This page describes a big do-it-yourself project I (and my family) undertook to refurbish our swimming pool in Palm Beach County, Florida USA. The pool size is 18 by 36 feet, holding 27,000 gallons, and was built about 1978. It is constructed in the conventional manner of a concrete shell finished with several layers of..
In Western Australian swimming pools, sprayed concrete is reinforced primarily by 12mm steel rods. Concrete is very strong in compression . Plastic spacers can be screwed to the wall or large nails can be hammered in and bent to secure the steel bar so that appropriate cover is reached. Horizontally Spacers/nails should..
Mar 16, 2015 . B. Reinforcement for cast-in-place concrete and shotcrete associated with swimming pools and pool decks. C. Cast-in-place .. C. Waterstops: PVC bulb-type for use between concrete pours / lifts, conforming with ASTM D. 570, D 624, and D 638. .. or spacers, or by metal hangers. 2. Clearance: a. Preserve..
May 18, 2013 . Concrete expansion joints in my pool deck have a plastic lining. Most of the plastic is deteriorated. Does Home Depot have a product to line concrete expansion joints? My existing joint lining is about 3/4" wide and 1/4" deep. The pool is probably 40 years old and there may be a newer method of filling..
Jan 16, 2017 . Using bricks, blocks of wood, or plastic spacers, installers will position the strategically placed network of steel a few inches above the ground and out from the dirt walls. Preserving these few inches of space between the steel and the soil throughout the excavated hole serves a purpose. When concrete is..
It used to be that all pools built had the expansion joint between the perimeter coping and the pool deck caulked or filled with elastomeric sealant 30 days after the concrete was poured. This was holding up the checks to the builders I was told, so they rather stopped mentioning it, or switched the responsibility to the pool..
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Feb 19, 2015 . If it is a finished concrete edge, or you have a concrete pool deck poured into and up to a plastic or aluminum coping, it can be a little more difficult as you would need to cut the concrete about 1 ft back from the coping edge, bust it up and then remove it. vinyl-pool-coping-types-cutaway. Also, when the pool..
Oct 26, 2013 . How to replace expansion joints on your old pool deck
swimming pool has become an in- c reasingly common backyard . by banks and other lend- ing institutions because a modern. c o n c rete pool adds considerably to property value. Not only is the pool a place for beneficial, healthful ex- e rcise but also it often becomes a ... stiff and strong because plastic con- c rete exerts..
on the pool floor. The slump of wet-mix shotcrete is normally between 11/2 and 3 in. (38 to 76 mm), classified as stiff plastic by ACI. According to ACI 309R05 . concrete placement. A fact that I repeatedly stress in the seminars I give to the pool industry on the shotcrete process is that shotcrete is not a special product; it is
RENU-STRIP is a flexible and rugged vinyl capping strip designed to make faded or broken DECK-O-JOINT look brand new. It fits all DECK-O-JOINT Expansion Joints or any other 5/8 wide joint. The fast and easy installation of RENU-STRIP offers an economical way to revitalize an existing pool deck's appearance