Garage floor paint - proper one not the MH's

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  1. fastpat

    fastpat Read Only Funster

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    I have recently extended / modified my garage so that I can park the van undercover. I am waiting a couple of months for the new concrete to dry out and was then thinking of painting with an epoxy paint to lock in the dust.

    Anyone tried something similar?

    Any problems with the weight of the van causing paint to lift?
     
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    Yes, we did this to our garage floor. Don't put the m/h in there as the roof of the garage too low (or m/h too high). It does keep the dust down :)

    We are thinking of building a bigger garage on the other side of the house but will need to run the idea past the neighbours first, don't want to upset them :)
     
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    The two pack epoxy paints are very durable should be OK, they use them on commercial garage floors, you may need to use a primer or sealer first.
     
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    try www.polycoteuk.com if you want something better than the normal floor paint. ie epoxy.
     
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    It's to late with this floor but when you build your new one get the builder to polish the partly dried concrete with a mechanical float, you can hire them from most hire shops looks like a small hovercraft, floor dries like glass afterwards with no dusting.
     
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    Don't plan on building a new one anytime soon!
     
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