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CONSTRUCTION 212: Pool Surfaces – Problem & Solutions

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the importance of understanding the properties of Common Pool Chemicals.
  • Discuss basic Start-up and Maintenance practices that help preserve the cosmetic surface.
  • Review the importance of the Langelier Saturation Index and the NPC LSI App.


There is a reoccurring issue of cementitious pool surfaces within our industry. Industry expert, Randy Dukes will provide you with visual issues of the more predominant discolorations, degradation, delamination, and startup issues happening. Randy will review surface preparations for both new construction and remodeling with plausible prevention of bond failure issues discussion. Additional topics will include sound technical surface application procedures, specific water balance targets and maintenance procedures.

Time/ Credits

1:50 hrs

Instructor Randy Dukes

Randy Dukes