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We recently updated the interior of our pool. Here’s the NEW LOOK with PEBBLE TEC—Laguna Blue. I didn’t realize that when they call it PEBBLE TEC, it would actually look like pebbles when the sun is shining on it! Who would have thought???

We used NELSON POOL COMPANY to do the job and Nelson arranged everything. They first had to remove the old finish and then prepare it for the PebbleTec people to come in a few days later. Nelson started on Wednesday by first draining the pool. Then the hard work began. His crew had to chisel off the old surface of the pool and they started about 1 foot below the old tile. They also chiseled off the surface on the steps and spa. Then they acid-washed the pool. We were surprised they worked such long hours. They began around 7:30 in the morning and they worked till after 8 PM. On Thursday they applied BondTite to the surface and started a pump to pull all the water that was under the pool. The pump had to run continuously so the water pressure wouldn’t build up and cause the empty pool to pop up out of the ground!

It was amazing to watch how involved this process was. I had no idea there would be water under a pool or that an empty pool could be a nightmare for a homeowner. Friday a crew from Pool One arrived to apply the PebbleTec. There must have been 8-9 guys working non-stop to do that. In our original pool, 60% of the surface was concrete and concrete is susceptible to pool chemicals. The original pool color was white but when our pool was drained, it was green due to copper staining and chemical attack. With the new PebbleTec finish, less than 20% of the concrete will be exposed because it’s made up of 80% pebbles. The pebbles are supposed to be less subject to attack by chemicals. Saturday morning the finisher came in and worked another 2 hours and it was his job to bring out the sparkle and do the final clean-up and touch-up. He started the water about 10 AM and said it would take 24 hours to fill and he told us not to turn the water off until the pool was filled. Once the pool was filled, we had a blue pool to match the LAGUNA BLUE color we had chosen. What most astonished me though was the appearance of pebbles on the surface reflection of the water!! PRETTY NEAT!!

We were extremely impressed with the quality of work we received and with the work ethic of NELSON POOL COMPANY. If you’re looking for a super contractor with whom to do business, you can’t go wrong with NELSON POOL COMPANY. He won’t be the cheapest but Larry and I have always believed that you get what you pay for and with NELSON POOL COMPANY, we got the best!!

Nancy and Larry

I had a great experience with Nelson Pool Company. They arrived early, worked without a break, and had done an extensive repair on our pool and spa by noon. They were very professional, speedy, and very efficient. I am never looking for any other pool repair company. Thanks, guys!!!

Christopher Anderson

The professionalism honesty and service of Nelson Pool Company was top notch. They arrived at the exact time they said they would, and got to work on finding the leak in my pool. Within a few hours, the leak was found and the very next day, fixed it. Perfectly executed work! I highly recommend – very knowledgeable in pools

Andrew Martinez

I was putting water in the pool, and no one could find the leak. Nelson Pool company came out and found several leaks. Now the water is holding great. Thank you for such great work and patience. You all are professionals and easy to work with!

Gregory Stewart

I always hire Nelson Pool Company every time I need a pool cleaning service in my place. I highly recommend them. No doubt the best pool service I have ever had. They work thoroughly and are very professional. The quality of their work is top-notch.

Logan Wright

They are friendly & professional, did a thorough inspection of our pool equipment and on the first visit, found what was causing issues with the pool’s circulation. They are licensed which is definitely a plus as most pool cleaners we’ve had were not. Great price as well. I would recommend to everyone!

Oscar Macintosh

We were so impressed with Nelson and his crew from the very start. Nelson made the initial consultation extremely informative and it made us feel very comfortable. The office staff was very communicative during the whole project. Once construction started, the crew was very polite and professional. Once done, everything we wanted was done beyond our expectations. Nelson was there the whole way through, even coming all the way across town after hours to help us some concerns we had. That alone was above and beyond. We can’t say enough about Nelson Pool Company and we highly recommend them for all your pool related needs. Thank you Nelson. We are so very pleased with our pool.

