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Cantilevered Coping for Inground Pools: Pros, Cons, & Installation [Video]

By: Jason Hughes on February 5th, 2016

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Cantilevered Coping for Inground Pools: Pros, Cons, & Installation [Video]

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If you are considering an inground pool, you've probably noticed there a lot of decisions to make! From the type of pool, to options and accessories, to the type of patio and coping; all of these details impact the look and feel of your finished pool...as well as your budget.

One detail that may not initially stand out is the pool coping, or material that borders the perimeter of the pool. In the video below, we discuss a particular type of coping called cantilevered concrete coping.

 

Concrete coping on a pool

 

What is Cantilevered Concrete Coping?

Cantilevered coping is a poured-in-place bull nose concrete edge that extends around the perimeter of the pool. Many pool contractors include cantilevered coping in their base packages, so it is important to become familiar with it along with other pool coping options. In the following video, we look at a finished Greco (G36) fiberglass pool with cantilevered concrete coping.

Here's what you'll learn from the video:

  • The advantages of cantilevered concrete coping
  • How cantilevered coping looks on a finished pool
  • How cantilevered coping forms are installed on the pool
  • Why cantilevered coping is the most popular type of pool coping in many areas

 

If you'd like to see the process of forming and pouring cantilevered concrete coping check out this cool video.

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Editor's note: This blog article was updated on April 17, 2019.