October 9, 2019

The Importance of aquaBRIGHT™ & polyFIBRO® Pool Coatings

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When you invest in a home improvement project as expensive as a backyard swimming pool, you want to make sure it stays perfect for the rest of your life. One of the most important first steps you can take to ensure the longevity of your pool is to seal it with an aquaBRIGHT™ or polyFIBRO® pool coating. aquaBRIGHT™ and polyFIBRO® are high performance and durable coatings that will take your swimming pool to the next level. 

Benefits of Coating Your Pool with aquaBRIGHT™ or polyFIBRO®

Although concrete is one of the most durable construction materials available, it doesn’t mean it cannot be affected by environmental factors. Pool water is brimming with chemicals that keep it clean; chemicals that can eventually take a toll on the concrete filling. Bacteria, like algae, and UV rays from the sun can also slowly break down the structural integrity of concrete over long periods of exposure. These will all cause the concrete to dry out and crack. 

Pool coatings are designed to create a strong bond with the concrete, giving it an extra layer of security. These harmful substances will have to penetrate the protective coating for many years before they can do any damage to the actual concrete itself. At that point, it’s easy to replace the coating, all the while maintaining a strong concrete base. 

Concrete is inherently a porous material, meaning it absorbs water. If a pool liner is left unsealed, the concrete surface will sustain significant water damage over time. The best-case scenario would be an expensive repair to the damaged component. The worst-case scenario would be a complete replacement. In the same way that concrete can absorb pool water, it also lets in groundwater, which is laden with bacteria and other microorganisms. A top finish will seal the concrete and prevent water damage. 

The benefits of using an aquaBRIGHT™ or polyFIBRO® coatings are their ability to be chemical resistant and pH neutral. Of course, this doesn’t mean you’ll never have to balance your pH again. It will simply make balancing your water chemistry low-maintenance. Our innovative coating components were designed to be durable in nature, so not only will it protect your concrete pool longer, its color will not mottle or fade. An aquaBRIGHT or polyFIBRO® installation is also incredibly quick and simple. 

An aquaBRIGHT™ or polyFIBRO® pool coating also gives your swimming pool an aesthetic vibe. Most pool owners don’t like the look of a plain concrete pool liner. It’s just not appealing. Pool coatings, however, come in an assortment of colors and finishes. Our aquatic coatings offer a variety of finishes, such as: 

aquaBRIGHT™ colors

  • Blue Granite
  • Grey Reef
  • French Grey
  • Blue Lagoon
  • Kona Coast
  • Perle Noire
  • Sahara Sand
  • Midnight Blue
  • Mediterranean Blue
  • Blue Mist

polyFIBRO® colors

  • Sandy Beach
  • Pacific Blue
  • Giallo Versilia
  • Ice Ice Bay Bay
  • Santorini
  • Cabo Verde
  • Black Absinthe
  • Marrakesh

If you’re ready to install your aquaBRIGHT™ or polyFIBRO® finish today, contact an ecoFINISH® representative now. We also provide commercial finishes designed specifically for commercial pools and spas that are low-maintenance and high-satisfaction.