Choosing a Pool Finish

green light accentsWhen it comes to remodeling or a new pool build, you have a few options to choose from for the finish or lining of your pool. Which one is best for you is largely a matter of preference but there are some differences you should note. Note that the main aspect of having a long lasting finish is properly maintaining your pool and it’s chemistry. Here are some aspects of difference finishes to consider.

Pool Plaster
Probably the most common and widely used finish for in-ground pools and spas is white plaster. Plaster is basically a combination of white cememt, white marble aggregate and water. White plaster will give your look that classic pool look but there are some color and texture option that have become available in recent years.

Aggregate Plaster
Normal plaster has evolved and certain aggregates and stones have been added to create a customized finish for your pool. This new approach allows pool owners to add color effects and different textures in their pool. On aggregate effect, pebble surfaces, have become extremely popular and come in a wide variety of colors to choose from. The great thing about aggregate finishes is they can give your pool a completely unique look. The richness of the color actually increases over time. It is also a long-lasting, durable finish that can keep your pool looking great for many years.

Pool Tile
Swimming pool tile is a great option if you are looking to employ different designs, color, and textures to the finish of your pool. New technologies, such as the automated Artaic tile creator, can help you create just about any mosaic or design that you can imagine. Pool tiling is especially popular because of its durability and low-maintenance. So tiling is a create option for anyone that wants to add creative designs to their pool design and have a finish that requires less maintenance that other pool finishes.

If you are in the market to have a new pool built, or simply want to remodel your older, out-dated pool, give the folks at Platinum Pools a call. We can help you with any question you may have regarding new pools or pool remodels.

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