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Hey well i own an in ground liner pool and for a few years now i have heard that i cannot just slap tiles on the walls. they have told me the walls arent stong enough to support the volume of water in my pool my deal is how cant they they already do support the weight the 5 mm thick vinyl sure as hell isn't helping so i say go ahead tile away be sure to check what kind of grout to use an be sure to tile with freeze resistent tile if freeze is applicable in your area. have fun!!-georg

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Q: Can you convert a ten-year-old gunite pool with a vinyl liner to a tile pool and how much would that cost?
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Can i Convert vinyl liner pool to gunite pool?

You can use the same hole in the ground for both a vinyl liner pool and a gunite pool. You should not need a new hole dug.


Once a gunite pool is converted to a vinyl liner pool can you convert it back to being a gunite pool I live in the Panhandle of Florida and have no problem with ground water?

If it was working ok before you lined it and you have no problems removing the liner you should have no problems.


Can a vinyl liner pool be converted into a gunite pool?

As long as the vinyl liner pool is inground, it can be converted. But you'll probably have to remove all of the vinyl pool elements until you have reduced the pool to a big hole in the ground and then start from there. All it takes is time and money!


Can a vinyl liner pool be converted to a gunite pool and how expensive would it be compared with replacing the vinyl liner?

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Can a vinyl-lined pool be converted into a fiberglass pool easier than gunite?

u can NOT convert one into another.... ud have to rip it out and start over... either gunite or fiberglass


Is a gunite pool or vinyl liner pool better?

Gunite is a type of cement mix used in the walls of the pool, whereas a vinyl lining is just a layer on the walls, generally used for waterproofing purposes. So, either of them will do, but my personal opinion is that using a lining is always better (hence vinyl lined pools are very common in England and other countries)


Can you put a vinyl liner in a concrete pool?

Yes you can but you would be replacing the liner every 3-4 years when you can build a gunite pool using the old pool as a base and get another 30-40 years of enjoyment out of it.


How can you keep your vinyl pool liner from pulling out?

liner lock


Is there a paint for a vinyl liner?

no on paint! You will need to replace the liner.


Is a gunite pool better than a vinyl lined pool?

All day long. Concrete pools have real tile instead of the fake liner tile look. You can update a concrete pool later on as styles change: with vinyl it's final.


If you have a vinyl liner pool sides are fiberglass in concrete bottom is concrete mixture liner sets on how can you convert it to fiberglass?

The experts at Advanced Pool Coatings have been installing fiberglass coatings over vinyl liner pools for over 30 years. You can read more at: http://www.advancedpoolcoatings.com.


Can a vinyl liner be added to a pool?

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