Custom Gunite Swimming Pools - Tulsa & NE Oklahoma

Custom Gunite Swimming Pool Builders

Gunite and shotcrete pools are both types of concrete used in the creation of an in-ground custom swimming pool.

The primary difference between gunite versus shotcrete is that gunite dry materials are mixed together, then water is applied as it leaves the hose. Shotcrete is pre-mixed with water before spraying, more like traditional concrete.

Building Gunite Pools the right way
Custom building gunite pools…Sometimes it’s what you can’t see that matters most.

With Gunite it takes a little more effort because you have to mix up all those dry ingredients yourself before pouring them into a hopper- then sending them down through another hose high pressure which will force out onto any desired surface!

Gunite pools are perfect for those who want to build their own backyard oasis. Gunite pools have many other advantages, such as being able to add and remove chemicals without closing off any parts of the pool - something that will be very useful when you need maintenance or service done on your equipment.

The first step is laying down vinyl liner which has thick adhesive surfaces at both ends (its surface can withstand knives). You'll then put a layer consisting mainly of sand over this bottom cloth; its job here is to provide traction so it won't slide around while mixing everything else into position next time around. Next comes another gooey concoction made up primarily from fiberglass-cement grouts pray mix plus water.

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The pool is showing signs of age. tile and coping are coming loose, but you can update to today’s styles by adding new concrete or stone for that classic look! If you want to turn your pool back into the beautiful and lustrous state it once was in, Elite Pool Services is here for all of your needs.

As one of Tulsa's most respected and experienced pool builders, you'll be sure to find a company that is committed not only to providing quality work but also customer service.

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A Rectangle Shaped Custom Built Pool from Elite Pool Service for a smaller Backyard

Take a Dip in the Pool of Your Dreams

When you have Elite Pool Service create a custom gunite pool for your home, you get an infinite range of design options. Big or small. Simple or with fun water features. Gunite is a type of concrete that is sprayed into place and can be finished in all kinds of ways, so you can have any shape you can imagine.

Gunite Pool Construction - Our Process

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On-Site Consultation

Because gunite pools are custom designed and built, the process begins by meeting with the client on their property. We want to see the space, take measurements, and account for the unique aspects of the property we either want to alter or work with. This also allows the client to show us their vision for the space and challenges they wish to overcome.

Utilities Mark Out

Mark out is called in for your yard before digging begins. Any underground lines, such as gas, water, and electricity are marked out.

3D Design

Next, we take a client’s wish list and conceptualize an initial design using our 3D Process. This virtual experience helps people to visualize their back yard space and the potential it has to be a one-of-a kind Aquavisions pool.

Grading and Excavation

The physical process begins by grading and leveling the property. Next, the pool is painted out and formed using 6-inch strips of pegboard and half-inch steel rebar. The excavator carves the actual shape of the swimming pool directly into the earth until the desired depths are reached. Finally, a six-inch base of stone covers the entire bottom of the excavated pool shape.

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Installing and Plumbing

Once the pool is dug and the stone is placed, all necessary plumbing is installed. This is a critical piece of ensuring a pool is functional and can be properly maintained over time. Every system is built in our warehouse first where we have full control of building the perfect system. We install our plumbing differently than most companies. All our lines are installed directly in the gunite shell, where it is protected, less chance for unforeseen accidents to harm the lines. Doing it this way increases flow rate because we use fewer fittings and less pipe, a more direct route from pool to filter.

Gunite Shell

After the plumbing is completed, a steel cage is constructed using half-inch rebar to reinforce the concrete shell. This will become the backbone that helps to give the gunite its desired form.

Coping, Tiling, and Rock Detailing

If the pool design contains natural rock detailing such as a waterfall or jumps rock, the boulders will be moved into the correct placement and eventually mortared. Also, a six-inch band of decorative tile is installed around the entire pool perimeter and the radius bull-nosed coping is placed above the tile for a fully finished look.

Concrete Patio

Our concrete patio is poured at 4000 psi. We secure our patio with backfilling and using a tamped crushed stone base. We then use the #3 rebar in a 2’ grid around the whole entire deck for extra strength. We do offer optional patios like pavers, stone, and stamped concrete to fit into your style or budget.

Plastering

Plaster is basically the last step of the pool construction the finished product is the interior sealed finish. Standard white plaster is the tried and true pool and spa surface finish. White plaster has been around as long as people have been building swimming pools and it remains a popular choice in spite of the myriad of choices that have come into the market in recent years. Its simple combination of white cement, white marble aggregate, and water make for an economical choice that will give you that classic swimming pool look.

Enjoy your finished pool!

