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Stay away from Rustoleum DECORATIVE CONCRETE

Stay away from Rustoleum DECORATIVE CONCRETE

This is a poor product. Surface was prepared according to directions and using rust oleum products. I have no rain for over 2 weeks and great weather ~70 F. The overage of 125sq ft per gal is WAY off. more like 30 Sq ft per gallon. This product leave the surface so rough you cannot go bare foot. After 4 days it started peeling off. It took 7 Gallons to do what you see here. has a very uneven finish…

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Sani Tred Vs Drylock – Feedback to Comments – Part 3

Sani Tred Vs Drylock – Feedback to Comments – Part 3

WOW! lots of feedback on my original post Sani Tred Vs Drylock I think it is funny how some people read my post get different viewpoints out of it. I think Sani-Tred is a good solid product, but for me it was not DIY weekend worrier friendly. For me I got acceptable results from Drylock with with much less effort and cost. Where ever I have since put a hold in the Sani-tred, I do get water leaking there, so I know it is doing’s job. In regards to the recent…

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Sani Tred Vs Drylock – Wet basement – Part 2

Sani Tred Vs Drylock – Wet basement – Part 2

Well, It has bee 2 years since I coated half my basement walls with Sani Tred and Half Drylock. You can read that post Here: Sani Tred Vs Drylock. The recent storms in the northeast, snow and rain. I did have some water get in to the basement. I am still working on sourcing where the water is coming from, but I believe that most of the issues lay outside the basement. I have a leaking gutter and I have…

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Sani Tred Vs Drylock.

Sani Tred Vs Drylock.

Sani Tred Vs Drylock. In my previous post I told you my story of water in my basement. After fixing the gutter on the back of my house my water problems were mostly fixed, but My corner basement wall does still get damp/wet to the touch. My plan was to use Sani-Tred in the corners and at the floor to wall area, and use Dry Lock on the rest of the wall. First up : Wall prep. I took a…

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Wet basement and no A/C.

Wet basement and no A/C.

So I bought a house. It was built in 1946 so it has a few problems and need some updating. Since I am not traveling as much I guess i will be writing more about my House projects. The first issue I have is drainage and wet basement. The basement is concrete block construction. The house was missing gutters on the backside, so I have installed them and ran 5 foot extensions to get the water away from the house….

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