What You’ll Need
To make rocks look wet permanently, you’ll need a few things:
- Clear gloss sealer
Now that you have everything you need, it’s time to get started on your project. Here’s how:
- Clean your rocks with water and let them dry completely.
- Apply a clear gloss sealer to your rocks using a paintbrush. This will give them a shiny, wet look.
- Let the sealer dry completely.
- Repeat the process if you want a shinier or wetter look.
Can I use any type of clear gloss sealer?
Yes, you can use any type of clear gloss sealer that is meant for outdoor use.
How long does the sealer take to dry?
It depends on the type of sealer you use, but it usually takes between 24-48 hours to dry completely.
Will the sealer make my rocks slippery?
No, the sealer will not make your rocks slippery. It will just give them a shiny, wet look.
Do I need to apply the sealer every year?
No, you don’t need to apply the sealer every year. It should last for several years, but you may need to touch it up if it starts to wear off.
Making rocks look wet permanently is a great way to add some water-like features to your landscaping without breaking the bank. With just a few supplies and a little bit of time, you can make your rocks look like they just came out of a stream or river. Just remember to use a clear gloss sealer meant for outdoor use and to let it dry completely before touching your rocks.