This is to report one of our projects cooperating with The Residences At Dharmawangsa II, Jakarta. This project mainly concerned on Jacuzzi Renovation that’s been done to fix several problems occurred. And to introduce you on what processes we’ve been through during the process, and how we put all of renovations aspects all together, here we present you our project report: Jacuzzi Renovation Project at The Residences At Dharmawangsa II, Jakarta.
Jacuzzi Renovation Project: What is Jacuzzi?
Having a Jacuzzi may not be considered as common thing as having swimming pool. However, for some people in a certain fabric of society, Jacuzzi has been considered as the big part of their nowadays lifestyle. Just like a swimming pool, Jacuzzi takes a big role to support their daily basis such as gathering with friends or throwing a party around. More than that, many architects and exterior/interior designers also consider this very specific kind of pool as one aspect that could significantly increase the aesthetical aspect of the building. So, no wonder if recently building a Jacuzzi turns to become a trend.
However, as the term Jacuzzi is being so much popular these days, there are still many people are not familiar with it. So, what Jacuzzi actually is? And what makes it different from the conventional swimming pool? To answer these questions, firstly we need to know the basic usage of the Jacuzzi itself. Unlike conventional swimming pool, the term Jacuzzi strongly refers to hot tub. In modern day, many hot tubs are using electricity to heat the water. But, in some areas there are Jacuzzis that use natural gas as the main heating resource.
For the size, it could be built in a small or large size. And it’s mainly used for relaxation purposes, hydrotherapy, or just for pleasure. To support this functionality, Jacuzzi is equipped with powerful water jet system to create massage sensation. While for the placement, it could be placed indoor or outdoor and designed to be able to load more than 1 person at a time. With all these functionalities, no wonder if there are many luxurious property developers such as hotel, apartment, condo, etc. start to build Jacuzzi to increase the value of their buildings. And this approach is also applied by The Residences at Dharmawangsa II, where they have several Jacuzzi facilities inside of their buildings.
Who is The Residences at Dharmawangsa II?
For those who live in Jakarta, they must know that Dharmawangsa is one of the golden areas in the city. Located at the south side of Jakarta, Dharmawangsa is considered as the heart of town’s business center and the home of highly respected building, including the Residences at Dharmawangsa II. Talking further about the Residences at Dharmawangsa II, this is a luxurious living area located in Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta. Targeting the upper class citizens, the building offers easy access to many vital places in Jakarta like 10 minutes to Surya Citra Business District (SCBD), 13 minutes to Sudirman, 16 minutes to Kuningan and Thamrin, and only 30 minutes to Soekarna Hatta International Airport.
To support its luxury, the building offers various five-stars facilities for its residents including big area theme park, jogging track, board and meeting room, cognac lounge, spa, fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, and many others. Specifically for the swimming pool, the Residences at Dharmawangsa II has two kinds of swimming pool; indoor and outdoor. This pool is also divided to conventional swimming pool and Jacuzzi; which will be discussed further in this report. Among some Jacuzzis available, there is one locates in 28th floor that has quite serious issue. And to solve it, the management cooperated with Dimulti Pool to finish this Jacuzzi renovation.
Speaking further about the problem that we need to solve in this Jacuzzi renovation, the main problem was soaking water. The water from Jacuzzi soaked in into the pool floor and wetting the roof of the underneath floor. So, this renovation process was mainly focusing on the renovating the pool surface, fixing the plumbing system, and doing waterproofing action to prevent water to soak in. To get to know about this process step by step, here we present our Jacuzzi renovation project in brief. Before that, below are the photos of pool condition before its getting renovated.
Jacuzzi Renovation Project at The Residences at Dharmawangsa II
In the first week of starting this Jacuzzi Renovation project, we’re doing preparation by covering the surrounding with plywood and plastic. This way is aimed to protect the surroundings from debris that could break or contaminate it. Besides, covering surrounding is also aimed to minimize the noise to get out through the wall so it won’t be too disturbing for other residents. After everything’s perfectly covered, then we started to break the pool wall and floor. Breaking the pool wall was aimed to fix the old plumbing and reinstall new one, and to apply new waterproofing.
Breaking up the pool wall and pool floor was continued in the second week of this Jacuzzi Renovation project. Then, it’s continued by cleaning up the site from debris. After debris was all cleaned, we started to apply the first waterproofing on the pool surface while installing new plumbing system. This plumbing system installation was finished on the third week, and continued by setting up the iron string for the foundation.
After everything’s set up in the third week of this Jacuzzi Renovation, we started the fourth week by making bekisting for the casting. After the bekisting was done, then the casting process was ready to apply. While doing casting, we also prepared to make pool steps. And because this is a Jacuzzi and not a conventional swimming pool, so we also prepared the sitting area as well. Afterward, we made vaijet plumbing and doing plumbing reparation on the roof or underneath floor.
After the casting was dried, we applied the second waterproofing. Both casting and waterproofing were fully dried in the 8th week. And, we continued to install varijet pipe for Jacuzzi. The varijet itself is used to create massage sensation by pumping out high pressured water. After the varijet pipe installation was done, the next step of this Jacuzzi Renovation was filling up the pool with water to check whether the water still soaks in or not and whether the waterproofing is working or not. We let the pool filled by water for about 3 days. After 3 days, we found out that the water was not soaking in into the pool floor, and there is no water mark on the underneath floor roof. So, we conclude that the Jacuzzi okay now.
After we’re totally sure that the water didn’t soak in into the pool floor anymore, we stepped in to the finishing process. This process is installing mosaic. Mosaic installation was done carefully by our professional workers, and referring to the preferable mosaic pattern chosen by The Residences At Dharmawangsa II. Soon as the mosaic fully installed, we installed the varijet mount and lighting. You can see the finishing phase of this project in the pictures below.
Finally, the process was done after the mozaic is fully installed. Then, we checked all the pool aspects such as Plumbing, machine, and water circulation once again, and everything works so well. So, the last thing to do is cleaning up the room, and make it as clean as possible just like before we do renovation. Overall process takes around 10 weeks, and here are the pictures of renovated pool.
That’s all we need to inform regarding to our Jacuzzi Renovation Project at The Residences At Dharmawangsa II. Hopefully this report could be your reference in renovating your Jacuzzi as well. And if you have the same problem with the Residences at Dharmawangsa 2 Jacuzzi and needs the same treatment, don’t be doubt to contact Dimulti Pool.