Painting a surface gives it a different good look. It makes a place look different and gives it a better brighter look. There are various types of paint colors and are also a better option for surface since paint isn’t expensive.Before painting a pool there are some steps to follow. Tips like picking paint, setting the pool and many more that will be discussed here.
Choose the Best Weather
Carrying out any painting job requires timing. There is no need to paint on a rainy season.All the paint will definitely be washed off; pick summer. Not only the weather but also temperature can affect the painting job quality. Make sure that the duration of the painting and drying period is okay.
Buy the Paint
Not all paints are usable on pools. Having the knowledge that the pool retains water for a long period means that a special pool paint is to be used. Paint has a variety of colors so be sure to select the paint of your choice. When it comes to colors ensure to select a color that fits the surrounding. Knowing that the reason for the pool is relaxation then don’t go for dull colors.
Set Your Pool for Painting
Draining water from the pool is one among the preparations. Water should be discharged from the pool and left to dry.If not so you can also decide to dry it manually by use of a drying machine. Sanitizing the pool is another preparation. You need a clean surface to paint on The floor or wall surface should not contain sand or dust particles.If the pool was painted before then it will need scraping to get rid of the loose paint. Preparation of the pool includes scrubbing and rinsing remove oils. These are just but to mention a few which are important.
Go Ahead and Paint the Pool
With the right prep and enough drying period of the pool, then you can start the painting process. 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. When painting be sure to start painting the pool 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.
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 is finally dried and ready for use you can now fill in water till its level full. Add the right amount of chlorine then begin the filter process and finally continue with the regular maintenance process.