Painting a surface is a way of turning the look of a place into something good. It transforms a place and gives it an elegant look.Paint comes in different colors and it is the best inexpensive 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
Pursuing any painting job needs correct 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. Make sure that the duration of the painting and drying period is okay.
Purchase 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.Again on matters to do with colors you have to pick a color that fits the environment. You don’t want to choose colors that don’t attract the eyes because the pool purpose is relaxation.
Set Your Pool for Painting
Emptying the pool is one of the preparation. Water should be removed from the pool and left to dry.If not so you can also decide to dry it manually by use of a drying machine. Cleaning the pool is another preparation. You need a clean surface to paint onThe floor or wall surface should be clean of dust and sand particles. Scrapping will be needed if the pool was initially painted so as to remove the loose paint.Preparing the pool also involve scrubbing and rinsing the surface to remove oils. These are just but to mention a few which are important.
Start Painting the Pool
Now after the preparation is well done and the pool has dried enough, painting can begin. With some rough surfaces on the floor due to the previous paintwork then add a primer. Adding the primer ensure the best strong bonds and also provide a great finish.During the painting ensure to start painting from the deep end.You don’t want to get yourself cornered by starting from the shallow end going to the deep end.
Finally After Painting
Now that you are done painting you need to let the paint to dry for a couple of days, maybe between three to five days.After the pool has dried then you can now run in water till it’s full to the required quantity.Add the correct amount of chlorine and then start the filter and finally resume the normal maintenance process.