Pool Resurfacing Tips & Maintenance

Fibre Tech provides useful, accurate pool refinishing and swimming pool resurfacing info for homeowners and businesses!

Our blog offers important pool surface maintenance and finish tips, as well as a list of general pool care guidelines and pool maintenance FAQs. We have also provided a handy pool chemical calculator designed to help you easily determine the amount of chemicals needed for the proper maintenance of your swimming pool.

If you would like to learn more about how Fibre Tech can transform and protect your investment, we invite you to fill out and submit our convenient form to request more information.

Adding Chlorine & Test Kit Reads No Chlorine

1/11/2018 10:56:30 AM

How a zero reading on your swimming pool test kit can be misleading. If your test kit is reading you have no chlorine in your swimming pool it may be because it is actually too high, not because it ...

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Itchy Eyes? It may be time to super chlorinate your swimming pool

11/21/2017 11:02:00 AM

There are two main culprits to having irritated eyes in a swimming pool. The first is an outrageous PH. The second is too much chloramine in the water. Chloramine is not chlorine in its free form. ...

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Home Renovation Financing, Pool Resurfacing & Other Projects.

8/16/2017 3:16:54 PM

Rule 1. The Acid Test If you don't have the cash available, our acid test will help you determine if you should save up or finance the renovation. 

Categories: Financing, Finance

When Should You Resurface Your Pool

7/17/2017 3:52:58 PM

Absent bald spots, the answer of this question relies more on when you want to improve the aesthetics of your pool.

General Pool Resurfacing Tips

6/23/2017 1:32:38 PM


Pool filter types. Which one is the best for you?

6/6/2017 3:22:18 PM

There are three choices when it comes to swimming pool filtration. The three options available are cartridge, sand and Diatomaceous Earth (DE).  If your too lazy to read the rest of the article and ...

Categories: Pool Maintenance, Pool Filtration

Fiberglass Pool Resurfacing Options

6/5/2017 11:45:48 AM

  If you have a fiberglass swimming pool, and your surface needs a little TLC. You have arrived at the right place.  Unfortunately, when you go to resurface a fiberglass pool your options are more ...

Pool Chemistry Basics

5/23/2017 3:20:52 PM

Are you tired of playing ping-pong with your water chemistry, fixing one problem only to throw another value out of balance?  Do you want to check the work of you pool chemistry management company to ...

Commercial Pool Repair Secrets

4/11/2017 3:43:00 PM

Hotels, gyms, water parks and other commercial pool facilities depend on Fibre Tech. Your visitors don’t want to see poor water quality, cracks in the perimeter or a peeling liner when they come to ...

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Don't skimp on pool water test kits

3/6/2017 4:35:00 PM

When it comes to purchasing pool water chemistry testing kits, it is vitally important that you get a kit that will test for the full range of chemical levels and contaminants. Over the years I have ...

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What Does Swimming Pool Resurfacing Cost in 2017?

1/13/2017 12:02:00 PM

Pool weather will be here before you know it. Is your pool ready?

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Why Zoos & Aquariums Trust Fibre Tech

12/8/2016 1:50:00 PM

In addition to thousands of swimming pool resurfacing projects, Fibre Tech has successfully completed many projects in zoological settings including creating or renovating otter tanks at zoos, ...

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Fibre Tech Case Study: Fiberglass Pool Resurfacing

9/14/2016 12:41:00 PM

How Swimming Pool Resurfacing Saved Summer  

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Where Is The World's Largest Swimming Pool?

7/15/2016 11:08:00 AM

We're big fans of great swimming pools, but a true man-made world wonder opened ten years ago at the San Alfonso del Mar Resort in Chile.

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What Does a Fiberglass Swimming Pool Cost?

6/22/2016 4:58:00 PM

When summer heats up, it’s no wonder that people find themselves asking, "What does a fiberglass swimming pool cost?” The short answer is that it depends. If you are looking into a fiberglass pool, ...

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Refinishing Your Pool: Marcite or Fiberglass?

5/17/2016 11:10:00 AM

Pool chemicals and the elements can really do a number on a swimming pool. At some point, every pool will need to be refinished. If your pool has lost its luster, it’s time to think about pool ...

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See The World's Most Jaw-Dropping Swimming Pools

4/29/2016 11:43:00 AM


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Understanding "free chlorine" versus "total chlorine" in pools.

4/10/2016 12:00:00 PM

What is free chlorine vs total chlorine?   When it comes to chlorine levels in pools, you may be confused by the different types of chlorine present.

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Understanding Free Chlorine vs Total Chlorine When Shocking Your Pool

3/31/2016 12:33:00 PM

Did you know there are several different types of chlorine in your pool? Free Chlorine, Combined Chlorine, and Total Chlorine can all be found in a typical swimming pool, and although these terms may ...

What Do You Do When Your Child is Drowning in a pool?

2/25/2016 4:21:00 PM

Summer is closer than you might think.

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4 Steps to Closing Your Pool the Right Way

1/21/2016 4:24:00 PM

You might have already done it, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to learn the right way to close up your pool for the winter. Doing it right not only protects your pool from costly freezing ...

