painting granite foundation walls

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Old 10-21-17, 08:36 PM
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painting granite foundation walls

I would like to paint my basement walls instead of adding dry wall.
I think the walls are beautiful. Its half above grade and half below.
I have never had any water leaking in.
It is however very "dusty" , and the grout between the boulders seems somewhat so ft.
If you hit it with a wire brush, you can scrape off a layer.
So I assume I need a paint that can "seal" the walls, then a top coat of color.
I dont want to mess with epoxy. OIl based? obviously I would love to get away
with just water based products..... but i'll defer to the experts.
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Brian
 
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Old 10-22-17, 02:45 AM
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I'd wipe/scrub off as much dust as you can and then add Flood's EmulsaBond to the first coat of latex paint. It aids in bonding latex to chalky surfaces, the amount to add is relative to the amount of chalk. I assume it will also work in your situation.
 
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Old 10-22-17, 08:25 PM
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Awesome!
Thanks
Sounds exactly like what I need
 
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