I have a REALLY old kool deck that is beyond repair. Massive cracks
and chipping up everywhere. What I would like to do is to have it
grind down (while the slope is maintained) and have tile put on. I
hear travertine is nice for hot weather, I live in AZ.
Just wondering if anyone else has some good ideas.
Second that. I have silver quartzite flagging around my pool and it
gives very good footing when wet. This comes from Idaho so it is
probably a bit cheaper there.
We laid it ourselves. It is time consuming but if you do it a little
at a time it is not that hard to do. We have about 2000 square feet of
it now (according to the tax collector)
What caused the massive cracks? If it is settling do you think it has
stopped? I'd want to know that before I put expensive tile on it.
My pool deck settled and I removed the loose concrete, used Bondo Household
putty to fill the cracks, and then painted with deck paint. If it settles
more I can just fill in and paint. Cost was probably < $70.00. I took a
piece of the deck to HD and matched the color. It's holding up well so far.
I could see where the previous owner did some sort of recoating but it
didn't stop the settling. I'll bet he was pissed.
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