Custom Gunite Swimming Pools

Genesis 3 Design and Construction Standards

From our award winning designs to the fact that over 60% of our gunite pool sales come from family and friend referrals, Jersey Pools and Spas Inc. is proud of the client value it delivers. Every pool has its own unique design and personality. Meet with our design team to develop the pool of your dreams.


Construction Plan

    • Develop complete construction plan, to be approved by owner.
    • Lay out pool in yard, for owner approval.
    • Secure as necessary construction permits, grading or sediment control plans, engineered pool plans, pool layout plan, geo-technical soils reports, special inspections or lap testing.
    • Review equipment location, access, and stock pile location.

    • Access yard through approved access arrangement.
    • Expert excavation, backfilling, grading, and excess dirt removal.
    • Shallow end grade no more than 1′ drop every 7′ and transition slope no more than 1′ drop every 3′.
    • Control water as needed. (additional charges will apply)
    • Grade access area upon departure.

    • Install ACI specified 1/2″ grade 60 rebar grid to shape pool.
    • Spray dry mix shotcrete (Gunite) form pool following ACI code 506.
    • 4,000 PSI pool shell mix design.
    • Provide for all skimmers, lights, and additional features.
    • All walls and floor to be 6″ to 12″ thick.

    • Plumb all suctions on independent lines with valve better than ANSI 7 specified 6 FPS line velocity using ASTM 1785 approved material.
    • Plumb returns to insure no dead spots in pool better than ANSI 7 8 FPS.
    • Install light niches per plan.
    • Plumb for specified cleaning system.

    • Install all specified equipment as per ASTM and MFG specifications.

    • Install pool-grounding wires as per National electric code 680.
    • Wire all equipment and install g.f.c.i. within 100′ to main electrical source.
    • Wire NEMA 4 rated control system as specified.
    • Install convenience light switch at equipment location.

    • Apply finish to walls and floor as specified as per National Plaster council.

    • Install all concrete per plan using ACI specifications.
    • Provide sleeves in deck for added protection against settling if needed.
    • Provide drains for decking if needed. (additional charges will apply)

    • Clean construction site.
    • Turn on and check operation of all equipment.
    • Instruct owner on proper operation of entire system.
    • Monitor pool for 30 days to ensure proper start up.
    • Install safety cover upon first fall winterization.