Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint?

2015-08-17 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com Sent: Monday, August 17, 2015 10:56 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint? Hardy har har.  So should I paint the floor OR cover it with I/O carpet? On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 11:21

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2015-08-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
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

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2015-08-17 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
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

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2015-08-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
...@gmail.com Sent: Monday, August 17, 2015 10:56 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint? Hardy har har. So should I paint the floor OR cover it with I/O carpet? On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 11:21 PM, G Mann via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yes, it would disrupt the ecological cycle of mold

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2015-08-17 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
, August 17, 2015 10:56 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint? Hardy har har. So should I paint the floor OR cover it with I/O carpet? On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 11:21 PM, G Mann via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Yes, it would disrupt the ecological cycle of mold growth

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2015-08-17 Thread Craig via Mercedes
will migrate along the plastic and out the edges... -Curt From: Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com Sent: Monday, August 17, 2015 10:56 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint

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2015-08-17 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Monday, August 17, 2015 3:17 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint? We could have used that stuff in the basement of our home in Indiana. When we did a radon test, it scored 9 PCI/L. 4

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2015-08-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
. The moisture will migrate along the plastic and out the edges... -Curt From: Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com Sent: Monday, August 17, 2015 10:56 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT

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2015-08-17 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
From: Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com Sent: Monday, August 17, 2015 10:56 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint? Hardy har har. So should I paint the floor OR cover

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2015-08-17 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Monday, August 17, 2015 3:17 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint? We could have used that stuff in the basement of our home in Indiana. When we did a radon test, it scored 9 PCI/L. 4 is considered

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2015-08-17 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint? We could have used that stuff in the basement of our home in Indiana. When we did a radon test, it scored 9 PCI/L. 4 is considered the minimum threshold for remediation. Dan no longer glowing in the dark Sent from my iPad On Aug 17, 2015, at 3:01 PM, Craig via

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2015-08-17 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
, August 16, 2015 10:53 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint? You can seal it if you like. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 16, 2015, at 10:47 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I had a slab poured a year ago before erecting a shed. Do I need

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2015-08-16 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
No. Wilton - Original Message - From: Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com Sent: Sunday, August 16, 2015 10:47 PM Subject: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint? I had a slab poured a

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2015-08-16 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
You can seal it if you like. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 16, 2015, at 10:47 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I had a slab poured a year ago before erecting a shed. Do I need to paint the concrete floor now? Is this advisable if I'm getting an

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2015-08-16 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dimitri dsereta...@yahoo.com Sent: Sunday, August 16, 2015 10:53 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint? You can seal it if you like. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 16, 2015, at 10:47 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

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2015-08-16 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint? You can seal it if you like. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 16, 2015, at 10:47 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I had a slab poured a year ago before erecting a shed. Do I need to paint the concrete floor now

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2015-08-16 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dimitri dsereta...@yahoo.com Sent: Sunday, August 16, 2015 10:53 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint? You can seal it if you like. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 16, 2015, at 10:47 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-05 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
My hangar floor is painted concrete. I don't know what kind of paint, nor how old it is, but I do know that the Chem Tool carb cleaner will dissolve it. It is also VERY slippery when wet. I ended up buying a pair of shoes meant for working on wet slippery surfaces from New Balance - they make as

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-05 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Thanks for all the great input. I'm going to Home Depot tomorrow for some nice green astroturf. :) On Fri, Jun 5, 2015 at 11:20 PM, OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: My hangar floor is painted concrete. I don't know what kind of paint, nor how old it is, but I do know that the

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Garage... From: Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com To: Curt Raymond curtlud...@yahoo.com; Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Thursday, June 4, 2015 8:51 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor Dimitri's what is beautiful

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2015-06-04 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
My parents bought a five gallon pail of some clear, volatile/smelly concrete sealant made by BASF, had a gallon or so left after putting two coats on their new 24x40 garage. Unfortunately, they took the leftover stuff to the county's annual 'free toxic waste recycling day', so I can neither use it

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2015-06-04 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Dimitri's? Its beautiful... -Curt naaa andrew's. The one that matches his new shed ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
8:51 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor Dimitri's what is beautiful? On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 7:19 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dimitri's? Its beautiful... -Curt From: Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes

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2015-06-04 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
3:19 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor There is no vapor barrier but the contractor says it'll be ok to paint it. NO SKIN OFF HIS BACK WHEN THE PAINT PEELS ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http

