Introduction of Basement Concrete Floor Paint
Basement concrete floor paint has been on the market for years. They are used in industrial floors because of their toughness, durability and resistance to oil and grease. But in recent years it is being used by homeowners as well. Homeowners using Epoxy paint on the garage floor and basement floors. This paint can cover a dull, gray concrete and provides you with an easy to clean surface.
Some of the benefits of basement concrete floor paint include: durable, rust resistant, waterproof, heat resistant, salt and acid resistant, non-toxic when dry and reduces maintenance costs. The main advantage of being very cheap to many homeowners, if your floor has spots that are always wet or sweating then you do not have to apply paint concrete floor because there is too much moisture comes from below and the paint will not last long.
Basically there are three types of epoxies: 100% solids, solvent-based and water-based. 100% solids are considered the strongest, most expensive and should be handled by professionals only. Solvent-based epoxies are mostly used for industrial purposes only. They contain 40-60% solids. If you plan to apply the solvent basement concrete floor paint is based in a garage or basement floor, do not ventilate the floor. You have to go to the hardware store to find their industry. Lowest type is water-based epoxies. Being strong enough, they can be used for residential purposes. These epoxies can be found at most home improvement stores. These epoxies are currently available in various colors.