Pool restoration pt2

Continued from (http://bradisdrab.wordpress.com/2014/07/29/pool-restoration-pt1/)

Once we got the old tiles knocked off and a couple rounds of pressure washing in it was time to see hom much cleaner it’d get by acid etching the surface.

Here I’ve started the acid wash,

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Dropping acid

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I was just doing it by hand, using a spray bottle and scrub-broom,

 

 

this was after the first gallon;
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halfway done;
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after etching through the dark/black stains I could see more to do, and I found the Anthony Pools tile;
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It was in doing the second half that I figured out a better way of applying the acid; using a super soaker!
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After acid washing the whole thing, and continuing to remove old/bad/delaminated plaster, basically anything that sounded hollow, was stained/softer than the rest;

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Chisel out the old and crumbling

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