Renovation Roundup: 2022 Renovation Product Focus

Spring is right around the corner — and what better time to freshen things up around the pool? With the start of another swim season, homeowners might be eager to get some upgrades and updates out of the way. Check out this assortment of products to have their backyards looking good as new.





Customers can visualize their new dream pool with the NPTBackyard Mobile App. Select the shape closest to the existing pool, then choose from a wide range of NPT products — pool tile, pool finish and decking — then see it in seconds, right in any backyard space. The NPTBackyard App has been newly updated with new tiles and a collection of 3D Dream Pools for inspiration. | (888) 476-7665





LOOP-LOC introduces the DECK-LOC No-Drill Anchoring System for composite decks. This product allows for pool cover installation on composite decking without drilling a single hole. DECK-LOC anchors secure in seconds by simply turning the clamps until they lock under the deck boards. This product is manufactured in marine-grade stainless steel and is made for composite decks with 3/8-inch board spacing. | (800) LOC-LOOP





Pebble Technology International
Pebble Technology International is pleased to offer its line of artisan fire and water features (including stone and metal options), now available with new safety features on burners. | (800) 937-5058





Natare Corporation
Natatec Pool Lining System is a flexible blanket of PVC reinforced with an inner core of polyester mesh fabric. It is custom-fitted and bonded on-site to provide a completely watertight, highly durable, and slip-resistant pool surface. The smooth, non-porous surface resists algae, mold and mildew, making cleaning easy and inexpensive, the company says. Pair Natatec with Natare’s stainless steel pool gutters, and you have a complete solution for aging or inefficient pools without the high cost of traditional repair and renovation. | (800) 336-8828





Fountain People
Fountain People offers a bronze deck drain cover for pool professionals and fountain builders who want to enhance the beauty of any deck or fountain surface during renovations. This beautifully detailed drain cover uses classic motifs that complement both traditional and modern décor applications, the company says. Ideal for pool professionals who want to provide a unique, signature finish to their pool deck or fountain projects. Matching stainless steel drain sumps available. This product is made in the U.S. and available for immediate shipment. | (512) 393-1155





Kelley Technical Coatings
Olympic Step Renew, by Kelley Technical Coatings, provides a simple process to revitalize old and weathered thermoplastic, acrylic and fiberglass pool steps used in vinyl-liner swimming pools. The Olympic Step Renew Kit contains the tools, the cleaner, and the coating needed to easily renew pool steps and extend their useful life at a fraction of the cost of replacement. Popular White and Blue finishes coordinate with varying pool schemes. VOC Compliant. “Just Like New With Step Renew.” | (502) 636-2561





Rico Rock
RicoRock waterfall kits and coping/waterline products are masonry products engineered to install with minimal labor but offer the same look as full custom masonry projects that cost twice as much, the company says. The waterline coping consists of light-weight cast concrete rock that is mortared in place. Ideal for pool deck renovations, these coping products can be combined to resurface decks around pools. These products are not intended for large patios, but make an ideal transition material around pool perimeters. | (888) 717-3100





SeaKlear Thick Tile & Vinyl Cleaner breaks down and removes scale, film, oil and scum lines on vinyl-liner pools. Thick Tile & Vinyl Cleaner is nonabrasive — it reaches down into pores to remove soils, the company says. This product can also be used on acrylic surfaces. Apply with a brush, soft cloth or sponge. Allow the cleaner to work for one to two minutes, and then rinse thoroughly with water. Use weekly or as needed. Ideal when renovating vinyl-liner pools. | (800) 753-1233





Island Stone
Lava Glass is a fused glass tile with a durable back paint. The back paint is applied in excess of 1,025°F and is what gives the glass tile its color. This product is faced mounted with a translucent, residue-free film. In addition to the 1-by-1-inch and 1-by-2-inch formats, the Lava Glass Collection includes a corresponding 1-by-2-inch V-cap trim, which is available in all six Lava Glass colors and comes with a film face mounted in strips for ease of installation. | (800) 371-0001





Fox Pool
Fox Pool is excited to offer its new Speckle Step Soleil overall pattern for vinyl-liner pools. This unique design mimics the look of tiny mosaics and features small pops of gold mosaic that add sparkle to the pool water and a sense of luxury to the pool’s aesthetic, the company says. Available in 20 mil and ideal for renovation or replacement of pool liners. | (800) 723-1011





Frank Wall Enterprises
Frank Wall Enterprises offers an improved Light Doctor repair kit for vinyl pool liners. The Light Doctor is a simple solution for broken tabs and slots on vinyl-liner light seal rings when renovating vinyl-liner pools. Fix broken or corroded tabs and slots on vinyl-liner sealing rings for underwater lights, and never use a wedge-style repair kit again, the company says. Available in 8-hole and 10-hole fixture styles for both the top and bottom sections of the light sealing rings. In addition, for those looking to permanently enclose old light niches on vinyl liners, the Light Doctor also offers durable lexan discs that can be used on top or beneath the liner. | (800) 488-9146





Z Poolform
Z Poolform is a reusable PVC forming system for pouring cantilever coping around vinyl-liner, fiberglass or gunite pools. The forms are ideal for remodels or new construction and are even compatible with most popular auto cover tracks. | (570) 587-3799





