Up your home's curb appeal with a fresh coat of paint to make concrete stairs and walkways look like new.
Cracked and stained concrete is difficult to fix without the patched section standing out. Give concrete stairs and walkways new life with a coat of paint over repairs. The result is a clean and finished look that will give a home's entrance great curb appeal.
Use a stiff-bristle brush to remove lose concrete or debris from trouble spots. Need a deeper clean? Use a power washer to make sure everything is off the concrete. Let the concrete dry before moving on to next steps.
Patch small holes or cracks using a putty knife and concrete compound. Follow application and drying instructions on the packaging. Try to get the surface as smooth as possible before painting.
Prep steps with a concrete cleaner, degreaser, and etcher following manufacturer's instructions. Give the concrete another powerwashing before this step if needed.
Cover any rust spots with concrete sealing primer and let dry. Paint steps and porch with non-skid exterior paint for a like-new, clean finish.