Become a TFP Supporter Pool Math Forum Rules Pool School
Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Polyblock pools, if the mosaic?

  1. Back To Top    #1

    Polyblock pools, if the mosaic?

    Greetings from Ukraine! Prompt structural strength of the pool of poly blocks (I saw this block with liner in http://www.vendeepools.com/swimming_poo ... pools.html). Can I finish this pool mosaic tiles? Some experts from Ukraine believe is possible. What do you think? Sorry for my English ...

  2. Back To Top    #2

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    South Central NJ
    Posts
    3,192

    Re: Polyblock pools, if the mosaic?

    If it's to be an indoor facility, I would think it would be fine since the environment will presumably controlled.

    If this is to be an outdoor pool, I would strongly discourage the use of tile as a surface. Winters in the Ukraine will freeze the surface of the pool, creating a lot of pressure on the tiles, causing chips, cracks, and pop offs.

    Scott
    Owner of - PoolGuyNJ LLC
    Expert Pool and Spa Repairs, Renovations, and Augmentation. Helping people decide what is the right gear for meeting their needs. Expectations Set, Expectations Met, No Surprises.

  3. Back To Top    #3

    Re: Polyblock pools, if the mosaic?

    Thank you for your reply! On one site I read that you can glue the mosaic after 3 layers of waterproofing by laying a grid of glass! But I never see so pool.

  4. Back To Top    #4

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    South Central NJ
    Posts
    3,192

    Re: Polyblock pools, if the mosaic?

    Water proofing does nothing against the force with which ice pressure exerts, Glass is the last thing you want to tile a pool with, IMHO. Any chips will be difficult to spot and could cause a serious cut.

    Scott
    Owner of - PoolGuyNJ LLC
    Expert Pool and Spa Repairs, Renovations, and Augmentation. Helping people decide what is the right gear for meeting their needs. Expectations Set, Expectations Met, No Surprises.

  5. Back To Top    #5

    Re: Polyblock pools, if the mosaic?

    And if the inside (or indoor...)? Then everything is OK? Only frost can make problem?

    Vladimir

  6. Back To Top    #6

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    South Central NJ
    Posts
    3,192

    Re: Polyblock pools, if the mosaic?

    As long as it's kept heated.

    If you let an indoor pool go unheated and it match outdoor temperature of Winter in the Ukraine, the same concerns exist.

    Scott
    Owner of - PoolGuyNJ LLC
    Expert Pool and Spa Repairs, Renovations, and Augmentation. Helping people decide what is the right gear for meeting their needs. Expectations Set, Expectations Met, No Surprises.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •