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06Honda 06-13-2014 06:26 PM

Concrete Slab Washing
 
Power washed an 8 x 8 concrete slab that is outdoors today. Used power washer for about 10 minutes or so, how long to wait until painting.

stadry 08-10-2014 03:00 AM

realize no one wanted to touch this post but wouldn't 1 want to wait til the conc dries ? completely ? then again, why would anyone paint conc - so much info is avail advising never to paint conc - that's puzzling

so is using a p/w for 10min - how's that relevant to cleaning ? 1 cleans til something's clean no matter how long it takes, no ?

kok328 08-10-2014 06:37 AM

Until it is dry.

JoeD 08-10-2014 07:33 AM

I agree. Until it's dry, unless you are using latex paint then the water will just thin it a bit and perhaps give a better stick.

stadry 08-10-2014 11:01 AM

let me again post paint & conc never are a good match,,, there's no paint that's traffic resistant - not even to those cute little flip-flops :mad: there are some decent coatings avail that have a much longer life & are diy friendly


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