As long as I’ve lived in this house, my floors have been natural concrete with an epoxy glaze. A couple years after I moved into the house, I installed pine porch-boards upstairs and painted them white. I love them. After much consideration, I jumped over the cliff and decided to paint the entire downstairs white. It’s a very bold move because there’s really no going back. I love the way it made the rooms look more open and crisp.
It wasn’t really that hard. The process involved moving out all the furniture, sanding the top layer of epoxy for roughness, and then cleaning with de-natured alcohol. Then the floor is ready for the paint. We used One Part Epoxy in white from Home Depot. It took three coats to cover the concrete with the desired opaque finish. It took a lot of paint!
And if you’re feeling bold: