Building into existing rebar, shotcrete

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Building into existing rebar, shotcrete

Postby Robertcac* » Sun 28 Jan, 2024 23:47

Pool structure question for anyone with experience or knowledge on it. Steep beach entry slope, 1:3 slope. If a platform were to be added to raise up the slope on one side to level entry out some to create a ramp, how structurally sound would it be? It would be connected to the current shotcrete with drill and pin to the steel and then shot with more shotcrete. It would probably be solid shotcrete but could also be sand bag if needed. Pool builder feels it would be structurally sound either way. Is this correct? Would it void any original shotcrete warranty? Thanks for any knowledge on this.


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Re: Building into existing rebar, shotcrete

Postby Teapot1 » Mon 29 Jan, 2024 03:37

Is there any waranty left on the original work?
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