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Old 02-27-2013, 06:36 AM   #5263
ducnut
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Originally Posted by Poweranger View Post
I thought about doing the fancy floor in the shop side of my barn. Was really liking the epoxy. But after getting spilled oil, grease, beer, ect on the concrete I changed my mind. Sticking with concrete. Keep a good sealer on it and the spills clean up easy.
You can use acid etch (2 times) and a pressure washer (steam cleaner is best) to get up the oils. I'd recommend an oil-based concrete stain, instead of epoxy. Epoxy only adheres to the surface (think: topcoat), but, the stain soaks into and bonds to the concrete (even over oil stains). Unfortunately, Sherwin Williams has discontinued what we used to use, as they continue to drop oil-based products. I need to look at some other brands, for a replacement.
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