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Question DetailsAsked on 10/6/2013

what paint should I use for concrete basement walls and floor

I want to have paint my concrete walls and floor in the basement. I want to be sure to use the right products. Any special preparation needed?

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Assuming you are talking concrete or concrete block walls, check out the Home > Basement Waterproofing category (in Browse Projects at lower left) - there are several questions and comments on this specific subject.

Bear in mind that water-resistant and sealer type paints xxxx , NOT stop water vapor migration, and that they will not stop free water movement through the concrete/block pores under any pressure - this requires active waterproofing of the foundation and positive vapor barriers (like behind basement walls and under flooring), as other comments in that category go into in some depth.

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