BAM Shotcrete

Idaho Shotcrete Contractor

Providing Quality Shotcrete Services

Commercial & Residential Shotcrete Installation

BAM Shotcrete is a professional shotcrete contractor in Idaho with 45+ years of industry-leading experience in residential and commercial construction.

Swimming pools, custom water features, architectural features, foundation repairs, structural shotcrete, retaining walls, canals, vertical walls, soil nail walls, skateparks, and pump tracks are just a few of the residential and commercial shotcrete projects we’ve worked on.

No matter what your Idaho shotcrete needs are, our ACI-certified shotcrete applicators will complete the job on time and at the best price.

Looking for a shotcrete estimate in Idaho? Contact BAM Shotcrete today by calling (623) 208-2912 or request an online estimate.

Common Types of Shotcrete Applications

We also offer the ability to provide excavation services, rebar installation services, and private mobile batch plant operations used for remote access locations for both commercial and residential projects as needed.

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Why Choose BAM Shotcrete Inc.

Experienced

45 Years Of Experience

Over 45 years of industry leading experience in the residential and commercial construction industries.

Service

DBE & ACI Certified

We are a DBE Certified Company and employ ACI Certified Nozzleman for shotcrete projects.

Competitive Pricing

We offer upfront pricing with no additional hidden cost or fees. Transparency is a core value we uphold.

Guaranteed

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Rest assured that your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed with our one year warranty on all projects.

Professional and Friendly

Our professional and friendly team is ready to help turn your visions and dreams into reality.

Same Day Free Quotes

After gathering some information, we will provide you with a free, same day quote for your project.

Shotcrete Questions & Answers

Shotcrete is a specialized form of concrete that is projected at high velocity onto a surface through a hose. Unlike traditional concrete, which is a mixture of water, cement, and aggregate that is poured into molds and cured, shotcrete is applied pneumatically. This method allows for a more compact and dense material due to the force of the application. The key difference lies in the application process; while concrete is placed and then compacted, shotcrete is sprayed, which also compacts it simultaneously. This method enhances the bonding capability to the surface being sprayed and can be applied to complex shapes or vertical surfaces without the need for extensive formwork.

The main advantages of shotcrete include its speed of application, versatility, and strength. Since it is sprayed onto a surface, shotcrete can be applied much faster than traditional poured concrete, reducing construction time significantly. Its versatility allows it to conform to various shapes and types of surfaces, making it ideal for complex or irregular structures. Shotcrete is also highly durable and capable of achieving high strength quickly, offering immediate structural support and long-term stability.

Additionally, shotcrete minimizes the need for formwork, can be applied in restricted spaces, and enhances bonding with the existing material, further contributing to its effectiveness in various construction projects.

Shotcrete can be applied using two primary methods: dry-mix and wet-mix. The dry-mix process, also known as the gunite method, involves blowing dry material through a hose to the nozzle, where water is added at the point of application. This method allows for greater control over the water-cement ratio, which can be adjusted instantly by the nozzle operator for different sections of the work. The wet-mix process, on the other hand, involves premixing water with the concrete materials before pumping them through the hose to the nozzle. This method provides a more consistent mix and reduces dust, but requires a more powerful pump and careful control of the mixture to prevent blockages.

Both methods have their advantages and are chosen based on the specific requirements of the project.

To guarantee the excellence of shotcrete applications, a comprehensive approach is essential, encompassing mix design optimization, operator expertise, meticulous equipment upkeep, and stringent testing protocols. Crafting a mix design that aligns with the project’s unique demands is crucial, considering factors like the required robustness, endurance, and manageability of the shotcrete. Equally important is the proficiency of operators in applying shotcrete techniques to achieve even coverage and optimal compaction. Ensuring the shotcrete equipment is routinely serviced and in prime condition is vital to avert obstructions and guarantee a steady application process. Implementing thorough testing procedures for both the unset and cured shotcrete, to assess qualities such as bonding strength, cohesion, and overall density, is indispensable for confirming compliance with the project specifications.

Absolutely, shotcrete finds extensive application in the realm of underground construction, offering unparalleled benefits for projects like tunneling, mining operations, and the development of subterranean transit systems. Its adaptability to bond with uneven surfaces and deliver swift structural reinforcement is particularly valuable for reinforcing excavation faces, crafting tunnel linings, or establishing the foundational structure of subterranean spaces. The quick-setting attributes of shotcrete accelerate the construction timeline, a critical advantage in the deadline-driven environment of underground projects.

The potential for mechanized and remote application processes enhances worker safety by minimizing exposure to hazardous conditions. The combination of shotcrete’s application flexibility and superior material properties positions it as an ideal solution for the intricate and challenging conditions encountered in underground construction endeavors.

Shotcrete Estimate in Idaho

Looking for a Idaho shotcrete contractor for your project? Contact BAM Shotcrete at (623) 208-2912 for a free same-day shotcrete estimate. We are ready to help you make your project a success!

We serve all of Idaho, including Boise City, Meridian, Nampa, Idaho Falls, Caldwell, Pocatello, Coeur d’Alene, Twin Falls, Post Falls, Rexburg, Lewiston, Eagle, Moscow, Kuna, Ammon, Mountain Home, Hayden, Chubbuck, Jerome, Blackfoot, and more.

We serve all cities in Idaho, including Boise City, Meridian, Nampa, Idaho Falls, Caldwell, Pocatello, Coeur d'Alene, Twin Falls, Post Falls, Rexburg, Lewiston, Eagle, Moscow, Kuna, Ammon, Mountain Home, Hayden, Chubbuck, Jerome, Blackfoot, Garden City, Star, Burley, Middleton, Rathdrum, Hailey, Sandpoint, and more
We serve all zip codes in Idaho, including 83646, 83301, 83709, 83686, 83642, 83854, 83440, 83401, 83704, 83605, 83201, 83815, 83501, 83687, 83651, 83706, 83634, 83607, 83616, 83713, 83221, 83402, 83705, 83814, 83714, 83404, 83442, 83843, 83835, 83702, 83202, 83647, 83338, 83716, 83864, 83318, 83406, and more
We serve all counties in Idaho, including Ada County, Canyon County, Kootenai County, Bonneville County, Twin Falls County, Bannock County, Madison County, Bingham County, Bonner County, Nez Perce County, Latah County, Jefferson County, Elmore County, Payette County, Cassia County, Jerome County, Blaine County, and more
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