For decades swimming pools were coated in a silky brilliant white rubber-based paint finish. Besides the smooth texture and bright white look, this type of paint was known for durability against stains and imperfections. During the late 1980's, government regulations banned some of the most crucial ingredients for making this product maintenance free. New paints were no longer free from imperfections. Blistering, chipping, peeling and fading began to appear in as little as six months. This forced swimming pool builders in this region to switch to plaster finishes. Plaster has its own issues, in the form of a long and complicated start up process, staining, shrinking and cracking just to name a few.

Some of the benefits of AquaBright™:

Color Uniformity
  Compared to colored masonry finishes, AquaBright™ has a more uniform color across the entire swimming pool and as the pool ages the AquaBright finish will not "mottle" or fade in larger blotchy clouds.
Why Pay For Trucked Water?
  If left alone, most curing masonry finishes will dry out and crack if water is not immediately placed in the pool. Because of this, it is a common practice to truck in water to protect the new finish. Once installed, the AquaBright finish is cured. You can fill that day, the next day or the following week; thus eliminating the need to pay for water.
What's A Hot Start?
  Are you looking at a colored finish? Colored Masonry finishes typically require a two week start up process called a "Low alkalinity burn" or a "Hot Start". This is where you or your pool company will pour muriatic acid into your pool to burn the leaching calcium off the curing masonry finish. Being a hard durable plastic surface, aquaBRIGHT does not require any caustic or complicated start up process. We call our start up process, "Balance and Swim".
Pick A Color, Any Color.
  Pigments are like commodities, there can be great variations in cost, depending on the color you choose. Sometimes the difference can be so great it becomes the sole determining factor in choosing the color scheme for your pool. All standard aquaBRIGHT finishes are one awesome low price, so choose away and pick what you like and not what you can afford.
Test, Add Chemicals And Re-test.
  When did owning a pool mean that you need a degree in chemistry? Old timers used to treat their pools with two things chlorine and muriatic acid. Unlike masonry finishes, the non-porous, smooth and PH neutral aquaBRIGHT finish won't counter balance with your swimming pool's water chemistry. We're not saying with aquaBRIGHT you'll only need chlorine and acid, but due to the nature of plastic, you'll spend much less time balancing your water chemistry and more time enjoying your pool with your family.
Pre-mix To Protect
  Many chemicals need to be pre-mixed with water before adding the product to the pool. Usually this is to protect the finish of the pool to prevent problems like bleaching and etching. Our plastics are chemical resistant and unlike masonry finishes, aquaBRIGHT can be acid washed with very little impact to the surface and the color.


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