No, you do not need special equipment. SEAL-ONCE® NANO GUARDTM and NANO GUARD PLUS POLY can be applied using a brush or stain pad. For faster application, a pump sprayer with a 17-19 tip can be used. Paint rollers are only recommended for applying SEAL-ONCE ACRYLIC POLY. Do not use paint rollers to apply SEAL-ONCE NANO GUARD or NANO GUARD PLUS POLY. Additional application information is listed on our technical data sheets, which can be found on our Data Sheets & Guides page.