treated plywood outdoor porch step paint/weatherproofing

Old 06-13-16, 09:56 AM
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treated plywood outdoor porch step paint/weatherproofing

Wondering about best products for painting a treated plywood porch step. This will cover the plain single cement step. It is about 3' x 4'.

It would need to be coated as well as possible to resist water damage. Both the surface and edges.

And nonslip.

This is a midwest location where we get rain and snow. And this porch step is fully exposed, not under a roof.

I understand this may not last long and I will be keeping an eye on it.

Anyone have experience with Glidden® Porch & Floor Interior/Exterior Latex Paint Satin???
Old 06-13-16, 10:27 AM
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I'd go with a deck stain myself.
Old 06-13-16, 12:15 PM
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Do I understand correctly that the PT plywood is being used as a covering for the concrete?? If so, I'd ditch the plywood and repair or tile the concrete.
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Just a really bad plan.
Pressure treated plywood is soaking wet and will take a few months to dry enough to coat.
Painting pressure treated on a surface that's going to be walked on is just going to peel and wear off.
It's also full of voids in the core, and will delaminate.

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