If you’ve spotted some cracks or gaps in the caulk of your pool, probably it’s time for putting down a new caulk. A purpose of the caulk is to disable the moisture enter places where it mustn’t be. Over time, moisture can seriously damage your pool, so it is very important not to ignore any sign for possible caulk refreshment. You will recognize that the new caulk is necessary if a current one looks old and dilapidated. Once you put a new pool caulk, you will protect your pool from damages caused by moisture and water.
Be very precise if you decide to do a pool caulking by yourself, it may seem like an easy work, but it is very tiresome and needs to be done thoroughly. It takes pretty much time, depending on a pool size. Before pool caulking, you will need to make sure that the area you want to caulk is dry and you should remove all debris. Without caulking gun, it is almost impossible to put a new caulk, so you will need one. Before you start with caulk application, remove the old caulk and clean areas you plan to cover with a new one. Use a foam backer rod as a basis and start placing a caulk carefully. Remove unnecessary caulk from the edges using a damp cloth. You can add some sand to the caulk if you want to have a color similar to the concrete. Pool caulk is available in different colors, so it is up to you. When you finish, if you still see some cracks, you would probably need to add one more layer after the first on dried off completely.
Pool Caulking in Great Falls, VA
Pool caulking is maybe one of the easiest jobs in general pool maintenance, but if you don’t have enough time or you’re not able to do it correctly, considers letting professionals do it for you. Residential Pool Service LLC is a company that will provide you all services related to pool maintenance, including pool caulking. Our employees are trained professionals who are dedicated to doing the job in the best way possible. We offer you packages of services that fit your needs, so you can choose the one that suits you best. We have all the necessary equipment for areas we’re specializing: pool maintenance, opening and closing, drain and acid cleaning, chemicals, renovations, pool caulking, filter system repairing and replacement, pool and spa lights, winter covers. We guarantee that allowing us providing you our services will make your pool a magnificent place for relaxation and spending time in.
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