Swimming pool season is year round here in Central Florida. A Gunite or concrete pool is the only way to go for that resort, staycation feel.
Why are Gunite swimming pools so popular:
A gunite pool can fit into your existing hardscape and landscape
It is easy to personalize your pool with a wide range of finish options.
Gunite is incredibly durable and will last decades
The design choices and amenities are almost endless
Gunite pools add the most value to your home
Another great reason to have a swimming pool installed in your backyard is the health benefits. According to Livestrong, swimming for just an hour three times a week improves flexibility and heart health benefits.
Gunite Swimming Pool construction; the basics
This step includes discussing the details and finalizing the design. Meet your project manager and securing the permits. Ensuring the site is prepared according to the specifications.
This is where the magic begins. Our experienced artisans go to work laying out your new swimming pool. This may entail removing any trees, bushes, or fences.
Initial Plumbing Begins
Plumbing begins, this includes laying pipes for the drains, filters, solar system, and the in-floor cleaning system.
The steel reinforced framework, grounding of the shell and equipment are installed.
Finally, the application of the gunite or concrete by skilled craftsman takes place. All the features, such as the deep end, benches, and islands are formed. It is fun to watch our pool take shape.
Getting Ready for the Deck
We are on the home stretch now! Removing the wood forms and level the ground where the deck is planned.
Plumbing is Finished
Setting all the equipment in its proper place and completing the plumbing.
Electrical is Finished
All the control systems, lighting, special features, and switches are connected.
Tile is Installed
The perimeter of the pool is adorned with tile. Skimmers are also put into place.
The Deck is Installed
Whether it is natural stone, steamed concrete or pavers, they are installed to form the deck.
The Interior Finish is Applied
The interior of the pool is hand troughed and waterproofed. There are many finishes on the market today, tinted plaster, natural beauty of pebbles, the sparkle of glass beads, crushed quartz, and many more. Whichever one you choose, it is applied at this time.
Open Your New Pool
It’s Time! After Dreamscapes Pools and Spas explains how everything works and answer any questions you may have then it is time to enjoy! Jump in, grab a float, and a cool drink, your backyard oasis is now a reality!