Throughout all of these steps, none is more fulfilling than seeing our client's reactions to their brand new gunite swimming pool. We love receiving photos and hearing stories of all the fun memories that are built within this new space. Most importantly, we remain available to answer any questions that might arise and to assist with the opening and closing of the pool each season.

Gunite Pools - Repairs & Renovation

Your gunite inground pool is a hub of entertainment, relaxation, and activity. It’s important to maintain this beauty so that you can swim with confidence knowing your health is safe from any potential risks associated with water environments like chemicals or bacteria which could cause diseases. When it comes to cleaning your pool, don't forget about the walls and floor. Staying on top of these chores is not only important for keeping debris at bay but also helps prevent build-up which will make maintaining a new gunite pool much more difficult in future years.

Enjoy the Comfort of Your Pool

The interior gets dirty too so vacuum or automatic cleaners work best here - just make sure you clean both areas regularly (every few weeks) as neglecting this part can lead to prolonged dirtiness over time.

If you have an inground cleaning system or pool vacuum, larger pieces of debris need to be removed on a regular basis. Bugs and leaves are the most common things that get blown into your swimming area so they should not go unnoticed for long periods if left untreated. Algae can also develop when water quality isn't maintained because it feeds off organic matter like dead algae cells which contain waste products from photosynthesis. Your pool pump should run every day; however, that does not mean it has to be continuous. While how much the machine needs will depend upon heat and frequency of use (8 hours per day for balancing chemicals), at least one full cycle is enough in most cases.

The area around your swimming pool can be a dirty, unappreciated place. You should not make the mistake of forgetting about frequent cleaning and disinfecting with chemicals or chlorine bleach solution for that matter- this includes scrubbing tiles on the decking near water sources such as hot tubs.

Gunite Pool Features Built to Last

The gunite pool is an incredible invention that has been around for many years. It's important to keep up with regular cleaning in order not to transfer germs and bacteria from one area of your swimming pool, which could lead you or your family members to get sick sooner than expected.

Nothing beats the care of an experienced pool cleaner. Our experts can check your surface for any abnormalities and pipes to make sure they're in good shape before you swim again! Get that annual service appointment scheduled in Tulsa and OK ASAP, too.

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Inground Swimming Pools Design

If you want to keep your pool in good condition, then an inground concrete one is the right choice for you. You will need more attention and special care than other materials do because it’s more delicate than others; this means that water quality needs regular maintenance as well. To maintain them properly here are some ways:

The pool cleaning phase should be an annual event. The best way to keep your inground swimming pool and spas clean and safe from debris is by using a long-handled skimmer, which can pick up leaves or other objects in its path without damaging it.

The best way to make sure your pool stays clean and safe is by performing routine cleaning. The walls, floor tiles as well as other surfaces around the water body should be cleaned on a regular basis in order not only to keep them looking spic-and-span but also to prevent dirt from accumulating which could lead you to having problems with algae or bacteria growths within it.

The best way to keep your home clean is with a dusting brush! A hard-bristled one will work great for cleaning the walls and ceilings. It's also attached on an extendable pole so you can reach all those places that are difficult without bending down or climbing up high stairs as I used to when we were little kids (yes even though they're not fun anymore).

Start at ground level - make sure there isn't any dirt/glop lying around otherwise this could end up getting stuck in between fibers from its suction power- then use circular motions going around each area until it shines brightly again; remove anything left behind by quick swipes if necessary.

After brushing your pool, there will be loose debris floating around or settling at the bottom. Use a vacuum to remove these - you can manually clean it with a net and brush if necessary but an automatic vacuum would be much easier. Vacuum every week for best results!

The pH levels of your pool water are important to balance the concrete and its lifespan. It's also crucial not to let them go too low, as it can corrode the surface over time if there aren’t enough alkaline minerals like calcium in the solution that would raise pH levels naturally if you added some limestone tablets or crushed coral shells at appropriate times during summer months when chlorine demand is lower than usual due to increased evaporation rates from warmer temperatures.

Benefits Of Custom Gunite Pools

Choose a design and shape that fits your landscape

You might not think of it as much, but pools are one of the most popular additions to outdoor spaces. And when we're talking about in-ground swimming pools - there's no shortage! No matter what type you want though (natural or concrete) there is an option for everyone who loves spending their summers with this great addition and fun activity to enjoy with friends or family members alike.

Custom Gunite pools can be made in any shape or size, which means you have the perfect pool for your outdoor landscape. There's no need to redesign landscaping around it; we'll design our product so that it fits seamlessly with what already exists!

