Pool resurfacing is a process that can often take a week or more. It is necessary when you are trying to maintain your swimming pool over time. If it has been a decade or more since you have done this, it's probably time to do so. If you do this, you need to get multiple quotes from different companies to see on much it's going to cost. In some cases, the price will be five figures. It just depends on the size of your pool and the type of material that you are going to lay over the top.
It could contain pebbles, courts, or other types of aggregate material that you would prefer seeing. The more elaborate that it is, the more expensive it is going to be. Depending upon the type of plaster that is used, and the aggregate material that is mixed in with the plaster, this can affect how long the pool resurfacing will last.
At a minimum, it's probably going to last about five years. This is assuming that there is moderate use. If you are not using the swimming pool very often, and you are regularly cleaning it, it can last up to 10 years in some cases. The type of plaster can also play a large role in how long it is going to be without cracks or damage. You could use the aggregate material such as pebbles to make it last longer. Similar to concrete, this material mixed in with the plaster is actually going to make it last longer.
The businesses that are going to provide you with estimates are likely to be local. Although, it is possible to get estimates from pool repair companies that are outside of your city. There are going to be several companies, especially in metropolitan areas, places where swimming pools are quite common. It is unlikely that you will be able to find one nearby if you are in a rural community. If you are in a mountainous region where the weather is quite and Clement, it is unlikely that someone is trying to run a business like this there. Therefore, if you are in the city, or if you need to find one that is in an urban area, you can use the Internet to find the ones that are closest to you on the web.
It is so important that you get a guarantee for this type of work. There are some companies that will only guarantee this for a couple of months. Others will give you a guarantee for several years. The guarantee will be longer when it is a material that is much more sturdy. If they have a proven track record for doing jobs that will last a decade or more, then you are going to pay more, but this is going to save you money in the long run. The guarantee will essentially ensure that any problems that happened along the way can be fixed by the company free of charge. If you can find a pool resurfacing company that offers exceptional plaster, and if they can do a good job with the resurfacing, you will want to work with that company even if they are slightly more expensive than everyone else.
The time it will take to complete this will likely be no more than three or four days with a small swimming pool. It could take longer if there is significant damage. If it is a larger pool, especially one that is more elaborate that may have cost tens of thousands of dollars, then you are looking at a week or more before the entire project is complete. One thing you do not want to do is rush them as they are doing their work. Even if you have a timetable, it should be a little more flexible. If they can smooth everything out, and ensure that it is properly cured and solidified, you are essentially adding several more years of longevity once the job is completed.
You will soon have multiple estimates from different companies that will be able to do the pool for you. It will take them no more than a few days to get back with you. They contact you on email, or they may call you on the phone. The company that is going to offer you the best deal tends to be one that is more popular. Look at reviews to make sure that you are working with a company that is doing a great job for everyone. If they are, you can count on the same level of competency. By the end of the month, you will have a fully resurfaced pool that will likely be fine for the next decade or more.