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Concrete pad

Transform a dull concrete pad into an attractive seating area with a little bit of help from Resene.

Paint a concrete pad

Weekend DIY with Mark Rayner - Project 70

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need:

  • Bucket with clean water
  • Concrete pad or patio
  • Garden hose with clean running water
  • Large paintbrush
  • Mineral turps
  • Paint stirrer

To get the look: Mark painted the background shed door with Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Catalyst.

Other ideas: For a soft green look paint the concrete with Resene Walk-on flooring and paving paint tinted to Resene Coriander.

Step 1 Step one
Mix one part Resene Moss & Mould Killer to five parts clean water.
Step 2 Step two
Brush onto the concrete and leave for 24 hours.
Step 3 Step three
Rinse the concrete thoroughly with clean water and allow to dry.
Step 4 Step four
Carefully stir the Resene Sureseal.
Step 5 Step five
Apply one coat of Resene Sureseal to the concrete and allow to dry.
Step 6 Step six
Clean brush in mineral turps.
Step 7 Step seven
Carefully stir the Resene Walk-on flooring and paving paint tinted to Resene Fahrenheit.
Step 8 Step eight
Apply two coats of Resene Walk-on flooring and paving paint tinted to Resene Fahrenheit to the concrete allowing two hours for each coat to dry.

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