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Enclosed trailer plywood floor protector?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Exact Rototilling, Jan 4, 2008.

  1. Exact Rototilling

    Exact Rototilling LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,378

    I searched the archives and I came up with Thompson Water seal and line-x bed truck bed sealer.

    Line-x is too much good product on bad IMO. Will probably upgrade the trailer in 2 - 3 years. I would prefer the natural wood look however I don't want the floor to become slippery. I want to seal out most of the moisture and crud and keep it presentable for the next owner.

    Is there a better product than Thompson water seal to use?

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  2. beck

    beck LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 451

    we just got done puttinga coat of minwax urethane on the floor of our super lawn truck and we also stained the walls white (behr-product from Home Depot) and then finally we put a sheet of plywood about 16" tall all the way around the bottom so as not to tear up the plywood on the walls with the mowers-if this plywood gets damaged we just replace it a partial sheet instead of a whole wall.
     
  3. LawnTamer

    LawnTamer LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,986

    I just finished doing the floor of one of my trailers last night. Here's what I did.

    1 coat heavy exterior oil based paint. While it is still wet to the touch, lightly throw sand on the paint. Let it dry for a whole day, use a broom and blower to get off excess sand and apply second coat of paint. It should be a tough finish and it won't be slippery when wet.:cool2::cool2:
     
  4. Boycea

    Boycea LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 451

    I used anti slip garage floor paint. It is Grey in color and has a grit in it. I applied it three years ago and it has held up very well.
     
  5. bigw

    bigw LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,540

    my trailer floor was already painted when i picked it up today,i was surprised!
     

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