I'm new to this forum and I'm glad I found it. We bought a house with an inground pool and have had a lot of nightmares with it. Learn as you go... With 7 kids, we need this pool in good operating condition. It's in need of a great deal of repair. Yet, we continue to use it each summer. It appears to be a plaster pool with the plaster "etchy" in some areas. We repainted two years ago with the Gunzite and Zeron. It was a LOT of work for us. We didn't have an alternative since we couldn't find anyone in IOWA to replace the plaster for less than $12,000. The plaster only covers the bottom of the pool and upward just slightly. The sides appear to be fiberglass panels. Pool experts (so they say) who work on our pool don't really know what they are. They haven't seen a pool constructed like ours before. The panels are joined and caulked. There is a row of small tiles before the coping, which needs replacing. Have you heard of pool construction such as this? The panels have hairline cracks where they are caulked and joined. We're wondering if it's possible to replace these panels and could we do it ourselves?
40,000 gallons, SWG, gas heat, 10' deep, spa attached