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photo credit: houzz.com – Traditional Pool In a word, no. Cool deck is everything you need in a pool deck coating. It is easy to apply, as you can use normal paint equipment and it’s environmentally friendly. It can be used to repair damaged concrete and is available in a wide range of colors. Cool deck is easy to clean, keeps the pool deck surface cool even during the hottest of summers, and is relatively inexpensive. Continue...

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photo credit: Western Aquatech Pools, Inc. If the surface is peeling or cracking, there are a number of potential solutions. A complete deck replacement is expensive and time-consuming, so it is better to concentrate on repairs. If you find large areas that are cracked or fractured, it will be necessary to fill them in as soon as possible. There are several high-quality caulking agents on the market designed specifically for cool...

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photo credit: Sage Design Studios, Inc. Applying a liquid coating over the original surface is a good solution if the damage is minimal. You need to sweep and clean the cool deck area before repairing it. You may need to acid wash the surface for best results. There are repair kits that cover areas up to 6 square feet on the market, but it may be a good idea to hire a contractor if you feel as if you can’t manage the repairs yourself....

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photo credit: The Design Build Company It is an innovation designed to help create an improved surface without forcing you to spend too much time and money. The chief benefit is a reduction in surface temperature; a cool deck surface is much cooler than a concrete surface, which makes it the ideal material for a pool deck. The non-skid surface reduces the risk of slipping even when the surface is wet. You can choose between a wide...

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photo credit: houzz.com – Mediterranean Pool Kool Deck is a trademarked brand name and is a concrete topping invented decades ago. It can be difficult to tell if your surface is just textured and stamped or if it is actually a Kool Deck surface. A simple test involves wetting the concrete with a hose; if the water absorbs directly into the surface, you probably have a Kool Deck, but if it runs off the surface, you probably have...

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What Is Cool Deck?

What Is Cool Deck?


Posted By on Nov 14, 2014

photo credit: Sarasota Photographers, SRQ360 Photography It is essentially a topping that is placed over a concrete base. It is a special material added to a concrete structure during the curing process in order to greatly reduce the exterior surface temperature. Cool deck comes in a number of patterns to suit your tastes, and it is possible to texture it for traction to guard against the possibility of slipping. Continue to learn...

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