painting shower base?

I have a corner shower with a base that is made of...I suppose...concrete or something like it. It's very hard and it's got a speckled look. Anyway, the base is structurally sound but it looks terrible. Is there any kind of paint that can be used to freshen it up? Epoxy maybe? Swimming pool type paint?
Any recommendations would be helpful. Thanks.
Rob
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Dunn Edwards paint co. has an epoxy that can be used in wet conditions. Not sure of the name, they'll let you know.
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Realistically, forget it. You have years of soap and such soaked into it. At a minimum, you'd have to deep clean and acid-etch it to have any hope of paint sticking. (about like painting a non-new garage floor.) And any paint other than a non-skid deck paint would be horribly slippery underfoot.
If it were mine, I'd go the store real janitors use (aka, not the big-box) and get some of the stripping solution they use on commercial terrazzo floors, like used to be common in schools and public building before carpet squares took over the entries and hallways. That gets grunge up pretty well. Then treat with a non-shiny sealant designed for tile entries.
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You misunderstood, my fault I think. It's perfectly clean, and smooth. It's not bare concrete. It's a finished base. Just old and damn ugly, and not plastic like the newer ones. But I get the feeling the answer remains the same.
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Not so! I've painted claw foot bath tubs, standard bath tubs, shower pans and fountains with epoxy and, for the most part, holds up for about 5 to 7 years. If you want more info, Google; wzmgandthecoot, in comments give me your email address and we'll confab.
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