Is a diving board illegal?
Diving boards aren’t technically illegal, but local municipalities have their own regulations around them — like how deep your pool must be, or height restrictions for the diving board.
Should I cover my diving board?
Without a proper cover, though, a diving board can become stained by debris that falls on the board and stays there for an extended period of time. Additionally, an uncovered diving board can become damaged over time by harsh winter weather.
How do you maintain a diving board?
Daily: Hose your board off daily with fresh water. Monthly: Scrub your board with any type of soft bristle scrub brush and warm soapy water. You can also use detergent or chlorine if you feel it is necessary.
How far should a diving board hang over the pool?
Typically, pool professionals suggest a diving board should be placed where the depth of the water is a minimum of 12 feet deep for a 1 meter diving board, with the width of the pool at least 16 feet and the length at least 32 feet.
Can you paint a diving board?
You can rejuvenate the appearance of your diving board by applying a fresh coat of paint. However, because the surface will be exposed to chlorine, you have to refinish it with a paint formulated to resist the chemical’s corrosive effects.
Are diving boards illegal in Massachusetts?
(3) No diving board or platform more than one meter above the pool water levelshall be permitted for general public use in any swimming pool. At least 13 feet of free and unobstructed head room shall be provided above diving boards and platforms.
How do you clean a dirty diving board?
Gelcoat is a fairly resistant surface, so you can use abrasive cleaners like Comet, Ajax, Bon Ami, or spray cleansers like our Super Tile & Vinyl cleaner to clean diving boards and dive stands. You can also use a pressure washer, lightly to clean the textured top surface.