Painting cement floor of my covered porch

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Used exterior porch and patio paint but it was very slippery when it rained. Sanded and repainted using a recommended additive to the paint to prevent slipperiness. Now it is peeling after just a few months. Need suggestion for painting it with something enduring and making it safe at the same time.
q painting cement floor of my covered porch , concrete masonry, flooring, outdoor living, porches, 9x7 ft covered porc with cement floor
9x7 ft covered porc with cement floor
q painting cement floor of my covered porch , concrete masonry, flooring, outdoor living, porches, Peeling paint on cement porch floor
Peeling paint on cement porch floor
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  • Leslie Leslie on Jul 18, 2016
    I would go back to the store where you bought the additive and tell them what happened. (bring the cans) They may be able to shed some light on the problem.
  • Phil Harris Phil Harris on Jul 18, 2016
    For a longer lasting anti-slip floor paint I suggest you consider an epoxy based coating. They are very tough, mine has lasted years. However, they are more expensive than solvent based coatings.
  • Nancy Flemming Nancy Flemming on Jul 18, 2016
    It is possibly due to going over the existing paint, did you sand or rough up the first surface before putting down the paint with additive? I agree with Leslie go back to the store with your cans and ask them or google problems with paint peeling on a porch.
  • Virginia Prestridge Virginia Prestridge on Jul 18, 2016
    SHOULD HAVE HAD SOME SUGAR SAND IN THE PAINT WOULDN'T BE SLIPPERY WHEN WET
  • Shawn Brockhoff Maxwell Shawn Brockhoff Maxwell on Jul 18, 2016
    Agree - add fine sand to the paint
  • Susan Susan on Jul 18, 2016
    Did you seal then prime your porch at any point? It looks like a moisture problem to me.
  • Nancy Flemming Nancy Flemming on Jul 19, 2016
    Unfortunately adding sand just wears the paint more quickly, but it does work.
  • Dee B Dee B on Jul 19, 2016
    Yes, that is what I tried first, years ago when I bought the house. The paint additive worked quite well to prevent slipping, but if it only last a few months, like adding sand. Oh well...
  • Dee B Dee B on Jul 19, 2016
    Thank you Nancy.
  • Dee B Dee B on Jul 19, 2016
    Yes, I thought I stated that I resanded and painted. It looked perfect for about two or three weeks. If I wasnt in front of my entry, I would not be so disappointed. Thank you Nancy for taking the time.
  • Dee B Dee B on Jul 19, 2016
    Not resolved, but I keep getting responses to do the same things I stated in my appeal that I had previously done without success. Not useful info to me. This was my first time using this forum for help. I prefer to seek advice elsewhere. Thank you for the opportunity.
  • Dee B Dee B on Jul 19, 2016
    Thanks, tried sand years ago and too much peeling.
  • Joan Stanley Joan Stanley on Jul 22, 2016
    Behr has a special paint made for cement patios and wood decks. It's about the same price as regular paint. It comes in a lot of colors and has two levels of roughness to choose from. It also helps seal small defects in the finish. I have not used it yet because it got too hot before I got that far this year. I will be painting my cement patio next spring. It can be found at Home Depot. Hope this helps.
  • Dee B Dee B on Jul 22, 2016
    Thank you much Joan. This really sounds like what I need/am looking for. I will definitely try this, but like you I must now wait for cooler weather. Again, thanks. db