We believe in providing reliable construction backed by quality products. Because we are licensed, concrete experts as well as custom pool designers, we understand the benefits of working with specific mix of concrete that will ensure a stronger, more durable pool!
Concrete pools can be made of either shotcrete or gunite. The difference is when the concrete mixes with the water:
Shotcrete refers to a wet mix concrete. The whole cement-sand-aggregate blend is already mixed with water when it arrives at your backyard.
Gunite refers to a concrete applied with the dry-mix process. It remains water free until moments before builder actually applies it.
While there are advantages and some disadvantages to both methods, at Cornerstone Foundations and Construction, LLC we prefer to pour pools using Shotcrete. Here are the main reasons why: