Asked by: Manela Abaleshev
asked in category: General Last Updated: 31st March, 2020

Do you have to paint a concrete pool?

For most of the swimming pool aftermarket, concrete pool paint will be the interior finish of choice simply due to the reduced costs when compared to re-plastering. Since concrete pools can be serviceable even after as much as 50-70 years then the interior surface of your pool may have many old layers of paint.

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In respect to this, can you paint a concrete pool?

You can use acrylic, rubber, or epoxy pool paint. Acrylic paint may not last as long as the other options, but it's the easiest to apply for the average DIYer.

Also Know, how often do you have to paint a concrete pool? Painting a pool generally costs about half the price of a re-plaster with white marcite. Generally, you will get no warranty on pool paint. Once painted, the pool will have to be re-painted every 2-4 years. Over time, paint can chalk and leave a cloudy residue in the water.

Furthermore, is painting your pool a good idea?

However, it has become commonplace. Compared to new plaster, paint requires reapplications about four times as often, it doesn't feel as good, it doesn't look as good, and painting your pool costs more when you factor in all of the costs in the long term.

How much does it cost to paint a concrete pool?

The national average cost to paint a pool ranges anywhere from $480 to $650, depending on the size of your pool area and materials needed. For example a cement pool that is say 20-25 square metres may cost $270 for a two-pack epoxy paint, primer and $105 for rubber paint.

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