Concrete Slab Washing

Discussion in 'Bricks, Masonry and Concrete' started by 06Honda, Jun 14, 2014.

  1. Jun 14, 2014 #1

    06Honda

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    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.
     
  2. Aug 10, 2014 #2

    stadry

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    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 ?
     
  3. Aug 10, 2014 #3

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    Until it is dry.
     
  4. Aug 10, 2014 #4

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    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.
     
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  5. Aug 10, 2014 #5

    stadry

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    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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