When it’s time to perform pool re-plastering, consider your options carefully
If your plaster pool is becoming rough to the touch, has staining, chipping, flaking, spalding or it’s hard to manage your water chemistry, it’s time to resurface! As plaster becomes more porous chemicals migrate to the steel rebar used for construction which causes rust spots. Also, algae blooms become hardto get rid of.
Pools need re-plastering more often today because plaster materials have changed from plasters of the mid 1970’s, included asbestos fibers. . Plaster of this type could look decent for 20+ years before having to resurface.
Upgraded aggregate plasters (quartz, pebble) make the water sparkle and can change the overall look of the water making it look more dramatic. They can last longer too but they can become rough to the touch over time. Warranties are still subject to how well you maintain your pool chemistry. The prices range by type but they are considerably higher than standard commercial white plaster.
Resurfacing with Fiberglass
Fiberglass has become a popular option for resurfacing because of it’s many benefits mentioned previously on this site; The chart below offers the advantages of renovating with fiberglass when compared to plaster.
As you can see, the advantages of fiberglass and the more commonplace usage for pool renovations over the years make it a viable choice when it comes time to resurface your pool.
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