Painting plywood flooring


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Old 01-13-14, 03:50 PM
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Painting plywood flooring

Hi,

I've got a workshop (converted garage from the 1940s) with plywood flooring. I'd like to paint / protect it a bit. Any idea on what sort of paint would work best?

For context, I believe the floor sits a few inches above a concrete slab. I'm not sure much else beyond that.

I'm not looking for anything too exciting, just something that'll make the area easy to sweep/clean and will be durable for walking, working on.

Thanks very much.
Cam.
 
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Old 01-13-14, 09:10 PM
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Porch paint would probably be best.
 
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Old 01-14-14, 04:12 AM
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An oil base porch and deck enamel will wear better than it's latex counterpart. You might also consider just applying a couple of coats of a satin poly as it won't show as bad as paint when it wears down.
 
 

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