Concrete floor paint

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Concrete floor paint

Post by boboneleg » Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:16 am

I've just had my garage extended and I want to paint the concrete floor. Anyone done this, what's the best stuff to use, do I need to 'seal' it first, what's the best way to apply it?

Any info gratefully received, cheers, Bob.
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Re: Concrete floor paint

Post by hotbulb » Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:21 am

I've used a couple of different "Garage Floor" paint in the past ... they've been OK, but I've not tried sealing the floor first .. i suspect this would have helped the longevity of the paint .... or maybe I was a bit mean and spread it a bit thinly :) . I reckon good old Unibond PVA would be fine as a sealant.

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Re: Concrete floor paint

Post by SteveW » Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:29 am

Defiantly give it a good hoovering and then seal it as hotbulb says.
Happy new garage!

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Re: Concrete floor paint

Post by zimtim » Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:49 am

You can get some self levelling stuff,
basically just tip it out and it covers floor for you. have no idea if it is any good or not.

Bob do a quick search on here as not long ago somebody did a thread on this when they had work done on their garage.


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Re: Concrete floor paint

Post by ollydog » Mon Aug 15, 2016 11:11 am

bob if yer struggling drop me a pm, i put a lot of floors down dubious surfaces so if you need any specs and where to get it from
let me know

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Re: Concrete floor paint

Post by Dave DRZ » Mon Aug 15, 2016 11:23 am

I painted my last garage (well, more of a lean-to attached to the house that I kept a bike in) with the Ronseal stuff - and it did exactly what is said on the tin, I didn't seal the floor, can't remember if it was one coat or two. The bonus was that it made it easy to mop.

I haven't bothered with my new garage, and 7 years in I haven't felt the need to mop it!

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Re: Concrete floor paint

Post by misterlaffer » Mon Aug 15, 2016 12:17 pm

My Mrs painted my garage floor while I was away on a trip and the bike was out the way (thumbs)

She used this and really pleased with it:

http://www.screwfix.com/p/leyland-trade ... 5ltr/88106

(thumbs)

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Re: Concrete floor paint

Post by HarveyCamm » Mon Aug 15, 2016 12:22 pm

misterlaffer wrote:My Mrs painted my garage floor while I was away on a trip and the bike was out the way (thumbs)

She used this and really pleased with it:

http://www.screwfix.com/p/leyland-trade ... 5ltr/88106

(thumbs)
I'm away next week if she's free :lol: :P
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Re: Concrete floor paint

Post by Tramp » Mon Aug 15, 2016 12:31 pm

You wouldnt have needed a garage extension if you,d not bought so many bikes...one is enough for mortel men...lol

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