Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Painting

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-16-2009, 09:57 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 2
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Painted patio chalking


I recently bought a house with a painted patio. It looks fine, but the paint is chalking really bad. There is no paint chipping at all. It also looks like they might have mixed something with the paint to keep the surface from being slippery. Is there anyway to stop in from chalking? Is there a sealer or something I can do? Any suggestions?
Thanks!

ckoerner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2009, 12:30 PM   #2
NAV
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Cleveland
Posts: 149
Rewards Points: 75
Default

Painted patio chalking


it sounds like they used the wrong material. adding an aggregate to the paint material will not cause the material to get chalky.

they could have primed with KILZ and interior primer - that causes the top coat to chalk. or they used an interior product for the finish coat.

there isn't much you can do to stop it. If you know what products they used I can tell you how to fix it.

from the brief description you gave, my recommendation would be to pressure wash it to remove the chalk and see how long it takes to chalk over again.

If you plan on re-coating it, without knowing what products they used, I think you are going to have to strip the existing coating down to the bare substrate. The easiest way to do that would be to hire a company to shot-blast it. in Cleveland you would be looking at $0.75 to $1.50 per square foot depending on the material thickness, size and condition.

NAV is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
slumped patio fix ?? houser Building & Construction 5 03-18-2010 07:25 AM
Painted patio? Removal possible? Tenacious--M Landscaping & Lawn Care 10 06-28-2009 11:28 PM
Need Patio Advice - Pictures Included kyassassin Landscaping & Lawn Care 45 05-14-2009 02:41 PM
Cement Patio Deteriorating..? DeepDish Building & Construction 6 05-09-2007 11:03 PM
New Patio & Weep Screed Woes DeepDish Building & Construction 3 12-03-2006 09:11 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.