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Questions and Answers Epoxy Pool Paint (FAQ )

Below, we have tried to answer the most common questions visitors to this our Web site may have. If you find that your question is not answered on this page, please email us epoxyman@line-a-pool.com or call us at 27 33 3920062 mobile 27 82 6781481 

Q My pool is marbelite and is very rough and makes our feet sore.What will a "Glassflake Lining "do? 
A
"A Glassflake lining"will fill the rough surface giving you many years of a smooth surface which will not hurt your feet. 

Q
What will you do with the mosaics? 
A
Most mosaics if firmly intact come up like new after our special treatment. 

Q
How long must we wait before we can fill our pool? 
A
48 to 72 hours after completion 

Q
What effects will pool chemicals have on the new coating? 
A
None what so ever, after 20,000 hrs emersion in salt water there was no effect. 

Q
Can I apply the coating myself or get my painter to do it? 
A
ONLY "Glassflake" appointed contractors may apply the coating. These contractors have received formal training. However our DIY system allows you to do it yourself. 

Q
I have black algae will this cure it? 
A
Yes as the microscopic cavities are filled black algae now has nowhere to propogate. 

Q
How does The GLASSFLAKE system compare with fiberglass? 
A
Glassflake outperforms fiberglass in all aspects 1mm of a Glassflake lining is equivelant to 10mm of fiberglass lining. See compare on this site 

Q.
I have an in ground concrete pool.what kind of paint can i use inside the pool and how often will it need to be repainted? 
A.
The proper way to paint a concrete pool is to blast any existing finish off, down to the bare concrete, and apply a chlorinated rubber or epoxy coating designed for swimming pools, strictly following the manufacturer’s directions. It's difficult to say how often it will need to be re-painted, but if prepared, applied and allowed to cure properly you should get several years (3-5) service before repainting......A Glassflake lining would last 8-10 years.

Q.
I painted my pool with F...ex/C..ex mixture but after about one week it started peeling of, it is a marbelite pool. I am sure that my preparations were very good. Can you please help? What can I do and what product must I use to resolve my problem?
A.
It would be best to remove all the new lining you have put on and get back to marbelite it obviously did not bond properly, then sandpaper the marbelite and apply a suitable pool paint.

Some pool paints may only give you a 1-2 year lifespan...An Epoxyman pool paint lining will last 8-10 years,email me for a quote.

For more questions and answers see  Pool paint. epoxy swimming pool paint made to last your pool paint blog. Feel free to add your own questions, comments or answers.

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