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Water Gardening: sealing a stone fountain that is porous

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Naples, FL
(Zone 10a)

January 1, 2010
12:17 PM

Post #7415746

We bought (on sale and now I know why) this lovely fountain and spent some time installing a pump; however, the stone is porous and lets the water out very quickly. What would you recommend to seal it?
Danville, IN

January 1, 2010
6:33 PM

Post #7416918

There are products on the market that you can use to seal it. Check out Lowe's or any big box store that carries paint. You just brush it on, usually two coats, and it seals the surface. It isn't expensive, unless you need it to be safe for fish. There is a special non-toxic product for fish ponds, and it is expensive.
Naples, FL
(Zone 10a)

January 1, 2010
10:01 PM

Post #7417554

Thank you - I will have a look next time I'm at Lowe's.

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