I've been a soCal pool homeowner since 1994. The pool was built in 1980. In 2000, we had a fiberglass/epoxy surface put on top of the original plaster.
Before I proceed with this email, I only somewhat understand the technical aspects that I'm presenting.
Yesterday, the fiberglass and the original plaster were removed.
Of course, I was reminded of serious rust stains coming through the cement. They were present when we bought the house and started to show up as the fiberglass was breaking down. I've included a picture.
My smart brother-in-law believes the stains are from the rusting rebar and something should be done before the new plaster is installed. He's not doing the work, but guiding me through the conversation with my construction company. He believes there must be some kind of fix including a sealant. We're at least a week away from the new plaster.
At this point, I haven't asked the company for their thoughts. I'm all about collecting data to help me with decisions.
Any of your thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
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