New Pool Build in Oklahoma

RU4Cycling2

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Sep 12, 2020
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OK new friends... pool outline complete today and dig is scheduled for Friday!
Thanks to this group I made the following changes:

1. Increased pool size to 21' x 24' x 20' x 19' x 45'
2. Increased spa size to 8' diameter
3. Chose a builder who isn't in bed with ozone
4. Changed from Easy Touch to Intellicenter and IC40 to IC60

Pool is marked and dig is scheduled for Friday. Here are pictures.
 

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kimkats

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You are going to LOVE the water color with that plaster!

Tiles-Here are some things to think about ahead of time:
-What size do you like? 6x6. 1x2, 2x2?
-color?
-Shiny or not?

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kimkats

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Let the mud and clothes stains begin!! LOVE the kids already in the pool! LOL

Now run out there with the plans and a tape measure in hand. It is wide, long, deep, etc enough? Add about 8" for the steel, shell, and plaster. NOW is the time to tweak or fix as wanted/needed.

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RU4Cycling2

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Let the mud and clothes stains begin!! LOVE the kids already in the pool! LOL

Now run out there with the plans and a tape measure in hand. It is wide, long, deep, etc enough? Add about 8" for the steel, shell, and plaster. NOW is the time to tweak or fix as wanted/needed.

Kim:kim:
I told my wife we need to add 10’ to the length and she thought I was crazy :)
 
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RU4Cycling2

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Sep 12, 2020
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Edmond, OK
Hey gang - confirmed with builder we will be 3.5’ to 8.5’. Pool dig Friday and rebar wrapping up today.
 

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kimkats

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LOVE those tiles! Now you do have a big job to do with them..............as soon as the boxes get there open them and take all of the tile out. Some are going to be extra pretty. You will put those on the far side of the pool. The place them where your eyes fall when you walk out to the pool. Then..........there will be some ugly ones........hide those so they don't get used. Now if you want to go one step further you can even lay them out how you want them to be done and where you want them. (Yeah I do have control issues LOL).

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RU4Cycling2

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Sep 12, 2020
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Edmond, OK
Shooting today!!!
 

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kimkats

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SWEET!!! That looks great! Have you started bonding with it yet? aka watering it to help slow down the curing.

It is time for your set of links! The first set is all about what to do and ask about to get a great plaster job. The second set is all about how to care for your pool after you get the plaster.

Plaster links:
Ten Guidelines for Quality Pool Plaster Best one of all
All Plaster Finishes Should Last 20 Years
Not All Color Pigments are Good for Pools How to pick a good color for plaster.
A Plastering 'Watch List' | Professional Watershaping | Watershapes
Trouble Free Pool
Trouble Free Pool

Pool care links:
Print these out:
Pool School - Basic Pool Care Schedule
Pool School - Recommended Levels

Bookmark these:
Pool School - Recommended Pool Chemicals
Trouble Free Pool
Pool School - ABCs of Pool Water Chemistry

Now is also a good time to ask what test kit your PB will be providing so we can fill in any holes.

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RU4Cycling2

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Edmond, OK
Pool was shot on Friday. This week is going to be cold... mostly in the 30s over the next few days. Anything I should do to help the gunite during these next few days?
 

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