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NPT's Pool Finishes: Understanding the Different Types

JewelScapes

JewelScapes is a glass bead finish that is smooth to the touch and dazzles like gems. It offers the widest variety of color options – 22 to be exact – that cater to anyone’s preferences. The JewelScapes finish offers beauty, strength, durability, etch resistance, and ease of maintenance. JewelScapes has 4 different series – Classic, Reflective, JewelScapes One, And Opal.

JewelScapes Classic is part of the original glass bead pool finish collection and now features the 5 bestselling colors from the original series. It consists of 100% glass beads, white cement, and colored pigment. Those colors are Spring Water, Marina Blue, Yacht Club Blue, Windsurfer, Waterfall. From rich blue of a summer evening to the icy effervescence of spring water, these colors combine the classic glass bead colors and premium pigments to give your pool enduring beauty. Yacht Club Blue and Marina Blue have been the top selling colors for over 10 years.

JewelScapes Classic Pool Bring a by-the-beach feel to your backyard with beautiful JewelScapes Yacht Club Blue pool finish.

JewelScapes Reflective is the same 100% glass bead finish, but with a reflective twist! JewelScapes has 7 vibrant colors, and 4 of those colors are new! Peyto is designed to achieve enhanced watercolor in a more traditional looking pool finish. Azora is designed to achieve a French gray color palette. Yosemite is designed to achieve a dark gray color palette. Mariana is the darkest and bluest pool finish NPT currently offers.

JewelScapes Reflective pool finish If you’re seeking a bright blue finish with sparkle and pizazz, consider JewelScapes Iolite seen here.

JewelScapes One is NPT’s more affordable JewelScapes Series. This finish consists of JewelScapes glass beads and StoneScapes pebble all in one convenient bag. It is offered in an array of dazzling colors and two sizes (regular and mini). JewelScapes One is a one-of-a-kind finish that will delight for years to come. This finish comes in 6 colors – Sea Salt, Aquarium, Ice Cap, Storm Cloud, High Tide, and Twilight.

JewelScapes Opal is 100% glass beads that brings together an icy blend of crystal-clear glass beads. There are 3 sub-series within JewelScapes Opal – Opal Puerto Rico Blend, Opal Puerto Rico Blend Iridescent, and Opal Plus. Opal Puerto Rico Blend consists of clear glass beads, Puerto Rico Blend glass beads, and colored glass beads with colored plaster. Opal Puerto Rico Blend Iridescent consists of clear iridescent glass beads, Puerto Rico blend glass beads, and colored glass beads with colored plaster. Opal Plus consists of iridescent clear glass beads and white glass beads with colored plaster.


StoneScapes

StoneScapes® is a formulated pool finish system which utilizes naturally occurring quartz pebble, specialty aggregates, high quality pigment formulations, and white Portland cement to create a pool finish that represents the best that mother nature has to offer, enhanced by advanced technologies. The result is a spectacular and long-lasting pool finish. StoneScapes® is ideal for both commercial and residential installations due to its strength, integrity, texture, color palette, and over all aesthetic appeal. To maximize the performance and service life of any StoneScapes® pool finish make sure to use Lobo - NPT Pool Finish Modifier in each batch to achieve the highest compressive strength as well as a more tenacious bond with the substrate as well higher resistance to degradation by chemical imbalance or abuse. NPT StoneScapes comes in three size options, Micro, Mini and Regular.

StoneScapes Micro Pebble is the smoothest pebble NPT StoneScapes has to offer. It is enriched with tiny iridescent glass beads to further enhance the color of the pool water. StoneScapes Micro Pebble offers a smooth and uniform look in 7 rich and vibrant colors – White, Summit White, Aqua Blue, Moraine, Black, French Gray, and Kenai Gray.

StoneScapes Micro pool finish StoneScapes Micro, seen here in White, is the finest aggregate pool finish offered by NPT.

