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Frequently Asked Questions

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How Should I Apply Deco Products?

Applying Deco Products correctly ensures optimal protection and enhancement for your surfaces. Follow these general steps for best results, and refer to specific product instructions for additional details.

General Preparation:

  1. Surface Preparation: Ensure the surface is clean, dry, and free of debris, dirt, or old sealant residues. Use a suitable cleaner if necessary and allow the surface to dry completely before application.
  2. Choose Your Applicator: Depending on the product, Deco Products can be applied using a roller, brush, or sprayer. Select the applicator that best suits your project size and surface type.

Application by Product:

SilaCast BES:

  1. Pour SilaCast BES into a paint tray or sprayer.
  2. Apply an even coat to the surface with smooth, consistent strokes using a roller or brush. For sprayers, maintain a consistent spray pattern and distance.
  3. Allow SilaCast BES to penetrate the surface for a few minutes. Avoid pooling.
  4. Apply a second coat if desired after the first coat is dry.
  5. Allow the surface to dry thoroughly before use.

Deco 20 Clear:

  1. Pour Deco 20 Clear into a garden sprayer, pneumatic canister, or spot sprayer.
  2. Evenly spray the sealer onto the surface, ensuring complete coverage.
  3. Allow the sealer to penetrate for a few minutes without pooling.
  4. Apply a second coat if needed after the first coat is dry.
  5. Let the surface dry completely before use.


  1. Pour TravaCast into a paint tray or sprayer.
  2. Apply an even coat using a roller, brush, or sprayer, ensuring even coverage.
  3. Allow TravaCast to penetrate and bond with the surface for a few minutes.
  4. Apply a second coat if desired after the first coat is dry.
  5. Let the surface dry thoroughly before use.

Super StripaCast:

  1. Pour Super StripaCast into a sprayer or use a brush for application.
  2. Apply generously to the surface to ensure old sealants are fully covered.
  3. Allow the product to dwell for the recommended time, usually a few minutes.
  4. Scrub the surface if necessary to remove old sealant residues.
  5. Rinse thoroughly with water and allow the surface to dry completely before applying a new sealer.


Periodically check sealed surfaces for signs of wear and reapply Deco Products as needed to maintain optimal protection and appearance.

By following these steps and specific product instructions, you can ensure effective application of Deco Products, providing long-lasting protection and enhanced appearance for your surfaces.

What Type of Surfaces Can I Use Deco 20 Clear On?

Deco 20 Clear is a versatile sealer designed for a wide range of surfaces. Here are the types of surfaces you can use Deco 20 Clear on:

  1. Concrete Pavers: Ideal for sealing and protecting concrete pavers from water damage, mildew growth, and staining.
  2. Roof Tiles: Perfect for maintaining the integrity of concrete and clay roof tiles, preventing water penetration and mildew growth.
  3. Patios: Great for sealing patio surfaces, keeping them protected from the elements and reducing the need for frequent cleanings.
  4. Sidewalks: Effective in protecting sidewalks from weather damage and mildew, ensuring a clean and well-maintained appearance.
  5. Pool Decks: Provides excellent protection for pool decks, preventing water damage and mildew growth, and keeping the surface safe and attractive.
  6. Driveways: Can be used on concrete driveways to prevent water penetration, staining, and mildew growth, extending the life and appearance of the driveway.

By using Deco 20 Clear on these surfaces, you can ensure long-lasting protection, reduced maintenance, and a pristine appearance.

What Type of Item is Super StripaCast and Its Uses?

StripaCast is a powerful concrete stripper designed to efficiently remove old, worn-out sealants from concrete surfaces. This product is essential for preparing surfaces for the application of new sealants, ensuring optimal adhesion and performance.

Uses of StripaCast:

  1. Removing Old Sealants: StripaCast effectively breaks down and removes existing sealants that have degraded over time. This is crucial for achieving a clean surface before applying new sealants.
  2. Surface Preparation: By stripping away old coatings, Super StripaCast prepares the concrete surface, allowing new sealants to bond more effectively. This ensures the longevity and durability of the new sealant application.
  3. Restoring Appearance: Use Super StripaCast to restore the original look of concrete surfaces by removing old, discolored, or peeling sealants. This helps in achieving a fresh, clean appearance before resealing.
  4. Enhanced Performance: Ensuring that the old sealant is completely removed prevents potential breakdowns beneath the new sealant layer, leading to a more effective and long-lasting seal.

Super StripaCast is an essential product for anyone looking to maintain or refurbish concrete surfaces, providing a clean slate for new applications and ensuring the best possible results for sealing projects.

What Type of Surfaces and Finish Should TravaCast Be Used On?

TravaCast is a high-performance acrylic sealer designed for non-porous decorative surfaces. It provides maximum adhesion, UV protection, and a durable, attractive finish.

Surfaces Suitable for TravaCast:

  1. Travertine: Perfect for sealing travertine surfaces, enhancing their natural beauty while providing robust protection against the elements.
  2. Spanish Tile: Ideal for Spanish tile, ensuring the tiles remain vibrant and protected from UV damage and water penetration.
  3. Natural Stone: Suitable for various types of natural stone, offering excellent adhesion and protection while preserving the stone's appearance.
  4. Concrete Pavers: Can be used on concrete pavers, especially those with a smooth finish, to enhance their color and provide a durable, protective layer.
  5. Other Non-Porous Decorative Surfaces: Any other non-porous surface that requires a durable and attractive finish can benefit from TravaCast.

Finish Provided by TravaCast:

  • Glossy Shine: TravaCast dries to a beautiful, glossy finish that enhances the natural colors and patterns of the surface. This shine adds to the aesthetic appeal and makes surfaces look new and well-maintained.
  • UV Protection: The finish includes UV inhibitors that protect the surface from sun damage, preventing fading and deterioration over time.
  • Water and Stain Resistance: TravaCast creates a protective barrier that resists water penetration and staining, keeping the surface clean and pristine.
  • Quick-Drying: The formula includes self-levelers, ensuring an even application and quick drying time, which helps to reduce downtime and allows the surface to be used sooner.

By using TravaCast on these surfaces, you can achieve a durable, attractive finish that enhances the appearance and longevity of your decorative materials.

Quick Guide: Which Product to Use on Which Surface

Concrete Pavers

  • SilaCast BES: Deep color enhancement and long-lasting protection.
  • Deco 20 Clear: Transparent sealer that prevents mildew growth and water damage.
  • TravaCast: For smooth concrete pavers, provides UV protection and a glossy finish.

Roof Tiles

  • SilaCast BES: Penetrates deep to enhance color and provide robust protection.
  • Deco 20 Clear: Seals and protects against mildew and water damage.

Patios and Walkways

  • SilaCast BES: Enhances natural color and protects against the elements.
  • Deco 20 Clear: Prevents mildew growth and reduces maintenance needs.


  • Deco 20 Clear: Provides a durable, water-resistant seal to protect against the elements.

Pool Decks

  • Deco 20 Clear: Ideal for high-water areas to prevent mildew and water damage.


  • SilaCast BES: Long-lasting protection and enhanced appearance.
  • Deco 20 Clear: Reduces water damage and mildew growth.
  • Bio Blacktop: Conditions and seals asphalt driveways in an eco-friendly way.

Travertine, Spanish Tile, and Natural Stone

  • TravaCast: Provides maximum adhesion, UV protection, and a durable, glossy finish.

Marine Docks, Piers, and Bridges

  • Salt Shield 303: Protects against chlorides and deicing salts, preventing freeze-thaw damage.

Asphalt Surfaces

  • Bio Blacktop: Environmentally friendly sealer for asphalt driveways and walkways.

Old Sealant Removal

  • Super StripaCast: Efficiently removes old, worn-out sealants to prepare surfaces for new applications.

This guide helps you quickly determine which Deco product to use for different surfaces, ensuring optimal protection and enhancement for each type of surface.

What is Salt Shield 303 For?

Salt Shield 303 is a clear, water-based silane and siloxane emulsion designed to protect concrete surfaces from the damaging effects of chlorides and deicing salts. This product is particularly useful in environments where surfaces are exposed to harsh weather conditions and deicing chemicals.

