#1.MasonryDefender Cement Sealer
For those who are interested in the best cement sealer, the MasonryDefender Cement Sealer is certainly one of the more protective ones. It forms a non-glossy finish that seeps into the concrete as well and protects it from water damage, weather, and cracking. It also does a great job of not leaving any sort of residue and the sealer doesn’t discolor over time unlike some other brands.
Best Cement Sealer
- #1.MasonryDefender Cement Sealer
- #2.ToughCrete Concrete Sealer
- #3.Foundation Armor Concrete Sealer – Wet Look
- #4.AQUA-X Cement Sealer – Clear Finish
- #5.Cheng Cement Countertop Sealer
#1.MasonryDefender Cement Sealer
When it comes to the best cement sealer, the MasonryDefender Cement Sealer is certainly one of your better options. It gives you a nice long lasting non glossy finish that will last up to 5 years. Additionally, it does a pretty good job of not leaving any residue or alter the color or appearance of your granite surfaces. It is also a breathable sealer that causes water to bead up on concrete.
Furthermore, the MasonryDefender is a water-based penetrating concrete sealer that bonds with the minerals in concrete. From our experience and talking to others, it truly does form a long lasting bond. It also does a great job of preventing cracking and pitting as well as give you protection from de-icing salts. But in terms of overall protection, this product really stand out.
#2.ToughCrete Concrete Sealer
Next up, the ToughCrete Concrete Sealer is the best cement sealer for those who want to siloxane concrete penetrating sealer that prevent spalling and degrading. It does a good job of penetrating deep deep into your concrete surface and protects it from overall degradation, salt and water damage and well as humidity, UV damage and extreme weather.
Between the ToughCrete and the MasonryDefender mentioned above, it is a hard choice as to which one does the better job in protecting and in long term durability. By talking with many users, we have concluded that the ToughCrete does better in the near term so 1-5 years and the MasonryDefender will do better in the long term 5-10+ year period.
#3.Foundation Armor Concrete Sealer – Wet Look
Another great option when it comes to the best cement sealer is the Foundation Armor Concrete Sealer. It is great for those who want a nice wet look with a satin acrylic coating. We think the standout feature of this concrete sealer is that it really helps bring out the color in really dulled concrete. And it you properly apply it, it can last for quite a while before needing to re-apply.
This is a nice non-yellowing and UV-resistant cement sealer that is very breathable. The finish is not too glossy but certainly moreso than the previous brands. While it is not as long lasting as the previous brands and won’t protect as well, Foundation Armor is still pretty good overall. And it just does a better job of making your cement look better.
#4.AQUA-X Cement Sealer – Clear Finish
The Aqua-X Cement Sealer is yet another nice cement sealer that has a clear finish and gives you cement concrete surfaces a nice natural look. We think that this product stands out above the competition in that it has a nice moisutre barrier that really does a great job in preventing mold and mildew from forming.
Also, it is nice to know that this sealer has no foul odor and has low VOCs, which means that you don’t have to wear a mask while applying it. It goes without saying that the durability and protection is there and we put it on the same level as the Foundation Armor mentioned above. Also it rinses off easily.
#5.Cheng Cement Countertop Sealer
Lastly, we have a bit of a different product, which is the Cheng Cement Countertop Sealer. This is designed for cement/concrete countertops and small surfaces. While it is not designed for concrete driveways, you can certainly try to use it for this. The only problem is you will have to buy alot of it to cover such a large area.
The beauty of this product is that it is easy to apply in small quantities and does a great job protecting your cement surfaces from food and drink spills and is food safe. In other words, it is specifically designed to handle bacteria, mold, and mildew that arises from having small food and liquids on it for long periods of time.