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Dusty Concrete Basement Floor

Posted by claga (My Page) on
Tue, Jan 24, 12 at 11:49

Our 1 year old homes' concrete basement floor is dusty and were wondering what is recommended to seal the floor and the prep work necessary to do it. There is some slight discoloration where the contractor must have laid down a 4'x8' piece of plywood. It's below grade with a bulkhead, the thought of power washing the floor and the amount of water used does not really appeal too me.
We do not want to paint it.


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RE: Dusty Concrete Basement Floor

You can get a sealer and denisfier type product that will prevent the dusting - depending on how much of a sealed look you can also do other sealing coats.

I found a great site ( that has a forum on flooring with lots of ideas - Most there seem to like epoxy floors, but many go for sealers and densifiers...

I used a densifier/sealer combo for my large garage floor/shop area to prevent dusting, make it stronger and in the future IF I want to I can burnish it or polish it...So far it is working great, but we have only been

Here is a link that might be useful: Garage Fourm Flooring

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