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Old 08-07-2009, 10:28 PM   #1
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Concrete Slab - Sealing

So I just had the barn floor slab poured today. It took 35 yards for 2800 sq ft.

I sprayed on a curing compound and now need to decide what I will do next month for sealing after I reach the 28 day cure mark.

What are the recommendations on sealing of indoor slabs?

On my last barn, I used Sherwin Williams Armorseal, but it didnt last more than a year before I had problems, even with acid etching. Additionally, it is expensive. For the 1700 sq ft I used it on, I spent over $500.

My goal is the ensure the floor lasts a rather long time and not have to worry about big stains from the tractor or other equipment that will leak either hydraulic oil, engine oil or diesel fuel.

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Old 08-08-2009, 05:05 AM   #2
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we'd pick silicone siloxane OR eliteCrete's ' CSS ',,, CSS mtl cost's about $.15sf - current $ list,,, think you'll have to press/wsh 1st stuff but ck w/your distributor,,, no sealer lasts forever imn-s-hfo
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