AQUA & More
AQUA & More, a division of Renolit, offers a new designer pool liner membrane called Alkorplan Touch-Elegance. This liner was created to renovate swimming pools and give both residential pools and commercial aquatic facilities a high-end designer look to match the latest in outdoor décor. The new textured liner membrane pattern is inspired by nature and imitates the look and feel of slate stone. Superior 80-mil thick, reinforced membrane can be used for new pool construction or to completely encapsulate and renovate leaking or deteriorated pools. Available for immediate shipment. | (732) 569-7750





Canadian General Tower
Poolside’s new Skyline Mosaic liner material has the shimmer of a modern skyline with the serenity of sparkling tropical waters. This product is printed on pale blue pool liner material enhanced with Poolside’s exclusive Aquashimmer feature for a sparkling effect. Engineered with added chemical and UV protection, the Skyline Mosaic is available to fabricators in North America and Europe. Manufactured and printed in North America by CGT. | (519) 623-1633





Tuff Coat
Tuff Coat UT-200 is a single component, flexible, water-based, non-skid coating that was created to renovate pool decks. This product uses a unique process of cross-linking urethanes, acrylics, co-polymers and recycled rubber granules to create a long-lasting, non-slip finish. Tuff Coat UT-200 provides a durable non-slip surface for splash pads, wave pools, spray parks, restroom floors, pool deck surfaces and other areas requiring slip resistance that can be used in or out of water. This product hides significant imperfections on any surface and improves existing non-skid finishes to provide additional safety, the company says. | (877) 252-9457





Nationwide Industries
The TRIDENT Magnetic Gate Latch by Nationwide Industries offers a strong magnetic closure and significant vertical tolerance to avoid sagging gates. This product features the Safe-Notch to detect gate climbing and ensure the gate stays closed. If the cylinder is previously locked on the opened gate, the Latch When Locked feature will engage for added safety. The easily installed TRIDENT Magnetic Gate Latch has rust-resistant components and a one million cycle warranty. | (813) 988-2628





Sider-Proof FF-PR is a cement-based, roll-on pool plaster for gunite, shotcrete, existing plaster and marcite, concrete and ICF swimming pools. This product is packaged as a kit and can be applied with a standard paint roller and smoothed with a MagicTrowel. Suitable for residential, commercial, hot tub, chlorine and salt water system application. This coating is also designed to coat and waterproof waterfalls, fountains and concrete ponds. Sider-Proof FF-PR is not a pool paint: It is a true cement-based swimming pool plaster and resurfacing coating. | (478) 892-9800





Ramuc’s EP Hi-Build Epoxy offers a tough, durable finish that provides stain, chemical and abrasion resistance for swimming pool surfaces. This product is an ideal alternative to re-plastering at a third of the cost, the company says. Packaged in an easy-to-use, 1-to-1 mix ratio, EP Hi-Build Epoxy rolls easily and builds up to 8 mils dry per coat, rendering “smoothing” qualities on rough surfaces. This self-priming, two-coat system renovates aged concrete, plaster and fiberglass pools. VOC compliant. Made in the U.S. | (800) 745-6756





Haviland Pool & Spa
Stain Drop’s Spot Stain Chalk can instantly remove tough stains from pool and spa surfaces. This single solution quickly removes both metallic and organic stains by simply scrubbing the chalk directly onto the problem area. Safe for all hard surfaces including plaster, vinyl, tile, concrete and fiberglass. Ideal for renovating and repairing stained pool surfaces, unused Spot Stain Chalk can be dried and reused. Available in a hang-ready retail clamshell packaging with one easy-to-handle, 3-inch diameter chalk-puck. | (800) 333-0400





The Outdoor GreatRoom Company
The Outdoor GreatRoom Company is excited to debut the Bronson collection to its line of gas fire pits. Bronson Block Gas Fire Pit Kits are available in round and square shapes. Both DIY fire kits utilize durable, long-lasting hardscape pavers that vary between colors of red, brown, grey and tan. The collection also includes a Crystal Fire Plus gas burner insert and plate, control panel, two vent blocks for proper ventilation and tumbled lava rock. The Bronson Round and Bronson Square utilize liquid propane or natural gas for a convenient, smoke-free alternative to wood. Made, assembled and shipped in the U.S. | (866) 303-4028





For a dramatic accent that truly defines a space, Deckorators offers the Dark Slate Picture Frame Board in a new 3 1/2-inch narrow width. Ideal for cocktail rails, accent picture frames and unique inlays, this product can be added as a breaker board or outline the perimeter of a deck to add a unique contrast to any outdoor space. This picture frame board is available in Dark Slate, which complements any of the Deckorators decking colors. | (800) 556-8449





D&D Technologies
The MagnaLatch ALERT is a combined gate latch and alarm. MagnaLatch ALERT offers dual electronic warnings: bright, flashing LED lights and audible alerts that sound if a gate is left opened or unlatched. This product is vertically and horizontally adjustable for ease of installation. No special tools, no wiring or electricians required. | (800) 716-0888





Pool and Spa Enclosures
There is nothing more important than keeping loved ones safe. Pool and Spa Enclosures is there to help keep your customers’ babies (both human and fur-babies) splish-splashing in safety all year long. What can one of the company’s polycarbonate, retractable and lockable pool enclosures do for your customer? Call and talk benefits with Pool and Spa Enclosures today. | (609) 655-8898



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