Sealant for concrete pavers too glossy, help!


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Old 06-26-16, 10:55 AM
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Unhappy Sealant for concrete pavers too glossy, help!

Hello! We just sealed our backyard concrete pavers with a poly-urethane sealant yesterday. We were told this sealant would provide a satin or close to matte finish (which is what we wanted). Unfortunately, we forgot a MAJOR detail that such a finish would be accomplished by diluting the sealant with water.

As a result our pavers now look like they've been vacuum sealed in plastic, entirely too glossy! Is there any way we can matte-down the look? Should we get it stripped and start over again?

Here is the product we used to seal them:
Versa-Look - Super Stone, Inc.

Recommendations appreciated!
-Rod.
 
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Old 06-26-16, 11:20 AM
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I'd be inclined to try buffing one paver with a green scotch brite pad. If that gives you reasonable results you could rent a floor buffer with a scotch brite screen and make quick work of it. Use a light touch.
 
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Old 06-26-16, 12:46 PM
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reseal it but this time add shark's grip & flour,,, mix it well & keep mixing it while applying,,, next time follow the directions ( not to self - read AND remember this advice ! )
 
 

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