A lot of pool owners will visit a hardware store and buy caulk. They will then caulk this or that with the same caulk. This will be problematic. There are many different caulk products for all of the different applications for a pool and deck.
For the pool interior, the type of caulking will depend on the type of pool. It will depend on the building materials, watertight finish, waterproofing, and perhaps other variables.
For the pool fixtures (such as main drains, skimmers and returns), the type of caulking will depend on the type of pool and the building material of the fixtures.
And for the pool deck, the type of caulking will depend on the decking material.
Do not buy any caulk and assume it will work for every application for the pool and deck.
Hire a Professional
Most pool owners should not caulk around their pool fixtures, the pool interior, the expansion joint (where the pool and deck meet), or the control joints in the pool deck. Hire a professional for all caulking. A professional will make sure the type of caulk being used is correct. A professional will also make sure that the seal is correct. And a professional will also make sure that the application is visually appealing and aesthetic.
We hope this helps.
When your pool interior is repaired or resurfaced, if caulking is needed, we will use the correct caulk. And we will make sure the caulking is applied and sealed correctly.
Let us know if you need the fixtures or any part of the pool interior caulked or re-caulked.
Let us know if you need the expansion joint around your pool or the control joints in your pool deck caulked or re-caulked.
Depending on the applications, we will make sure the correct caulk is used.