Phases of Building a Pool

Hover over the pool to see the different phases of construction

Name of Phase

Time lapse of the shotcrete process. Shotcrete, sometimes called gunite, is when the pool begins to look like the finished product. The pool area is tarped off and a crew of workers begins shooting concrete through a large hose and forms the shell of the swimming pool.The pool walls are 6" thick and the coves are 8" thick. Any features inside the pool and spa are also formed in high strength concrete such as steps, benches and stools. Shotcrete being sprayed at high velocity. Shotcrete being sprayed at high velocity. The entire pool and spa will be complete in one day in most cases.

The nozzle man shoots the concrete in the pool while other workers trowel and finish the concrete to the pool specifications. The finish is left rough to ensure proper adhesion of the interior finish.

New Construction

Pool Construcion

We are a licensed pool builder in Arizona from beginning to end. Copper Leaf Pools will guide you through the new pool and spa construction process.More info...

Pool Remodel

Pool Remodel

As a complete swimming pool builder, we are capable of pool remodels as well from simple pool equipment replacement to complete interior re-surfacing and deck replacement. Our skilled crews know how to get the job done.More info...

Service & Repair

Service and Repair

Copper Leaf Pools is not only a pool builder, we also perform a number of services and repairs to existing pools. Whether you pool decking needs to be refinished, pool equipment is outdated or needs repairing, or your just tired of looking at discolored plaster, we can do it.More info...

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