I put sealer on an area of pavers, using a roller per the instructions on
the can. Kind of a pain.
Heard a landscaper's comment about spraying (pump garden sprayer). Although
it appears thin enough to spray, it is not water-based, so I'm concerned
about clean up and don't want to trash a sprayer every time. Anyone have
experience with this, and the cleanup required for the sprayer?
The solvent based sealers that I have used clean up easily with
paint thinner. Conspec solvent based curing compound is another
matter. Check the clean up directions on the can.
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DanG (remove the sevens)
Are you certain it's not a water emulsion material? All the sealers I've
ever bought for 40+ years have been, but I don't claim to know everything.
Like "latex" paints the water based emulsions will wash right off with
water if they are not permitted to dry.
Put a little in a glass container, add water, stir, and see whether it
"gets thinner" or just forms a layer separate from the water. That
should tell you something.
I used a paint sprayer to apply penetrating sealer to my log cabin in the
woods. It wasn't water based.
When done, I ran a quart or so of mineral spririts through it and have had
no problems. Considering plastic
pressure sprayers are around $10-12 each, it's not much to trash one or two.
After finally reading ALL the print on the original can, the manufacturer
mentions they also make a water-based sealer.
Now THAT I won't be so concerned about in my sprayer.
Thanks for all the comments.
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