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Epoxy Coating Exterior Concrete Steps

doitall's picture

I have rental properties in Minnesota with concrete steps. As I use salt generously in the winter to counter ice issues and liability, the concrete begins to pit with each winter. I was wondering if epoxy coating the steps would seal the concrete from the effects of salt, and preserve the surface.

Any ideas or recommendations for products would be appreciated.



(post #107806, reply #1 of 4)

Epoxy would peel off from the moisture coming in from the backside - not to mention 'poxy is sensitive to UV radiation.

Go for a two part urethane.  And include an antislip compound.


(post #107806, reply #2 of 4)

Where to buy? Brand name recommendations? Thanks!

(post #107806, reply #3 of 4)

Better call them and ask about where you can get the two part product called APU.  I don't see it on their site any longer.


(post #107806, reply #4 of 4)

Thanks! I'll give them a call.