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2015-06-04 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
astrasfo...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, June 04, 2015 4:56 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor I like Wilton's idea - I/O carpet. On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 4:53 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Use some concrete stain, you can get lots

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Use some concrete stain, you can get lots of colors and it won't come off --R or exposed aggregate. If the concrete is still fresh, you can do that with acid and a burlap bag (tater sack) Normally it is done when the concrete is set but not hard. At that time you wash away the top of

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
I wanna see pictures of the new 4 car garage ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

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2015-06-04 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
What will you store in the shed? I always end up with an oily mess under things like the snowblower and rototiller. IF you insist upon painting, my suggestion is to put down some plywood on top of the concrete and paint the plywood. RB On 04/06/2015 3:56 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
@okiebenz.com Cc: Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, June 4, 2015 12:56 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor Not on top - not sure about beneath.  It was poured by a licensed contractor. On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 11:56 AM, Curly McLain via

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2015-06-04 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Still on the drawing board. On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 5:07 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: So what about the floor in your second shed? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On June 4, 2015 4:56:19 PM EDT, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Dimitri's? Its beautiful... -Curt From: Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Curly McLain 126die...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, June 4, 2015 5:47 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I like Wilton's idea - I/O carpet. On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 4:53 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Use some concrete stain, you can get lots of colors and it won't come off --R or exposed aggregate. If the concrete is still fresh, you can do that with acid and a

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
So what about the floor in your second shed? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On June 4, 2015 4:56:19 PM EDT, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I like Wilton's idea - I/O carpet. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Message - From: Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, June 04, 2015 12:56 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor Not on top

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2015-06-04 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
- Original Message - From: Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, June 04, 2015 1:57 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor I was hoping

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 04/06/2015 10:37 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: Our new garden shed is up, built on a concrete slab. What sort of paint should we use on the floor - or is there a better option? ___ Leave it be? It is a garden shed. Why worry about covering

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2015-06-04 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Sent: Thursday, June 04, 2015 12:56 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor Not on top - not sure about beneath. It was poured by a licensed contractor. On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 11:56 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Our new garden

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Curly McLain 126die...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, June 04, 2015 1:12 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor Not on top - not sure about beneath. It was poured by a licensed contractor

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2015-06-04 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Not on top - not sure about beneath. It was poured by a licensed contractor. On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 11:56 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Our new garden shed is up, built on a concrete slab. What sort of paint should we use on the floor - or is there a better

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Yes, the better (BEST) option is to NOT paint it. Wilton - Original Message - From: Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca Sent: Thursday, June 04, 2015 2:32 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor There is no vapor barrier but the contractor says it'll be ok to paint it. On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 2:41 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: GO ahead! I'd give whatever you put on a 90% chance of peeling

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2015-06-04 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Not on top - not sure about beneath. It was poured by a licensed contractor. On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 11:56 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Our new garden shed is up, built on a concrete slab. What sort of paint should we use on the floor - or is there a better

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Our new garden shed is up, built on a concrete slab. What sort of paint should we use on the floor - or is there a better option? Does the concrete have a vapor barrier (heavy plastic sheet) underneath? Any sealer on top? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

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2015-06-04 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Leave it be? It is a garden shed. Why worry about covering the concrete? RB Along that line: Cover it with 2 or more of dirt/gravel/peanut shells etc.. you'll be able to stand on it much longer at a time. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

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2015-06-04 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
There is no vapor barrier but the contractor says it'll be ok to paint it. On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 2:41 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: GO ahead! I'd give whatever you put on a 90% chance of peeling/flaking off within 5 years. Do it just before you want to sell, so

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2015-06-04 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
You have to wait 6 months or one year can't remember for the concrete to fully cure before you paint. Why would you want to paint anyway? Sent from my iPhone On Jun 4, 2015, at 3:14 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: There is no vapor barrier but the

Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor

2015-06-04 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
There is no vapor barrier but the contractor says it'll be ok to paint it. NO SKIN OFF HIS BACK WHEN THE PAINT PEELS ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

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2015-06-04 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
- From: Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Curly McLain 126die...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, June 04, 2015 3:19 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint or other covering for shed floor There is no vapor barrier but the contractor

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2015-06-04 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
You need another shed. Andrew Two Sheds Strasfogel Dan trying not to be seen Sent from my iPad On Jun 4, 2015, at 3:14 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: There is no vapor barrier but the contractor says it'll be ok to paint it.