Pool Renovations, Refinishing, and Remodeling

All pool renovations interests can be addressed directly with the Renovations Department at 800-649-8080, extension 224 or by submitting a consultation request form.

If you are in need of pool renovations, you have come to the right place. Never before have there been so many options to improve the looks and efficiency of your existing swimming pool. In the last 10 years alone, more than a dozen new developments have made swimming pool ownership more enjoyable, less expensive and easier than ever.

Here are just a few of the options now available to you:

  • New Decking
  • New plaster / interior finish
  • Pool finishes
  • Updated, energy-efficient equipment
  • Re-shaping the gunite structure
  • New features (Waterfalls, Beach entry, Vanishing edge, Tanning ledge, etc.)
  • Re-plumbing

Pool renovations can be a simple facelift, or it can be a whole lot more. Just need to replace the plaster? No problem. Ready to add some exciting new features? We can do that too. South Shore Gunite has long been considered New England’s premier and largest swimming pool renovations company. No matter how old your pool is, or what the design, we can turn it into the stunning new masterpiece you’ve dreamed about.

We stand behind all of our work at no extra cost to you.

In the past decade, our industry has made tremendous strides in minimizing the amount of maintenance required for a swimming pool.

So while you’re changing the look of your pool, you have a lot of other options too:

  • Chlorine free systems such as Baquacil and Ecosmarte
  • Energy efficient heat pumps and solar heaters
  • Energy efficient pumps, filters and plumbing
  • Ozonators (to reduce the use of chlorine)
  • Mineral Systems (to stabilize the water)
  • Salt-water-based chlorine generators
  • Computerized automation systems
  • Built-in automatic pool covers
  • Robotic cleaners

Beautification Options


  • Long life aggregate-based interior finishes
  • Waterfalls, water curtains, rain walls, weeping walls
  • Water arches, fountains, bubblers, aerators, scuppers
  • Natural stone or custom acrylic decking
  • Built-in tables, underwater seating
  • Tanning ledges, beach entries
  • Mosaics and all-tile finishes
  • Fiber optic & LED lighting
  • Raised gardens, grottos
  • Fire woks, fire pits

You can even add a built-in spa, a vanishing edge or a perimeter overflow feature.

To discuss some ideas for your custom renovation, please call us at 800-649-8080.


Pool Interior Re-Plaster / Refinishing

If the interior finish of the pool is looking worn, it’s probably because you have a plaster or Marcite finish. These finishes were common 15 years ago, but they’ve been completely replaced in the last few years by the new long-lasting and beautifully colored aggregate finishes. These new finishes last 2 to 10 times longer than the old Marcite finishes, and with different colored and sized pebbles or aggregates, we can create any color and texture you want. Some people like the feel of the regular pebble finish. Others like the extra smoothness of polished marble or quartz aggregate finishes. Either way, you’ll get a new pool interior that is prettier and much longer lasting than ever before.

Tile Repair / Replacement


Tile lifting and cracks in tile or cement are commonly just “patched or replaced” by inexperienced pool contractors. But this is a mistake. A crack is a sign of a construction defect such as faulty material, faulty application, or the absence of proper control joints. Whatever it is, it must be diagnosed and corrected at the source. Otherwise, the problems will continue to haunt you for years to come.

Deck repair / replacement


Dollar for dollar, the installation of a paver deck will make a more dramatic impact than any other change or upgrade you can think of, and if cracked cement has been a problem, our pavers will eliminate that problem forever.


Money-Saving, Energy-Saving Upgrades


The industry has been working hard to develop more cost-efficient pumps, filters, lights, heaters and control systems. Altogether, today’s swimming pools use about 60% less energy than they did 20 years ago.


1. Variable speed pumps

These new variable speed pumps use 64% less electricity than single speed pumps. They run longer at low cost, keeping pool water cleaner for less money.

2. LED Lights

New LED lights use only 1/5 the electricity of the old halogen lamps. The IntelliBrite® automated color-changing lights feature LED technology. Individual colored LEDs are mixed and matched to achieve a vibrant spectrum of colors. These combinations are power sequenced to illuminate and cycle through colors at varying speeds, and in different sequences of color. Combined with a custom reflector and unique lens design, the IntelliBrite offers super efficiency while being the brightest yet most energy efficient underwater LED light available.

3. New Automation Systems

With the new automation systems, today’s pools practically take care of themselves! Perhaps the single greatest breakthrough for commercial pool operations is the new pH / ORP control system. Much more than a simple chlorinator, this system monitors the Oxidation Reduction Potential (ORP) of the water and the pH. It then automatically adjusts the settings on the chlorinator and the acid-control system to keep your chemicals in balance. What was once a daily chore can now be checked once a month!

4. Automatic covers & Solar blankets

  • One button keep kids, critters and debris out of the pool
  • Helps retain the heat, so the heater works less.
  • Also reduces chemical usage


Make Your Swimming Pool Practically Maintenance-Free
Today’s Pools Practically Take Care of Themselves!


New breakthroughs have taken the drudgery out of swimming pool ownership. From automatic chemical maintenance systems to robotic and Infloor cleaning, your pool can be practically maintenance-free

  • Automation systems with remote control let you check the water, and turn lights and features on and off without ever going outside.
  • “In-Floor” nozzles will self-clean the pool automatically every day.
  • Pebble interiors last twice as long as the old plaster finishes.
  • Electric Pool Covers keep dirt (and children) out of the pool.
  • Ozonators and UV Systems reduce the need for chlorine.
  • Salt systems generate chlorine for you, automatically


New Hampshire's #1 Gunite Pool Builder

South Shore Gunite provides high-quality, worry-free, environmentally-responsible design, construction and maintenance services for all types of pools, spas and exotic waterscapes.



Our Work Brings Great Reviews


“They build a gorgeous pool. The finished product is exactly what I wanted. I came very close to working with another vendor as I did not think I could afford a quality Gunite pool. I quickly made the switch as SSG worked with me to customize a pool within my price range. Best decision I made and best pool ever! I am very happy with my decision”


– Susan L. | Facebook Review

“These folks did a great job building and finishing our pool. We also needed them to move the equipment after adding an outbuilding, which they did on time and on budget and without complaining! The service people are friendly, punctual, and very professional. Overall, an excellent customer experience.”


– Frank I. | Google Review



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If you would like to schedule a consultation with our pool design team or you would like more information regarding new pool construction, pool renovation, pool service, water features or outdoor living spaces from South Shore Gunite, please feel free to contact us directly by calling 800-649-8080 or complete the form below.