Concrete/Gunite Pools

Can I install a vinyl liner in my concrete/gunite pool?

If you own a concrete in-ground pool and are wondering if it is possible to install a vinyl liner in your pool, the answer is yes, but we don’t suggest it.

Installing a vinyl liner is perhaps the most inexpensive way to fix a leaking concrete in-ground pool, but converting a concrete pool into a liner type pool should be the last resort.  We encourage you to repair your concrete pool if you can.

If you decide you must convert your pool, it requires accurately measuring the pool for a liner, installing a bead receiver around the perimeter and then converting the skimmer and other fittings to the liner type that have faceplates and gaskets.

The difficulty of the conversion depends on the internal shape of the pool, whether the contours in the floor are rounded or sharp, and if you have internal steps or other obstacles.

Every job is different so depend on your local pool contractor to advise if your particular installation is a good candidate for a conversion.

Is your commercial pool leaking?

Our 60 mil reinforced PVC membrane is the perfect renovation system for any leaking commercial swimming pool. It is also a perfect choice for new construction.

This absolute watertight swimming pool liner is made using our reinforced fabric and can be installed on any surface such as tile, concrete, metal, wood, or plastic. It is welded together on-site creating a water-proof surface protected by our exclusive acrylic coating. This material is weather, rot, and cold resistance. It is also stabilized against UV-rays, free of heavy metals, and contains antimicrobial additives.

Click here for more information on our 60 mil liners.


What is the best type of construction to use when building an in-ground pool?

So you are going to build a new pool. There are really are only three choices – fiberglass, gunite, or vinyl.

There are many reasons why we think a vinyl liner pool is your best option. First of all,  there is no limit to the size, shape and depth of a vinyl liner pool so you can design any pool you can imagine. The vinyl liner has a soft and smooth feel and is nonabrasive to the touch. There are many choices of colors and patterns available for a vinyl liner pool. You replace the liner every 7 years and it’s like getting a brand new pool every time. Vinyl liner pools are also  the least expensive option to build as well as less costly to maintain.

There is not a bad choice when it comes to choosing a pool for your backyard, we just think vinyl is the best.


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