Painting concrete patio


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Old 08-18-14, 07:32 AM
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Painting concrete patio

I have just finished water blasting my concrete patio. I now have spots of different colors and some bare concrete. I am planning on priming before I paint. So is there any more prep I need to do and what primer and paint should I use? The patio is covered but does get wet when it rains.
 
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Old 08-18-14, 07:35 AM
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What primer to use depends on the finish paint being used. Many porch and deck enamels specify using the finish paint [thinned 10%] for the primer.

It can be difficult to get a lasting job on concrete slabs. Any moisture that comes up thru the slab is apt to peel the paint
 
 

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