when possible, there should be a deck area at the pools northeast or northwest corner to take advantage of afternoon sunlight reflecting off the pools surface. keep in mind that the angle of the sun will vary over the course of the year. learn more about pool deck orientation. 4. too close/too far from the house.
pool deck colors fade over time and can be rejuvenated with a deck coating made specifically for pool deck surfaces, popular not just for pool decks, but also patios and sidewalks. you don't need to have a kool deck to use pool deck coatings. regular broom finished concrete can become stained or discolored, or just generally plain. giving your pool deck a makeover is easy - just roll or spray it on. well, actually - not that easy - most of the work is in the preparation.
the first is that the new pool is 6.5 inches taller than the deck and the space between the deck ranges from 6 to 12 inches. it is an oval . the pool. if you have a 12' gap i don't see any other way.
get a bucket fill it half way up with water. then add half chlorine 2parts chl to 1part h2o . poor bucket of chlorine based water on the black mold area. then brush area with nylon pool brush. go over the mold area like three or four times. it should come out no problem.
of course, pools are very heavy. and a lot of water will be splashed, poured and dripped on your wooded deck, potentially weakening it over time. finally, water moving around in your pool creates a lot of swaying and stress on a wood deck. construct a deck that can hold up to the weight and stress of supporting a pool.
quick, inexpensive fix to correct weathered,splintering wood on deck. deck over is a great product if the right prep is done. first replace any boards that are really rotten or are at risk of breaking if any . then use a deck cleaning product, and rinse thoroughly and allow to dry. apply 2 coats.
judging from the pixs, it looks like the original pool builder didn't finish his job. the pb didn't apply any mastic material in the expansion joints water has been 'pouring' in the gap for 5 or 6 years. :grrrr: a typical gap is about 1/2', but your pixs show about an 1'. it looks like your deck is moving away from the pool.
i had someone build a patio/deck from my 2nd story home. the problem that i am having is i cannot enjoy my patio year round with the rain coming through the floor boards from my patio desk above. is there any way to place something between the 1/2' gaps in the wood to eleminate this problem without
without the installation and proper maintenance of a flexible mastic joint between the swimming pool decking and the pool coping, movement caused by expansion and contraction of the pool deck will frequently cause dislodged coping, tile and horizontal cracking in the water line tile.
keeping moisture from getting through any cracks in the concrete is an important part of pool deck maintenance. the reason is that when water seeps through the cracks in the concrete from rain or water splashing out of the pool, then it penetrates through the cracks and gets into the soil under the concrete deck.
if your speaking of an in-ground pool, it sounds as though one or two things can be happening. if the soil was not properly compacted below the slab s then they will need to be pulled up and the soil re-compacted and then redone. if however your seeing pool water going down more then it should,
slippery travertine pool deck. after all the trial and errors and money invested into this final step of my remodeling project, there are still slippery areas, the sealer has a greasy residue that has not gone away, and the areas where i had a heavy hand of dusting the surface with sharks grip are hazy.
i finally finished my deck. i left a decent gap between the top rail and the deck so i could get my winter cover on 1.5' maybe . as i'm looking at it , i can't help but think that somebody might catch thier toe in it. i thought i saw a pool catalog once that had something that was in tee configuration that would fill that gap.
what is the safe spacing of 2×6 deck joists to support a 3500 dead load of a sp. this topic has 50 replies, 19 voices, that should tell you something.
all come with their own advantages and disadvantages, but if price is your primary concern, consider the following pool deck pavers costs: concrete pool pavers: prices range between $5 and $10 per square foot. brick pool pavers: prices range between $5 and $25 per square foot. stone pool pavers: prices range between $5 and $40 per square foot.
this rigidity is a major advantage of composite decking compared to pvc. a long-term issue with plastic decking is that it creates a bouncy deck. this means that there is enough flex in the deck boards that the decks surface depresses with every footfall and springs up when the foot is lifted.
rinse the deck with clean water. use a squeegee to push off the excess water so the deck will dry faster. for indoor pools, set up a fan to get the air moving and contribute to evaporation. allow the deck to dry for a full day or longer until it is completely free of moisture.
leave gaps between deck boards to achieve drainage. there is no change in the total mass when snow or ice melts to liquid water form. the density of water in solid form is slightly less 0.9167 g/cm 3 than in liquid form but the total number of water molecules does not change when snow melts.
tile pool coping is the precast, bull nose tile, separating the pool wall from the pool deck. coping tiles are often accompanied by several courses of regular tile creating a decorative trim around the pool and defining the edge between the pool wall and the pool deck. coping tiles also have an
i am preparing my upper deck for sealing and painting. it is very old wood and staining is not an option. i want to fill in all gaps between the boards. some are as wide as the shaft of a screwdriver, and some are barely the width of a putty knife, with some boards not having a uniform distance between that and the next.
if you fill in the gaps, which you cannot do. you would be creating a swimming pool essentially. the deck would hold water and the boards would rot out completely. the carpet probably led to the fast deterioration of the deck as it holds and sucks up water into the deck boards.
discoloration of concrete pool decks can be due to a number of causes including weathering, sun exposure, improper color application, and attack by pool chemicals. the good news is that in most cases the concrete color can be revived by applying a new coat of acid or water-based stain.
make a gap around 1-2 inch between the edge of the pool and the deck. third, go to the nearest local building department and consult with the expert, visualize your plan, and after all sets, you will buy the needed materials.