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New-ish build (order of operations) - Put up drywall or Stain concrete floors

New-ish build (order of operations) - Put up drywall or Stain concrete floors

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Old 03-11-12, 10:15 PM
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New-ish build (order of operations) - Put up drywall or Stain concrete floors

This doesn't have much to do with wood floors, but I was wondering...
If I have concrete floors and framing up, but no drywall, which do I do first? Put up the drywall or stain the concrete floors?


PS - Sorry for posting this in the "Solid Hardwood, Engineered, and Laminate Flooring" forum. There actually isn't a concrete flooring section, and this forum seemed reasonable.
 
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Old 03-12-12, 05:32 AM
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The longer you wait to stain and seal the floors, the less likely it is to get damaged during construction although it might require more cleaning.
 
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Old 03-15-12, 12:32 PM
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well, I'm assuming you're going to have baseboard trim

so like any other floor installation

drywall-floor-baseboard
 
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Old 03-20-12, 10:57 PM
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OK, I didn't know though if stained concrete was any different in terms of what order you do stuff, i.e., drywall first or stain the floors first.
 
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