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A Look at Different Types of Pool Liners

As part of your pool installation near Springfield, VA, consider a pool with a vinyl liner instead of plaster. Plaster can chip and degrade over time, and the repairs can become costly. With vinyl pool liners, the repairs are minimal and inexpensive. The two most popular liners for in-ground pools are PVC and vinyl; and as far as pool maintenance goes, you won’t find anything easier than one of these two options. pool - liner

Vinyl Liners

Vinyl-lined pools are the most popular choice because they tend to be more affordable and faster to install, which means you can start enjoying your home pool faster. Vinyl liners are custom-fit to your home’s pool size and shape, and they come in a variety of colors and designs to accommodate everyone’s preference. These liners usually break down and require a vinyl liner replacement every 10 years or so. In regards to regular pool maintenance, though, they are still considered one of the best choices.

PVC Liners

PVC liners have become a popular addition, typically for commercial pools, because they provide another level of protection against possible leaks. These custom-made liners can be applied to any type of pool material, and in the event there is structural movement or damage, the PVC liner will contain the water within its waterproof membrane. Since PVC liners have been manufactured to be so strong, they can also last up to 25 years after installation. These liners are flexible to any size, shape, and interior design of a pool. They can also come in a variety of colors with designs or logos, depending on your preference and need.

When your pool company arrives to install your new PVC liner, they will actually fabricate the membrane lining right there in front of you. Since this type of liner is custom-made, professionally-trained fabricators will use special welding tools to shape and attach the liner to your current pool’s design. The process requires a specialist, but it is simple enough that even while the liner installation is in the finishing stages you can begin filling your pool with water.

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