StoneScapes Mini is a bigger pebble size and has been the most popular pebble size for over 15 years. StoneScapes Regular is the biggest pebble StoneScapes offers and is the original pebble pool finish. StoneScapes regular has been around for decades and people still prefer the look of the larger pebble finish. It is still smooth, but one can feel the individual aggregates against one’s hand or foot. Both StoneScapes Mini and StoneScapes Regular come in 11 unique and beautiful colors – White, Salt and Pepper, Aqua Cool, Aqua White, Aqua Blue, Tahoe Blue, Tropics Blue, Sand, French Gray, Caribbean Blue, Midnight Blue, and Black. StoneScapes Mini offers 2 other colors that StoneScapes Regular does not – Zanzibar and Cameroon. Zanzibar is the whitest pebble pool finish that NPT offers which makes it ideal for commercial applications. Cameroon is a natural blend of black, gray, and green pebbles that create a unique looking finish. StoneScapes Tahoe Blue is the only finish that has abalone in it. Touch of Glass and Puerto Rico Blend are enhancements which can be added to any pool finish to create pops of color, contrast and high end look for any StoneScapes finish. Lobo pool finish modifier is recommended for all NPT pool finishes to add strength, durability, and protection of the pool finish.

StoneScapes Regular finish Love a bold look? Consider StoneScapes Irish Mist pool finish for your backyard.

Add pizzazz to your pool finish with a Touch of Glass! StoneScapes Touch of Glass is the addition of colored glass beads that add an accent of sparkle to one’s pool finish. One can also add 1, 2, or 3 bags of glass beads, depending on one’s preferences.

StoneScapes Puerto Rico Blend is the addition of petite iridescent glass beads that will transport someone to a personal island paradise. One can choose a subtle enhancement with one bag of Puerto Rico Blend or a dramatic enhancement with 3 bags.

StoneScapes Touch of Glass pool finish StoneScapes Tropics Blue Touch of Glass pool finish brings a beautiful Caribbean-inspired look to this backyard.

NPT offers both a Standard 10 Year Limited Warranty and a Lifetime Limited Warranty. “Limited” mean that NPT is only liable for material issues due to the pigment being out of specification, loss of color in the quartz, the sample being out of specification, and improperly labeled products. NPT is not liable for installation issues, deterioration due to water chemistry issues, and improper start up. The 10 Year Limited Lifetime Warranty is given to every homeowner that uses StoneScapes in his/her pool. The Lifetime Limited Warranty is only given to homeowners that hire the StoneScapes Approved Applicator. Approved Applicators have taken courses that certify them to give out the Lifetime Limited Warranty. To find if your builder is an Approved Applicator you can request their Approved Applicator Certificate for proof.


QuartzScapes

NPT QuartzScapes features very hard and durable natural and colored quartz aggregate designed to create a long-lasting pool finish. Many QuartzScapes colors feature pigmented white Portland cement designed to achieve a rich and varied color palette. Because natural quartz is ten times harder and more durable than marble, it is perfect for commercial and residential installations. From white or light pastel colors to deep dark and dramatic dark grays, blacks and blues there is a QuartzScapes color for you. QuartzScapes has 3 different series – Regular, Reflections, and Caribbean series.

The QuartzScapes Regular Series is comprised of the original colors NPT created when the QuartzScapes was first released. There are 18 color options for QuartzScapes from multiple options for subtle enhancements from colored quartz highlights to deep, dark and dramatic richly pigmented pool finishes in the Caribbean Series.

QuartzScapes regular finish QuartzScapes Tahoe Blue is a customer favorite for its pleasant texture and unforgettable color.

The QuartzScapes Caribbean Series finishes bring the beauty of the deep blue Caribbean Sea to anyone’s backyard. This series was specifically formulated to mimic the Caribbean waters. These colors are Aruba Sky, Grenadine Gray, Montego Bay, Barbados Blue. St. Martin Shade, and Curacao Night. These 6 vivid hues will transform a drab backyard into the Caribbean Oasis of your dreams!

QuartzScapes Carribean finish Transform your backyard into a vacation destination with the QuartzScapes Caribbean line, seen here in the color Montego Bay.

The QuartzScapes Reflections is a specialty aggregate that can be added to any of NPT’s QuartzScapes finishes. It creates a sprinkle of sparkle in the finish that makes the watercolor pop! One can go subtle with one bag of Reflections or go bold with 2 or more bags of Reflections. Whether one wants a subtle shimmer or a popping sparkle, the QuartzScapes Reflections is guaranteed to make the pool glow!

QuartzScapes Reflective series finish The addition of QuartzScapes Reflections to this Midnight Blue pool finish creates a sparkling aquatic haven.

