New to the board and new to pool ownership. My wife and I bought our home just north of the Seattle, WA area this spring and became the proud owners of a 20x40 (8ft deep at deepest point) 30ish year old in-ground pool. There are two things I'd like to re-do in the next year or so and I'd love your ideas and help.
First, the pool needs to be replastered but I've heard that this can cost upwards of $10k or more. I've heard painting as an option and would like to explore this. Could you tell me if this is a good route to go and if it's a project that can be DIY?
Second, the concrete slabs that were poured around the pool have shifted over time and are not that attractive. I'd like to re-do the pool deck but again wouldn't like to spend thousands and thousands of dollars. What would you suggest? Will the current concrete need to be removed or is there a way to go over the current patio? A picture of the pool is attached as a reference. Thanks for your help!