Enhance the beauty of your pool with pool tile installation
It used to be that the only choice a homeowner had in pool tile was the six by six blue standard tile. Today, there are an almost infinite variety of options for installing tile in swimming pools. Tiles are produced all over the world and come in a dazzling array of patterns, colors, and styles. Tiles used for pool tile installation differs from tile used within the home. Swimming pool tiles are developed to be able to resist chipping or cracking during weather extremes.
While most pool tile comes in six by six, you may be able to find some in 12” x 12”. As you work on your swimming pool tile design, you can add tile along the waterline, along the pool’s edge, or even place tile all over the pool, creating designs both above and under the water. Adding pool tiles creates gorgeous accents, yet are easy to clean and maintain. If there is no pool tile, your pool water will eventually leave a type of ring around the edge of the pool. Swimming pool tile installation makes it easier to keep your pool clean because it provides a surface to catch dirt and oil. You can add pool tile to any type of pool, even a vinyl liner with a special type of hanger.
White substance on your pool tile
You may find a type of white substance on your pool tiles. This is called efflorescence and is a type of mineral deposit that is sometimes produced by the calcium or magnesium found in pool water. It can also leach from the grout used in between the pool tiles. These scale deposits can either be scraped off or burned off with acid. During pool tile installation grout is used to set the tiles and to connect them to each other. To scrape the scale off of pool tile, you need to use a flathead screwdriver or a strong putty knife. This can be done without damaging the pool tiles, but it must be done with caution. Muriatic acid may also be used to clean scale from pool tiles. This is not dangerous, but should be done with caution. The best advice is to hire a professional pool company to rid your tiles of scale. Another way to clean scale from pool tiles is to blast the tiles to clean them. Carolina Pool Plastering, one of Charlotte’s best pool companies can thoroughly clean your pool tiles and replace any which may be damaged.
Carolina Pool Plastering is the expert in swimming pool tile installation and cleaning. Their professional technicians are ready and able to help you create a beautiful pool tile design and then keep it looking good with regular cleanings. Give them a call today to set up your pool tile installation.
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