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Is pebbletech or quartz better for the pool surface?


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2012-03-14 17:34:24
2012-03-14 17:34:24

The only advantage to quartz over standard pebles is that quartz does not impart any hardness to the water. However, this is mute point compared to the evaporation that could more than double the hardness readings every season. So choose the color stone you like and enjoy your swim.

Personally, I do not like the original pebble products, as they are rough on your feet. Also, it is difficult to get a tight seal around light and returns. Therefore, you lose small amounts of water there.

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It is not necessarily better, just different. The pebble finish can come in mini pebble and regular pebble. The mini pebble is pretty close to the quartz aggregate finish(diamond brite) as far as texture, feeling. The regular is much rougher on your feet( kids and sensitive soles can vouch for that). As a contractor I hear this question all the time , and the answer is: if you use your pool frequently, go with quartz aggregate, if you care about the way your pool looks, then go with pebble. Pebble will be around 30% more than quartz aggregate. It is really a matter of preference. Premium Pool and Pavers, Odessa , Florida 727 271 5975.

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