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Concrete swimming pools are the best pools that money can buy but when it comes to repairs, like to the interior surface of the pool, the repair costs can get very heavy, very quickly. The interior surface of a concrete pool is a very dense mortar that is troweled to a water resistant smooth finish. The base layer, or structure of a concrete pool, is made from concrete and steel reinforcing. Concrete however is porous which means that water would leak out constantly. In order to limit this problem, a very dense mortar layer, called plaster, is applied over the entire interior surface of the pool.

Most Common Causes of Pool Leaks

Houston Swimming Pool Repair

With the weather warming up, it’s time to get your pool ready for summer. Your summertime fun around the pool is precious, as its a central location where you have fun with family and friends, tasty food on the grill, and hours of fun and laughter. If your pool suddenly loses water or begins to malfunction – the fun is put on hold. So when you notice any leaks or cracks, you should quickly schedule a pool inspection. The most Read More


How Does Pool Algae Affect my Swimming Pool?

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Pool algae is a common pool maintenance concern for homeowners. No one wants an ugly, dirty, green swimming pool – or the bacteria that comes with it. Read on to learn how pool algae and phosphates affect your swimming pool and how to fight back. What is algae? Algae is a living thing – an aquatic plant that conducts photosynthesis with chlorophyll. Photosynthesis is the process by which plants take in carbon dioxide and produce oxygen. Algae includes seaweeds like Read More