It is easy to add a fresh coat of basement concrete floor paint which relatively quick and cheap. You are allowed to improve the entire look of your basement without having to cover your classic concrete floors by using carpet or rugs. If it is possible you have to adjust the temperature of your basement. You have to adjust the air in the room and the surface of the floor to at least 50 up to 90 degrees Fahrenheit in order to allow basement concrete floor paint application and drying.
Basement concrete floor paint -step by step
Before you start it, it is perfect for you to fix any problems. Once you have found cracks or breaks in the concrete floor, you can use concrete-repair compound or concrete patch in order to correct the damage.
After that, Clean the surface of the floor while you are warming the room. You can sweep the floor by using a large durable broom in order to remove dust, dirt and other debris. A small amount of detergent can be mixed into a bucket of water and you can use a stiff brush to apply this cleaning solution to the concrete floor.
In this step you have to re-fill the bucket by using plain water and your brush has to be rinsed. In order to rinse the floor you can use the same stiff brush or a clean towel with the plain water and it will be perfect to remove remaining detergent. In order to avoid getting paint on the wrong surface, you can tape around the lower edges of the walls. You can use the tape of painter in order to allow for easy removal and application.
Use a long paint roller which can be handled in order to apply the paint and start the end of the room farthest from the door. The primer has to be applied in long even strokes and work backward toward the door. And then you are allowed by this technique an adequate work space without needing to step in wet primer. Your paint is going to look seamless if the roller was sufficient for the primer.