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What Kind of Flooring You Can Choose For Your Swimming Pool?

A swimming pool in the house is definitely an added advantage for the entire family.  It is a terrific way for enjoyment, relaxation, and workout and also increases the overall value of the house. Though construction of the swimming pool is an easy task but the flooring selection of the swimming pool should be given prime importance as the entire look of the swimming pool depends on the flooring. You will be delighted to know that there is an extensive range of flooring options available in the market with each flooring option possessing its own unique characteristics and imparting a distinct look.

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The most common flooring option for the swimming pool is the tiles. The main reason behind its popularity is its resistance to wear and tear and fading. Tiles are available in a plethora of designs, colors, patterns and sizes, and thus you are allowed to mix and match the little squares to get your preferred look. Those who want a sober look, can select a single color tile and those who are looking for a stylish look, can select two or more colors and create a pattern. Nowadays, tiles with varied prints are also available.

Vinyl flooring is also a good choice. They may look like tiles but are cheaply priced than tiles and can be installed quickly. Vinyl flooring is easy to clean, impart a smooth finish, are durable and sturdy. In addition, it does not need a lot of scrubbings as that of tile flooring. It is highly flexible and hence less prone to cracks and scratches. The vinyl material is pre treated and thus protects the pool from algae, fungi, bacteria and UV rays.  They are available in a variety of designs, textures and patterns but the choice range is less than the range for tiles.

Fiberglass is also another attractive option for swimming pool.  Most people assume that fiberglass flooring is very expensive but the fact is that it may be expensive during the time of purchase, but it is highly cost effective in the long run as it is free from maintenance. Fiber glass is durable, strong, shall never fade and scratch. Due to its non porous surface, bacteria and algae are not allowed to breed and hence there is no maintenance. Moreover, fiberglass swimming pools are pre molded at the factory and arrive in a one shell.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on November 6, 2010

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Stefan is the owner of Homedit.com – he started the site back in November 2008, from his passion for interior design and decorations and since then the site went from being a simple blog to one of the most popular home design websites on the web right now.

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One Response to “What Kind of Flooring You Can Choose For Your Swimming Pool?”

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