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Butch

General Tips

Pond Armor Colors

We offer eight standard Pond Armor colors including Black, Clear, Tan, Gray, Competition Blue, Sky Blue, Forest Green and White. We also can mix any solid custom color that you choose. Many people often ask what the best color is to choose. It is difficult…
Butch
September 18, 2012
General Tips

Other Types of Projects Suitable for Coatings

You know, ponds are not the only types of projects that water proofing coatings can be used on.  There are a lot of other things that are perfectly suited for apply a coating like Pond Shield epoxy. Remember that just because this coating was designed…
Butch
January 28, 2010
General Tips

Pond Painting – Get Artistic!

This is just a brief article to get your creative thinking going.  I am the type of person that likes to construct things that are unique, things that people just do not see everyday, things that people take a look at and think, “Well there’s…
Butch
January 27, 2010
How To

Using Pond Shield in a Bath Tub

You would be surprised how many people ask me if Pond Shield epoxy can be used in a bath tub.  Do you know which tubs I am referring to?  Yes, those old enamel coated iron tubs.  Sometimes people like to sink them into the ground…
Butch
January 22, 2010
How To

Building a Disappearing Waterfall

Disappearing Waterfall A disappearing waterfall is one of those perfect water features for someone who does not have a lot of back yard space, but still enjoys this hobby. Building a disappearing waterfall is quite simple and if you have all of the components, can…
Butch
January 22, 2010
General Tips

Just a Word about Colored Pond Liners

Most people have gotten used to the color black being their only choice when it comes to pond liners.  While black is not a bad color, Pond Armor for instance, offers a large selection of standard colored pond liner epoxies.  We also offer custom colors…
Butch
January 21, 2010
Spray in Liner Ponds

When to Spray Epoxy

This will not be an article that is too in depth but probably helpful none the less.  In the How to Spray Epoxy article, I mentioned one “when” you should spray.  That was determined by how much epoxy it will take to spray your pond. …
Butch
January 15, 2010
Wood Ponds

Wooden Pond Structure Construction Materials

I think when a person has decided to make a wooden pond structure in this instance, the next logical step is to research they style they are going to build so that they may further educate themselves in any of the idiosyncrasies that may revolve…
Butch
January 12, 2010
Aquariums

Water Proofing a Salt Water Aquarium or Tank

I am asked all of the time if Pond Shield will hold up in a salt water environment.  The answer is yes it will.  In regards to water proofing a salt water aquarium or tank, I am not going to talk about the construction of…
Butch
January 11, 2010
How To

How to Rough up Concrete

So if you want the coating to stick to the concrete it has to be at least a little rough.  If you have not acid etched the concrete yet, then you are in luck.  The chances are that when you do acid etch, the calcium…
Butch
January 8, 2010
General Tips

Is Epoxy Toxic to Fish?

Is epoxy toxic to fish? That is a very valid question, is it not? There are a couple of things you need to keep in mind when trying to decipher this, especially if you’re building a water feature that is going to house fish. First…
Butch
January 7, 2010
General Tips

How To Purchase Quality Koi

You know, purchasing Koi or any other pet is a pretty fun experience, but you have to remember that it or they are living beings and will need proper care.  Because of this you should make sure that your pond will be able to accommodate…
Butch
April 2, 2008