Efflock has released a second label under its brand - a Hydrophobic Sealer for Masonry. It is particularly suitable for use on highly porous stone and concrete, and offers good protection against salt absorption, making it suitable for pool surrounds.
Ground movement caused this Brisbane pool to leak within a few months of completion. When a rigid finish was ruled out due to continued ground movement, the owners engaged Aqualon Interiors to resurface the pool using an Aqualux pool finish from ABGAL.
This project brings a whole new meaning to the word 'bespoke', as Ben Thompson of Sunset Pools not only designed and built the pool for his family, his company also took care of everything else, from the fencing and lighting to the landscaping and sound system.
Master mosaic installer Iain Middleton was commissioned to install a special mosaic art piece at UWA in the middle of summer. Knowing he would need materials that could withstand the harsh conditions, he turned to Bisazza for a reliable adhesive solution.
STRATA_MAT by LATICRETE is a next-generation, high-performance uncoupling mat for use under ceramic tile and stone installations, for both residential and commercial applications. It is designed to replace traditional underlayment materials.
The right choices made at the time of design and construction will pay big dividends in the overall cost to maintain the pool over its design life. Given in-ground concrete pools should have a life span of more than a few decades or longer, you should plan on the pool interior lasting just as long.
Efflock is a solvent-free, water-based liquid additive for the bulk impregnation of cementitious building materials. It creates a molecular structure within concrete to repel water, while leaving the cement permeable for the controlled release of moisture.
Mapei's Ultracolor Plus coloured grout is an anti-efflorescence, quick-setting and -drying polymer modified mortar with water-repellent DropEffect and mould-resistant BioBlock technology for grouting joints from 2 to 20 mm wide.
Available from RLA Polymers, Just-2-Ezy is a premium-grade, smooth, white, cement-based tile adhesive. It can be used for fixing tiles in fully immersed situations like pools and spas.