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Concrete Protector Offers Graniflex Resurfacing System

 

Conc Pro Graniflex artThe Concrete Protector (Wapakoneta, OH) produces the Graniflex concrete resurfacing system.  The decorative, high-strength material features a granite-like appearance that is crack-proof, waterproof and slip-resistant, making it ideal for use around watershapes.  It bonds easily to concrete substrates and can be used with colored aggregates.  For details, click here.

 

 

Basecrete Technologies Offers Waterproofing Materials

 

Basecrete artBasecrete Technologies (Sarasota, FL) has developed an all-in-one cementitious waterproofing membrane and bondcoat.  Featuring high adhesive qualities, the material is a unique blend of polymers and specialized cement that remains flexible, so it withstands movement in the underlying concrete structure, particularly in suspended or rooftop pools and spas.  For details, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

Diamond Spas Manufactures Glass Walls for Pools, Spas

 

Diamond Spas glass wall artDiamond Spas (Frederick, CO) makes glass-wall systems for use with swimming pools and spas.  Featuring superior-clarity glass that allows for easy two-way viewing, the panels are available in a range of sizes – from small spa dams and underwater windows to large room-dividing units – all compatible with the company’s line of stainless steel watershapes.  For details, click here.

 

 

Laticrete Offers SpectraLock Dazzle Grout Additives

 

Laticrete Dazzle artLaticrete (Bethany, CT) makes SpectraLock Dazzle to bring metallic and glow-in-the-dark enhancements to its SpectraLock line of grouts for pools, spas and other applications.  The material, which accentuates the look of metallic tiles, glass tiles, mosaics, stone and listellos with unique visual textures, is available in 13 colors and will not fade or deteriorate.  For details, click here.

 

 

 

I-Deck Elastomeric Coating from Aquron

 

Aquron I-Deck artAquron (Rockwall, TX) offers I-Deck, a seamless, monolithic, UV-resistant elastomeric coating designed to preserve the integrity of rough or smooth concrete, stone, slate or brick deck surfaces.  The material expands and contracts with its substrate and provides a moisture-resisting finish that protects the deck from grease, oil and chemicals.  For details, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artistry in Mosaics Publishes Master Tile Catalog

 

Artistry in Mosaics 28 artArtistry In Mosaics (Fort Pierce, FL) has published Mosaic Tile Master Catalog No. 28 in printed and digital editions.  The 44-page, full-color handbook features information on new products (including photo murals); details on aquatically inspired tile designs in ceramic and glass; glass tile color blends; and the company’s capabilities with custom designs.  For details, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Color Match Offers Unblockable Round Drain Covers

 

color match superflow artColor Match Pool Fittings (Phoenix, AZ) manufactures the SuperFlow 360 drain cover and sump for pool and spa applications.  The top of the round, 20-inch-diameter, VGB-compliant fixture can be coated with the same plaster, aggregate or tile being applied to the rest of the surface, making the drains virtually disappear into their surroundings.  For details, click here.

 

 

Deck-O-Seal Introduces One-Part Joint Sealant

 

deck-o-seal HS-1 SL artDeck-O-Seal (Hampshire, IL) produces HS-1 SL, a one-part, self-leveling joint sealant for horizontal expansion joints in swimming pool decks, patios and walkways.  Packaged in a 62-ounce pouch, all it takes is screwing on the supplied application tip and squeezing the material into the joint.  The foil pouch can then be resealed for later use.  For details, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

Bobé Offers Grass Edging for Perimeter Overflows

 

Bobe grass edge artBobé Water & Fire Features (Phoenix, AZ) has introduced a Grass Edge kit that allows for installation of grass or artificial turf right up to the water’s edge in perimeter-overflow systems.  Made with a stainless steel substructure that creates a complete barrier between grass and water, the system is engineered to eliminate the need for standard pool decks.  For details, click here.

Quikspray’s Carrousel Pumps for Artificial Rockwork

 

Quikspray Carrousel artQuikspray (Port Clinton, OH) offers Carrousel Pumps for making artificial rockwork using various approaches – onto rocks and structural molds; over forms for tree stumps and other shapes; and onto surfaces for stamping.  With increased capacity for larger jobs, the portable units can spray a variety of materials and offer slow delivery rates for detailed work.  For details, click here.

 

 

 

RicoRock Introduces Structural Grotto/Cave System

 

RicoRock grotto artRicoRock (Orlando, FL) now offers builders an improved system for adding custom structural grottos and small caves to poolscapes.  The new Component System uses lightweight boulder columns and grotto lids that allow for custom design and installation without intensive labor – everything from simple waterfall overhangs to swim-in caves.  For details, click here.

 

 

Glass Accent Tiles from Lightstreams Glass Tile

 

Lightsreams accent artLightstreams Glass Tile (Santa Clara, CA) makes Jewel Glass tiles for use in marking the edges of pool steps, swim shelves and spa benches and as highlights or markers on pool floors and waterlines.  Thick and substantial, the tiles feature complex internal colors and patterns encapsulated in glass.  Bullnose and 90-degree trim pieces are also available.  For details, click here.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artistic Pavers Now Offers ‘Silver Sam’ Color

 

Artistic Paver silver sam artArtistic Pavers (North Miami Beach, FL) has introduced Silver Sam, a deep shade of gray, as a fifth color for its Shellock paver line.  Available in two thicknesses – 1-5/8 and 2-3/8 inches – that make them suitable for deck and driveway applications, the material comes in sizes up to 24 by 24 inches and includes sea shells for a deep, lustrous appearance.  For details, click here.    

 

 

 

 

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