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TROUBLESHOOTING FILM DEFECTS

1. BLOOMING / WATER MARKING Care must be taken to prevent water coming into contact with a curing Epoxy film from sources such as rain, dew, leakage from the hydrostatic valve or even high levels of humidity. If moisture has been allowed to come into contact with a LUXAPOOL Epoxy paint film within the first [...]

2020-06-25T14:34:42+10:00November 22nd, 2018|FAQ|

LUXAPOOL Blisters & Craters in Epoxy Coating

The appearance of ‘blisters’ and resultant ‘craters’ may be experienced during, or shortly after, the application of certain epoxy coatings inclusive of LUXAPOOL EPOXY FINISH. WHEN ARE BLISTERS MOST OFTEN EXPERIENCED? The development of blisters will normally be limited to the warmer months, and more frequently experienced in tropical and subtropical zones. They will also [...]

2018-11-22T01:50:33+11:00June 20th, 2018|Commercial, FAQ, Painting Guides|

Concrete Cancer Repair

Overview: Concrete cancer may be experienced in older pools when concrete cracks, and water penetrates to the steel reinforcement deep inside the concrete. With emptying and refilling of swimming pools over time, and also thermal expansion and ground movement, minute cracks may occur in the concrete structure. The cracks then allow ingress of pool water [...]

2018-11-22T03:05:02+11:00June 20th, 2018|FAQ, Painting Guides|

LUXAPOOL – List of Completed Commercial Projects

The following is a list of significant commercial projects completed using LUXAPOOL’s Epoxy Pool Finish. AQUACULTURE and MARINE CONTAINMENT FACILITIES Taronga Park Zoo, Sydney NSW Australia – Seal Enclosure Healesville Sanctuary, Healesville VIC Australia – Platypus Pool Melbourne Aquarium, VIC Australia – Marine Life Tanks Phillip Island, VIC Australia – Live Crayfish Holding Tanks National [...]

2018-11-22T01:18:50+11:00May 1st, 2017|FAQ|

General Pool Care + Maintaining Water Chemistry Guide

MAINTAINING WATER CHEMISTRY 1. BEFORE ADDING CHEMICALS A newly painted pool should not be filled with water for at least 10 days in summer or 14 days in winter. After filling, filter newly added pool water for a minimum of 12 hours before addition of any chemicals. 2. ADDING CHEMICALS Any accumulation of chemicals on [...]

2019-01-16T10:00:23+11:00March 1st, 2017|FAQ|

HOW MUCH LUXAPOOL DO I REQUIRE? – POOL AREA CALCULATOR

Working out how much pool paint you need to revamp your swimming pool can be tricky. Which is why we put together this article. Whether you have a rectangular, square, oval, round or kidney shaped swimming pool, we listed examples on how to accurately calculate how much LUXAPOOL swimming pool paint you require. Should you [...]

2020-06-25T15:56:53+10:00January 15th, 2017|FAQ, News|

Epoxy Finish – Switching Hardeners

Standard advice to users across the Sydney metro area is that the change from WINTER Hardener to SUMMER Hardener should be made in October once normal morning temperatures move above 15°C. However Colormaker recognises that users in the south west, north-west and western suburbs may experience morning minimum temperatures closer to 10°C or even below. [...]

2018-11-22T02:46:01+11:00January 15th, 2017|FAQ|
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