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What is vetrite?
The vetrite are pure sheets of glass with a special formula of polymers and metals inside.
This material is achieved by combining traditional and modern production processes to obtain a decorative-coating of the pool. highest level and at the same time extremely versatile.
The pool vetrite is the highest level we can aspire to when it comes to lining a pool, even above the lining in natural stone, since it is an exclusive, personalized and high-impact material.
If your idea is to build a swimming pool with an absolutely stunning and innovative design, you should know the types of vetrite that exist on the market. We tell you!
Types of vetrite
Within the vetrite there is a very varied range of finishes that you should know. Some will be more familiar to you than others, but they all belong to the same vetrite family.
As its name suggests, this type of vetrite recreates the effect of precious gems, volcanic rocks and the most abstract lunar landscapes. Its greatest particularity lies in the use of chiaroscuro, by combining very intense colors with transparencies.
If what you are looking for are lighter borders, with elegant patterns, but with unique optical effects, you will love this type of vetrite.
These are some of the patterns that you can add as a lining to your pool shell:
It is the most commonly known vetrite. It stands out for its format in large sheets of glass and its wide variety of finishes that, when applied to the lining of a swimming pool, make it a modern and elegant piece.
These are some of the finishes that we like the most:
If you are passionate about natural stone and metal and want to bet on contemporary and avant-garde design, you will fall in love with this type of vetrite.
These sheets of glass fuse the power of marble with the creative energy of metal, giving rise to extremely elegant finishes, both in dark and lighter tones. This Electric Marble shade in gold is very popular with our customers:
And what if you are a lover of mosaico for swimming pools but want to go one step further? Can you imagine turning your pool into a work of art?
Vetrite Art consists of combining Italian mosaic with sheets of vetrite to unleash unlimited creativity.
These are some of the designs that you could add in your pool or spa:
When less space is available or you want to combine smaller pieces in different sizes, the vetrite tile is a good option. Available in up to 6 sizes (depending on the model) and in a large number of designs, it usually fits into any project.
These are some of the patterns that you could include in your pool glass:
With this type of coating for swimming pools, a spectacular result is achieved, as long as you like patterns and geometric figures.
We personally, at GodoPools, are fascinated by these types of designs:
All these types of vetrite are unique to the Italian brand Sicis. At GodoPools we are not only distributors of this material, but specialists in its placement. Below we explain why you have to be very careful when installing this material.
Vetrite characteristics that make it unique
The vetrite sheets have the particularity that they can be used both for interior cladding, for example in partitions, floors or to cover furniture, as well as outdoors, as is the case of facades or swimming pools. In both cases, the vetrite allows covering large surfaces.
In addition to having a very attractive aesthetic and a 100% customizable design, the vetrite has a unique feature: the sheets are cut to size and can be curved, depending on the project design. In addition, they can be double-sided or not, and they can even be backlit when you want to provide a more impactful aesthetic.
Another advantage of vetrite is that it allows to cover large surfaces with the minimum possible joints, thus achieving an effect of continuous coating. Consequently, as there are practically no joints, it is an easy to maintain and clean material.
Another interesting feature is that by maintaining the drawing or decorations presented by the piece in large format or chosen vetrite, a natural effect is achieved throughout the coated surface.
Regarding the texture, it is important to point out that there is the possibility of smooth surfaces (for walls) and non-slip category C3, for damp or wet floors, such as swimming pools.
Tips for applying vetrite in swimming pools
If you decide to include the vetrite as a lining for your pool, keep in mind that the installation must be carried out by professionals, since special tools are required for its installation and cutting, as well as special adhesives and self-leveling agents. to ensure the fixation of the piece to the surface.
At GodoPools we recommend that you choose professionals accustomed to installing this type of material for the installation, since it is vital to ensure its perfect fixation on the entire surface and not leave gaps without fixing. As these are 2.8m x 1.2m plates, it may happen that hollow areas of adhesive are left on the rear surface of the large format, thus affecting the guarantee of the material.
Ask us if you want advice to acquire and install this material. At GodoPools we are specialists in the application of vetrite, both in bathrooms and interior areas as well as in wellness areas and swimming pools . Add link to contact page.
The vetrite applied to the pool lining is absolutely striking and differentiating.
It is ideal for pools looking for a unique design and a very avant-garde aesthetic.
It is also ideal for clients who love art and design, as it allows you to recreate artistic scenes, both realistic and abstract, on the pool shell and walls.
What did you think of the vetrite? Did you know this exclusive material?