All About our DIY Sealed Concrete Floor

Whenever I post pictures of the inside of my house I get questions and comments about the DIY sealed concrete floor. I’ve never talked about it before, and just like most things, there is a story behind it.

The only reason we have sealed concrete floors in our new house is because we can’t afford to put wood flooring in right now.

How to Seal a Concrete Floor Yourself


Dust and Debris Removal:

Clear the area, and then use a broom, dust mop, or vacuum cleaner with a brush attachment to remove dirt, dust, and debris from the floor.

For this part, we used a pressure washer with a surface cleaning attachment, which looks like this –

Deep Cleaning: 

You don’t have to use a pressure washer for this step, but I highly recommend it. Also, we did this before the drywall was installed, so it didn’t matter if we got water everywhere. Also, use a concrete cleaner/degreaser to get a squeaky clean surface.

Keep cleaning and rinsing until the surface is clean. We did this twice.

Rinse and Repeat as Necessary:

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