After scrubbing, you can use a garden hose or pressure washer to rinse the pond. Rubbers and latex materials are prone to peeling because their bond strength is inhibited by their flexibility. So how do you know when oil paint is fully cured? If you are building a water feature that will house either of those two life forms, then you need to steer your project towards a sealant that will do the job and not kill your stock. I've just done some googling on both. This does not even take into account the new cycle the water feature needs to go through in order to hold your stock again.
However, a good epoxy sealant will not only have great bond strength, but it also has a certain amount of flexibility built into it that allows it to move with the surface applied to and not be prone to peeling because of it. Accessed 08 January These types of sealants are not really sealants per say but repellants that normally need to be reapplied on a regular basis. It's made of cedar wood and painted with latex paint, a lot of which has previously chipped off over time.
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The pot life is approximately 1. You will need to apply the paint to the prepared Pond Shield epoxy and if the painted surface is small enough apply Pond Shield clear over the top just after the paint has flashed. Or where else could I buy it? When it comes to waterproofing a pond or water feature, your goal is to stop this penetration of water which can eventually form a leak. Rubber for example tends to have the highest amount of flexibility, but with that comes its inability to hang on to the surface it has been applied to.
Options Quote message in reply? Connect With Us Log-in Register Contact Us. The scope of applications for A1 Pond Paint is extensive and it can be used virtually anywhere that concrete or masonry requires protection or waterproofing. I used Brushable Duraseal bitumen paint which is suitable for drinking water storage tanks, except it breaks down in UV. Immediately I throwed in a sumbersible pump, fits in the hose and throw away pond water. Pond Construction with Concrete Epoxy Products: