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December 17, 2015

What is Pool Coping?

 

Pool coping is the material above the tile line that generally covers the top of the pool structure. The pool coping is used to separate the pool structure from the pool decking.

This coping also serves as a frame around the pool. Much like a frame around a picture or painting. Coping comes in many different materials such as travertine, sandstone, flagstone, granite, bluestone or tile. If an inground swimming pool is constructed of concrete, it will need coping, which is a cap for the edge of the pool. Besides simply being necessary, the coping provides an opportunity for a decorative accent, which can greatly enhance the appearance of the pool. When someone inside the pool hangs on to the top edge, that’s the coping they’re grabbing on to the coping.

  • Coping is mounted on the bond beam, covering its concrete edges and concealing the steel projecting from the pool’s walls.
  • It also prevents water from getting behind the pool shell, and integrates the finish and tile of the swimming pool.
  • If coping is installed correctly, any water that is splashed out of the pool should flow away from the pool and down into deck drains. Coping should be tilted slightly away from the pool.

Coping refers to the tiles, stones or concrete which are used to cap the wall of the inground pool shell. It adds additional safety as well as providing your pool with a visually polished look.

There are many options when picking tile and coping. Pool Coping can come in many forms from modern to natural. Some of the options to go around the edge of the pool for the coping are; brick, slate, travertine, limestone and flagstones. Please note that some of these materials will vary in shades and thickness.

 

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Variations of Sandstone Pool Coping show above.

 

 


 

 

June 29, 2015

GRANITE PAVERS AND DROP FACE POOL COPING IN PORSTSEA

Granite Pavers

This fabulous swimming pool in Portsea has utilised Summer Daze exfoliated granite pavers along with matching drop face pool coping.

GRANITE PAVERS AROUND A SWIMMING POOL IN MELBOURNE

GRANITE PAVERS

These Granite Pavers have an exfoliated surface finish, ensuring a pool safe non slip surface. The colour selected for use around this swimming pool was our Raven Grey.

TEAKWOOD SANDSTONE PAVERS

SANDSTONE PAVERS

Teakwood Sandstone pool pavers and matching drop down pool coping tiles. Even though Teakwood sandstone has a smooth surface the capillary action on the stone pavers surface when wet make it completely NON SLIP. One of our many great pool pavers from our designer series.

February 26, 2015

CUSTOM SANDSTONE POOL PAVERS AND COPING

SANDSTONE CURVED POOL COPING PAVERS SANDSTONE CURVED POOL COPING PAVERS

Custom made curved sandstone pool coping tiles have been installed on this salt chlorinated swimming pool in Melbourne. The client supplied Steve Taylor ( Master Stonemason) with the templates, which Steve duly checked prior to manufacturing. See our sandstone range here

BLUESTONE CRAZY PAVE POOL COPING AND PAVERS

BLUESTONE CRAZY PAVE POOL PAVERS AND COPING
 

Here we have bluestone crazy pave used as both pool coping and pool pavers around this river inspired pool, in Melbourne, Victoria. View all of our crazy paving range.

Curved Bluestone Pool Coping Tiles

Bluestone Pool Coping and Pool Pavers

 

Custom made curved sandstone pool coping tiles have been installed on this salt chlorinated swimming pool in Melbourne. The client supplied Steve Taylor ( Master Stonemason) with the templates, which Steve duly checked prior to manufacturing. View our entire bluestone range here

Sandstone Crazy Paving Pool Paving with Bluestone Pool Coping

Sandstone Crazy Paving Pool Coping

Sandstone Crazy Paving Pool Coping

 

Here we have a very unique pool renovation. Sandstone Crazy Paving Pool Paving with Bluestone Pool Coping. See more Sandstone and Bluestone.

TRAVERTINE POOL COPING AND POOL PAVING

Travertine Pool Coping

Travertine Pool Coping and Pool Pavers installed around a chlorinated residential swimming pool, located in Melbourne. See more Pool Coping and Pool Pavers.

Curved Bluestone Pool Coping Tiles with Quartz Crazy Pave

Curved Bluestone Pool Coping Tiles with Quartz Crazy Pave

 

Custom curved bluestone pool coping surrounded by quartz crazy pave. View our entire bluestone range.

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