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Yes, concrete can be painted, but it must be properly cleaned and prepared first. A concrete primer should also be applied before painting.

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  1. Stephen S says:

    That’s good to know. Painting concrete can really change the look of an area. Can you use any type of paint on concrete or is there a specific type that is recommended for concrete surfaces? And how does one properly clean and prepare the concrete before painting? I want to make sure I do it right the first time.

    1. When painting concrete, it is recommended to use a paint specifically designed for concrete surfaces, as these types of paint have better adhesion and durability on concrete compared to regular paint.

      Proper preparation of the concrete surface before painting is critical to ensure that the paint adheres properly and lasts for a long time. The concrete surface should be thoroughly cleaned of any dirt, dust, grease, or other substances that may affect the adhesion of the paint. If there are any cracks or holes in the surface, these should be filled in and smoothed out.

      Once the surface is clean and prepped, a concrete primer should be applied to create a smooth and even surface for the paint to adhere to. This will also help to extend the life of the paint and improve its durability. When applying the paint, it is important to follow the manufacturer’s instructions and to apply multiple coats as necessary to achieve the desired color and finish.

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