Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 82
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by kniff Easy to use
Hard to find a product that will hold water and this was very easy to use and is working great.
February 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by NEMajorDude This is a great product, but...
This is one of those 'mix part A with Part B' products that become active once the two parts are well blended. You're not going to have a lot of time once they're mixed, so be ready to go. Coffee breaks are definitely out, or you'll end up with a hardened blob on your project.
I also used mine over concrete and if you've ever worked with painting concrete, you know its all about surface preparation. They want you to use one part acid with three parts water to 'etch' the surface. That's AFTER the surface is super clean first. I painted a birdbath so I used a power washer first to make sure nothing was on the concrete before the etching. Follow those rules and you should have no problems.
Now, this is a thick coating of the stuff, something like painting with melted rubber. Maybe not quite that bad, but it does leave more of a coating than simply painting. You can slop it on to some extent as it does seem to settle smoothly before it turns into the finished product. I would imagine this is exactly what most users would want if they are doing anything that is going to ultimately be holding water. This POND ARMOR product leaves a rubber like coating over your project and when finished it really looks great. So the end game is pretty spectacular.
But I have to warn you, using this on any kind of a sizable project (like a big pond) is going to cost an awful lot of cash. It's a really nice finish and for certain projects it's super. But it's hard to say go for it if your dealing with a big project. If cost is no factor for you, or the project is within reason size wise, then you'll love the finished product.
July 19, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Buzz Seems to create a good water shield.
I used this product in an unusual fashion. I had a leak in a plastic sewage sump that serves the toilet in my basement. The cylindrical sump (18" dia. X 30" deep) had cracked at the underground joint between the side and the base. No normal sealant, including the best epoxy that a plumber could provide, sealed the leaks. I put this epoxy paint on using three coats right on top all of the other sealants that I had previously applied and it seems to be holding OK. It coats so smoothly and completely and is nice bright blue that would show up any hairline cracks, if they were still there. I am hoping to avoid having to tear out the old sump and replace it. So far, so good.
March 4, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by OrganicinClovis Nice coating for a dog pool
We have been using this for awhile in a small dog pool I dug out and laid with concrete. This product went on smooth and it only took 1 coat. It stuck to the concrete just fine. Keeps water in the puddle pool so the pups can use it all summer long. Easy to wipe down the coating at end of summer for winter emptiness. Cleans really easily to keep slime out and algae if any. Has lasted over a year with no problems. Eventually it may need to be recoated but so far it's lasting fairly long even in hot summer sun.
May 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Bud Exc product
Dries quick to hard slick surface, perfect for ponds
April 26, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by lady Works Great on Wash Tubs Too
I tried this product on my wash tubs because dirt, lint, etc would cake up on the cast iron type tubs after a few loads of wash and it was a job to keep the tubs clean, to the point of needing to use a paint scrapper. Pond Armor solved this problem. See Photo of Before and After. I used the 1.5 qt kit for this project. I only needed about 3/4 of the kit but because this was my first using this product, I mixed up the whole kit.
Armor Pond is pretty easy to apply. It went on easier with my small roller versus my paint brush, but both worked OK. It started hardening up after 20 minutes so you need to work fast or get a helper. TIP: Because the directions nor the bonding cans mention anything about clean-up, be prepared to throw away any items you use on your project. I found a bottle of "Krud Kutter" at Home Depot and it removed the Pond Armor off of my hands and fingers (should have worn gloves).
The hardest part of this job was trying to pry off the white plastic safety rings on the Part A & B cans of product. When I called the company, all I got was an answering machine and no return call. I ended up finding the solution on You-Tube. You have to pry them off with a pair of pliers.
I've washed 4 loads of laundry since applying Pond Armor to the tubs and all I had to do is wipe the tubs down with a rag, no caking build-up now. I couldn't be more happier with this fix. And the tubs look a lot nicer now as well. Thumbs up.
November 2, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Autobroker Great product
This stuff is fantastic, but you need to follow some tips. First, the product is very thick and hard to get out of the can. I was told to warm it up, which helped. I was also told I could thin it with denatured alcohol. The combination of the two did the trick. After mixing in the alcohol into part A, then mix part B and use an electric mixer.
When applying, spread it as thin as you can, so you get more coverage. They say you should get 60 sq feet, but I couldn't get that much coverage. Maybe 30 - 40 sq. feet, but not 60.
It looks great! The blue color is a light blue. I think it makes it easier to apply, since you can see what you've coated. Dries in about a day and the finish feels very hard and durable. This product is made of epoxy and it feels strong like it.
July 9, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by pmikejunot No leaks!
This is a good product, and it does what it's designed to do. I used this to make a drip pan from plywood. It goes on smoothly, but you can't waste time or it will start to "set up" and dry, rendering the epoxy mix as useless. So mix only what you can apply in the specified time. Pay attention to the instructions. I would recommend two coats, although depending on your application, one coat could be sufficient. This is a really good product that fits a niche', but it is relatively expensive so be sure before you start that it fits the application for which it was intended.
October 31, 2013