Tag Archive: tiles

What do you do if a tile breaks underwater?

There are many reasons why swimming pool floor tiles can fail or become damaged. Once exposed, broken tiles can present a serious Health and Safety risk. This is because their razor sharp edges… Continue reading

Do not drain your pool at Christmas!

Christmas is a traditional time for leisure centres to shut down and carry out annual maintenance on their swimming pool. This can involve draining the pool dry, however doing so could cost more… Continue reading

Are your swimming pool tiles ready to pop?

Swimming pool tiles do not always remain stuck to the screed or swimming pool tank. They can become de-bonded for any number of reasons. Once one tile is affected, the adjacent tiles will… Continue reading

Spas – It is the little things that matter

Spas are a fantastic place to relax and are an indulgent treat for those of us who like to be pampered. Spa services and surroundings are often luxurious and clients demand the best… Continue reading

Why Tiles Fall Off Your Swimming Pool Walls

Swimming pools are a great commodity for people to exercise, swim, play sports and have fun in. However, they are high maintenance and things can often go wrong. So what do you do… Continue reading

Striker Plates and Ladder Feet

Removable ladders are used in swimming pools to gain access into and out of the water. On a busy day at a swimming pool these ladders can be used hundreds of times, by… Continue reading

How to avoid cracked tiles – Is it your construction joints?

When a swimming pool is constructed the concrete is poured into sections to allow for expansion and contraction of each section.  These joints must follow all the way through to the tiled surface… Continue reading

Tile Tap Test-Top Tip

This is a simple and effective test that Commercial & Specialised Diving commonly use to investigate areas of tiles that are at risk of de-bonding from the pool wall or floor, and helps… Continue reading

Wet Work Tiling

Commercial & Specialised Diving were called out this month to come to the aid of a West-Country leisure centre with major overflow channel issues. Over-flow channels are found in deck level pools –… Continue reading