Josh and Paula Moffet

Nelson Pool Company is outstanding! Our old, in ground pool, had many deep stains for years and years. Nelson tested several possible solutions. He suggested that an acid wash and proper maintenance might solve the problem. We also wanted to install overflow equipment so that we did not have to do it manually. We also needed a new ladder and entry railing. Nelson said his company could do it all. His cost estimate was reasonable and very competitive! His crew was a delight. They were friendly, knowledgeable, clean working and professional. The project took two days and the results are incredibly good! The stains are gone, the water sparkles and the new equipment looks great! Nelson also suggested a simple and inexpensive way to keep the stains away. He is truly brilliant about pool repair and maintenance. Plus, he is nice to speak with and very, patient! We are very appreciative and grateful to Nelson and his crew for making our pool look new again. We strongly recommend him for anything that has to do with your pool. We think he is exceptional. You will too!

H. Murray

Excellent service and very professional and prompt. Even the day after hurricane Irma they were there assessing my pool! Now that’s how you run a business!

Mac Miller

Nelson Pools refinished my pool and they did a fabulous job. Pool surface looks amazing and I am very satisfied with the end result.

The owner (Nelson) is very professional and a man of his word. They finished on time exactly as promised…Definitely an A+ Job!

Rami Assaad

Such an amazing Company to work with!Amazing crew and the office is very professional. Thank you Nelson.

Carlos Fernandes

I had my waterline tiles replace by Nelson pools they were very prompt and professional. Highly recommend this company for any of your pool needs. Thank you Nelson pools

Debra Clark

Is a good service company they did a good job in my swimming pool very professional an responsible . I recommend, my family is happy enjoying the pool.thanks nelson pools..

Walter Lopes

Very good experience with Nelson, very meticulous and professional!!!


The owner came out and gave me a no hassle-bid, explained his process, and communicated with me immediately when I had questions. The crew came in as scheduled, were very efficient, and knew exactly what they were doing. They made sure to cover everything that needed covering and cleaned up after they were done. My pool looks fantastic and they did not skimp on materials so I know this will last as long as I own my home!

Ed Martinez

Nelson Pool Company is best-in-class. They showed up either on time or early for every appointment. The owner Nelson checks on his crew’s work. The communication from their office staff was fantastic!Nelson has different crews for each part of the job…each crew is trained to do their assigned task with excellent quality. We are thrilled with the final product and the entire experience. You’ll receive everything in writing…there was no confusion on our end about the process, the cost & the schedule. Thank you Nelson Pool Company!!!

Jamie Zinkhan

I just had the satisfaction of doing business with Nelson Pool Company. The management is impressive, and they were able to answer all the questions I threw at them. Their team was very efficient. They were able to finish the job at the exact time frame they have given. Fantastic job, guys!!!

Joseph Wilson

Nelson is awesome! We had issues getting one pool to prime after replacing an old sand filter. They went above and beyond, making sure that the pool system was running smoothly. He even made follow up calls to make sure that there were no other issues. Amazing work!!!

Kenneth Robinson

Nelson pools resurfaced our pool, replaced waterline tiles, and a new travertine deck. Work was completed when promised, and the final result is outstanding! I highly recommend Nelson Pool Company.

Adam Strimer

The best pool service company in Manatee, FL! Nelson Pool Company has the best communication and response time from the initial request for service to the completion of the job! They also keep you updated every step of the way. Definitely the best pool company I have dealt with. Great work, guys!!!

Edward Lee

My wife and I hired Nelson Pool Company to resurface and remodel our old pool completely. Let me tell you, it looks amazing! We couldn’t be any happier from the very beginning of the process to the last day of landscaping– totally beautiful. We give a hundred starts out of five!!!

Jacob King

Nelson Pool Company was very responsive, on time, and they returned my calls promptly. Nelson does excellent work and always goes that extra mile to make sure his customers are happy. He also does weekly pool maintenance in addition to complete pool equipment servicing and replacement. I’m not going with any other pool servicing company ever!

Mark Martin

I recently moved into a new home in Sarasota, FL, and Nelson Pool Company had been servicing the poor prior, so I went with them. Their people are so reliable, and their customer service is top-notch. I’ve had two issues with my pool, and even outside of normal service days, I was accommodated. The BEST pool company ever!

Michael Williams

NPC has great work ethics. They were able to detect the leaks right away and was able to fix it. They have some incredibly sensitive equipment that can easily detect leaks. We had a complex matter with our pool, and that was also taken care of. The best pool repair in Sarasota, FL!

