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Floor Paint Iowa City IA

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Hill Hardwood Supply, Inc.
(319) 351-6640
3564 Dolphin Drive SE
Iowa City, IA

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Nagle Lumber
(319) 338-1113
1201 S Gilbert St
Iowa City, IA
 
Fastenal- Iowa City
319-338-7299
2228 Heinz Road Unit A Iowa City, IA, 52240
Iowa City, IA
 
Iowa City - Auth Hometown
(319) 337-8646
1676 Sycamore Street
Iowa City, IA
Store Hours
Hometown Dealers
Store Type
Hometown Dealers
Hours
Mon:9.5-21
Tue:9.5-21
Wed:9.5-21
Thu:9.5-21
Fri:9.5-21
Sat:9-18
Sun:12-17
Store Features
Mon:9.5-21
Tue:9.5-21
Wed:9.5-21
Thu:9.5-21
Fri:9.5-21
Sat:9-18
Sun:12-17

Paul's of Iowa City
(319) 338-7217
424 Highway 1 W
Iowa City, IA
 
Amana Society Forestry
(319) 622-7554
1300 220th Trail PO Box 189
Amana, IA

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Iowa City Ace Hardware
(319) 354-4143
1558 Mall Dr
Iowa City, IA
 
White Cap- Iowa City
(319) 337-4681
2003 S. Gilbert Street Iowa City, IA, 52240
Iowa City, IA
 
Iowa City - D
(319) 351-8170
851 Hwy 6 East
Iowa City, IA
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Mon:8-22
Tue:8-22
Wed:8-22
Thu:8-22
Fri:8-22
Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
Store Features
Mon:8-22
Tue:8-22
Wed:8-22
Thu:8-22
Fri:8-22
Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

North Iowa City Ace Hardware
(319) 354-4112
600 N Dodge St
Iowa City, IA
 
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Floor Paint | Home Design | American Modern Living

Practical considerations for floor painting

Painting the floor of a garage, basement or other room is a worthwhile home improvement project that protects and beautifies the floor. The coat of paint keeps the floor free of stains and gives it a brand-new look. However, finding the right concrete floor paint is important to creating the proper finish.

Types of Floor Paint

Selecting the right paint for your project takes a bit of time and research. There are many types of concrete floor paint available; in general, though, a water-based paint will produce results that are inferior to a solvent-based paint.

For a garage floor where vehicles will be parked, select only epoxy floor paint, as it will withstand the heat generated by the vehicle's tires. Epoxy paints are also thicker than ordinary oil-based or latex paints, so it will usually only take one coat of epoxy paint for the same coverage that would take two or three coats of the latter types.

Epoxy paint is the perfect garage floor paint, but it makes for good basement floor paint, too. For a more decorative finish in the basement, colored paint chips or sand can be added to the epoxy paint. This can help tie in the wall color or other design elements of the room, lending it a more comfortable, put-together feel.

Preparing the Floor for Painting

The first step in preparing the floor to be painted is to thoroughly clean it. All dirt, dust and debris must be removed, or else the painted surface may be bumpy or the paint may not adhere properly. Scrub the floor with a stiff brush, and then rinse it well with clean water.

After the floor is completely dry, repair small cracks in the concrete with a concrete-repair or mortar-repair compound. If there are large cracks present, use concrete patch to fix them.

The floor may also need to be etched to allow the new paint to permeate and properly adhere to it. To check if the floor needs to be etched, sprinkle a few drops of water on the cleaned floor a...

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