Personalize your Pool

It’s tough enough making changes when something needs repairing (let alone transforming), but having a new project dumped on us is even less appealing than most things involving home improvement projects. That said there are benefits involved here too - after all, if this will serve as space outside of the houseguests might enjoy lounging about while soaking up some rays during those hot summer days.

The possibilities are endless when it comes to choosing the perfect material for your pool. Gunite plaster finishes come in an array of different colors and textures, so you can truly coordinate with other aspects like landscaping or even style points if they're important enough! You could go high-end by adding glass pebbles as well - these pools only look better from every angle because there are no two ways about how gorgeous this type really is!

A Gunite Pool Lasts Longer

You might not think of it as much, but pools are one of the most popular additions to outdoor spaces. And when we're talking about in-ground swimming pools - there's no shortage! No matter what type you want though (natural or concrete) there is an option for everyone who loves spending their summers with this great addition and fun activity to enjoy with friends or family members alike.

Custom Gunite pools can be made in any shape or size, which means you have the perfect pool for your outdoor landscape. There's no need to redesign landscaping around it; we'll design our product so that it fits seamlessly with what already exists!

It’s tough enough making changes when something needs repairing (let alone transforming), but having a new project dumped on us is even less appealing than most things involving home improvement projects. That said there are benefits involved here too - after all, if this will serve as space outside of the houseguests might enjoy lounging about while soaking up some rays during those hot summer days.

The possibilities are endless when it comes to choosing the perfect material for your pool. Gunite plaster finishes come in an array of different colors and textures, so you can truly coordinate with other aspects like landscaping or even style points if they're important enough! You could go high-end by adding glass pebbles as well - these pools only look better from every angle because there are no two ways about how gorgeous this type really is!

If you're looking to build a durable pool that will last for many years, then your best bet is with Gunite. With all of the different types available today and their long warranties on workmanship or materials failure (upwards of five years), it's easy to see why they would be more expensive than most other options out there - but also worth every penny.

It's not uncommon for concrete pools to take a long time and the quality of construction depends on factors out of your control. However, with Gunite Pools you can have access to quick building times that vary less due to their use of an in-house system that utilizes rebar frameworks sprayed by sand mixture creating shorter construction durations making them more convenient than other types while still maintaining high standards.

Gunite pools provide a level of customization that you can't find anywhere else. Whether it's creating the perfect backyard oasis or adding on to your house with an addition, there are countless possibilities in Gunites; even if they aren't suitable for all swimming pool owners. Custom designs make these fantastic creations one-of-a-kind - so no matter what style you want, we've got just the thing for your needs.

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Easier to construct

It's not uncommon for concrete pools to take a long time and the quality of construction depends on factors out of your control. However, with Gunite Pools you can have access to quick building times that vary less due to their use of an in-house system that utilizes rebar frameworks sprayed by sand mixture creating shorter construction durations making them more convenient than other types while still maintaining high standards.

Gunite pools provide a level of customization that you can't find anywhere else. Whether it's creating the perfect backyard oasis or adding on to your house, there are countless possibilities in Gunites; even if they aren't suitable for all swimming pool owners. Custom designs make these fantastic creations one-of-a-kind - so no matter what style you want, we've got just the thing for your needs.

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Inground Swimming Pool

Your backyard oasis awaits! An inground swimming pool is more than just a place to cool off when the sun's out. It can be an excellent source for family activities and exercises, giving everyone in your household some much-needed exercise time together while staying fit at home.

When you work with professional pool service, your swimming will be as relaxing and effortless. Your friends are sure to enjoy the cleanliness of their favorite place when they visit.

When you need pool care, trust the pros. Your residential service will include everything from chemicals and tools for keeping your home's water clean to help prevent costly repairs or even total destruction of property due in part by poor maintenance practices that can lead to pipe corrosion as well as algae growth when left unchecked over time; it doesn't matter whether you have one small pond or an entire complex with design of pools - our team at the Elite Pool knows how important proper treatment is.

Your pool should be a relaxing spot in the summertime, but make sure to keep up with routine maintenance. Your residential service technician can check for leaks and perform other necessary tasks so that you don't have any worries about your water quality or safety when it comes time for fun.

Happy Swimming Pool Owners - Reviews from Our Customers

"These folks are great to work with. Courteous, considerate, and very quick to respond to your needs. Very polite and respectful of your property. They put in a beautiful pool for our daughter's family and we stopped by frequently to see the progress. Based on my observation and seeing the final project, I would highly recommend this company for any pool needs you might have including designing, installation, and maintenance. Really good people with great ethics."

- Catrena Alford
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"Mark and Jenny do a great job of relaying what needs to be done to keep your pool in shape and following up and making sure it's being done right. They handle all sizes of jobs with professional and friendly service."

- Courtney Lewis
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