Although the dominating feature of a pool is the water, the tile, fixtures and plaster all contribute to the beauty of the pool experience. The natural color of plaster is an eggshell off-white; however, this color can be enhanced or replaced using a number of pigments that can both color the plaster and shade the water itself.
A lighter shade of blue, blue quartz is a combination of white and blue spots. This color creates a blue, diffused look along the surface of the water but reflects enough light to keep water cold even in the warmest days.
Useful especially for heated pools, onyx plaster pigment spread along the bottom and sides of your pool absorbs light and heat. The color provides a contemporary look to a pool but darkens the water.
With a look reminiscent of beach sand, Mojave beige creates a natural and organic appearance in the pool. This color suits especially natural surroundings in a pool as well as tiki and bamboo fixtures and accents.
Marlin blue is darker than blue quartz by a few shades and displays a much richer color without losing the shine necessary to make the water sparkle. The richer shade requires more pigment and can be more expensive than others.
Verde is a deep and solid blue shade that does not include white. The result is less reflection and sparkle on the water's surface but a constant blue translucence. This color absorbs heat from light and is better for heated pools than lighter colors.
Almost white, oyster quartz contains just a hint of blue speckles in a backdrop of white. The result is a very light water color that reflects a great deal of heat. The blue speckles play off the surface, lending a cool blue tinge to the water.
Super blue resembles the color of a cool mint. This blue and white mixture leans heavily on blue, creating a darker pool of water that still maintains a highly reflective surface that puts a sparkle on the water. This super blue is suitable for both heated and non-heated pools and is easily illuminated by pool lights in the evening.
Lighter than super blue but not as light as oyster quartz, cool blue is a 50:50 mixture of blue and white speckles providing an even color for the pool that both reflects the sun and makes the water blue.
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