere for the water to even go and don't want to flood the basement? There is one tiny floor drain, but with open lumber and exposed insulation, electrics, furnace etc. I don't think that would be appropriate. Any suggestions would be really appreciated, thanks!
Asked by: Gray
Curious if you ever tried the Clean-n-Etch. I want to use it in an enclosed basement as well. My plan is to keep rinsing the floor followed by wet-vacing up the excess water until the solution was rinsed away.
Answered by: PaulBasement
Date published: 2017-09-12

does it remove sealer from patio pavers?

does it remove sealer from patio pavers?
Asked by: diycrazy
Our Seal-Krete Clean-N-Etch is a cleaning and etching solution meant to prepare bare concrete for a floor coating application. This product will not remove sealers or other coatings from a surface. Intact sealer's may be removed by mechanically grinding the surface, or using our Rust-Oleum Concrete Stripper: http://www.homedepot.com/p/Rust-Oleum-1-gal-Paint-Stripper-for-Concrete-Case-of-4-310984/300274252
Answered by: Rust-OleumSupport
Date published: 2017-08-03

Does it remove paint.

The room was painted with a sprayer so the floor about 1 foot from wall has light paint on it. Will this product remove the light coat of paint?
Asked by: Nanny
The solution can't remove paint.
Answered by: CommunityAnswer
Date published: 2016-05-06
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Customer Reviews

64 oz. Clean N-Etch Etching Solution is rated 3.3 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Does what it is supposed to do, instructions are not good After having used another product, I thought this was citrus based like it was, making it a good choice for basement usage. The description was vague, but said was not harmful and most likely it is not, however, it messed with our sinuses, big-time. Another thing was that info says that it does 200 sf, but when you read the bottle, it says to not water it down that much, if you want it to work. That is wrong, we watered it down to cover that area and it worked just fine. Also, instructions were apparently for a rough driveway as it says to get surface as rough as 100 grit paper, huh? What if you are doing a basement floor or garage floor? Never seen one that rough and hope not to. Since we had used the other brand, we had a good idea of how to use and all turned out well.
Date published: 2012-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as Seal Krete states I thought I had my concrete ready for stain until I sprayed water on it and found that it did not soak in all over. I purchased the Clean N-Etch and mixed 1 to 1 as instructions state. It worked perfectly. I did go over mine on the heavy side but it did great. This and all etching solution say you must scrub with a stiff push broom or scrub brush. Hard work but if you put some elbow grease in it this product works very well and for the price it is hard to beat. Would highly recommend this product.
Date published: 2015-06-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't bother Coverage isn't anywhere near what the label claims. If you watch the video, the foaming action is nothing like what is shown. It says it's a concentrate, and will cover 400 sq ft, ha, more like 100 sq ft, and then it requires a second application. Never did get to the 150 grit roughness either. Worked better once I pressure washed the slab (new concrete by the way). I went thru 3 half gallons got less than half the job done (24' x 36' area). Won't waste my money again.
Date published: 2014-11-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good product I used it to clean concrete floors inside the house and it clean very well. I used 1 to 1 water ratio and it cleaned the concrete nicely before sealing it.
Date published: 2015-03-25
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