Replace the slip-resistant surface on your diving board before a slipping accident occurs.
The length of time before refinishing becomes necessary depends on the amount and kind of traffic, care in handling and storage, environmental conditions and following the maintenance instructions.
If the diving board is slippery, take it out of service immediately and contact a Duraflex dealer for refinishing.
Charges for Refinishing include a Board bolt kit & new Rubber Channels.
If the board has a non-factory coating on it, we may be unable to remove that coating. You must remove any rubber-based adhesive. You will be notified if we are unable to complete the refinishing of a board.
There will be an extra charge to replace the anchor angle or tip-end cap, if necessary.
Examine your board carefully for gouges and cracks. Duraflex will not refinish any board with any cracks, excessive corrosion, structural damage due to improper installation, or excessive material applied to the board, including (but not limited to) paint of any kind.
We require the board in our factory for approximately 4-6 weeks.
Duraflex will no longer offer refinish services directly. Refinish services must be purchased and arranged through a Duraflex dealer.
Duraflex will not refinish any board with the following issues:
Duraflex will not cut two-inches off the back of boards with excessive corrosion. Cutting two inches off the board changes the length and will cause performance differences and may affect FINA tolerances.
Duraflex will not refinish boards with excessive droop. Excessive droop happens when a board takes a permanent downward bend largely due to trampolining the board. Because FINA no longer allows a minus dimension in board-to-water height, anything over one-inch droop will be considered excessive. Exceptions to refinishing boards with excessive droop may be made under the following conditions only:
Photos may be required prior to shipping to Duraflex for refinishing.
A copy of this new policy can be downloaded here: New Refinish Policy