Painting a surface is one way of making a place look good. It transforms a place and gives it an elegant 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.You wouldn’t want to paint during the 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. Be sure that the time between the painting and drying is fine.
Purchase the paint
Not all paints are usable on pools. understanding the fact that the pool stores water means that a specified type of paint can be used. Paint has a variety of colors so be sure to select the paint of your choice.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.
Ready Your Pool for Painting
Emptying the pool is one of the preparation.The pool should be emptied and left to dry.If not so you can also decide to dry it manually by use of a drying machine.Another preparation is cleaning of the pool.You want a clean surface that you will paint on. The sand and dust particles are not needed on the floor or wall surfaces.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.
Begin Painting the Pool
Now after the preparation is well done and the pool has dried enough, painting can begin.If that pool was previously painted then there must be some rough surface, add a primer.With the primer you get more bonds with the coats and provide the best finish. As you start to paint consider beginning to paint 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
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.