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Floor Paint Providence RI

Looking for Floor Paint in Providence? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Providence that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Floor Paint in Providence.

The Home Depot
(401)823-5173
700 Centre Of N E Blvd
Coventry, RI
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-7:00pm

The Home Depot
(401)295-1184
1255 Ten Rod Road
North Kingstown, RI
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Lowe's
(401) 215-1596
1703 Mineral Springs Avenue
North Providence, RI
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Mt. Pleasant True Value Hdw.
(401) 351-7200
249 Academy Ave
Providence, RI
 
Durfee True Value Hdw.
(401) 461-0800
65 Rolfe Sq
Cranston, RI
 
Woodcraft - Providence, RI
(401) 886-1175
1000 Division Street
East Greenwich, RI

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St. Angelo Hardwoods, Inc. - Genuine Asian Teak Specialist
(401) 624-3900
490 Eagleville Road
Tiverton, RI

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Hardware On The Square True Value
(401) 831-1400
1911 Westminster St
Providence, RI
 
Standard Do it Best Hardware
(401) 438-1420
360 Taunton Ave
East Providence, RI
 
Lowe's
(401) 275-2250
247 Garfield Avenue
Cranston, RI
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

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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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