Paint and Concrete
All about painting concrete. (Photo Credits)
Concrete surfaces usually look better when painted.
But how does one choose the best paint for concrete surfaces?
Décor Puzzle gave pointers when it comes to concrete floors. National Ready Mix Concrete Association
“In spite of its high strength and excellent performance characteristics, concrete – enough popular building material used in various fields of construction, it must also be protected. After all, the concrete surface can also be destroyed under certain conditions and impacts. This mechanical damage of concrete floor because of chemicals is the reason why painted concrete floors are necessary not only to improve the appearance of the inside of the building, but also to perform a protective function. Before painting it is important to decide which painted concrete floor type to choose.”
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Buzzle for its part shared tips on how to choose the right paint for concrete patios. Concrete
“The decision to paint a concrete patio immediately opens up a host of options about the desired final look. You can go from a dull gray to a stunning sky blue and breathe a whole new life into your patio. The tough part is choosing a good paint to make this visualization come alive.”
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EHow meantime shared a Do-It-Yourself trick in painting concrete.
“Bricking a walkway — or a wall — is expensive and both labor- and time-intensive. But painting concrete to look like brick takes just a few hours of work and the cost of paint and rollers or sponges. A few methods make it work — the more effort you put in to refine the details, the more your faux brick will fool the eye.”
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