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Can a cracked gunite pool be repaired?

Yes, a cracked gunite pool can be repaired.The following steps describe how to repair a cracked gunite pool:

  • Dry the pool and sweep any loose dirt form the cracked area.
  • Use a grinder with a diamond blade and under low setting place it in the crack. Move the grinder around the crack until it is a few inches deep and wide.
  • Use a rag to wipe out dust.
  • Wet the area with the hose.
  • Mix three parts cement and two parts white sand with one part water in a bucket.
  • Use a putty knife to line the walls of the crack with the mixture.
  • Fill the crack entirely with the mixture.
  • Smooth the top using a trowel.
  • Once dry, complete the plaster coat over the surface.

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