Having a pool at home is sure to have a good time with your family and friends. But to make sure that nothing stands in the way of these moments, you have to be careful about the pool, it is necessary and the choice of the floor. The ideal floor for swimming pool has to consider the safety, thermal comfort and, of course, the aesthetics of the environment.
Precisely because of these factors, the choice of pool floor should be very thoughtful and planned, especially to avoid accidents. Currently, there are a variety of soils that meet these requirements. Which one do you depend on the other? The most recommended are non-slip athermic floors.
Follow this post to better understand the characteristics of each pool floor and, of course, a selection of photos to help you find the best model for your home. check out:
Pool floor: ceramic and porcelain stoneware
Ceramic floors or porcelain stoneware tiles are widely used for the pool area. The main features of this type of floor are the low cost – one of the most popular types of floors in the market – and the great variety of colors, textures and sizes available. Porcelain stoneware still has the possibility of woody or stony soils. They are more resistant, easier to clean and less maintenance-intensive.
Ceramic floors and porcelain stoneware tiles do not fade in the sun and can be bought in non-slip versions, which ensures safety and protection at the edge of the pool. However, it must be made in an account, as the sun’s rays can make it too hot.
Another important issue is to pay attention to the type of mortar it is using. Now taking a look at a few projects that rely on the use of ceramic tiles for the pool area:
1 – Porcelanato Woody coating the environment of the swimming pool; the same tone.
2 – The environment of this covered pool was covered with gray ceramic floor; It is important to emphasize that the brighter the color of the floor, the less heat it absorbs.
3 – Porcelanato white coats the outside area of the swimming pool.
4 – Even this indoor pool has received a dark porcelain coating both on the floor and on the wall.
5 – To match the light color of the house, the ceramic floor of the pool follows the same tone.
6 – Pool floor: The bright tone of the floor makes the pool area look like.
7 – The interior floor of the pool is in contrast to the outdoor area, which was lined with hydraulic tiles, grass and wooden porcelain.
8 – Two-colored pool floor: one light and one darker.
9 – White porcelain and wooden deck line in the area of this pool.
10 – For this indoor pool the selected floor was gray and made this modern look modern.
11 – Swimming pool floor: To avoid the proposal, a woody porcelain stoneware tile was chosen, which connects to the wall and the lining.
12 – Gray ground to a sober and neutral outdoor area.
Pool floor: granite
Granite is also at option for pool floors. The material is known for its high strength and durability, in addition to which it can be considered as athermic. Another advantage of natural stone is that it is available in a variety of colors.
In order to place the pool, however, it is necessary that the granite undergoes a special treatment to become non-slip as its polished and extremely smooth surface can cause accidents. Granite can therefore stain because it is a porous stone, especially the lighter ones. But this problem can be solved by applying a resin layer that makes it impermeable.
13 – Pool floor: Poolside with light granite interspersed with a piece of grass.
14 – granules on the surface of granite are one of its main characteristics, in this project the granite was used in the whole outdoor area.
15 – Swimming pool floor: One option is the use of granite in the floor format, in this case the stone is used in different sizes.
16 – Gray granite wraps around the pool.
17 – Pool floor: The choice fell on two shades of granite.
18 – Pool floor: Granite Advantage is its thermal suitability to avoid accidents with the accumulation of heat.
19 – Light gray granite is discreet and perfect for modern and clear designs.
20 – Granite at the pool edge and woody porcelain stoneware tiles in the remaining area of the pool.
21 – Remember, the clearer the stone, the greater the possibility of spots; To avoid the problem, apply a coat of resin.
22 – Gray granite is a nice contrast to the blue and black inserts in the pool.
23 – Clear granite from the side of the pool gives continuity to the clean proposal of this house.
24 – Between the pool and the grass of the granite.
Pool floor: wood
Wood is the right material for those who want to create a sophisticated atmosphere, but at the same time cozy and with a touch of rusticity. At the edge of the pool, this type of floor is known as a wooden deck.
