How do you restore a diving board?

How do I make my diving board white again?

John, bleach and a brush should work on the diving board. As for the above water seats, I usually use pH up (soda ash) or baking soda, sprinkled on a wet 2-way sponge (one side has the green scrubbie surface, use the green side) to do the job, though a little bleach there will help.

What kind of paint do you use on a diving board?

Aqua Luster is recommended for fiberglass swimming pool diving boards because it is highly resistant to chlorine and it bonds well without the requirement of a base primer.

Can you repair a diving board?

You can google fiberglass repair, but basically you “roll” on the resin then layer glass, resin, glass, etc. Most marine stores or even auto body stores will have all the stuff you need.

Can you pressure wash a diving board?


You can also use a pressure washer, lightly to clean the textured top surface.

What is the best paint to use on fiberglass?

Acrylic Latex

Acrylic paint adheres well to fiberglass, overcoming one of the main challenges to painting this material. Acrylic paint is less likely to crack and blister, and will hold up well to cleaning. This water-based paint is easy to apply, and contains fewer chemicals, so is more environmentally friendly.

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How do you clean a diving board?

Maintenance methods: Each day, hose off the board with fresh water. Monthly, scrub with detergent or chlorine, hot water & soft bristle brush. Muriatic acid may be used to remove algae or stains.

Can you fix a fiberglass diving board?

Repair and Replacement. Most older diving boards you encounter will need replacement, Repair is not recommended. If the fiberglass has cracked or started to delaminate, it may cause the board’s wooden interior to rot. This CANNOT be repaired.

How much concrete do I need for a diving board?

The minimum concrete pad for a residential diving board is 8′ by 4′ by 6″.