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Pool Professionals’ Appreciation Day 2017

G&B Tile and Plaster is holding its first annual Pool Professionals Appreciation Day offering a day of free educational seminars and demonstrations. Invited attendees will have the opportunity to learn the following: What types of plaster finishes are available on the market How do the types of plaster finishes performRead the Rest…

Adding a tanning bench

Thinking of adding a tanning bench or a baha bench to your pool?  Or possibly looking to convert your diving pool to a shallow pool? If so, it’s important to make sure you are making the right choice when it comes to who you hire for the project.  So, asRead the Rest…

Heavy Rains in North Texas

Heavy Rains in North Texas If your pool is like any other pool in North Texas it has been overfilled a time or two from the heavy rains. The rain water that wound up in your pool has some benefits and some negative effects. If the pool has a working overflow, all pools should haveRead the Rest…

Spot Etches

Spot Etches Spot etches or surface deterioration are spots in plaster. The water removes Calcium Hydroxide from the plaster.  This happens when the pool water is not properly balanced.  Spot etches are weakened areas of the plaster, and if you scratched one of these spots with a key from your pocket youRead the Rest…

5 Year Warranty on Pool Plaster

5 Year Warranty February 25, 2015  G&B Tile and Plaster, Ltd (G&B) is a professional swimming pool sub-contractor specializing in tile and coping installations, custom stonework and all plaster finishes for swimming pools for both new construction projects and backyard renovations. We have been offering these services throughout North Texas and surrounding areasRead the Rest…

Hollow spots in pool plaster

Hollow spots. Homebrew bond coats, What causes hollow spots in pool plaster?  Hollow spots in pool plaster can look like spider web or crows foot pattern. They can also look like a bulge and if you step on it, it might bounce slightly. Step too hard and it will break and become a real eyesore.Read the Rest…

Hydro Demo Replaster

polish pool, 5 year warranty, replaster, Hydro Demo Replaster Prep This pool has been replastered 2 times with our Hydro Demo Replaster process in less than 3 years. When you own the company you can change your mind once or twice. Especially when you own the best prep process on the market. The latest finish in the pool is ArcticRead the Rest…

Replaster Investment

Replaster Investment, Homebrew bond coat, hollow spots, pebble tech, pebble company, bad replaster prep Pools that have been replastered in the past must have their previous plaster layer removed if you expect your replaster investment to be enjoyed for any length of time.  Take the pool in the picture for example. This franchise pebble company felt it was sufficient to only remove the hollowsRead the Rest…

Homebrew Bond Coat

Homebrew bond coat failure, debonded pool plaster, pool leak, Are you planning to invest in a pool replaster?  If so, the best decision would be to choose a plaster finish that will last longer than the current plaster has lasted in your pool. Choosing white plaster is not a good investment for a pool replaster. White plaster will notRead the Rest…

Crack Repair

IMG-20120802-00508   What do you do if you had crack repair done with epoxy injection on your pool and it failed? First, you must consider if other options were presented and did the crack repair company give any insight as to what might have caused the cracks? There are several reasonsRead the Rest…