I think I got my answer - thanks all.

On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 11:12 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes <
mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:

> The right way to do it is to tear up the concrete, put down a proper vapor
> barrier and put down a new floor.
>
> Then hire a pro put put an epoxy coating on it.
>
> After that, if you desire, you can glue the carpet over the top.
>
> Painting concrete floors only makes a mess for the next treatment after
> the paint peels.
>
> If you do it properly, (rip it out, vapor barrier and new concrete) you
> can have the concrete colored, stained,  finished to look like bricks,
> stones or whatever you like.  You can always cover stained concrete with  a
> rug.  You just can't get the rug to stick to peeling paint or DIY epoxy.
>
> The industrial epoxy is different stuff than the DIY "epoxy"
>
>
> Hardy har har.  So should I paint the floor OR cover it with I/O carpet?
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