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How do you define the "wet look" for sealers?

This term causes a good deal of confusion and depends greatly on what each person sees in their mind when it is used.

Here is our definition: "Wet Look" is what you see when you put water on the surface. This is relating it to your surfacing, not a generalized fuzzy concept.

"Wet Look" does not apply to gloss level. Only to the effect to color.

The look will vary from surface type to surface type. For example, a concrete slab, slate, flagstone will look darker in color (we call this "color enhancement". The concrete slab might look a little "glossy" from the layer of water, but the flagstone will have no gloss after a few seconds. So, does "wet look" include gloss?  No!

Therefore, "wet look" is really "in the eye of the beholder". To eliminate the confusion, break the look you want as an end result into two questons and evaluate on the   Surface Type   as follows:

1. Do you like the color tones and color depth when your surfacing is wet with water? Then you want a sealer indicated "color enhancing".

2. Do you want gloss? The Sealer Selector shows gloss level to be expected with each sealer on each type of surfacing. You can build gloss with additional applications of any sealer that indicates any level of gloss. Therefore, if you want a low gloss level (matte), choose one in a lower gloss catagory and build to the level you like.

In addition, for any non-absorbent (sealed, unsealed, glazed, porcelain, etc.) surface - remember that Lifeguard sealer protector will add another level of gloss. If you want to be more conservative and build gloss from a lower level, see Tile Cover.

Remember, you can order  samples  and find out for sure.