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How to Spray Epoxy

There are some great reasons why you would want to spray Pond Shield epoxy rather than squeegee or roll it on.  Learning how to spray epoxy is not difficult to do either.  It takes some patience, the correct tools and an assistant. Since you are…
Butch
March 13, 2020
How To

What to Look for in an Epoxy Paint Sprayer

If you have decided to coat your pond with Pond Shield and have determined that using an epoxy paint sprayer is the way to go, there are some equipment aspects that you should be aware of. Not all spray machines are the same and if…
Butch
September 27, 2012
How To

How to Smooth Rough Concrete

When consumers start to look for advice on how to smooth rough concrete, they may feel frustrated or confused. Many people claim that there is no easy way to do this yourself, but this is misleading. There are actually a few things that can be…
Guest
September 26, 2012
How ToPond Maintenance

How to Spot Repair Pond Armor Paint

From time to time it may be necessary to correct something that is adversely affecting the coating on a pond. For example, during a routine inspection of the pond, you find that somehow someone has managed to accidentally damage the surface of the Pond Armor…
Butch
September 25, 2012
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How to Choose the Best Blue Pond Liner

Let’s face it.  There are many different shades of blue.  There are blues that are very dark, there are also light blues. Some blues lean more towards green where others tend to be on the purple side. The ultimate question really becomes how do you…
Butch
September 19, 2012
How To

How to Choose a Pond Sealant

You have found yourself at the right place if you want to know how to choose a pond sealant. I have personally heard of people using all sorts of things to seal their pond or water feature with. I have heard of people using asphalt,…
Butch
September 19, 2012
How To

Applying a Concrete Sealer

There are many things you should keeping mind when applying a concrete sealer. Generally these can be categorized into surface preparation, sealer application and inspection. This way it is easier to follow along because you will know what phase you ought to be in regarding…
Butch
September 19, 2012
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
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
How ToRubber and Plastic Liners

Patching a Pond Liner

Ok, so you have a hole in your pond liner now.  That is just what you needed, something else to fix.  Not to mention, the hole is probably somewhere near the bottom of the liner.  And why should it not be? It is a conspiracy…
Butch
January 18, 2008
FountainsHow To

How to Fix a Leaky Fountain

It is time to run a hose through that old fountain you have sitting in your yard.  The darned thing has not been fired up since… When was it?  Was it last season?  Hmmm, maybe it was the season before.  Bah!  Who cares?  It’s time…
Butch
January 16, 2008