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Can you paint over ThoroSeal?

Last Updated: 19th April, 2021

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In general, no, we do not recommend painting over Thoro coatings. ThoroSeal Waterproof Coating ® and ThoroSeal Foundation Coating ® should never be painted over. ThoroSeal ® Waterproofing Paint may be painted over, but wait at least 30 days to allow a full and complete cure, and then use latex paint only.

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People also ask, can you paint over foundation coating?

Unfortunately, these type of sealers can peel as they aren't a penetrating coating. You can paint over them, but check with the person who applied the coating first to be sure. The third type of coating is waterproof paint. It's pretty similar to wall paint, as you can spray, roll, brush it on to any surface.

Also Know, how do you take Thoroseal? Mixed with clean water to a slurry consistency, Super Thoroseal can be applied easily with a stiff handbrush, broom, or spray equipment. Just clean the surface of dust and other particles before application. Next, add 1.5 liters of water for every can and shake the can well. Then apply two coats on the surface.

Additionally, can Thoroseal be applied over paint?

Super Thoroseal is suitable for a variety of waterproofing applications, including above and below grade concrete and masonry waterproofing. It cannot be applied to painted surfaces.

Do I need to prime concrete before painting?

For a clean and even coat of paint, your concrete surface will need to be thoroughly cleaned before primer is applied. Most primers will dry in a few hours, but home improvement professionals suggest waiting a full eight hours after priming before applying paint just to be sure.

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Can you paint over sealed concrete?

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How do you apply Thoroseal waterproofing?

Use a tampico fiber brush to apply Super Thoroseal® in a thick coat, working the mixture into the pores of the surface for a good penetrating seal. Double back and use the brush to smooth out the material. Allow 12 hours between coats for drying time. Lightly dampen wall before applying second coat.

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How do you waterproof painted basement walls?

DO apply a masonry waterproofing product to bare interior basement walls. If your foil test showed that water is soaking through your basement walls and leaving them wet, seal the interior of the walls with a high-quality waterproof paint, such as DRYLOK White Extreme Waterproofer (available from Home Depot).

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Is Thoroseal safe for fish?

Thoroseal is not only renders the concrete permenately waterproof, it is non toxic to fish..

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How do you waterproof a painted surface?

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Can you waterproof basement from inside?

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