BAM Shotcrete

Texas Shotcrete Contractor

Providing Quality Shotcrete Services

Commercial & Residential Shotcrete Installation

BAM Shotcrete is a licensed shotcrete contractor in Texas 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 Texas shotcrete needs are, our ACI-certified shotcrete applicators will complete the job on time and at the most economical value.

Looking for a shotcrete estimate in Texas? 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

Licensed, Insured, Bonded

We are licensed, insured, and bonded for your protection and peace of mind. License ROC# 306918

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 speed onto a surface through a hose. This method allows for a more versatile and efficient application compared to traditional poured concrete.

Shotcrete is used in a variety of situations due to its adaptability and strength. It's commonly employed in constructing or repairing swimming pools, tunnels, bridges, retaining walls, and in slope stabilization. It's also used for architectural applications, creating complex shapes and structures. The advantage of shotcrete lies in its ability to be applied to surfaces of any shape or orientation, including vertical or overhead areas, making it ideal for projects where conventional concrete placement is challenging or impractical.

Gunite and shotcrete are both forms of pneumatically applied concrete, but they differ mainly in their mixing process. Gunite refers specifically to the dry-mix process where the dry concrete ingredients are mixed and then fed into a gunite machine. Water is added to the mix at the nozzle during application.

In contrast, shotcrete refers to the newer technology using wet-mix processes. In the wet-mix process, all ingredients, including water, are mixed before being pumped to the nozzle for application. Shotcrete is often the preferred choice over gunite because it requires less formwork, fewer touchups after form stripping, and provides excellent strength and durability.

Shotcrete is extremely durable and is known for its long-lasting qualities. When properly mixed, applied, and cured, shotcrete forms a highly dense and strong material that is resistant to weathering, water, and other environmental factors. Its durability is enhanced by the high velocity at which it is applied, ensuring good compaction and strong bonding with the substrate.

This makes it ideal for structures that require high strength and longevity, such as tunnels, bridges, and retaining walls. The durability of shotcrete can be further improved with the use of appropriate admixtures and reinforcements, and by following strict quality control measures during application.

One of the significant advantages of shotcrete is that it often requires minimal or no formwork, depending on the application. This is due to its ability to be sprayed directly onto surfaces and to adhere to various shapes and structures.

For certain applications, such as constructing complex shapes or where the shotcrete needs to be supported temporarily, minimal formwork or sculpting meshes might be used. However, the extent of formwork required is significantly less compared to traditional poured concrete, reducing both the material cost and the time involved in setting up and removing formwork. This makes shotcrete an efficient and cost-effective solution for many construction projects.

A shotcrete project's cost depends on many factors, each with a different impact. The scope and size of the project are key factors because larger projects require more materials and labor, which increases costs. Complex shapes or specialized forms can increase labor and material costs. The cost of shotcrete depends on the concrete mix and reinforcing materials. While higher-grade materials may be more durable or have specific properties, they cost more. Labor costs vary widely depending on worker skill, regional wage standards, and the need for specialized expertise. Hard-to-reach project sites require more equipment and transportation, which increases costs. Environmental and regulatory factors like safety measures and local construction codes can increase costs.

Finally, projects with tight deadlines may require overtime or expedited material delivery, increasing costs. Shotcrete project cost estimation is complicated because these factors interact.

Shotcrete Estimate in Texas

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

We serve all of Texas including Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, El Paso, Arlington, Corpus Christi, Plano, Lubbock, Irving, Laredo, Garland, Frisco, Amarillo, Grand Prairie, McKinney, Brownsville, Killeen, Pasadena, Mesquite, McAllen, Denton, Waco, and more. 

We serve all cities in Texas, including Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, El Paso, Arlington, Corpus Christi, Plano, Lubbock, Irving, Laredo, Garland, Frisco, Amarillo, Grand Prairie, McKinney, Brownsville, Killeen, Pasadena, Mesquite, McAllen, Denton, Waco, Carrollton, Midland, Pearland, Abilene, College Station, Richardson, Round Rock, Beaumont, Odessa, League City, Lewisville, Sugar Land, Tyler, Allen, Wichita Falls, Edinburg, San Angelo, New Braunfels, Conroe, Mission, Bryan, Baytown, Temple, Longview, Pharr
We serve all zip codes in Texas, including 77494, 77449, 78660, 77084, 77433, 79936, 77573, 79938, 75052, 78245, 77479, 78130, 77429, 77584, 78613, 75217, 78641, 78521, 78666, 75035, 78542, 77379, 76063, 77459, 78577, 79928, 78254, 79912, 78572, 77407, 76028, 76244, 77083, 76179, 77845, 75211, 75002, 77450, 77036, 77346, 77095, 78046, 75228, 78640, 75068, 77375, 75126, 78045, 75067, 77386, 75071, 77521, 75056, 75098, 77373, 75043, 75150, 78253, 77406, 78574, 75040, 75243, 77077, 78520, 78664, 78251, 77072, 78665, 78745, 78504​​
We serve all counties in Texas, including Harris County, Dallas County, Tarrant County, Bexar County, Travis County, Collin County, Denton County, Hidalgo County, El Paso County, Fort Bend County, Montgomery County, Williamson County, Cameron County, Brazoria County, Bell County, Nueces County, Galveston County, Lubbock County, Webb County, McLennan County, Hays County, Smith County, Brazos County, Ellis County, Johnson County, Guadalupe County, Midland County, Comal County
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