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Thread: New application of diamond brite has smudges and streaks

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    Apr 2015
    Boca Raton, FL

    New application of diamond brite has smudges and streaks


    We just had a contractor apply a new coat of diamond brite to our pool and it looks like there's a lot of splotches and smudges. Before we filled up the pool, we had the contractor take a look and he said it's normal... Just needs to be brushed and everything will be ok. It's been a few days and the smudges/splotching is still there.

    If your familiar with applying diamond brite, could you take a look at the photo (before it was filled up) and let me know if this looks normal or if I should pull the alarm on this.


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    Jun 2011
    Midland TX

    Re: New application of diamond brite has smudges and streaks

    Welcome to the forum

    That one isn't too bad. They can certainly be better, but some of what you have is normal. It's usually a little less with lighter colors like that, but some of it will improve a little. That's probably not the best answer you were hoping for, but very few jobs are 100% streak and mottle free. Yours isn't the best, but not terrible. We've already seen a couple of them here this season that were pretty bad.

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