How Long Do Pool Renovations Take?

 In Backyard Living, Poolside Living

Summer is right around the corner and few things compare to spending a warm day by the pool. Whether it’s spending quality time with your family, hosting a pool party, or enjoying your day off from work, having a pool right outside of your backdoor is a true luxury. But after all the summer fun ends, you might notice your pool showing some signs of wear and tear from constant use. The thought of allotting time for a pool renovation may seem daunting, but Shoreline Pools makes the remodeling process easy.

As you start to consider a renovation, you quickly realize you do not want to miss out on any of the summer fun that comes with owning a luxury pool. At Shoreline pools, we don’t want you to forego any summer fun either. Our pool experts understand you want your pool to maintain all of its distinctive features over the years, which is precisely why our team leads a seamless renovation process.

Owning a luxury pool and maintaining its upkeep is an investment. Luckily, Shoreline Pools will make sure your luxury pool stays in pristine shape for years to come.

So, How Long Does it Take to Finish a Pool Renovation?

Pool renovations aren’t a one-size-fits-all process. Fixing chipped tiling takes significantly less time than adding a spa to your pool, meaning project timelines will vary. Shoreline Pools will listen to your concerns, evaluate the state of your pool, and create a renovation plan that is tailored to your specific needs. Below are some of the most common renovations and their respective project timelines.

Pool Resurfacing

Pool resurfacing involves the removal and replacement of the top layer of the pool surface. This process seeks to repair structural damage (cracks or leaks) or overhaul the pool’s appearance. For instance, plaster, tile, and aggregate rank among the most popular pool finishes. In general, the pool renovation process takes about five to fourteen days, depending on weather delays, materials used, and permit acquisition.

Exposed pebble usually needs treatment after 15 years, while plaster falls between 5 to 15 years, and aggregates at 30 years. Choosing a pool finish often depends on what aesthetic you are trying to achieve. For example, plaster finishes prove inexpensive and give a classic look. Meanwhile, aggregate finishes are quite resistible to chemicals, offer excellent longevity and produce a unique look. Finally, tile finishes rarely need replacing unless they are dislodged or chipped and allow for visually stunning mosaics.

Fixing Coping

Coping is the material (often concrete or stone) used to surround the pool’s edges. Your pool’s coping may be susceptible to cracks as the soil expands and settles after rainfall, putting pressure on the pool’s coping. Cracks in the coping itself or cracks in the grout between the coping may cause structural damage to your pool if severe cracks aren’t fixed. It’s better to fix this sooner rather than later so that the integrity of your pool structure is not compromised. The severity of the cracks and any structural damage will determine how long pool renovations will last. Fully reinstalling coping can take three to four weeks, but if damage to your coping is less severe, it may only take a few days.

A Full Pool Remodel

If you’re looking to completely redo your pool, your timeline will fluctuate depending on the kind of changes you are looking to make. Simple renovations take about a month and require little to no demolition; simple renovations include services like repainting the pool deck, replacing waterline tile, and resurfacing the pool. However, if demolition and additional construction are necessary to create the pool of your dreams, you may be facing months of renovation. With longer renovations, you may need to sacrifice part of your summer vacation. Nonetheless, quality pool remodels will last anywhere from 15-25 years, making remodeling a worthwhile investment.

Plan Your Next Pool Renovation Today

We know your pool is a staple of your home where you make countless new memories every summer. Renovations will keep your pool looking new, solidifying your backyard as an entertainment hub. Even smaller fixes and changes to your pool can create a more welcoming ambiance. No renovation is too big or small for Shoreline Pools. Whether you see a quick makeover or full pool renovation, our experts will surpass your expectations to meet strict project deadlines.

Dial (203) 357-1544 to schedule a renovations consultation that will not interrupt your fun in the sun. For backyard inspiration that will make your pool your favorite oasis, make sure to subscribe to Shoreline Pools on HOUZZ.

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