Brian Lewis

Nelson Pool Company is very passionate about what they do and are very patient with their client. After my pool was resurfaced, I needed start-up service, and this was my first time going through this process. I appreciate them taking the time to explain to me. They did a fantastic job!

Stephen Scott

I was putting water in the pool, and no one could find the leak. Nelson Pool company came out and found several leaks. Now the water is holding great. Thank you for such great work and patience. You all are professionals and easy to work with!

Gregory Stewart

The best pool repair in Bradenton, FL! Nelson was very responsive and very helpful in taking care of our pool issue. His team is very knowledgeable and pleasant to deal with. Getting ready to move and have a new pool constructed and will absolutely have Nelson Pool Company do the installation and weekly service. You guys Rock!!!

Brandon Evans

I was having some issues with my heater, which I got from the previous owner. I was told by another pool company that I needed a new heater. Nelson of Nelson Pool Company came and found it was only the control panel – we replaced it, and it worked perfectly! He helped me save money! I am never going to use another pool company ever. Thanks, guys!!

Daniel Thomas

The owners are very hands on. It is very obvious that they take tremendous pride in their company. They are very thorough to make sure that their customers are well taken care of. The staff is very knowledgeable, welcoming and helpful. Excellent service and prices. We have used other pool services and they are the best by far, hands down!!!!!! We highly recommend them.

Vanessa Alexander

You will find less expensive pools and repairs, but not with the quality, concern and craftsmanship that is proven. They are absolutely the best we could find and we are so happy with the result! They are flexible and helpful and know their business inside and out. We love them!

Andy Beau

Our pumping system wasn’t working properly. Nelson’s team quickly responded. They came out, diagnosed the issue, and fixed whatever needed fixing. They also noticed another problem and rescheduled for another fix. They also gave suggestions and mentioned things I need to look out for. I highly recommend them!

Jeffrey Young

Nelson’s customer service is superior. He is very particular about his work and is very responsive to the customer. We had his company handle a complete renovation of a 25 year old pool, screened enclosure, and deck. His attention to detail and the time he spent helping us decide on the project specifications was what led me to contract with him. His assistants, in particular Lien, and his crew are hard workers and were also extremely helpful when questions arose. I would highly recommend his company to anyone who needs a pool renovation or to correct a problem. He is an expert in leak detection and repair as well.

Richard Carnivale

We had communication issues with a different pool company. There were delays that caused my wife and me much frustration. But after speaking with Nelson of Nelson Pool Company, we were able to resolve all the issues to get the pool finished. The spa and pool look great! Thanks!!!

Justin Campbell

I highly recommend! You can tell they are very passionate about what they do and they were also extremely patient with me. I needed a start up service after my pool was resurfaced and this was my first time going through this process so I really appreciated them taking the time to explain everything. They did an amazing job!

Gregory Lennox

Nelson Pool is the best thing that had happened to me in a long time. They are GREAT!!! Everything went so smooth that I still can’t believe it.They found the leak in the pipes, then they repaired it and after that they renovated the pool, deck and even installed a new cage, and all that for reasonable price.GREAT JOB GUYS!!!!!!

Robert Smith

Our pool has never looked better. They are always checking the system for maintenance issues and are so quick to respond if we need help with anything. Such a refreshing change of pace! Thanks for doing a great job Clean and Clear!

Andrew Garfield

Just had a heat pump installed. Could not have gone better. The guys were in and out in less than an hour. Left the area neat and clean. Everyone on the team was friendly and helpful. Highly recommended for all your pool necessities.

Larry Nickelson

We were unbelievably pleased with all aspects of Nelson Pool Company. From our initial consultation, to our final walk-through, Nelson and his crew exceeded our expectations. His crew was incredibly respectful and Nelson helped us through the entire process. As a lifelong resident of Sarasota, I highly recommend Nelson Pool Company for all of your pool related needs.

Paula Casane

Really friendly people, who are hardworking and dedicated to a nice finished product. Fixed all my leaks and repairs very quickly exceeding my expectations drawn from past companies I’ve dealt with. Wouldn’t suggest anybody else, they were the best.

Ben Holland

We could not have been happier with the quality of the service provided! They found our problem quickly, and explained everything they were doing. It is a pleasure to do business with such a gentleman! We would highly recommend him to anyone.

