They’re a complete service sidewalk maintenance company who also specialize in sport surfaces. Among the reasons for this is they could provide an entire package that providers not just the clients sport surfaces, but also maintain and repair their existing pavement. Justin Meier, GM of The Surface Experts, encouraged me outside a latest tennis court renovation to find out about the procedure. Resurfacing a tennis court starts out similar to each other asphalt maintenance project, by cleansing the surface. The courts which Justin and his team resurfaced were in fairly bad shape, therefore ensuring all of the dirt and built up residue was cleaned off was among the most importance.
They generally will pressure wash their courts along with follow up with a degreaser if necessary. Just like on a coating job, if dirt or any foreign bodies lie in the surface and the sealer, it will not last. Then, the Surface Masters had to deal with cracks and imperfections, and there have been lots of them. After thoroughly cleaned the cracks and removing bad areas, The Surface Masters used Sealmasters Acrylic Patch Binder and Crack Patch to seal up all cracks and level \/ repair low spots and depressions. On very large voids and deep cracks they occasionally can add a layer of cold patch initially and then follow the patch binder.
Following the courtroom needed been thoroughly cleaned along with all cracks sealed, the whole courtroom was re-emerged using Sealmasters Acrylic Resurfacer to smooth along with amount the outside. As with a typical floor sealant, sand and water are added onto create the right mix design. A typical mix design for a tennis court will be 55 liters of resurfacer, 33 gallons of water, along with 800 pounds of 50-60 mesh sand. Justins crew will typically execute a two coat application, letting it cure for twenty four hours. The next thing is to add the colour coats. Sealmasters SportMaster brand provides a broad range of colours to select from to create great colour combinations.
The Surface Masters customer chose a really sharp looking blue \/ green combination. As with of the resurfacer, sand is added to of the colour concentrate to attain the proper amount of skid resistance. An 80-100 ultra fine mesh sand is added. The colour coating was then applied with a hand squeegee. Following the first colour is applied, of the outer playing court lines are chalked off to make sure the new colour does not go into the interior court area. It must be noted that one major way employing the colour surface differs from adding a typical floor sealant, or the black resurfacer, is how a coating is poured on and applied.