A: Repairability is the new sustainability.
Your question is a good one that requires a little background about sealers. There are basically two types of sealers: penetrating and topical. As the name suggests, a penetrating sealer soaks into the substrate (wood, concrete, etc.) and seals the pores from the inside. Once it cures, moisture cannot enter and thus you have a waterproof seal.
The purpose of this article is to articulate in convincing detail the characteristics of various types of eco-friendly countertops and to help you choose the one that best fits your lifestyle, budget, enlivens your bliss, and keeps you from getting ill. The list below is not exhaustive but represents the most popular types.
By using this information, you’ll avoid the irrational pitfalls of buying something just because everyone else has one or just because of the color. There is much more to choosing a countertop, as you will soon see.