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Hi, painting concrete is definitely doable but if you are in a high humidity area you may run into problems. When you have concrete in a high humidity area you can run into moisture problems which can affect the paint. Could you add a carpet? Or even paint a faux carpet so that only part of the floor is painted and you can see how the concrete reacts to the paint for awhile?
Be sure to use a paint that is recommended for concrete floors. You will have some challenges with the humidity, but this link offers some tips:
Hello, hope this helps you out,
I would go with concrete stain rather than paint. It will hold up to foot traffic much better.
There is some good information here:
You could stain it with concrete stains which will last a lot longer. Considering your location and constant humidity, you'd have to seal the concrete very very well before painting. Even then, it might not wear well considering your climate. Talk to a paint professional.
Here are the instructions, have to agree with the others about staining, it wil hold up better:
Here is a video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugr3nVbIpD4
Hello. After priming we used porch concrete paint in our laundry room really has updated the room nicely.
Use a Floor Paint and start at the furthest point from the door and work backwards towards the door so you don't loose your escape. Brush or Roller or Both will do fine.
We painted our patio...worked great, looks amazing!! https://www.exquisitelyunremarkable.com/2018/08/how-to-paint-concrete-patio-makeover.html