* While the pump is on, apply shock to the pool for about 8 hours.
* Apply algaecide to fight algae growth in the water.
* Set the pump to backwash the water so that it cleans the pump and the filter.
* Drain out water from the pool to about 6 inches below the skimmer.
* Using a shop vacblow out the water from the pool hoses.
* Cover the pool with a durable pool cover.
- Identify the location of the stain(s). They are usually found near the top edge or just a few inches below the water line.
- Drain water out of the pool to expose the stains.
- Prepare muriatic acid solution as instructed in the container. Apply the muriatic acid - solution thoroughly into the spot.
Scrub the stains by using a polyester-nylon blend bristle brush.
- Dry the pool and sweep any loose dirt form the cracked area.
- Use a grinder with a diamond blade and under low setting place it in the crack. Move the grinder around the crack until it is a few inches deep and wide.
- Use a rag to wipe out dust.
- Wet the area with the hose.
- Mix three parts cement and two parts white sand with one part water in a bucket.
- Use a putty knife to line the walls of the crack with the mixture.
- Fill the crack entirely with the mixture.
- Smooth the top using a trowel.
- Once dry, complete the plaster coat over the surface.
- Quartz pool plaster—red, beige and soft green, to multiple shades of gray and blue.
- Aggregate pool finishes—medium blue, light blue, black, dark blue and medium gray are the most popular aggregate colors.