Christopher Palmer

I was very pleased when we got a recommendation for Nelsons Pool. I had spoke to several companies prior to making my decision. The workers were very courteous and diligent. The job site was clean when each step was performed. The final results were beyond my expectations. The office was available for any questions I might of had and also the answers. I was very satisfied for all the phases of the job. Thank you.

Margaret Nock

Great service on all my repairs, fantastic leak check and repair, had it done and ready within the first day, just in time for my birthday weekend. Everyone enjoyed the great quality of the pool, wouldn’t recommend any other pool service and repairs.

Rodrigo Martinez

I had to get my salt system replaced, and a couple minor repairs to the pool. Overall exceptional service and was very satisfied with the finished product. Highly recommended for all your pool repair needs.

Rob Miller

I used Nelson Pool to find and repair the leaks in my pool. Great price and excellent service.I highly recommend Nelson Pool.

Drew Dennis

Had my old leaking skimmer replaced and they did a great job. Highly recommend.

Derek Whetsel

I just had a job done with Nelson pool company and their crew was awesome! Thank you a lot for everything. I highly reccomend this company!!

Elinesio Alvez

Such an amazing Company to work with!Amazing crew and the office is very professional. Thank you Nelson.

Carlos Fernandes

Wow, we were super impressed with the customer service of Nelson Pool Company! Nelson is a hardworking, caring, and friendly person who really cares about his clients. His teams dedication and hard work gave us a beautiful newly remodeled pool. A big shout out to his whole team of workers! Thanks guys!

Joshua Chastain

As with any construction, problems come up and there were times I was very unhappy – but the end result was a beautiful pool at a fair price, with a company that does care about it’s customers! Nelson is an extremely patient person dealing with customers!

Bdi Jdej

I would highly recommend Nelson Pool company.We were in desperate need of a refinish of our dusting pool. The process from beginning to end was amazing. They gave us a free estimate, Nelson looked over our pool and told us what to expect. They chipped off our tiles, sanded down the existing bottom. We picked out the new bottom surface (mini pebbles aqua cool) and waterline tiles. They installed everything in a timely manner and answered all questions. Lien, who is the office manager, communicates effectively and promptly. We are still in the “start up” phase of balancing chemicals and haven’t been able to swim in it yet, but it’s been a pleasure working with this company. Highly recommend.

Chrissy Schmidt

Nelson Pool Company repaired a six-foot crack; reattached loose coping tiles; and resurfaced my swimming pool — all within one week. Nelson was personable, knowledgeable and spent the time to fully explain what he would do. His contract was clear and complete. He personally visited the job site several times. His technicians were careful, proficient and well organized. Nelson’s bid was in line with others at $8,500 for my 8 by 46 foot pool. I am extremely pleased with the result and highly recommend the Nelson Pool Company.

Jimmys Voice

The two young men who worked on our pool problems were very efficient and hard working!

Joann Johns

I wasn’t sure if I had a leak in my pool. I was putting water and my chemicals were out of wack. Called the office and the lady that answered the phone explained me how to do a bucket test. She was very friendly and 24 hours after my call, she called back to do a follow up.I was indeed loosing water due to a leak. She scheduled a leak detection and a couple days latter the technician came.He meticulously checked my equipment for leaks, dove into the spa and the pool, found the leak, sealed using the epoxy (missing grout in waterline tiles) and gave me a price for the permanent repair of another leak that was in the jets line.The office called and put me on the schedule for next week for the repair.Same tech came (he is very good and for what he told me he’s been with the company for 8 years) and fixed my leak.I will highly recommend Nelson Pool Company to my neighbors, friends and family.

Danielle McDougal

Nelson got me scheduled within two days of my call for service. They arrived promptly and did a thorough inspection and repair. I had them change the bulbs in both my pool light and spa light, and then locate and repair a leak around my pool skimmer. Would recommend to anyone.

David Fox

Nelson Pool Co. has been a very good contractor for us. He recently replaced my pool heater. His crew was very efficient and timely. His price was very competitive. He did exactly what he promised. I will use his service again when needed.

Doctor Badger

Just used Nelson Pool Company for my back patio. His company did a fantastic job. Nelson was very accommodating for my schedule, his company was able to complete the job at a sooner timeline and better price than expected. I would highly recommend them for anyone looking for any pool/paver job.

