Category Archive: Swimming Pools

Lord Wandsworth College – Sparkle in Time for Christmas!

The guardians of this swimming pool in Hampshire were mightily relieved when CSD arrived to spruce up the tiles and grouting for Christmas. The commercially bought algaecide, which was applied on a weekly… Continue reading

Tunbridge Wells – High Tech Solution to an old Problem

This month CSD were brought in to survey the pipes of a swimming pool in Kent. With a view to assessing the possible need for replacing the pipes, the customer needed to know… Continue reading

Vital Repairs to Hydrotherapy Pool

By their nature mosaic tiles are vulnerable and awkward to repair, fortunately CSD are highly skilled in this area and have a lot of experience with this type of work

Testimonial from Cream Care

The Managing Director at Cream Care, Martin , and his response to the tile work that was carried out at their pool: “Lovely guys who were very professional, and did a good job”.… Continue reading

Leisure Centre in London gets a Good Tiling!

water had penetrated underneath causing them to apex and de-bond from the tank floor

Top Tip – Tile Tap Test

This is a simple and effective test that we commonly use to investigate areas of tiles that are at risk of debonding from the pool wall or floor. Tiles may become debonded for… Continue reading

Half Term Repairs

Holiday closures are a great time to get repairs done in school pools as there needn’t be any disruption to the scheduled swimming lessons.

Top Tip – Ladder Striker Plates

This month our top tip considers ladder striker plates – these plates are made of high density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic and are fixed to the floor or walls behind the ladder feet. Without… Continue reading

Poolside Tiling Repairs – Fingergrip edging tiles

Fingergrip tiles are found in pools with deck level grating, the tiles are partially submerged and provide swimmers with an edge to hold on to; as well as a demarcation strip allowing users to easily distinguish the pool edge.

The Pool With a Goal – Installing Water Polo Goals

Without a pair of goals water polo fails to draw a much of an audience and quickly begins to lack purpose.