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Thread: Opinions/Advice on refinishing

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    Opinions/Advice on refinishing

    Hi all,

    As it turns out the pool needs to be refinished. It was completely re-plastered about 3 years ago (prior to us purchasing the house) and it appears as tho the finish is shot. There is one plaster pop in the shallow end which I previously posted about and I can feel several more forming. The prices I have received to re-plaster are in the 5-6k range. I've also had a rough estimate given for putting a liner in the pool which would come in around 5k.

    What are the pros/cons for each? Mainly I'm looking for DURABILITY. I don't want to be messing with this again in a few years. We aren't overflowing in cash money and this is something that I don't want to keep dealing with.

    Thank you
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    Re: Opinions/Advice on refinishing

    Don't go back with the same company for sure, and do not go back with straight plaster. Your plaster should have lasted longer than 3 years but it was likely installed poorly. Either that, or you have had some really bad water chemistry. Even if so, I would still bet you had a bad installation.

    Go with a good quartz finish at minimum. Based on your comments about budget, pebble may be out of your range, but a quartz finish will last a very long time. CLI, Wet Edge, and National Pool Tile all offer very good quartz products.
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