terracotta sealer applications

1. Preparation

TEST AREA. Always test on a small inconspicuous area, to ensure that the product is achieving the desired result, or that it does not discolour the tiles prior to application over the entire area.

Clean tiles and grout using Tileguard Tile & Grout Cleaner. Rinse thoroughly with water after cleaning.

Remove and patch all loose or missing tile grout. For improved quality use Bondall Hydrocrete as an additive in the grout.

Application area should be dry for approximately 12-24 hours before applying Terracotta Sealer.

2. Application

Stir well before use, DO NOT SHAKE. Use a 25mm broad timber or metal paddle and stir with a lifting motion to incorporate the entire product.

Apply one coat of Terracotta Sealer as an initial sealer coat and allow to dry for 4 to 6 hours. Apply a final coat of Terracotta Sealer to the entire surface.

Apply Terracotta Sealer with a good quality paintbrush, applicator pad or spray.

Do not apply if the temperature is below 10ºC or if rain is expected within 24 hours.

Ensure adequate ventilation during use.

3. Drying Time

Terracotta Sealer will be touch-dry in 2 hours. Drying times are a guide only. Longer drying times may be required in cooler or humid conditions.

Allow drying for as long as possible before full use, light foot traffic is permissible after 4-6 hours depending on the weather conditions at the time. Allow at least 48 hours before allowing heavy foot traffic. Optimum coating properties after 7 days.


Terracotta Sealer will treat approximately 5 square metres per litre depending on the texture, porosity and method of application.

Clean Up

Clean all equipment up with water. Do not pour contents or washings down drains or sinks. Dispose as per your local council regulations.

Terracotta Sealer Applications Safety: It is recommended that normal personal protective clothing should be worn, including coveralls, impervious gloves and goggles. Avoid unnecessary skin contact and inhalation. Use a suitable respirator if spray application is employed. If swallowed, contact a doctor or the Poison Information Centre on 13 11 26. Give a glass of water to drink and do not induce vomiting.