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The pressure treated material will need to set unpainted for about 6 months. Not only is it excessively wet from the treatment process, it will leach some of the treatment through the surface for a time. In essence giving no surface the primer or paint to grip on. There may be water based stains that will work, but no opaque paints, especially oil based. ...


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I called a popular exterior paint company, and they quoted me about the same price whether the cedar is painted or stained.


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While you probably could, this wouldn't be a good way to try and match a color. It would likely effect the setting performance of the concrete and you'd never match the color of the paint. On top of everything else, it would be much more expensive than the alternatives - all you really need is the pigment and everything else that makes up the paint is ...


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Thanks for the feedback. I haven't installed the drywall yet. I'm just talking about the foundation walls. I painted the concrete walls after treating them with Concrobium and the mold is showing through two days after I painted them. I'm surprised because I really doused the walls with Concrobium. They were bone dry when I painted. I want to deal with ...


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I have never used Concrobium. I have cleaned foundation walls with hot water and bleach. Now that you have painted you have added something else into the mix. The paint can actually harbor the mold. I would simply get a heavy bleach and hot water solution with some heavy duty metal brushes and scrub the crap out of the whole area. The paint probably has ...



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