Painting a surface is a way of turning the look of a place into something good. It makes a place look different and gives it a better brighter look. Paint has a number of different colors and is the best less expensive option for surfaces. The following are some of the steps to follow before painting a pool. Tips like picking paint, setting the pool and many more that will be discussed here.
Select the Appropriate Weather
Carrying out any painting job requires timing. You don’t want to paint during the season of rain. All the paint will be removed; choose summer.Both weather and temperature can affect the quality of the painting job.Ensure that the painting and drying period is enough.
Get the Paint
Not just any paint can be used on pools.Knowing that the pool stores water for a very long time means using the paint specially made for the pools. Ensure to choose the color of your choice because paint comes in different colors. When it comes to colors ensure to select a color that fits the surrounding.You can’t pick colors that make the pool look dull because the pool has a purpose of relaxation.
Ready Your Pool for Painting
Emptying the pool is one of the preparation. Water should be discharged from the pool and left to dry. You can also use drying machines to dry.Another preparation is cleaning of the pool. A clean surface for your painting is what you want. The floor or wall surface should not contain sand or dust particles. Scrapping will be needed if the pool was initially painted so as to remove the loose paint. Preparation of the pool includes scrubbing and rinsing remove oils.These are just a few but most important.
Begin Painting the Pool
Now after the preparation is well done and the pool has dried enough, painting can begin. Add a primer to remove the rough surfaces if the pool was previously painted.With the primer you get more bonds with the coats and provide the best finish.During the painting ensure to start painting from the deep end. You wouldn’t want to fix yourself to a corner by beginning the painting from the shallow end going to the deep end.
After Applying Paint
After you are through painting give at least three to five days for the paint to dry. After the pool is finally dried and ready for use you can now fill in water till its level full.Add the correct amount of chlorine and then start the filter and finally resume the normal maintenance process.