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Paint-your-cement-floor, knowing how to paint concrete floors can make the difference between a stylish statement and a mess. 1 gather your materials. you’ll need a stir sticks, a couple of 2-1/2-inch synthetic angled sash brush, a telescoping extension pole, two roller covers, a roller cage, a 5-in-1 tool, a roller tray and liners.. Here’s the process for how to paint a concrete floor: step 1. clean and etch. our first step was giving it a good scrub down, followed by etching. you need to etch the concrete to give the porch or concrete paint a good surface to adhere to. this keeps the paint from flaking off immediately. i used a long-handled shop broom to scrub the floor., if the surface of your floor is cracked or rough, mix concrete patch compound, following package directions. fill any cracks or holes in the concrete floor with compound, using trowel to push it into any depressions..

Epoxy floor paints are ideal for concrete floors. they're scuff-resistant, adhere well to concrete, and are easy to use. mix your epoxy floor paint with a catalyst. the catalyst makes the paint harden quickly, so once you mix the paint, you'll want to get started on the job., strip the floor of any paint or sealer using a chemical stripper. use a floor buffer fitted with a stripping pad to scrub the floor. use a small scrub brush to remove the sealer or paint in the....

The easiest solution would be to stain or paint the concrete floor, kinda like we did to our first house’s sunroom. we originally stained that a semi-transparent “tuscan yellow” color and later painted over it in a glossy chocolate color (when we decided we didn’t want yellow floors anymore).