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Old 03-22-2011, 01:26 PM   #1
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Ouch! aggregate concrete around my pool & don't want it!


I have aggregate concrete around my pool....it may look good but it hurts to walk on and we are tired of it! Can't afford cool decking and don't really want to tear it all up and start over. So what can we but over it? Been told 2 inches of concrete, tiles, pavers, outdoor carpet.....please help

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Why don't you try, 2 inches of concrete, tiles, pavers, outdoor carpet.
Non slip tiles would be my choice. Low profile and could easily be applied to what you have.
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I will try any of those ideas....but wanted to get some opinions. The surface is not smooth/even, a lot of the little rocks have let go and are loose now.
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Not sure any of those options would be any cheaper than "cool decking". If money is an obstacle (as it is with most), you might want to settle for this solution for the time being while saving the bucks to do what you really want:



anything but the carpeting would also raise the surface a considerable amount. That will give you an additional edge near the pool to deal with.

I don't know if this would work for the type of concrete you have but what about grinding it down. Not sure how to deal with where it is against the pool edge or coping either.
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Check out' Terrazzo Grinding'---That aggregate could be ground off--????
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Check out' Terrazzo Grinding'---That aggregate could be ground off--????
exactly what I was referring to.

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