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Looking For Floor Paint Suggestions

Post by HDBD » Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:28 pm

I have a small portion of my shop I want to fix a few concrete cracks and then level and paint the floor. I am looking for material suggestions. I just want grey epoxy based color.
Thanks in advance

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Re: Looking For Floor Paint Suggestions

Post by Walter R. Malik » Sat Oct 17, 2015 12:12 am

HDBD wrote:I have a small portion of my shop I want to fix a few concrete cracks and then level and paint the floor. I am looking for material suggestions. I just want grey epoxy based color.
Thanks in advance
Painting a garage floor is a lot about the preparation as much as the actual paint.

If prepped right ... just a normal exterior concrete porch paint works well.
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Post by cspeier » Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:36 am

I have a fresh floor and debated this over and over..

I'm going to use a concrete densifier and polish it with a wool pad.

As far as coating, I did purchased some for the porting room and lounge.

http://www.ipaint.us/

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Post by bubbabbc » Mon Oct 19, 2015 12:08 pm

PPG two-part epoxy paint and follow their preparation instructions. I painted our machine shop floor PPG Horizon Gray (light gray) and have been pleased with the results.

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Re: Looking For Floor Paint Suggestions

Post by resurrectionjoe » Mon Oct 19, 2015 12:20 pm

cspeier wrote:
As far as coating, I did purchased some for the porting room and lounge.

http://www.ipaint.us/
Chad,

Which product did you decide to purchase from them?

I'm in the middle of an addition myself and was thinking about doing something with the concrete instead of leaving it bare like the rest of the shop.

Matter of fact the builders are outside working on it right now.

Hoping to have some trusses set by the end of the day.

Thanks,

Joe

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Post by cspeier » Mon Oct 19, 2015 12:30 pm

resurrectionjoe wrote:
cspeier wrote:
As far as coating, I did purchased some for the porting room and lounge.

http://www.ipaint.us/
Chad,

Which product did you decide to purchase from them?

I'm in the middle of an addition myself and was thinking about doing something with the concrete instead of leaving it bare like the rest of the shop.

Matter of fact the builders are outside working on it right now.

Hoping to have some trusses set by the end of the day.

Thanks,

Joe
I purchased ipaint solvent based 100% solids and Urethane clear for the porting room and lounge.

I'm putting this on 2000 sqft of the shop. Buff it with a wool pad.

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Re: Looking For Floor Paint Suggestions

Post by ec1 » Mon May 02, 2016 3:19 am

Best deal i could find on the grey epoxy is at Lowes. 100% solids and is two part. Comes in 3 gallon kit for $300 but the have to order it and ship to the store. The kit comes with a roller, mixer for the drill, flakes, gloves, and measuring stick and even a squeegee. Pretty good stuff, make some walking boards with nails going through the bottom that strap to your shoes so you can walk and use leaf blower or compressed air to shoot at the bubbles that will form 15 minutes after you lay it down, this is normal due to the concrete off gassing and is recommended in the instructions. Fumes are low with the 100% solids stuff, used the home depot rust oleum epoxy before and it stank, was only like 35% solids if I remember. Better value with the stuff at Lowes for sure.

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