The best kind of wood for pool decks is cumaru and ipê, they are more durable and durable and guarantee a much longer shelf life.
Dark woods add an extra touch of elegance to the outdoors, especially when combined with the colors blue, black or white. For a more relaxed decoration, put on a contrast with brighter and more vivid colors. Of course, lighter woods guarantee a reduced appearance.
The wooden floor for the swimming pool tends to suffer from heat, that is, it is not athermic. Another important detail that needs to be mentioned is that wood requires the greatest care and attention from all materials. In order to ensure the beauty and durability of the soil, it is necessary to apply a varnish or other kind of waterproofing every year. If you do not want to forego the material, but do not want to invest so much in maintenance, you should opt for the woody porcelain stoneware tiles.
25 – Wooden floor surrounds the entire pool of this condominium.
26 – Pool floor: undeniably the feeling of comfort and coziness that the wooden floor transfers to the edge of the pool.
27 – In this swimming pool, the contrast between two different types of wood attracts attention.
28 – The house of rustic and natural style could not decide on another type of pool floor, which was not made of wood.
29 – indoor pool with wooden deck; the tree that comes out of it is an outstanding piece.
30 – Modern house with wooden deck around the pool.
31 – Wooden floor and edge of the granite basin: very nice contrast between the materials.
32 – Wood and nature are always connected, even in the boldest and most modern projects.
33 – indoor swimming pool on the floor and marble floor on the wall.
34 – Wooden details on the floor.
35 – A demanding environment like this asks for a coating at height.
36 – Wooden floor enhances the entire architectural design.
Pool floor: marble
Very similar to granite, the marble can also be used on the edge of the pool, provided it receives a special treatment so that it will not slip. The main difference between marble and granite is in the price. Marble can cost up to three times more than granite. Prepare the bag when you choose this finer and more sophisticated finish.
Like granite, marble can also suffer from moisture marks, so it is also recommended to use resin to seal it.
37 – Pure luxury! The entire exterior is lined with white marble.
38 – White marble on the edge of the pool contrasts with the dark tone of the wooden deck.
39 – Pool floor: inside and outside.
40 – Pool floor: Clean and gentle environment opted for a marble of light and neutral tone.
41 – Bottom of the pool: The side lights give this outdoor area, which is covered in marble, a special charm.
42 – Pool Floor: Marble is the stone for those looking for elegance and sophistication.
43 – Pool floor: luxurious house covered with marble.
44 – Marble is more indicated as a floor for swimming pools.
45 – On the floor, on the walls and even on the ceiling.
46 – Under the feet, the beauty of the marble and at the height of the eyes, a breathtaking view.
47 – Marble and wood set the tone of this house of sophisticated and modern style.
Pool floor: stone
Stones are also a great option for the pool environment. The most commonly used stones are Caxambu, Goiás and São Tomé. The stones are very durable, have a reasonable price, are athermic and non-slip and easy to maintain, do not require much maintenance.
The main disadvantage of this type of material is that the joints between the stones tend to accumulate dirt if not properly cleaned.
48 – Clear stone floor in harmonic contrast to the darker part of the pool.
49 – Stones are naturally non-slip, a very important detail that should be taken into account when adjusting the pelvic floor.
50 – Stone swimming pool floor with small black dots.
51 – The light and neutral tone of the stone makes the external environment look more pleasant.
52 – Beige stone with blue pool highlighted.
53 – In the pool of green water, the choice between a floor and a pool of light stone.
54 – Stone on one side and pebbles on another side.
55 – The growth of the lawn is limited from the ground to the stone basin.
56 – Combining the color in the pool with the sound of the house is a common feature.
57 – Modern house with stone floor around the pool.
58 – Blue pool inserts are characterized by the bright tone of the pool floor.
59 – Pool floor: stone on the edge of the indoor pool.