Scale on Gunite and Plastering

RollTideTXFebruary 24, 2011

Is it important to get the white scale that has developed on the gunite removed before plastering (see loveseat in picture below)? Anything I need to make sure of before plastering is started in terms of prepping the gunite surface? They came out and removed the water from the pool, scraped down the gunite surface, and cleaned everything up but there are still white scale in various spots.

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golfgeek

Nothing to worry about. It's not scale. It's effervescence(sp). Trace amounts of water bleeding to the surface.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2011 at 11:33AM
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RollTideTX

Thanks for the response.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2011 at 12:09PM
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racket
    Bookmark   February 25, 2011 at 12:57PM
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golfgeek

Thanks for the spelling correction Racket. We are not dealing with carbonation here!

    Bookmark   February 25, 2011 at 2:45PM
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