Pool Resurfacing 101: Does Your Pool Need to Be Resurfaced?

By: Mike Folta| On: February 15, 2020

Pool Resurfacing 101: Does Your Pool Need to Be ResurfacedYou are a homeowner with a pool that gets a lot of attention. You love your pool, in fact, you and your family spend a lot of time swimming and having barbeques outside enjoying soaking up the sun. Over time, you may start to notice that your water is getting murkier around the sides as if the surface of your pool is peeling off and you may find cracks and some discolorations on the surface. Then, my friend, this might be time for you to consider getting your pool resurfaced. So the question is, does your pool need to be resurfaced? In this blog post “Pool Resurfacing 101,” we will go over the basics of pool resurfacing. 

The simple answer. “Yes.” Yes, your pool needs to be resurfaced. 

Pool Resurfacing 101

So what is pool resurfacing, anyway? Pool resurfacing is the treatment of a cement-like finish to the surface of a pool for aesthetic and practical purposes to make your pool look nice and feel healthy. Pool resurfacing adds immense value to your pool by replacing the old and worn surface with a new, updated one. There are tons of different applications that you can use to resurface your pool, such as tile, plaster, quartz and pebble. Each application offers its own unique qualities including durability, color and texture. So it’s important to determine what works best for you and your pool.

Now that you know what pool resurfacing is, here are some signs that your pool needs to be resurfaced. 

Signs Your Pool Needs to Be Resurfaced

There are obvious signs to look for if you are worried that your pool may necessitate pool resurfacing such as: 

  • Stains 
  • Coarse texture
  • Leaking
  • Chalky residue
  • Drops in water level
  • Cracks

If you spot any of these signs and they are growing more concerning, then it’s time to consider having your pool resurfaced. 

What to do Now that You’ve Determined your Pool Needs to be Resurfaced.

Now that you determined that your pool needs to be resurfaced, it’s time to find a professional pool resurfacing company. You can do this a number of ways: 

  1. Ask a friend for advice 
  2. Google a pool resurfacing company near you 
  3. Check and read reviews 
  4. Call and ask questions

Once you’ve determined the pool resurfacing company you’ll be using, it’s time to know what they will be doing to help make your pool look and feel new again. 

Here’s a brief overview of how the pool resurfacing process works:

  • Drain the pool
  • Prep pool
  • Install masonry
  • Seal the pool  
  • Install pool finish
  • Clean debris
  • Refill the pool
  • Treat the water
  • Monitor

Pool Resurfacing by Classic Marcite 

As a family-owned pool resurfacing company, we make sure that we provide dependable pool resurfacing services that help grow strong relationships with our customers. Classic Marcite offers the following services for our customers: 

We are a crew of professionals committed to changing the pool resurfacing business. We strive to deliver the best care for our customers. Contact us today to receive a free, no-obligation quote. 

About Mike Folta

Mike Folta has served the clients of Classic Marcite for more than 15 years. He has 20+ years in the pool industry servicing large hotels and theme parks in the Greater Orlando area, as well as expertly turning backyard pools into an island oasis.