A common concern among pool owners is making sure the material of their pool deck doesn’t get too hot during summer. A good way to prevent ending up with a deck that is unbearably hot for bare feet is to apply a cool coating on your deck.
Cool decking for a pool, is a pool deck that doesn’t get too hot to the touch, even on Houston's hottest summer days. It is achieved by applying a cool pool deck coating.Get a free quote
There are several factors that contribute to making the surface temperatures of pool decks rise:
Having a cool decking for pools makes hanging out poolside even more enjoyable.
Yes. Whether you are installing a new pool deck or want to make your existing concrete pool deck cooler, you can have a cool pool deck coating installed.
Because a cool decking material is applied as a coating on top of existing concrete, yes, it is more expensive than just a gray slab of concrete. But homeowners and business owners find that reducing the heat of their pool deck through cool decking is affordable and worth the extra cost. The total cost of your project depends on a few things:
So how much does it cost to get a cool decking? The best way to get an accurate quote for your cool pool deck is to get an estimate from a contractor. Contact SUNDEK of Houston to get a free quote.
When pools are being installed, a question that often comes up is, “What is the coolest pool deck surface?” Contractors use various decking products to keep your pool deck cool, but we find that a product made of acrylic and concrete tends to absorb less heat than other materials.
SUNDEK of Houston uses acrylic applications to create cool decking. Here are the products we use for cool decking.
When a reputable contractor applies a cool pool deck coating properly, they will make sure it is slip resistant. SUNDEK of Houston uses products that create a textured surface that isn’t slippery, even when wet.
If you decide to opt for a surface that is textured with aggregates that are added into the sealer, you need to make sure that you have your sealer reapplied often enough to maintain the non-slip surface.
When choosing a color, keep in mind that darker colors retain more heat, so it’s best to opt for lighter colors.
At SUNDEK of Houston, we have a variety of colors you can choose from. We also do custom colors. We’ve tested all our colors to see which reflect the most heat. Most of our colors are LEED certified, which means they stay especially cool.
A cool decking lasts as long as other decorative concrete surfaces. So if you care for it properly, it’ll stay looking great for at least two decades. At that point, you will probably need to either patch things up or resurface it. Here are some steps to take to care for your surface:
If you’re looking for a contractor who can apply a cool pool deck in Houston, contact SUNDEK of Houston.
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