Overtime, your swimming pool will need to be resurfaced. Blisters, cracks, and discoloration are signs of ageing. Some aspects need to be considered prior you add pool resurfacing in your DIY list. Visit this page to know more about us.
The main challenge in DIY pool resurfacing project is water. A small error will leave you with leaking pool and a need to repeat the whole process. Instead you can save time and money by hiring professionals for pool resurfacing in Florida.
Now, if you are determined to resurface pool consider the surface types.
- Pool plaster – Pool plaster is a combination of cement with limestone/sand. It is least expensive and lasts for seven years.
- Pebble finishes – Plaster is combined with aggregate to make the surface more stain-resistant and durable. The cost is twice than plaster but lasts for more than twelve years.
- Quartz finish – Plaster is mixed with quartz aggregate to gain more color than pebbles. Its durability is for maximum fifteen years.
- Fiberglass – Fiberglass resin and gel coat kit is available, which helps to restore fiberglass pool finish.
Pool resurfacing process
- Drain and clean the surface of the pool.
- Remove plaster with jack hammer or chisel.
- With a wire brush remove chalky material from the surface.
- Clean the surface with TSP and then apply muriatic acid coating to eliminate mineral deposits.
- Now, the pool is ready to be resurfaced.
A large pool takes 3 or 4 people to keep plaster for rapid setting. Medium pool takes 2 people and more than twenty hours for resurfacing task. Looking at this, it seems appealing to consider hiring professionals.