These articles are informative pieces dedicated to the many causes and problems of moisture and water penetration into buildings.

Non-Toxic Acrylic Concrete Sealer for Decorative or Colored Concrete

January 9, 2013

Acrylic concrete sealers give colored and decorative concrete the "wet look" that deepens the color. They are the easiest to use, most common and least expensive products. They also protect the colored surface from wear and tear. Water cannot penetrate into it and oil and grease won't stain the concrete either. For years contractors and homeowners have used solvent-based sealers. Now the option of using a non-toxic and environmentally friendly water-based concrete sealer is an option. … read more »

Natural Look Water Repellent For Concrete Driveways and Patios

January 1, 2013

Water that soaks into concrete driveways, patios and sidewalks can damage it in several ways. The water can cause delamination of the top layer, spalling, flaking and pitting. This is especially true in cold weather climates where water that freezes inside the concrete can cause severe damage from the expansion of… read more »