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Thread: Replacement Pool Cap Tile (79')

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    Replacement Pool Cap Tile (79')

    Not sure if this is where I should put this, but oh well.

    I just moved into a new house and it has a very nice pool. However, it's 30 years old and needs some new cap tiles. It has the old style white porcelain tiles with a rounded edge at the top. I'm thinking they're about 6"x3". I will upload a picture later.

    Any idea where I can find a small quantity of these (10-15)? And are there special considerations for installing pool tile? I've done a lot of tiling but never for a pool.

    Thanks for advice and help.

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    Re: Replacement Pool Cap Tile (79')

    are there special considerations for installing pool tile?
    Not really. It's the same technique and same products pretty much. Porcelain tiles are quite a bit less absorbent if you can find them to match your existing.

    Your existing will likely be VERY hard to my fingers crossed for you!
    Dave S.
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    Re: Replacement Pool Cap Tile (79')

    Local wholesalers stock that type of stuff. Go to the pool store and ask them to ring their rep. They are cheap and come in a bunch of colors.
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