Uses of Salt Shield 303:

  1. Concrete Driveways and Sidewalks: Protects concrete driveways and sidewalks from the corrosive effects of road salts and deicing chemicals, reducing freeze-thaw damage and extending the lifespan of these surfaces.
  2. Parking Structures: Ideal for use in parking garages and structures to prevent chloride-induced corrosion, maintaining the integrity of the concrete and reinforcing steel.
  3. Bridges and Marine Docks: Provides essential protection for bridges, marine docks, and other structures exposed to saltwater or deicing salts, preventing damage and enhancing durability.
  4. Roadways: Effective for treating roadways and other traffic-bearing surfaces to reduce the impact of deicing salts and protect against deterioration.
  5. Cold Climate Areas: Especially beneficial in regions with cold climates where deicing salts are frequently used, ensuring surfaces remain resilient and safe.

Benefits of Salt Shield 303:

  • Deep Penetration: Penetrates deep into the concrete, providing long-lasting protection against chloride and salt ingress.
  • Water Resistance: Reduces water absorption, preventing freeze-thaw damage and extending the life of the treated surface.
  • Slip and Skid Resistance: Maintains the original slip and skid resistance of the surface, ensuring safety in both wet and dry conditions.
  • Residue-Free Drying: Dries clear without leaving any residue, preserving the natural appearance of the concrete surface.

Salt Shield 303 is an essential product for protecting concrete surfaces in harsh environments, providing durable and effective protection against the damaging effects of salts and deicing chemicals.

What is SilaCast BES Used For?

SilaCast BES is an advanced penetrating sealer designed for enhancing and protecting porous concrete surfaces. It provides deep color enhancement and long-lasting resilience, making it ideal for a variety of applications.

Uses of SilaCast BES:

  1. Concrete Pavers: Enhances and protects concrete pavers by penetrating deep into the substrate, bringing out the natural color and providing robust protection against weathering and wear.
  2. Roof Tiles: Perfect for sealing concrete and clay roof tiles, preventing water penetration, and enhancing the natural appearance of the tiles.
  3. Stone Surfaces: Ideal for use on natural and manufactured stone surfaces, providing a durable seal that enhances the color and protects against staining and weathering.
  4. Patios and Walkways: Suitable for patios, walkways, and other outdoor concrete surfaces, offering deep penetration for enhanced durability and aesthetic appeal.
  5. Driveways: Provides long-lasting protection for concrete driveways, preventing water damage, staining, and surface degradation.

Benefits of SilaCast BES:

  • Deep Penetration: Unlike topical sealers, SilaCast BES penetrates deep into the substrate, providing long-lasting protection and enhancing the natural color from within.
  • Non-Peeling: Since it penetrates rather than forming a surface layer, SilaCast BES won’t peel or flake over time, ensuring a durable and resilient finish.
  • UV Resistance: Offers excellent UV protection, preventing the fading and degradation of the treated surfaces.
  • No Hazardous Chemicals: Formulated without hazardous chemicals, making it safe for use on a variety of surfaces without frequent stripping and reapplication.
  • Easy Application: Can be easily applied using a brush, roller, or low-pressure sprayer, making it convenient for both professional and DIY applications.

By using SilaCast BES on these surfaces, you can achieve a deep, rich color enhancement and long-lasting protection, ensuring that your concrete and stone surfaces remain beautiful and durable for years to come.

What Quantities Can I Get Deco Products In?

Deco Products, Inc. offers a range of waterproof and decorative concrete sealers available in various quantities to suit your needs. Here are the typical quantities in which you can purchase Deco Products:

  1. 5-Gallon Pails: Suitable for medium to large projects. This quantity is great for professional contractors and larger-scale applications, providing enough product to cover significant surface areas.
  2. 55-Gallon Drums: Best for large commercial or industrial projects. This bulk quantity is ideal for extensive applications and ensures you have plenty of sealer on hand for continuous use.

These varying quantities ensure that you can purchase the right amount of product for your specific project, whether it’s a small residential job or a large commercial undertaking. Contact us for more details or to place an order in the quantity that best suits your needs.

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