Before you begin you will need:
Step 1: Remove loose or flaking paint
Step 2: Wear protective clothing when acid etching.
Step3: Prepare quantities of acid and water.
Step 4: Mix acid in water.
NEVER ADD WATER TO ACID; always add acid to water.
Step 5: Pour the etching solution over the walls of the pool.
NEVER ALLOW THE ACID RESIDUE TO DRY ON THE SURFACE.
Step 6: Neutralise the surface with a solution of 1 kg bicarbonate of soda dissolved in 10 L water.
NEVER ALLOW BICARBONATE RESIDUE TO DRY ON THE SURFACE.
Step 7: Inspect pool surface for divots.
Step 8: Allow the pool surface to dry before any further surface preparation.
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