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Remodeling Services: A Complete Swimming Pool Makeover

  • Gunite Renovations
  • Vinyl Liner Replacements
  • Vinyl Renovations

Gunite Renovation Services:

Is your swimming pool beginning to show signs of age? Is the coping loose, is your tile cracked and falling off and are your kids complaining about the plaster feeling rough on their feet? Or maybe you just want to achieve a completely new look. Puraqua is an industry leader in remodeling services which allows you to change virtually everything with your existing pool. We combine old time craftsmanship with modern technology and pride ourselves with personalized attentive service. We work with our clients to effectively choose what the best options are to accommodate their desires. From state of the art products for modernizing your filtration and sanitation needs to redesigning the layout and material of your decking. We also offer the latest technology that makes pool maintenance much easier. These new innovations will save you money, time and frustration, that will allow you and your family enjoy spending time by the pool. Puraqua creates a new experience and brings life back into your swimming pool.

Pool Decking Removal & Replacement: >>back to top

Demolition of Decking
Removal of Decking

The demolition of the existing pool deck is broken up in sections with use of machinery (bobcat and a mini excavator with a hydraulic hammer). The material is removed from the pool area and is hauled off-site to a recycling plant. Pool coping is removed and a clean surface is prepared for the application of new decking. There are many decking options to choose from... click here for pool decking options.

Structural Gunite Repair: (Wall Repair, Step Replacement, Pool Depth Alterations) >>back to top

Gunite Step Repair Gunite Pool Step Repair Gunite Pool Steps

Forming Steps

Formed Steps

New Steps

Puraqua is able to repair sections of compromised gunite or add new steps and benches. Pool walls can be rebuilt to look new when the renovation process is completed.

Plumbing Updates:
(Inlets, Skimmer Replacements, Main Drain Replacement) >>back to top

Core Drilling
Main Drain Replacement
New Main Drain

Skimmer Replacement
Skimmer Replacement
New Skimmer

A laser is used to determine the level of the pool beam for the appropriate placement height of the new skimmers. Forms are set and installed for the skimmer mouth and the skimmer housing. Return wall fittings are inserted into the cored holes and cemented into place. The main drain is removed and a new drain housing is concreted in place. Trenches are excavated and new underground plumbing is installed with rigid PVC pipe.

Coping Removal & Replacement:
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Coping Removal
Coping Installation
Bullnose Coping

Existing pool coping is removed , and a clean surface is prepared for the application of new coping or cantilever decking. There are many coping options to choose from to match your project design... click here for coping options.

Tile Removal & Replacement: >>back to top

Tile Removal
Tile Application

Existing waterline tile is completely removed and the surface is then prepared for installation of new tile.

Click here to see some tile samples

Pool Plaster and Pebble Interior Finishes:
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Pool interior Swimming Pool Interior Pool Plaster Picture

Water Blasting

Resurfacing Pool Interior

Ultra high pressure water blasting is performed in order to ensure a clean, rough bondable surface for plaster application New surface application is hand troweled to complete the resurfacing process (materials include: standard marcite plaster, river rok and pebble finishes) On completion of plaster, pool is filled immediately to aid in the curing process.

Click here for more PLASTERING OPTIONS

Equipment Upgrades / Replacement:
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Equipment Pad
Pool Equipment

Puraqua can update or replace older pool equipment to make your pool more efficient and reliable. We can construct a concrete pad for the equipment.

Vinyl Liner Replacement:

Has your swimming pool liner become dried out, brittle or pulling away at the corners? Or you may just want to update your look. Puraqua specializes in vinyl liner replacements with all types of in ground vinyl pools. We offer over 30 different liner patterns to choose from, that are able to withstand harsh weather and strong ultraviolet rays. Each liner is made to custom fit your swimming pool and boasts beauty, durability and affordability, which is also backed by the most comprehensive warranties

Click here - Need Steps?... Easily add them with a vinyl liner replacement!

Vinyl Liner Samples:

Canyon Crystal

Slate Grey Marble

Floral Crystal

Greco Crystal

Vinyl Liner Sample
Stratford - Prism

Vinyl Liner - Tuscan Fresco
Tuscan - Fresco

Vinyl Liner - Cambridge Prism
Cambridge - Prism

Solona Blue Marble

Indigo Marble/Blue Granite

Marble Inlay Crystal

Cheyenne Crystal

Vinyl Liner Replacement Process:

Wedding Cake style steps

You've had the pool for 30 years and it was built without steps, but you have always wanted to add a set. Now you can! Have us install a set of Wedding cake style steps with your new vinyl liner.

  • Adds form an functionality to old and new pools
  • Raised tread pattern for slip resistant finish
  • Totally non-corrosive, non-abrasive
  • Fits all vinyl liner pools - polymer, steel, wood, concrete, and fiberglass
  • 25-year warranty

Vinyl Renovation Services:

Is your vinyl liner pool outdated and in need of a face lift? Are you tired of aluminum coping that is bent and faded? Do you need to correct the walls in your pool that are bowed? Did you know that Instead of using your ladder to climb in and out of your pool every time you can possibly add a set of set steps to your pool for easy in and out access? Are you becoming tired of adding water every week to your pool because you don’t know whether the leak is coming from the liner or the plumbing? We offer multiple styles of decking, coping, liner patterns and filter system components to add style, efficiency and offer the  latest technology that makes pool maintenance much easier than years past.

Vinyl Liner Renovation - Before and After

Our Services:

  • Convert sand bottom to vermiculite (depending on pool bottom)
    • Benefits and qualities of vermiculite vs. sand/stonedust
      1. No footprints
      2. Helps prevent washouts
      3. Keeps shape of the pool bottom
  • Completely replace sections of pool panels to correct corroded and bowed walls..
  • Addition of new wall fittings for returns and skimmers
  • Complete main drain repair and installation
  • Rigid PVC underground and aboveground plumbing
  • Automatic pool cleaners
  • Addition of lighting or replacement of existing lighting
  • Addition or replacement of heating system
  • Completely replace existing pool steps or the addition of new offset steps
  • Add wedding cake style steps where the liner is made to go over the steps
  • Installation of electrical lines for filtration equipment and gas lines for addition or replacement of existing heater
  • Upgrade or change filtration system and hardware
  • Relocation of filter system equipment
  • Slabs constructed and poured for the accommodation of new filter system

Wedding Cake Pool Steps


Vinyl Renovation Process:


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