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PaInting Concrete Floor

I am getting ready to paint my concrete basement floor.  My questions are :  Do I need to fill small cracks? Do I need to seal the floor before painting or can I just paint it?  Any other suggestions appreciated!!  Thanks!  :)

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Posted 2013-07-21T05:54:53+0000  by joseph8 joseph8
 

You definitely want to make sure that the floor is clean, dry, and free from any oils. 

 

Simply paint the floor a like you would a wall - brushing around the edges and then rolling the middle.  Keep in mind that if this is the first time the floor has been painted, you will have to apply a bonding primer and two coats of paint to ensure proper coverage.

 

Use a paint that is specifically designed for floors like the 1-Part Epoxy.

 

BEHR Premium 1-Gal. Concrete & Masonry Bonding Primer    BEHR Premium 1-Gal. #902 Slate Gray 1-Part Epoxy Concrete and Garage Floor Paint

 

Be creative!:smileyvery-happy: The-sky's-the-limit on this one.

 

 

Posted 2013-07-21T15:07:10+0000  by Kevin_HD_ATL
 
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