When you have to deal with concrete and you need to get it painted then you should not feel any worry because painting concrete is actually easier compared to paint other type of surface. As long as we get the right paint, then the concrete painting project will run smoothly without any trouble at all. Whether you are dealing with concrete of garage floor, basement floor, or driveway, all you need to get is the right paint for it. So just in case you are in this kind of situation, let’s see what we should know about paint for concrete.
Buying the right paint
Go to the local paint store and then find the paint which is especially made for concrete. Don’t get confused with the concrete paint and the epoxy, just ask to the seller. is quite different since concrete surface has many pores which will require special paint for covering it.
Preparing the area
Before starting the painting project, make sure that you get all the windows, doors and ventilation open to make the space well-ventilated. The after that, you might need to get all the chipped paint removed if you think it’s necessary. Actually you don’t need to remove the entire old paint, just as you please. Get the floor thoroughly scrubbed for cleaning the area where the paint is going to be applied. Make sure there is no debris left and be sure it is dry.
Start painting it
After you have done those steps above, now you can get the concrete painted. You can do it by yourself of hiring someone who is good in painting issue. But if you feel that your skills is sufficient for getting the painting project done, then it will be no prob to get it finished all by yourself. Make sure you have made lines with tape since you don’t want to paint unnecessary area.
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