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Beneficial features of epotec and other details

Simply constructing a swimming pool for domestic or commercial use is not enough because maintenance is equally important. A swimming pool has many associated maintenance issues one of which is waterproofing. However, there is now no need for elaborate measures for swimming pool waterproofing due to the advent of epotec epoxy pool paint. This is a pool paint which forms a hard surface coating over the inner walls of swimming pools and provides long term waterproofing.

Advantages

There are many advantages of using epotec pool paint for waterproofing.

  1. High waterproofing action- Epotec paint is the ultimate waterproofing solution for concrete swimming pool construction Sydney. This is because epotec chemically attaches to the concrete and forms an impermeable shield over the inner walls. This prevents water in either liquid or vapour form from moving through the concrete and invading the steel reinforcements of the concrete swimming pool structure. Epotec can also be incorporated at the time of concrete swimming pool repairs Sydney. In case of fiberglass swimming pools, epoxy paint for fiberglass Sydney is used to upgrade the gel coat. Gel coat is the finish of the inner surfaces of a fiberglass swimming pool which prevents pool water from reaching the outer fiberglass shell of the swimming pool. Epotec coating is required when the gel coat is damaged or worn out. Apart from concrete and fiberglass swimming pools, epotec can also be used for waterproofing damaged fiberglass lined concrete swimming pools and swimming pools with marblecrete or pebblesheen finishing.

 

  1. Solid coating- Epotec epoxy paint coating does not shrink and preserves the applied thickness even after curing. This happens because of the absence of thinners and solvents in this pool paint. A 100% solid chemical composition ensures that there is no liquid to evaporate during curing which retains the applied thickness. That is why applying a thick coat of paint is important to get a high-strength coating.

 

  1. Long lasting- Epotec paint coating lasts for about 14 years when applied properly and in specified thickness.

 

  1. Extensive colour range- Epotec epoxy paint colours Sydney are available in a plethora of shades suited for different pool types. The various available colours are sky blue, royal blue, slate grey, opal, chamois, glacier white and much more. Thus, there are many options before the pool owners.

 

Effect of rain on epotec

Epotec coating takes about 5-6 hours for curing. If it rains during this period, the paint acquires a whitish appearance. The curing process is not affected nor is the waterproofing function of the coating compromised. Only the aesthetics is spoiled. The whitish spot disappears within 1-2 months. One can also remove it by sanding and recoating.

Use of epoxy filler

Epoxy filler can be used to repair holes in concrete and fiberglass swimming pools prior to applying epotec paint. Epoxy filler comes in two packs. You need to mix equal proportions of filler from both the pack on a board till a homogenous colour is obtained. This mixture must then be filled in the holes using a knife. The surface is made smooth by using fingers dipped in water and dishwashing detergent. The filler must be allowed to cure for 24 hours.

Cost

Free price quote is available from specialist epoxy paint suppliers Sydney. The cost depends upon the amount of epotec paint required.

 

 

Epotec scores more than other kinds of epoxy paints because of the many beneficial features as mentioned before.