Pool Surfaces

The finished surface of the pool is more than simply decoration - it has to survive, for a long time, in a harsh environment

It is constantly wet, exposed to chemicals, affected by the water balance (chemistry of the pool-water), attacked by sunlight and subject to abrasion of pool-tools used in pool-maintenance and wear-and-tear from feet (particularly on the steps)  

The surface must be waterproof and possess a range of qualities like smoothness, durability, stain-resistance, bleaching-resistance, ease-of-care, etc.

While pools can be finished in a variety of materials and textures there are pros and cons to each and some thought should be given to this subject when selecting a finish for your new pool or in figuring out how to care for the surface you already have

Liner pools, as you might expect, are fitted with a liner which is typically made from Vinyl and come in a wide variety of solid-colour or printed with tile patterns

Fibreglass pools and Swim Spas have a top coat that is smooth, shiny and contains the pigments that give the pool its final colour

The commonest, and most economic, finish for an in-ground, concrete pool is white plaster - a mix of white cement and marble sand - but paint, natural stone, Pebble-Tec, Pacelite and mosaic tiles are all viable alternatives

Naturally, there are wide differences in terms of cost and durability . . .

Please click the link to the type of finish you would like to learn more about

Vinyl Liners

Fiberglass (GRP)

PlasterPlaster, white or coloured

Mosaic Tiles

Pebble Tec

Pacelite

Beadcrete

Paint

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