Fiberglass Hot Tub
Resurfacing and Repair
Spa and Swim-Mor Refinishing Too
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Just a note
to say that I am very happy at how my hot tub looks now after applying the gel
coat paint. The hot tub is almost 30 years old and was stained and cracked and
peeling. I had to do some fiberglass repair before painting it. It looks like
The instructions that you sent were invaluable, so that even an
amateur like me could easily do the painting.
again. Bill Coppenbarger Plano, TX
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Everything (cars, boats, airplane, swimming pools,
food service products, water storage tanks, spa's, hot tubs, baptistery, and so
much more is always finished, by the manufacturer, with gel coat.
Gel coat is the finish
coating on all things fiberglass. Gel coat is the only non-porous material that
will laminate to resin and fiberglass permanently. The finish coat must be
non-porous so it can protect the fiberglass and resin underneath.
Gel coat is available in
numerous formulas, i.e. marine, airplane, motor vehicle, food service, swimming
Swimming pool gel coat is only for underwater use, and it is formulated to
withstand the rigors of harsh chemicals, UV penetration, well water, salt,
tanning oil scum,and everything else you might find underwater.
But, swimming pool gel coat
does not last forever. Eventually it becomes porous, allowing algae to cling
(and thrive), staining, blisters, chaulking, cracking, leaks, and so on.
On average, swimming pool gel
coat must be replaced every 20 years, except in hot tubs. Because of the
excessive heat (102 degrees) when in use, the gel coat goes bad sooner and must
be replaced more often, typically every 10 to 15 years, depending on high
Only three ingredients are required to refinish an aging
fiberglass hot tub or spa.:
- Just follow the written
refinishing instructions and, if you have a question, simply call our 7 day a
week help line, for an immediate answer.
We send everything you'll need to complete the repair and resurface your
fiberglass containment. We stock the same high quality resin and gel coat used
by the manufacturer. We include written directions by email and expert telephone
assistance when you need it.
That we leave to you, but
not very much is required. The majority of the old gel coat must be removed, one
Fibre-Shelkote vinyl ester resin and three new
swimming pool gel
Everything is rolled-on and completed in one day,
after the old gel coat is removed
If repairs are required (which is rarely), we'll send you the fiberglass
patching material that's used in chlorinated water or salt water, and walk you
through the repair. But that's the great thing about fiberglass, repairs are
fast, easy, and inexpensive.
Call today and we'll be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Pool and Hot Tub Resurfacing
607 Louis Drive Suite I
Warminster, PA 18974
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