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Definitely gunite they last much longer without having to reline them for starters.

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Steel pool vs gunite pool which is better?

Gunite, cement does not rust.


Gunite pool maintenance?

Gunite pools require a lot of maintenance. This includes the draining of the pool once per year, special chemicals, and fixing the cracks in the granite at least once per year.


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Is gunite or fiberglass better for an indoor pool?

Either gunite or fiberglass will work well for an indoor pool.


What is the better pool Pebble sheen or gunite pools?

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What are the advantages of a fiberglass pool vs a gunite pool?

A fiberglass pool requires less maintenance, less repairs structurally in the future, is quick to install, and is good for smaller pools. Gunite pools are better for a pool deeper than 8 feet, custom shapes, and is a bit harder on the feet than a fiberglass pool.


Is Shotcrete or Gunite better to use when having a pool built?

This very subject has been debated for years. I can tell with full confidence, that gunite is much better than shotcrete. Both are good depending on the builder.. I can tell you with full confidence, having worked for more than thirty years with both gunite and shotcrete that shotcrete is far superior to gunite. Shotcrete will test out stronger, to much room for human error with gunite.


Which is better hydrazzo or gunite?

They are not competing / alternative products. Hydrazzo is an interior finish. It is one of several aggegate based plasters that go on top of gunite (concrete).


What causes a gunite pool to cloud up?

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Is it better to refinish a gunite pool with a plaster product or gelcoat?

there is a product called "pebble tec" that is great. better than both products you mentioned. it is a little more expensive, but looks and lasts much better. other wise i would stay with plaster. from what i understand it adhears better to the gunite.


Is gunite use for waterproofing for pool?

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What is better gunite or concrete?

Gunite is cement that anyone can make in their backyard. Concrete is manufactured at a plant to plus or minus 0.05% tolerance and delivered to the job site in a constantly turning concrete truck. Concrete (aka shotcrete) is far superior to cement (gunite). -Bill

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