How Long Does Spray Knockdown Finish Last?

Looking for a cool idea and style for your pool deck flooring or backyard patio? The spray texture system is one of the most advanced techniques available today. The spray knockdown finish is the most suitable for pool decking. It has a distinct texture created by spraying the concrete coating mixture on the flooring. 

The result is highly resistant to floors and other surfaces. The trowel finish is one of the most common among pool decks. Other surface areas such as walls and roofings can also get spray finish textured. It has a different variety of styles including splatter and stomp. Read on for an overview of the knockdown texture technique, plus step-by-step guidance on pulling off the most popular type of this finish, to achieve a knockout effect in your pool deck.


What is the knockdown finish?

The knockdown finish for floors is inspired by trowelling the sprayed coating on the concrete floor. The mix is “knocked down” by the trowel after being applied. Thus, the typical preparation and approach are to pour, screed and trowel the overlay in a conventional way. to create a trowelled pattern or texture. It involves applying a cementitious material using a spatter brush, hopper gun, or, in some situations, rollers or stamping tools.

This particular texture not only provided a cool aesthetic. The pool deck also possessed a resistant and tough quality.

How is it achieved? And How long does it Last

By adding colors and textures to otherwise gray or worn concrete floor, the knockdown application method adds visual appeal. Your pool deck, patio, driveways, or almost any other surface can be significantly changed by adding a Spray Texture to your existing concrete floor. Before applying our finish, we are cautious in our preparation, grinding, polishing, and cleaning of the concrete. 

Examining the surface to make sure it is clean and free of any coatings or sealants already applied is one of the most important steps.


A single-color sealed surface that resembles the texture of stucco. We can vary the texture to achieve the look you want.The texture also helps keep the concrete surface cool to the touch for a long time.  For swimming pools located in a scorching area, this decking system is the best option. 

Because the surface has corrugated patterns, the temperature is regulated. It does not spread the heat as the concrete warms. It helps air pass through the surface scarcely to keep the steps cool.

Durable Deck

Known for its durability this finishing technique is suitable for your pools because it will remain sturdy even if exposed to constant water. Do not get trapped by the scored texture. The concrete with knockdown pool deck finish does not crack, scale, or chip. The surface is actually an added protection as well. 

This type of pool deck texture finish provides a resistant property. It withstands extreme weather, massive impacts, and heavy foot traffic. 

A spray knockdown concrete finishing lasts the same lifespan as concrete floors. It can live from 10 years up to 15 years or more. 

Adaptive Chic Design

With its distinct texture, a unique and cool aesthetic is also achieved. It spices up the look of bare, grey concrete. Designing the decks is not a hassle anymore. You can quickly possess a cool look and a long-lasting strength of a pool deck at the same time.

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Make it Last!

Maintenance and proper installation are critical factors to preserve this precious concrete. Here are the factors to consider.

  • A well-prepared slab will assure that the spray finish will attach firmly to the surface. 
  • To achieve the right texture, the compounds mixed should also have the proper proportions.
  • Use the right tools when applying the finishing.
  • Have the experts on concrete resurfacing apply the coating mix for the best results.

If you’re looking for an authorized contractor in your area who has experience installing knockdown texture in a variety of spaces, look for authorized installers near you. Moreover, if you are interested in getting a spray knockdown finish for your pool decks and concrete patio? We’re ready to work with you! Our team of experienced contractors gets the pool decking job done right the first time! Want to read more about pool decks and knockdown texture services? For more questions browse through our informative blogs!

Take time now to contact us for our knockdown texture services and get your free estimate at (323) 319-5230, fill out our “Request a Quote” form, or email us at so you can enjoy your swimming pool area once again.


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