cement statues

danaoh(SWOhio zone 6)March 4, 2011

have old cement mushroom and turtle, they need sealing. How do I do seal them?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Calamity_J(z7bc)

I know there is a concrete sealer that can be bought a most hardware stores....

    Bookmark   March 5, 2011 at 12:07PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tehuti

I use polyurethane, shellac, varnish, clear acrylic spray, wax, even shoe polish it all works depending on the surface texture and what you do with the finished item. (imo)

Robert

    Bookmark   March 5, 2011 at 4:43PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
nmgirl(8 S.NM)

Is the surface of the concrete items sound/solid or is it weathered, flaking, grainy,...?

    Bookmark   March 5, 2011 at 6:27PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
nmgirl(8 S.NM)

Are the items outside? Exposed to weather? Have some protection?

    Bookmark   March 5, 2011 at 6:29PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Purplemoon

I use concrete sealer from Home Depot, whether I paint things or not. But if I paint them, I often put poly on top.

hugs, Karen

    Bookmark   March 6, 2011 at 4:30PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
danaoh(SWOhio zone 6)

They were outside for years. Have had them in garage for a couple of years, looks like they have "large pores". Should I put them on a heat vent to be sure they are dry all the way through? Guess I also seal the bottom if I am sure there is no moisture in there, right?

    Bookmark   March 7, 2011 at 9:13AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Christmas Bottle Tree
I finally got around to making a Christmas bottle tree...
lindasewandsew
msn garden junk-sad
As some of you know, MSN is closing! I am sorry to...
nonacook
Acrylic vs. outdoor acrylic
Evening all, I am the school gardening mom for my son's...
uptomyeyeballs
Satellite dish
My first attempt at painting a discarded dish that...
oldcrafty
Hanging Garden Globes
Here's one of my favorite garden junk projects ever:...
janetgia
Sponsored Products
Linon Mission Hills Grey Metal and Glass Vanity Set
Overstock.com
Lego City Twin Sheet Set - MA418C
$36.99 | Hayneedle
Gama Sonic Posts Pagoda Outdoor Black Solar Lamp Post GS-104S
Home Depot
American Outdoor Grill 24 Inch In-Ground Post Gas Grill - 24NGT-OOSP
Hayneedle
Grout: Custom Building Products Adhesives & Fillers Polyblend #52 Tobacco Brown
$14.97 | Home Depot
White Fleur-de-Lis Finial
$9.99 | zulily
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™