What’s the Right Product for Your Pool Deck? Consider Your Options

If you’re thinking about redoing your pool deck then the one question you’re likely wondering is what you should replace it with. There’s no question that some options are more attractive than others, and that some work around pools better than others. It can be confusing to figure them out but at Fuller Concrete Staining we have a few options for you to consider.

Natural stone has one big advantage and a lot of drawbacks

There’s one that thing just about anyone who installs natural stone likes about it: It’s beautiful. There’s no question that it’s gorgeous, timeless, and simply stunning. That said, homeowners who are considering it must decide if it’s worth the huge drawbacks.

The main drawbacks of natural stone include:

  • It can be very expensive to install.
  • It can be slippery when wet.
  • It often requires regular maintenance.
  • Some types of natural stone are easy to damage and not a good choice for heavy wear.
  • It can get extremely hot in higher temperatures.

If you plan to use your pool deck primarily as a spot to admire – not use – and you have an unlimited budget, then it may be the best option. Otherwise, you may want to consider some alternatives.

Wood pool decks may be worth considering

Another popular choice for pool deck materials is wood. This is generally fairly affordable. That said, there are some serious downsides. First, one thing that most people realize about wood is that it’s not a good surface to get wet on a regular basis. Even when you seal it, eventually the water will get through to the wood and it can rot it.

Another issue is that wood requires a lot of maintenance. You’ll have the option of sanding and refinishing it every few years, or dealing with the fact that it starts to look warped and faded. Finally, consider that wood is known to splinter. This may not be a concern immediately after it’s been sanded and refinished, but within months it can start to splinter and cause injuries to anyone who steps on it just right.

Concrete meets all the needs you have and more

At Fuller Concrete Staining, we hope you’ll consider just how incredible stained concrete can look. If you think of concrete flooring and imagine a damp, dank basement then you’re not thinking of the right kind of concrete. We use only the highest quality stains and techniques to create a pool deck that will amaze you. We can create a finish that mimics just about any look you’re going for.

When you also have your concrete sealed, you know it will be safe and sound from rain, sun fading, and other issues. What’s more, sealant can last for a decade or more. We offer a full satisfaction guarantee so you can trust that you’ll be happy with the result of our work. To learn more, reach out to us at 310-944-9099 and request a free estimate. We look forward to helping you create a pool deck that’s and stylish as it is functional.

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