waterline tile

  1. Heatheralee

    Help! New pool issues

    I am having a heck of a time with my pool construction and I have a question regarding costs. background: in March 2021 I signed a contract for a new pool and hot tub to be built in Tampa, Florida. We are getting travertine decking and the pool is 12,600 gallons, free form. When we signed the...
  2. J

    Waterline tile Help!!!

    We are wel under way and are ready for tile and finish. We have decided to do black galaxy pebble fina. We are considering black gauged slate for the waterline and exterior of spa to match our patio already installed. Does anyone have any experience or advice on this topic? I wasn’t sure if it...
  3. L

    Please Help!! Terrible tile install with algae growing behind it!

    Hi guys, I need some serious guidance here.. my pool installer did a terrible job installing our waterline tile on our saltwater fiberglass pool which we installed last fall. What seemed like just a sloppy install is not turning into a algae borne mess... it seems water is now behind lots of...
  4. C

    Waterline tile...6x6 or mosaic

    I found a porcelain mosaic tile that I like for my spa and spillway but could not find a 6x6 waterline tile in stock. Could I use the mosaic for my waterline? Any cons to using a mosaic vs a 6x6 tile?
  5. R

    Waterline Tile - Did I Make a Bad Choice?

    I am new to TFP. And hoping someone can help. We inherited a pool this summer and it has proven to be a bit of a debacle. We are having to fix the plumbing and re-plaster as it had a leak. The pool shape was NOT shape I would have picked (roman shaped). We are replacing the...
  6. S

    Those with borderless vinyl liners…

    To all of you who chose to go borderless with your vinyl liner, how did your liner hold up over time? I understand the importance of a waterline tile of some sort for Gunite pools, but because we’re going vinyl, there may be less of a need. I understand that having a border may lessen the look...