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9 Winter Pool Surface Maintenance Tips

1/4/2016 12:35:00 PM

It’s been a warm winter so far, and we hope you had a chance to use your pool a bit later than usual in 2015.

The Most Efficient Methods for Cleaning Your Pool

11/23/2015 12:23:00 PM

From family barbecues to lazy afternoons, your swimming pool can add a dose of fun and relaxation to your summers.

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Guide to Environmentally Friendly Pool Treatments

10/30/2015 11:45:00 AM

Today it’s more important than ever to consider our impact on the environment.

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Is DIY Pool Renovation a Safe Option?

9/29/2015 11:53:00 AM

There are many different faces to pool restoration, from converting your tank to a salt water system, to adding or removing a diving board, to putting in a new pool liner, and even to resurfacing the ...

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How Fibre Tech Resin Compares

8/28/2015 11:05:00 AM

Nothing adds beauty, value and fun to a home like a pool. Similar to remodeling a kitchen or building on a room, the addition of a pool to your home is both exciting and intimidating. After all, the ...

3 Tips for Selecting the Best Brush for Your Pool

7/27/2015 2:43:00 PM

It has been said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Nowhere is that more true than with pools, particularly when it comes to cleaning. A bit of light brushing will save you a ...

Pool Resurfacing Options

6/15/2015 6:09:00 PM

  You've been enjoying your pool for a while, but are starting to realize that it doesn’t quite look the same as it used to. Perhaps the water chemistry is off, or the ground around and underneath ...

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Economic Advantages of Fibre Tech

6/8/2015 10:20:00 AM

Fibre Tech pool finishing has a wide range of benefits, from increased beauty and decreased pool surface maintenance and pool finish maintenance to increased pool economics. While the beauty of ...

5 Differences Between Commercial and Residential Pool Maintenance

6/8/2015 10:02:00 AM

As a parent, you most likely have to pay off:

10 Swimming Pool Safety Tips

4/21/2015 4:34:00 PM

We’ve written quite a bit on how to choose the right pool, the right surface, and the right depth. But we haven’t yet talked about the most important consideration of all — making sure your family ...

5 Factors to Consider When Deciding Your Pool's Depth

4/14/2015 5:17:00 PM

Diving or Wading? Pool Depth, Demystified As we’ve explained, installing a pool is one of the biggest decisions a homeowner can make. Often the center of a home, pools are places for leisure, ...

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5 Pool Safety Tips Every Family Should Follow

4/6/2015 11:24:00 PM

While summertime means more time outdoors, it also means more visits to emergency rooms for pool-related injuries. These 5 pool safety tips can help ensure pool safety for you and your family this ...

Choosing the Right Surface for Your Pool

3/11/2015 9:22:00 AM

Today, luxury pools are growing more common, and there are many options for customization. If you don’t have a swimming pool and are thinking about getting one, it pays to know what your options are. ...

Prevention is the best cure for metal stains in pools.

7/20/2014 4:35:00 PM

Preventing metal stains is one of the most important maintenance tasks that swimming pool owners should focus upon. That’s because metal stains are one of the most common problems for pool owners ...

Never use a wire brush on a fiberglass pool.

6/20/2014 8:36:00 AM

My company, Fibre Tech, has converted thousands of concrete pools to our patented fiberglass surface. One of the first things that I tell every one of my customers is to throw away their wire brushes ...

What type is best for you? Learn more about pool filtration here. 

5/20/2014 12:30:00 PM

Many customers ask me what is the best pool filter for their needs. Pool filters come in three varieties: cartridge, sand and diatomaceous earth. The fact is that all of these filters do a decent job ...

Categories: Pool Filtration

DPD or OTO: which is better to test for chlorine?

4/21/2014 12:00:00 PM

As an experienced professional who has tested and evaluated water in thousands of swimming pools, I can say without a doubt that DPD tablets are far more accurate than OTO drops for testing chlorine ...

Maintaining proper alkalinity and pH in pool water.

2/20/2014 8:31:00 AM

Maintaining proper alkalinity and pH levels in your pool water is vital, as these are factors that can cause burning of your eyes when swimming. It is also important to understand that alkalinity and ...

Choosing an automatic pool cleaner.

1/20/2014 8:24:00 AM

Customers often ask me, "What is the best automatic pool cleaner?” The answer depends upon several factors, including the type and design of your pool. However, I can provide some basic information ...

The pros and cons of saltwater swimming pools

12/20/2013 8:23:00 AM

In recent years, many customers have asked me about the advantages of putting a salt system into their swimming pools. As with many things, there are pros and cons – good points and not so good ...

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Does your pool need a phosphate remover?

11/20/2013 4:56:00 PM

In recent years the use of phosphate removers in swimming pools has been a hot topic and the subject of much debate. Here’s a little background on the subject. Phosphates are a biological building ...

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Is your pool tile grout DISAPPEARING? Did your installer forget to INSTALL it?

11/13/2013 4:46:00 PM

It’s a little known fact that fiberglass swimming pools require a higher level of calcium in the water in order to protect the grout around the tiles. Having installed Fibre Tech coating in thousands ...

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