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New enclosed trailer - prep

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by precision8m, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. precision8m

    precision8m LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 349

    So I just got my new 8.5 x 20 enclosed and I know people have mentioned that you should put down some sort of sealant but I can't find the thread that mentioned it specifically. Can anyone recommend one? I'm also game for any other suggestions with an enclosed.
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  2. precision8m

    precision8m LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 349

    I should clarify that the sealant was for the floor.
  3. Schrock Lawns

    Schrock Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 944

    Once I get my enclosed I'm going to put down a bed liner type stuff so you could essentlay hose it out I'd do the floor ramp and up the walls 1-2 feet
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  4. Oakleaf landscape

    Oakleaf landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 624

    Make sure you do it as soon as you get the trailer. I said I was going to do mine, and 2 years later, have yet to do it, and all the oil stains would make it impossible.
  5. jones68

    jones68 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 453

    I bought my 8.5x20 used floor had stains all over it. i went to lowes bought a deck cleaner i pressure washed the trailer from roof to floor and everything in between as i went i used a deck brush and cleaner and scrubbed everything down. let it dry out for a few days then i primed the roof & walls and 2 coats paint. then i put a coat of floor coating down on the floor and 12 inches up on the sides (i put a kick plate all the way around with 3/4" plywood to prevent damage to the walls) next second coat on the floor this time as i went i would do a small section then sprinkle sand on it then re-roll the area and worked my way out. the sand provided a non-slip texture to it. I am extremely happy with how it turned out here is what i used.

    Primer- white - http://www.coronadopaint.com/viewProd.asp?prodID=3

    Paint - beacon gray - http://www.coronadopaint.com/viewProd.asp?prodID=28

    Floor coating - battle ship gray - http://www.coronadopaint.com/viewProd.asp?prodID=43

    i got the paint from my local dealer they sell benjamin moore paint to home owners and if a special request but the coronado is what the painters use unless a customer has a special request on brand i use the coronado for everything. good luck
  6. Rick13

    Rick13 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 408

    Any pictures Jones68 of the inside of your trailer? Before and After Shots???
  7. jones68

    jones68 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 453

    No befores but ill try to get some afters in the next few days if I can figure out how to get them from my phone to lawnsite
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  8. precision8m

    precision8m LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 349

    So the inside of the trailer is white? I was hoping for like a deck sealer or something. Pics would be nice.

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