just one i know of...acid rain. make sure you test and keep your water balanced and you'll be fine
Hmm, have you looked into a barrel of rainwater lately? It was probably green. Rain water that has come off of a roof or gutters has a lot of contaminants in it. And why would you want to add water to the pool if it is raining?
I would be inclined to agree that there is a slightly better chance of picking up the odd algae problem, However I do know one guy that has a rainwater tank that he used for topping up the pool his toilets and his washing machine He reckons he has no problems to speak of ant he never pays excess water rates. Every time I see his pool it looks great
That can only be because of the source of your water.
If you are talkin about a vinyl lined pool the answer is yes you can.
The average price for a 20' x 30' gunite pool would be $15,000 to $25,000.
Most pools are price by the perimeter foot and not by the shape.
Gunite is covered with plaster. It is sprayed on concrete sorta. They mix it in the hoses and it is blown on. You can go to youtube and see them gunite a pool. I am only aware of plaster, vinyl or painted pool surfaces. The vinyl is just like thin rubber.
Call Leslies' Pool supplies. They have paint, but it's about $100 a gallon. Good luck.
Yes, this can be done however, basically the only thing you can use from your vinyl pool is the actual 'hole' and maybe equipment. The cost is not much less than having a new gunite pool built.
Our experience shows that gunite or fiberglass are good. Gunite would probably last the longest. CONCRETE tends to crack over years with normal ground shifts. Had two pools with concrete, so many cracks after 10 years, buried the thing, the repair costs were astronomical.
An inground pool is typically lined with either gunite (concrete), fiberglass, or vinyl. Gunite and fiberglass are roughly the same cost, whereas vinyl is considerably cheaper. With the lower price comes less durability, as vinyl lining has to be replaced every 8-10 years or so, whereas the other two can last for decades. Vinyl is also much easier to puncture or otherwise damage. That said, many people still prefer vinyl inground pools due to the lower cost.
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If it was working ok before you lined it and you have no problems removing the liner you should have no problems.
I prefer to use Biodex 300, then seal with a silicone tile/grout sealer like "TPS" If the stains and buildup are thick you will need a professional.
No. Gunite is concrete.
In the Chicagoland area a small, basic inground pool will cost between $20,000 and $50,000. Some of the larger, deeper and more high-end inground pools can cost as much as $100,000. One of the most difficult aspects of planning for an inground pool is estimating the total cost. There are several variables that affect the overall cost of building and maintaining an inground pool, including the size of the pool and the material will comprise it.
"Gunite" is a special concrete mix that is sprayed, with a specialized spray gun. Using Gunite requires, by definition, the use of the spray gun.
Gunite is cheaper However shotcrete is stronger
No, Gunite is a type of concrete.
Gunite, cement does not rust.
Gunite is not pored it is shot or gunned. How cold?
Gunite is a trowled-on cement coating similar to stucco.
How often should you resurface a gunite pool?
gunite gunned in cold weather
Gunite = Cement (shot from a gun) Shotcrete = Concrete (shot from a gun) Gunite is cheaper and easier to use. Concrete is more expensive and lasts much longer.