Valspar® Fast Prep® Ready-To-Use Solution

The crucial first step in most concrete-coating projects to ensure the best finish. It extends the life of the coating, provides maximum durability and allows the coating to bond tightly to concrete. It also cleans, degreases and etches in one easy step, saving you time and money.

  • Cleans, degreases and etches in one easy step
  • Extends the life of patio, driveway, sidewalk and garage floor coating
  • Safer and easier to use than muriatic acid


1 Gallon


250 ft² - 500 ft²

Options may vary by retailer. Contact your preferred retailer for availability.


  • Usage
    For use on bare, uncoated concrete.
  • Prep
    Surface must be free of loose dirt, dust, leaves, dried paint or other debris. Use a stiff bristle broom to sweep floor. Clean out crack sand corners where dirt and other debris may be embedded or hard to reach.Tip: Use a leaf blower after sweeping to blow away any excess dust or dirt off surface. Wet the surface down completely with a garden hose.
  • Application
    Wear rubber boots, rubber gloves and eye protection at all times while using this product. Protect plants and landscaping from direct contact and runoff. Transfer into a plastic watering can. Do not use a metal watering can. Inspect floor for grease and oil stains. Spot apply Fast Prep® directly to these areas and scrub thoroughly with a stiff brush. Rinse with water. Difficult areas may require a second application and scrubbing. Divide the surface into 10' x 10' sections. Pre-wet surface using a garden hose, avoid puddles. To apply Fast Prep, sweep watering can back and forth as you pour to ensure complete coverage. Using a stiff bristle brush, spread Fast Prep over section completely. It should begin to fizz or bubble, this is normal. Rinse all tools, material and personal protection with water before storing. Wash affected clothing.
  • Dry Time

    To The Touch: 4 hour - 12 hour
  • Clean-up & Disposal
Dry To the Touch*
4 hour - 12 hour

Data Sheets

Download the product data sheet (PDS) and safety data sheet (SDS) for your Valspar fast prep ready-to-use solution.

Product Number Base/Color Container Size SDS PDS
080047241062 - 1 Gallon SDS PDS

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