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Can Anyone Use Pool Putty Epoxy

On Jan 7, 2019

Can Anyone Use Pool Putty EpoxyDid you find a small leak or crack in your swimming pool? Do you want to know if you can use pool putty epoxy to fix it? Good news! Yes, pool putty epoxy is an over-the-counter DIY pool repair tool, that anyone can use. Pool putty epoxy is a quick and inexpensive product that any pool owner can use. Read on to find out if it is the right product for your pool repair need.

Who Can Use Pool Putty Epoxy?

First, what is pool putty epoxy? Pool putty epoxy is a two-part moldable putty that cures on wet and dry surfaces. You mix (1:1 ratio) of resin and hardener and apply to your cracks or leaks. It cures rather quickly, making it a great quick fix! It hardens to off-white and after it has fully cured, you can sand, file or paint it. The pool putty epoxy should not be disturbed until it is fully cured, however after it has, you are free to use your pool as usual.

What Surfaces Can I Use Pool Putty Epoxy?

Pool Putty Epoxy is specially formulated to work on concrete or gunite swimming pool plaster. You will want to check your exact products material listings to verify compatibility, but other surfaces it can be used on include:

  • fiberglass
  • tile
  • glass
  • wood
  • masonry
  • metal

Where Can I Use Pool Putty Epoxy?

Pool Putty Epoxy is highly versatile and can be used in a number of locations for your pool repair needs. It can be used on a dry surface, a wet surface and even underwater. There is no need to drain your pool to use pool putty epoxy! Here are some of the most common places pool putty can be used:

  • Pool skimmer cracks
  • Pool pump leaks
  • Drains
  • Fittings
  • Chipped tile
  • Other leaks and cracks

Pool putty epoxy is a reliable do-it-yourself quick fix for most of your pool leaks and cracks for concrete, plaster, and fiberglass pools. If you have a large leak or crack, or if you are unable to locate the origin of your leak, you need to contact a trained professional. Not addressing a leak can lead to severe damage and be a costly oversight. Keep some pool putty epoxy on hand so if (when) you need it, you have it ready to go and be back to enjoying your pool in no time!

If you've got a leak and you're unable to use pool putty epoxy on your own then you might want to give the experts at Aquaman Leak Detection a call. Don't let a leak keep you from enjoying your pool. 

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