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5 Star Finishes Ltd

Stain Shield Penetrating Sealer Specific for Darker Venetian Plasters

Stain Shield Penetrating Sealer Specific for Darker Venetian Plasters

Regular price $70.81 USD
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Water-based penetrating sealer developed to both mechanically and chemically bond to a wide variety of mineral substrates including, but not limited to concrete, stucco, pavers, natural stone, clay tile (Saltillo tile), and brick. While achieving a natural appearance, Stain Shield is effective for applications where oil, stain, and water repellency is desired to reduce undesired discoloration, cracking, freeze / thaw damage, chemical degradation, biological growth, efflorescence and dirt pickup.

This Sealer works best with all of our Venetian Plaster Lime based and Concrete look White series when tinted to darker shades. The concentrated pigments react with most of the penetrating sealers on the market and create a white haze in places that can damage and lighten the appearance of your plaster. 

With certain colors the sealer can darken areas if you really saturate the plaster with sealer. The biggest mistake is applying the sealer with a brush on the edges and around lights etc and then rolling other areas. You can end up with dark outlines due to the brush adding far more sealer than the roller. It is best to use a sponge or roller for the entire application and protect the walls and ceilings with tape and brown paper to ensure an even application that allows you to roll right to the edges with a micro roller etc. If you find that there are uneven areas, you can wash the areas down with a wet rag and allow to dry, followed by some light burnishing to blend the colors together again or burnish while still wet. You can also add some extra sealer to places to darken those areas and provide a more even look if required, working slowly to achieve your final effect.  

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Microcement Synergy

Introducing our newest Microcement coating that is waterproof, ultra durable and razor thin producing smooth mottled surfaces similar to Venetian plaster. This microcement can be used on floors, walls, countertops, showers etc and represents the latest in decorative coating technologies.

Microcement Synergy applies over at least one layer of our microcement floor fine or one layer of Microcement fine / x-fine Wall and Shower.

  • Shipping

    All prices do not include shipping and handling fees. If you require a special shipment, larger shipments of freight, and or faster services, please call or email with your specific requests. Shopify will calculate shipping at the end of your checkout process.  

    All orders usually ship within 2 days to 2 weeks depending on the size of the order and the availability of local raw materials, and will typically be received 2-7 business days after dispatch depending on location. Weekends and holidays are not included in transit times. Call or email for larger orders or for alternate and expedited shipping options. 

    5 Star Finishes Ltd is not responsible for shipping delays, frozen packages during the winter months, damaged goods or lost packages. Credit for shipping charges will only be granted when we receive credit from our shipping company which can range from 7-21 days after incident. Frozen goods are not covered by shipping companies

    All goods that can freeze should be shipped via overnight services with Fedex to greatly reduce the risks. 

  • Canadian made plaster with local ingredients made in beautiful British Columbia.

    We are an artisan company and make all our products from scratch and custom for every order.

    We ask for you to place your orders 1 to 2 weeks in advance to ensure we have time to process them. For larger orders please write to enquire on lead times first. Most smaller orders are processed and shipped within a few days.

    Please do not come to our Still Creek address as we do not have a showroom or open warehouse for customers. Pick-up services are not available but we do offer our local delivery for a flat fee of $50.