Keeping a pool deck in top condition for a private home sometimes involves challenges, but when the pool deck is for an apartment complex, those challenges are often multiplied. Unlike a private home, numerous people frequent the area around an apartment complex swimming pool. This increases the risk of damage.
However, the need for pool deck repair can be the result of things beyond excessive use. For instance, the reinforcing steel in a pool deck may erode. Typically, concrete prevents rust because it is alkaline, but if chloride ions are present, the passivating layer of the alkalinity surrounding the steel corrodes.
Damage can also occur due to freeze/thaw disintegration. With concrete being a porous material, if water seeps in and freezes, small areas of the concrete’s surface flake off. An alkali-aggregate reaction is another possible reason for a concrete pool deck to deteriorate. In this case, once gel that forms around the aggregate particle becomes wet, it expands and causes serious damage to the concrete.
Regardless of why you need a pool deck repair, it is important to have the work done by a professional contractor who uses only high-quality products. Especially since the pool deck is intended to provide residents of the apartment complex a place of relaxation and fun, you want repairs done quickly and correctly.
Sundek of New Orleans offers the best pool deck products on the market. Whether repairing or preventing damage, we offer a variety of solutions for pool decks. For example, your contractor can use SunCanvas, which is a gorgeous and protective microtopping.
Having a beautiful pool deck for residents and guests is a good representation of the apartment complex. Because the pool is an important amenity, this will encourage people to stay.