More stories about Shotcrete

  • Southern California Continues Move to Shotcrete

    With engineering specifications and environmental regulations, some companies are moving toward the wet process

  • What's Wrong With This Picture?

    In a letter to the Editor, South Shore Gunite Pool & Spa President Robert Guarino takes issue with a photo that appeared on the cover of the Oct. 11, 2013 issue of the magazine. Can you identify the six errors in the picture?

  • The History of Concrete Pools: The People’s Pool

    When industry pioneer Philip Ilsley built the first gunite pool in 1940, he couldn’t have known that within four years a post-war economic boom would put the largest U.S. middle class in history at the feet of the new pool-construction industry.

  • Making the Connection

    Epoxy dowelling is a crucial aspect of many renovations

  • Shooting for Strength

    The year 2010 marked a century since the process of pneumatically applying concrete was developed.

  • Shotcrete 101

    The argument over shotcrete and gunite  strength hinges on what kind of mix should be used

  • Florida Gunite Company Sold at Auction

    One of Florida’s pioneers in gunite has announced his retirement and sold his company at auction

  • State of the Market

    Fiberglass pools have come a long way

  • Under the Surface

    Never believe a client who says they’re just looking for a simple touch-up job for their pool.

  • State of the Market

    When Sherri Fowler was asked to install a fiberglass pool on the roof of an apartment complex last year, she didn’t bat an eye.