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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