Pool Under Construction
Construction Photo Gallery Page Four
The concrete work is done and installation begins on the automatic cover.
Here you can see the rebar laid out in a grid pattern beneath the concrete to strengthen the deck.
Long poles attached to trowels help the workers smooth the concrete.
A rounded corner has been built into this concrete frame.
Expansion joints are cut into the concrete. A worker uses a long board as a guide to keep the cut straight.
A worker uses a special trowel to smooth both sides of the cut for an expansion joint. A board is used as guide to keep the line straight.
The expansion joint after smoothing.
Hand troweling is required to finish around pipes in the concrete, like this slide pipe.
Workers continue to smooth the concrete with trowels as it dries.
A broom finish creates a non-skid texture in the concrete.
The non-skid texture makes for a safer pool environment.
Once the concrete has dried, the automatic cover is installed. Doug and a worker lower the main tube into the cover box.
The auto cover motor and pulley system before it is bolted in place in the box.