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2016’s Leading Liner Options Liner pools are the most popular type of swimming pool in the UK and as a result, there will always be a demand for the products associated with them. Whether it’s for a new build or a refurbishment, thankfully the days of limited choices are well in the past and an increased offering of high quality and durable options are now available. Whether it’s liners or on site systems, we cover the range of liner pool options on offer this year By Andrea Hartshorne


s each year comes around, the sheer range of styles, designs, colours and patterns available for pool liners increases. Long gone are the days of just a handful of options and the choices on offer in 2016 mean more options for new pools and more possibilities for existing pools that may have seen better days. It is, after all, at this time of year when many pool owners may find that what was once their pride and joy is now in need of more than a just little TLC. Of course, there are numerous ways to transform a swimming pool from a tired or even unsightly vision to one that looks as good as new, but one of the cheapest and easiest ways is through the fitting of a new pool liner. Whether it’s a bag liner or an on site solution, renovating a pool with a new liner is sure to get people talking and we look at the options available this season.

SMOOTHLY PROFESSIONAL AQUAFLEX Synonymous with quality pool liners and professional on site lining, Aquaflex are a company worth contacting when building or refurbishing a pool. When it comes to tailor made bag liners Aquaflex use only the very highest quality materials and can manufacture in almost any shape or size. They can even incorporate walk in steps so avoiding the outlay of an acrylic or fibreglass step unit. To top off the liner, Aquaflex have a large range of tile bands that complement the range of available liner colours and provide a professional and attractive finish. For added interest Aquaflex can weld a motif into the liner. There are some that Aquaflex hold in stock or the customer can design their own by providing the artwork for something individual that makes their pool stand out. 57-60_SPN_Apr_16_Liner_Pools.indd 57

Aquaflex’s ‘Touch’ on site lining is 3D embossed and offers three distinctive and natural finishes

When it comes to on site lining, Aquaflex use only the best quality Alkorplan material and have a resident team of installers who work year round updating tired old painted pools with a modern long lasting finish by using the unique and tactile ‘Touch’ material that is 3D embossed and offers three distinctive and natural finishes: Touch Authentic, Relax and Elegance. New pools can be given a finish that is completely out of the ordinary and can even take on the appearance of a lagoon or sandy beach. Strength and beauty are a superlative combination and the 2mm material plus layers of acrylic glaze in a ‘Touch’ pool will withstand many years of the wear and tear that occurs in a well used pool without so much as a wrinkle denting its supreme good looks. Size and shape of the pool hold no barriers for Aquaflex and quirky designs that incorporate obstacles such as stepping stones or central islands are smoothly and expertly covered – as are all Aquaflex pools.

POOL DREAMS COME TRUE WITH DELIFOL’S HELP On-Site Pool Linings deal with the UK distribution and installation of delifol liners, a product which is suitable for both indoor and outdoor pools of any purpose. The linings can be installed into a new pool or used for renovation of an old tired shell and can be installed on top of any existing pool finish with the minimum of preparation. delifol features a tough 1.5mm thick PVC membrane which is reinforced with a strong woven webbing set into the material during manufacture, this gives it the stability to resist stretching under the extreme pressure of water. The chemical formulation, constantly checked and monitored gives it the perfect balance to protect it from damage from sunlight, pool chemicals and the extremes of weather and temperature whilst keeping it supple enough to be laid into the most awkward of shapes. The edges of the material are over-lapped, welded

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SPN (Swimming Pool News) April 2016  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...

SPN (Swimming Pool News) April 2016  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...