NPT offers both a Standard 10 Year Limited Warranty and a Lifetime Limited Warranty. “Limited” mean that NPT is only liable for material issues due to the pigment being out of specification, loss of color in the quartz, the sample being out of specification, and improperly labeled products. NPT is not liable for installation issues, deterioration due to water chemistry issues, and improper start up. The 10 Year Limited Lifetime Warranty is given to every homeowner that uses QuartzScapes in his/her pool. The Lifetime Limited Warranty is only given to homeowners that hire the QuartzScapes Approved Applicator. Approved Applicators have taken courses that certify them to give out the Lifetime Limited Warranty. To find if your builder is an Approved Applicator, you can request their Approved Applicator Certificate for proof.


PolishedScapes

PolishedScapes is a stunningly smooth mix of marble and glass aggregate that is polished to perfection with diamond abrasives. This finish is the smoothest of the NPT finishes, and it can be re-polished throughout its lifetime to bring the finish back to its original luster. This finish also features triple sided mirror aggregate which bring another dimension to the finish when the sun hits it. The mirror creates dazzling highlights in the water. Also, PolishedScapes has a high concentration of colored glass aggregates which adds a lot of color to the water. PolishedScapes consists of 8 elegant colors – Surfside, Sea Glass, Coral Reef, Silver Reef, Cascade, Skipping Rock, Summer Breeze, Breakwater.

PolishedScapes pool finish Seen here in PolishedScapes Cascade, you’ll love the smooth texture and glistening beauty of this interior surface line.

Polishing a pool finish has more advantages than just a smooth finish. Polishing a pool finish looks better after multiple polishes, elevates the quality of the finish, and expands the service life of the pool finish. Polishing also is the most benign fix and overcomes the need for patching or replastering. These advantages make PolishedScapes an excellent finish for a commercial and private pool environment.

NPT offers both a Standard 10 Year Limited Warranty and a Lifetime Limited Warranty. “Limited” mean that NPT is only liable for material issues due to the pigment being out of specification, loss of color in the material, the sample being out of specification, and improperly labeled products. NPT is not liable for installation issues, deterioration due to water chemistry issues, and improper start up. The 10 Year Limited Lifetime Warranty is given to every homeowner that uses PolishedScapes in his/her pool. The Lifetime Limited Warranty is only given to homeowners that hire the PolishedScapes Approved Applicator. Approved Applicators have taken courses that certify them to give out the Lifetime Limited Warranty. To find if your builder is an Approved Applicator, you can request their Approved Applicator Certificate for proof.


ColorScapes

ColorScapes is high performance blend of colored ceramic coasted quartz crystals that is easy to install and extremely durable. ColorScapes consists of colored quartz, white marble, white cement, and the NPT lobo modifier. There are a handful of colors that feature pigment. ColorScapes focuses on adding pops of color and the benefits of some added service life due to using the ceramic coated quartz aggregates. It is more affordable than QuartzScapes ColorScapes has 10 beautiful colors – Cayman Green Splash, Blue Splash, Cayman Blue Green, French Gray, Sandstone, Flagstone, Cayman Green, Blue, Bora Bora, and Caribbean Blue.

ColorScapes pool finish ColorScapes Caribbean Blue dazzles in this East Coast backyard.

ColorScapes has a 10-year Standard Limited Warranty. “Limited” mean that NPT is only liable for material issues due to the pigment being out of specification, loss of color in the quartz, the sample being out of specification, and improperly labeled products. NPT is not liable for installation issues, deterioration due to water chemistry issues, and improper start up.


PlasterScapes

NPT PlasterScapes is high quality pigments for traditional plaster pool finishes. The NPT high quality pigments achieve beautiful, consistent, and lasting colors that reflect the colors of nature. PlasterScapes comes in 10 vibrant colors – Sky Blue, Deep Sky Blue, Seafoam Green, Deep Seafoam Green, Blue Harbor, Deep Blue Harbor, Turquoise, Deep Turquoise, Stormy Seas, and Deep Stormy Seas. The deep colors are twice the pigment strength as the regular colors. If you are looking for enhanced watercolor, try Sky Blue. If you’re looking for dramatic watercolor, try Blue Harbor or Deep Blue Harbor. Stormy Seas continues to be the top selling color for PlasterScapes year in and year out.

PlasterScapes pool finish PlasterScapes Seafoam Green enhances this condominium community pool with bright green-blue beauty.
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