Brandon Thornton

Did a fantastic job on our backyard pool and patio deck repair. What a difference, keep the good work, we love it thank you

Loreena Mayo Barciela

I had my waterline tiles replace by Nelson pools they were very prompt and professional. Highly recommend this company for any of your pool needs. Thank you Nelson pools

Debra Clark

Consistently great service from a friendly and concerned company! Excellent customer service and super responsive.

Joshua Davenport

Did a fantastic job on our backyard pool and patio deck repair. What a difference, keep the good work, we love it thank you

Loreena Mayo Barciela

They did a great job, my pool had a leak for a couple of months and nobody was able to find it, i paid several companies before and the result was the same (no leak found ) they use the ultrasonic equipment and they pinpointed the leak within 2 hours! Thank you so much!

Jackie Jefferson

Great work and perfect customer service. Really recommend doing business with them.

Miguel Lopez

Experienced and reliable. The first person I call when I have a problem. Top quality results every time!!

Chris Smith

Great job can highly recommend them you do not need to go any other place. The man that came was so good

Malou Rosenquist

Maintaining a pool in Florida is not for the faint-hearted as the equipment rarely functions properly for more than a few years. Finding dependable and conscientious vendors is quite difficult but I can honestly say that Nelson Pool Company has been my favorite for almost 10 years. They keep their appointments, are fairly priced, keep excellent records of the work performed and associated warranties and do not try and sell something that you truly do not need. I highly recommend Nelson Pools.


They came in and located a leak and performed a repair the same day.Highly recommend.

Bianca Lianne

I had a pasta strainer for a pool that nobody could figure out the leaks, but Nelson came in, figured out and fixed it!

Dorian Vee

Excellent customer service and the owner is amazing!

Chris Wood

I had 5 different pool companies working in my leaky pool, and no one could figure out where the leak was. My neighbor gave me Nelson Pool Companys’ phone number. I called him, he returned my call withing few minutes, and the next day they were here. They found the problem in less than 2 Hrs. It was a leak under the pool shell. They repaired it the next day and the pool was up and running 24 Hrs later.

They did such a great job!!!

Thank you NELSON !!!!

Stella Oliviera

Best Pool Contractors in Sarasota and Manatee Florida

You are just a few steps away from getting your dream pool! Contact us now if you have any problems with pool leak and other issues. We offer complete pool repair and pool renovation services! We service Sarasota and Manatee counties in Florida.
If you’re having challenges with your pool and want them to be taken cared of professionally like our clients above, contact Nelson Pool Company today. We can give you plenty of options so that you can choose the best decision.

Once you hire Nelson Pool Services, you’ll have nothing more to worry about. Just leave the maintenance of your pool to our team and we will handle it with great care. We offer a wide range of pool-related services to handle your every need.

  • Pool Leak Detection Leaks commonly occur in the pool shell that has been cut out to accommodate fittings, jets, pool lights, skimmers, or drains. Leaks can also occur by equipment or in underground lines. Elevated water features such as fountains and spas can cause the pool to lose water if they do not have properly functioning check valves. No matter where the source of the leak is, we aim to find it as quickly as possible.
  • Pool Repairs Once we have detected the source of the leak, our technicians will promptly address the issue. A leak in a swimming pool can cause substantial damage to the walls and floors. We fill them with caulk and epoxy resin which effectively binds the structure together. The binding is further strengthened by the use of a customized mixture. Our technicians work systematically to service and repair the affected area quickly and efficiently.
  • Pool Renovations From smaller projects such as tile work, coping stones, handrails, autofill, and skimmer installations to larger projects such as the addition of waterfalls and spas, resurfacing, major structural repair, and even complete swimming pool redesigns… no project is too large or small for us!
If you think that you have a leak in your pool or in need of a complete pool renovation, just give us a call so our team can quickly schedule a visit. If you’re worried about the costs, we can give you a free estimate too. Our team of experts will visit your pool and make all the arrangements needed to fit into your busy schedule. We are focused on creating quality work and relationships and look forward to working with you.

Nelson Pool Company is a Certified Pool and Spa Contractor CPC#1459347 providing the best pool leak detection, repair, renovations, throughout Sarasota and Manatee County. Please call for immediate help at (941) 256-4079.