Frequently Asked Questions

Here’s the most frequent questions we help people with when they’re thinking about buying a swimming pool border.

Will I be able to fit the pool border myself?

Yes - we’re really confident you can. We’ve created a set of simple step by step fitting instructions with lots of pictures to guide you each step of the way.

Will the swimming pool border fade in the sun?

No. All our swimming pool borders have a specially formulated protective coating that includes an advanced Ultraviolet filter. The filter prevents Ultravoilet (UV) light from reaching the vinyl surface of the swimming pool border.

Will the swimming pool border fall off?

No. All our swimming pool borders have an adhesive that's been designed to be used in a normal swimming pool environment. Don’t worry about the border getting wet or being exposed to strong sunlight, it will not peel off or come unstuck.

Will the swimming pool border get stained like my liner did?

Hurrah no! All our swimming pool border have a specially formulated protective coating to reduce dirt and suntan lotion sticking to the border around the waterline. Pool liners do not have this coating, this is what makes a big difference

How much will it cost?

It’s very easy to work out roughly what a swimming pool border for your pool would cost. We’ve written about it.

Where are the swimming pool borders made?

All our swimming pool border are made in Britain.

How much do I need to lower the water level?

There’s two different answers here, depending on which size of pool border you buy. 150mm (6in) border - lower the water level about 200mm (8in). 250mm (10in) border - lower the water level about 300mm (12in).

Do I need to get into the swimming pool to fit the border?

You can if you want to… but it’s very easy to fit from outside the pool - that’s the way we do it.

How do I clean the swimming pool border?

Gently!! All you need to do is dip a soft sponge or cloth into the swimming pool water and give the border a gentle wipe over. That’s it - no scrubbing!

How long does it take to deliver?

Delivery times vary depending on what part of the world you live in. If there’s a special occasion you really want to have your pool looking good for - we recommend you allow 15 working days from placing your order till it arrives with you.

How long will the swimming pool border last for?

We guarantee all swimming pool borders for one year. We’ve got happy customers with swimming pool borders fitted over five years ago that look as good as new today.

Will the swimming pool border cover a rip or tear in my liner?

It’s much better to repair the rip or tear before you fit a swimming pool border.

Can you fit the swimming pool border for me?

Sorry no, unless you’re based in Cyprus. But don’t worry, it’s really not difficult to do yourself. And if you get stuck at any time whilst fitting the swimming pool border - you can give us a call and we’ll help all we can.