White Plaster

White Plaster

The most common swimming pool interior finish is white plaster.

Affordability, water color, and abundance is what makes white plaster one of the most common plaster finishes for a swimming pool.

Other types of swimming pool finishes include quartz plaster, pebble plaster and glass bead plaster.

What is White Plaster made of?

White plaster is made up of Portland cement, sand and water.

How Long Will White Plaster Last?

White plaster will typically last between 7 to 10 years.

Keeping the pool properly balanced regularly along with eliminating any aggressive chemicals or untreated fill water will aid in achieving a longer lifespan on your white plaster.

What Water Color Will White Plaster Give?

A swimming pool finished with white plaster will give the classic aqua color of the water once the pool is completely full.

The shallow areas of the pool will be lighter hue of aqua and the deeper areas of the pool will be a darker hue of aqua.

White Plaster Pros and Cons?


    • most economical plaster for your pool

    • aqua water color

    • classic look

    • most common pool plaster


    • shows stains easily

    • most susceptible to aggressive chemicals

    • most susceptible to aggressive fill water

    • most susceptible to improper balance

    • shortest lifespan of pool plaster