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    Blisters on steps and 8ft tub?

    Hi
    I did a search but didn't find any information. Does anyone else have blisters on there fibreglass steps or tub? I am getting lots of little bubble like blisters retailer tells me it happens but can't say why. They don't leak yet. Any insight would be appreciated
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    Re: Blisters on steps and 8ft tub?

    It is called osmotic blistering.
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    Re: Blisters on steps and 8ft tub?

    And it shouldn't be happening. It means they didn't construct their steps correctly. Are the steps fairly new?
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    Re: Blisters on steps and 8ft tub?

    Hi
    Thanks for the reply...I use to get a email if somebody replied I figured nobody did. The steps are about 10 years old. Started noticing bubbles year 8.
    16x32 inground vinyl 8' deep end
    1hp Northstar Pump, 20" Sand Filter
    6ft Double Lounge, 2 Aqua Lamps w/remote
    216sqft Sungrabber Panels (9- 2'x12') a little undersized

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