• Pool Paints, Coatings and Primers

Dura Seal Pool Paint: One-Coat Epoxy
Dura Seal Pool Paint
One-Coat Epoxy

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Aqua Seal Pool Paint: Acrylic Enamel
Aqua Seal Pool Paint
Acrylic Enamel

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SR Pro 7 Pool Paint: Synthetic Rubber Base
SR Pro 7 Pool Paint
Synthetic Rubber Base

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Smart Step Pool Paint: Conversion Coating
Smart Step Pool Paint
Conversion Coating

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Prime It! Pool Paint Epoxy Primer for Smooth Surfaces
Prime It! Pool Paint
Epoxy Primer for Smooth Surfaces

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Rough Prime Pool Paint: High Build Epoxy Primer
Rough Prime Pool Paint
High-Build Epoxy Primer

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  • Pool Patio & Deck Paint

Patio Perfect: Pool Patio & Deck Coating
Patio Perfect
Acrylic Pool Patio & Deck Coating

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A+ Clear Sealer - Matte: Water-Based Clear Acrylic Coating
A+ Clear Sealer - Matte
Water-Based Clear Acrylic Coating

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A+ Clear Sealer - Semi Gloss Water-Based Clear Acrylic Coating
A+ Clear Sealer - Semi Gloss
Water-Based Clear Acrylic Coating

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  • Maintenance Products for Pools

PrepWise: Pool Paint Preparation Solution
PrepWise
1-Step Clean & Etch Pool Paint Preparation Solution

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Pool Paint Application Kit: The Tools You Need to Paint Your Pool or Deck
Pool Paint Application Kit
The Tools You Need to Paint Your Pool or Deck

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Diving Board Resurfacing Kit: Diving Board Paint
Diving Board Resurfacing Kit
Help provide sure footing to worn diving boards

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  • What Pool Paint Do I Need to Use?

When it comes to researching options available for painting your pool, there is a whole world of choices to consider. Without properly understanding what kind of pool paint you’re in need of, you run the risk choosing the wrong products and creating more work for yourself. Smart Seal has a full line of different pool paint products for your pool and the surrounding areas, no matter the materials or visual look you want.

When painting a pool, it’s important to first determine whether or not the pool has already been painted. If you’re trying to repaint or maintain a pool which has already been painted, it’s best to figure out what type of paint has been applied in the past. Not all paint types are compatible with one another but you can often send a sample of the existing pool paint to a manufacturer or local paint dealer to find out what was previously used on your pool. However, there are a couple of tests anyone can do at home to determine what the existing paint is composed from:

  1. If a paint chip is submerged in denatured alcohol and it dissolves, it is most likely acrylic-based. If it doesn’t, move on to step two.

  2. Submerge a new paint chip into a combination of one part Xylol and three parts mineral spirits. If it dissolves after being rubbed together several times, then this is most likely a synthetic rubber-based paint. If it does not dissolve, try out step three.

  3. Take another new paint chip and this time submerge in nothing but Xylol. If it does not dissolve, then it is likely an epoxy pool paint; if it does dissolve after being dipped in the Xylol, then it is probably a chlorinated rubber pool paint.

Once you’ve determined which pool paint was applied to your pool in the past, modern pool paints fall under synthetic rubber, epoxy, acrylic and water-based acrylic. It’s always best to use the same pool paint type as previously administered. If a pool has not been painted yet — whether it’s concrete, fiberglass, plaster, or gunite — all of the different types of pool paints can be used, but some are better than others.

 

Colors shown will slightly differ from actual paint. For a more accurate color representation, ask your retailer for a Smart Seal Color Guide.