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Pool Deck Expansion Joint material???

Posted by kwurz05 (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 11, 12 at 10:51

HELP!!!

My concrete guy wants to use Reflex rubber expansion joint and the PB is saying that isn't a good idea....Anyone have rubber expansion joints??? or is this just crazy talk??

ANY INPUT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED, THANKS!!


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RE: Pool Deck Expansion Joint material???

Expansion joints between a pool's concrete deck and its coping should be a self leveling latex caulk.

Scott


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RE: Pool Deck Expansion Joint material???

I'd contact the Reflex Rubber people and see if they think it's suitable. Make sure you let them know it's for the the joint between the coping and the concrete deck, not just for the deck itself.


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RE: Pool Deck Expansion Joint material???

For control joints to break up the expanse of a large slab pour, it's fine.

But as the others wrote, for a pool deck-to-coping joint, A self-leveling caulk is the better option. I use Vulkem 45, a self-leveling polyurethane sealant.


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