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Pool Resurfacing & Replastering vs. Renovation

Get The Skinny Before Your Next Dip:

How to Choose Between Pool Resurfacing or Replastering and Full Renovation

When the chill of winter sets in, there’s no better time to give your pool a facelift. You can dream of summer days with a resurfaced and replastered or a renovated pool. 

How do you know which is best, though? Keep reading to learn about pool resurfacing & replastering vs renovation. 

Pool Resurfacing & Replastering vs. Renovation

If your pool simply needs a new surface, then a replastering or pool resurfacing makes the most sense. However, if you’d like an entirely new look, then you should start looking at a complete renovation. 

Pool Resurfacing Materials

The typical tile, pebble, fiberglass, or plaster surface over the concrete inground pool should last decades. However, you can increase the longevity of your pool by giving it a new surface. 

The materials you use will determine how long the resurfacing job will last. The most common materials last between 5 and 15 years depending on the material.

  • White quartz lasts at least 10 years. 
  • Exposed pebble lasts at least 15 years. 
  • White plaster and polished finishes last between 5 and 15 years.

Pool Replastering

A pool replastering cost varies depending on the size of your pool and the material you’re using for the final finish. Regardless of the pool resurfacing options you choose, a resurface will increase the value of your pool as well as the value of your property. 

Pool Resurfacing Process

When you have your pool resurfaced, the contractor begins by hydro blasting the old surface. They sandblast the material or chip away at the old surface. Then the contractor applies a polished finish with the last coat of whatever materials you choose from exposed pebble to a polished finish. 

Plan on a 5 to a 14-day project for resurfacing. If you have rainy weather, anticipate a long wait. 

What is a Pool Renovation? 

pool renovation involves more than a pool resurfacing. It is a complete pool remodeling. 

With a complete pool remodel, you can change the shape of your pool, add furniture, and add more steps. You can have the contractors install features in the pool. A waterfall or fountain will change the look and overall aesthetic of your pool, giving you more than just a place to cool off. 

Swimming Pool Renovation Cost

The typical pool renovation Houston contractors offer will cost you between $4,000 and $15,000 depending on how much work you want to be done. If you’re looking to just update your filter or pump or have basic plumbing repairs, you should plan on spending between $500 and $1,5000.

As you look to remodel your pool, you can also consider a complete deck renovation. Deck reconstruction and patio remodeling cost as little as $2,000 for a patio remodel and as much as $15,000 or more for new decking. 

A pool in general adds 5 to 8 percent of real estate value to your existing property. An updated, renovated pool, logically, will increase your property value even more. 

Plus, if you live in a neighborhood where most of your neighbors have a pool, you need an updated, beautiful pool to make your home a viable piece of property.

A New Surface or a New Pool

When looking at pool resurfacing & replastering vs. renovation, your investment will determine your yields. If you have the money, time, and imagination for a complete renovation, go for it. Otherwise, a basic resurfacing and replastering will still increase the value of your property and the quality of your pool. 

For the best pool contractors in the Houston area, contact us. We’d love to help you recreate your pool and bring it back to life.

Counties and areas where we resurface, replaster and remodel pools, but not limited to.

Sugarland area: Wharton County, Matagorda County, Chambers County, Fort Bend County, Galveston County, Harris County, Calhoun CountyJackson CountyBrazoria County, Colorado County, Waller County, Austin County.

Magnolia area: San Jacinto County, Polk CountyWalker County, Grimes County, Brazos County, Trinity County, Washington County, Hardin County, Montgomery County, Liberty County, Jefferson County.

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