What type of pool decking is best?
Poured concrete has been the material of choice for pool decking for decades because it’s durable and water-resistant. When finished with a brushed surface, poured concrete allows swimmers to walk barefooted without the risk of slipping.
What is a Kool deck?
Kool Deck® concrete topping was invented by Mortex in 1962. It is a beautiful surface for swimming pool decks, walkways, patios and virtually any foot traffic area. Once applied, it generates a colored, textured cement surface that is as strong as the base concrete.
How much does it cost to texture a pool deck?
A Texture-Deck finish, which adds multiple colors to the surface, runs from $4-6 per square foot.
What is used to texture a pool deck?
The knockdown texture of a pool deck is achieved using an acrylic concrete coating. It is similar to the knockdown spray finish on walls and ceilings are also known as stucco. For concrete floorings, it is sprayed onto the cement.
Do composite decks get too hot?
Wood composite decks exposed to direct sunlight can easily become too hot to walk on with bare feet. Unfortunately, hot decking prevents homeowners from fully enjoying their investment and presents a safety risk for children and pets.
Can you Epoxy a pool deck?
Epoxy is one of the best options for pool deck resurfacing. They form a hard, water-resistant, and chemical-resistant finish that lasts for years. You can use it on various pool surfaces such as concrete and fiberglass. Being a solvent-based pool paint, it creates a unified and finished surface.
How long does Spray-Deck last?
Sealants can last for a year to five years. Modified Polymer Overlays – Modified polymer is usually used for stamped or textured overlays. These are known to last for decades with proper maintenance and regular resealing. Cool Decking – Cool decking should last for a minimum of 10 years.
What is the best texture for a pool deck?
The great thing about this texture is that it enhances traction, making the pool deck less slippery. The acrylic concrete spray texture has this heat-reflective feature that keeps the surface cooler than other types of pool deck materials. Regardless of how long it has been baking under the sun, the coating is 30% cooler.
What is a knock down texture for a concrete pool deck?
When it comes to pool decks, the most common material used is concrete. Although it is durable, it is not really an ideal option. Fortunately, a knock down texture has become available for use on concrete pool decks. It is an acrylic concrete coating that is sprayed instead of applied on the surface.
What is an acrylic concrete spray texture pool deck?
The acrylic concrete spray texture has this heat-reflective feature that keeps the surface cooler than other types of pool deck materials. Regardless of how long it has been baking under the sun, the coating is 30% cooler.
Why choose Sundek Pool Deck coatings?
Many SUNDEK finishes fall under the category of cool deck coatings. We use texture and color to ensure your pool deck won’t absorb too much heat. Installing a new pool deck or resurfacing an existing one is no easy task. That is why you should trust the professionals at SUNDEK to do the job for you.