How can you determine if a crack in a gunite pool is surface or if it is structural?
I would think if the the crack is present only in the plaster, and not the tile, it may be surface. If, for instance my pool, has a cracked tile and the crack is extended down the side of the plaster, it is structural. ...
Difference between plaster and fiberglass pools?
One of the differences between plaster and fiberglass pools is that fiberglass stays smooth. Plaster can become rough. Another difference is that unlike plaster, fiberglass does not chip, and crack. ...
Can a crack in the plaster of a gunite pool be repaired and if so how effective will the fix be?
I general, the answer is yes. It the crack comes from the pool moving, and the gunite has cracked, then the gunite has to be repaired before the plaster. Sometimes opening up the gunite crack and refilling with concrete will answer the problem. If movement of the soil is the problem then that has to be fixed first.The soil getting excessivly wet and dry can mean that the pool will move, if it is only part of the pool then there...
Do you have to replaster the entire pool to fix a crack in the plaster on one area?
No, the plaster can be patched. But how good the patch looks depends on several things like the color of the plaster, its age, and the person doing the patching. New, white plaster would be the easiest to patch while old, colored plaster would be more difficult to do satisfactorily. ...
Asked in Earthquakes, Plate Tectonics, Tsunamis
What are 2 reasons that causes earthquakes?
I only know one.. The reason why it does that is the tectonic plates slide past each other which causes vibrations thus... Making an earthquake which goes BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM CRACK CRACK CRACK CRACK ...
What are the different types of plaster of Paris?
No, there are not different types of plaster of Paris. However, there are different types of plaster. There is plaster of Paris, pottery plaster, Puritan pottery plaster, Cerami-Cal, and Hydrostone. ...
Asked in Building and Carpentry
What happens to the plaster if it is not replaced after 10 years?
Depending on the temperature that's kept in the house, or where the building/house stands... its going to crack and start to fall apart. Usually it does no matter what. ...
Asked in Geology, Meteorology and Weather
What kind of weathering causes repeated expanding due to the heat and contracting due to cold strains the rocks and causes them to crack?
Thermal expansion causes repeated expansion and contraction within the rock. This repeated stress breaks bonds and eventually causes the rock to crack. Thermal expansion is classified as a type of physical or mechanical weathering. ...
Asked in Earthquakes
Does earthquakes only occur when land meets water?
no. it is when the ground has a crack in it and they rub together witch causes the ground to vibrate. the crack is called a techtonic plate. ...
Must plaster be kept wet?
Plaster contains portland cement. Portland cement technically doesn't "dry", it "cures", meaning that a chemical process causes it to harden. After the portland cement starts to "set up", it should be kept damp so that it doesn't crack or otherwise become damaged. When it's still fresh, you don't want to spray a lot of water on it, that could wash away some of the portland cement. Instead, just mist it to keep it from drying. ...