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Forum topic by Redoak49 posted 07-25-2018 11:04 AM 611 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Redoak49

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07-25-2018 11:04 AM

I want to seal my concrete driveway to reduce winter damage and other things from getting into it.

I used something a bunch of years ago that worked well but no longer available due to VOC concerns. It seems many products are not rated very good. Does someone have a suggestion? Thanks


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#1 posted 07-25-2018 12:05 PM

My suggestion? Don’t bother. Looks nice for a while. Redo every so often. Just another way to spend your bucks.

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#2 posted 07-25-2018 12:26 PM

Red – visit L/J sister site: Residential DIY Projects
for similar questions on DriveWay treatments and repairs.

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#3 posted 07-25-2018 12:40 PM



My suggestion? Don t bother. Looks nice for a while. Redo every so often. Just another way to spend your bucks.

- Bill White

I am not concerned about looks. Where you are in Mississippi, ice, snow and salt are of no concern. I get them and causes spiralling. I want to protect the concrete. Also, it makes it easier to get snow and ice off

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#4 posted 07-25-2018 02:53 PM

sorry – the link I posted did not come out right.
it is: https://www.diychatroom.com/f105/
put “Sealing Concrete Driveway” in the search box.

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#5 posted 07-25-2018 09:32 PM

Red, I used some years ago that I got from a commercial concrete store unfortunately I don’t remember the name. IIRC it contains much more solids than what you might find at the borg. It also accepted a gritty additive to provide more traction if your driveway needs in during snow season. It did need to be reapplied periodically depending on how much you shovel. I believe that it worked because I used it on a sandstone walkway and the sandstone didn’t flake off. HTH

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