are Pool Pavers?
“pool paver” refers to any regular type of paver
that can be used specifically for the construction
of an outdoor poolside area. Pool pavers can be
arranged to compliment many types of design schemes
because of their large variety of shapes, colors
variety of patterns available for pool pavers
offers a wide range of choices for consumers.
These different patterns create interesting effects
when landscaping outdoor poolside areas.
Paver Stabilization Treatment
the early periods of the swimming pool industry and
up until the recently there had existed a hesitation
to recommend pavers for poolside applications. This
concern was founded upon the fact that paver joint sand
washing into the pools and causing pump abrasion or
harmful bacteria developing in the sand. However, this
issue has been resolved during recent times, with the
introduction of a stabilizing sealer. Make you have
your pool pavers treated with a stabilizing sealer and
these problems will be overcome.
a salt water poolside
is important to remember that a salt resistant paver
should be selected when determining which type of paver
to use for a salt-water pool pool area. The reason being
is that salt can affect the durability of the paver
and so this must be avoided. Quite a few brick manufacturers
have such pavers, consult your local paver retailer
and ask for pool pavers that are salt water resistant.
Coping is the term used to describe the capping
of the pool shell wall. Coping protects the actual
structure from water damage. Pool Coping can also
protect those using the swimming pool, for it caps
the edges of the pool with
a rounded finish. This prevents people from injury when
getting in and out of the pool.
are several materials that can be applied to Pool Copings:
choice of material for Pool Coping is very easy to install,
for it is available in uniform thicknesses, unlike natural
stone. Precast Concrete Coping is also available in
a wide variety of colors, textures and patterns.
Stone or Brick
Stone and Brick Pool Copings offer an aesthetic
appeal, with warm textures, along with the strength
of the stone. There are many choices; granite,
limestone, sandstone, clay brick, all with the
guarantee of lasting a lifetime.
Concrete has the advantage of making the Coping one
whole unit, and taking it right to the edge, so there
is no break. It can give the deck clearer lines and
make a small edge around the pool look a lot wider.