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Last Updated: 18th Jun 2024

What kind of paint is used to make swimming pools?

There are three types of pool paints currently in use: epoxy, premium acrylic and water-based acrylic. Although once quite popular, chlorinated rubber paints have been mostly phased out because of environmental concerns.



How do you paint a swimming-pool?

How to Paint Your Swimming Pool

  1. Find out the type of pool paint used.
  2. Drain all water from the pool and get rid of any debris.
  3. All old and loose pool paint must be removed from the pool surface.
  4. Any cracks or crevices in the swimming pool shell must be removed using a grinder or diamond blade saw.

The next question is: Can you paint concrete pools? Acrylic, rubber, and epoxy pool paint are all options. Acrylic paint is not as durable as other options but it is the easiest to apply for DIYers.

Another question is: How much does it cost for a swimming pool to be painted?

The national average cost of painting a pool is $480 to $650 depending on how large your pool is and what materials you need. A cement pool measuring 20-25m2 may require a two-pack epoxy paint primer, and $270 for rubber paint.

Is it a good idea to paint your pool?

It has become a common practice. Paint is more expensive than new plaster because it needs to be reapplied four times as frequently. It also doesn't feel or look as good. Painting your pool can also cost more if you consider all the long-term costs.