Whenever having a San Diego pool coping repair or new pool coping installation,
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San Diego pool coping repairs explained by a licensed pool coping contractor
Pool coping is what connects the pool deck to the swimming pool itself. It is usually made up of a natural stone, brick or a poured concrete option. Because they are on the surface of the swimming pool deck makes them more dangerous. If a piece of pool coping was to shift, or break and someone falls near a pool, it can be a problem. San Diego pool coping repairs are not usually that costly. If there are only a few pieces that need repair, you can usually get these repairs made for a few hundred dollars. If there are large areas of pool coping that is damaged, we will advise you on your options. Sometimes the option for doing a new pool coping installation can be more cost effective. Whenever there are options, we will be sure to provide you with anything needed for you to make to best decision.
You can see in the above pool coping images that there is a line of water under the stone. That is what was causing the need for this specific pool coping repair. The other image above shows our technicians removing that area of stone and you can see where it is moist. This water was coming from cracks in the grout that spread over time. Due to the severity, 75% of this side of the spa was removed and repaired. This is considered a larger San Diego pool coping repair. Most are not this in depth. The customer was happy to know that we also remodel swimming pools so our technicians are capable of making any necessary repairs.
When we go to set the stone for this pool coping repair, we will add our bonding material to both the surface and the stone itself. It gives the stone extra bite when attaching it to the concrete base of the pool.
Once the stone pool coping is set back in place, we will let it set up for the rest of the day and grout tomorrow. We always make sure that our repairs our done properly the first time. Giving the time to let the thin set cure will make for a better and longer bond. This is a quartz pool coping with leaks. There is a sand stone pool coping and it has a problem where it breaks down. The sand based stone will disintigrate or flake off in pieces. Over time, you will need to perform a pool coping repair or a complete pool coping replacement.
If you have the need for a San Diego pool coping repair and you have some questions, we can help. Give us a call or fill out our contact form and we will contact you.