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Thread: TREE ROOTS PENETRATE GUNITE POOL PLASTER??

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    TREE ROOTS PENETRATE GUNITE POOL PLASTER??

    Is it possible for tree roots to penetrate my gunite pool shell?
    Some people say yes...some say no, unless the pool design/install was defective.
    I come to this forum to hear the truth from the professionals.
    Thank you.

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    Re: TREE ROOTS PENETRATE GUNITE POOL PLASTER??

    They can't unless there's a previous defect. Which if there were one bad enough to allow roots to penetrate through, you'd have a leak
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    Re: TREE ROOTS PENETRATE GUNITE POOL PLASTER??

    To elaborate on what Bama said, roots will chase water. No water leaks = no root issues.
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    Re: TREE ROOTS PENETRATE GUNITE POOL PLASTER??

    Thats what I thought! You guys are the greatest! Thank you so much for your help!

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