Diamond Brite’s insoluble quartz aggregate is unaffected by the harshest pool chemicals and resists permanent staining, as well.Diamond Brite is an exposed aggregate, which means it isn’t smooth. !Good to know on California Pools, I currently have a quote from one of their Ventura Country offices, they are still in the running. Great bunch of people, fair price, quality work, and quick turnaround even though we had some weather issues. Good Luck, and let me know if I can help!! ... Pebble Tec is for clients who have an over-the-top pool that requires an over-the-top pool finish. Each style and color has a different price, but a Diamond Brite … Unlike Diamond Brite or Pebble Tec pool restorations, ArmorGuard has a non-slip surface and much smoother than other similar applications. Pebble surfaces are luxury upgrades that require a bigger budget than marcite and quartz aggregate. Diamond Brite is made with natural quartz – one of nature’s hardest and purest minerals.

Diamond Brite® — Exposed Aggregate Pool Resurfacing. Pebble Tec, PebbleSheen and BeadCrete brand-name finishes are exposed aggregate coatings that average around $9,000, including labor.

With an expected life of 15 to 20 years, along with a smooth feel and gorgeous looks, Hydrazzo is the right choice for most luxury pools.At the upper-end of the pricing range, Pebble Tec is for clients who have an over-the-top pool that requires an over-the-top pool finish.

Plus they had one of the only long term structural warranties. ... Pebble Tec® – Superior Quality Pool Resurfacing. The standard color options are Cool Blue, Aqua Quartz and Super Blue. ... Popular brands are Crystal Stone and Pebble Tec. The finished color is breathtaking, achieving a soothing and color-intensifying effect. A durable and appealing alternative to more traditional pool coatings, our Diamond Brite finish combines natural quartz aggregates and polymer modified cement in an array of beautiful colors. At different depths, the water color will change. When selecting a Pebble Tec finish color, look more at what color effect it will give the water than the actual color of the pebbles in the sample. Utilizes slightly smaller pebbles than those found in PebbleTec pool finishes; Offers a … The day after the dig, it rained for almost a week straight, and the pool was close to half full from rain.... oh well. With a life expectancy of 10 to 15 years, and with a stunning appearance, it is an excellent choice for some pools.

I had a contrac tor pushing Diamondbrite, the only negative I heard is for some dark colors you can get uneven color if they do not acid wash it properly?

Resurface Pool with Pebble Tec, PebbleSheen, or BeadCrete.

They are marcite, Diamond Brite, Hydrazzo and PebbleTec. 04-17-2006, 07:42 AM.

The company also offers three new varieties – PebbleSheen, which uses smaller pebbles; PebbleFina, which uses exceptionally fine, almost sand-like pebbles and a smoother feel; and BeadCrete, which trades out the pebbles for smooth glass beads that catch and reflect light and offer a crystalline appearance.PebbleTec will last 20 years or more, and is the most durable finish available. But with so many other, more modern options available, it just doesn’t have the durability that we insist on at Absolute Pools.Diamond Brite is made with natural quartz – one of nature’s hardest and purest minerals.

Natural quartz is one of nature’s hardest and purest minerals, which makes it stain-resistant and powerful against harsh pool chemicals. Pebble Tec® prides itself on delivering, in each of its finishes, “a unique work of environmental art."

I called quite a few builders and was most comfortable with them.

I am leaning more towards a pool company called AllState in Ventura County, a bit better price, and have not heard any negatives as I have with the Ventura County California Pools Franchise location. Available in a range of colors, this material provides a great non-slip surface and an earthy look and feel. It’s the smoothest, richest and most luxurious surface available, formulated from time proven technology and the earth’s finest raw materials. Does anyone have a diamond brite or pebble tech pool and if so do you find that it is rough on your skin?

View Full Version : Pebbletec vs. Pebblesheen vs. Diamond Brite. In short, there are four main types of plaster that Absolute Pools uses to waterproof your pool, each of which has many variations. Aquavations Hydrazzo is the “smooth sensation” in exposed aggregate pool finishes, friendly to fingers, toes and swimsuits.Hydrazzo is expensive, but it’s worth every penny. Post by WillieDee » Sat 20 May, 2006 23:28 . Deal Svengali.