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New Pool Construction Process

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STEP 1: THE DIG
  • Lay out the pool with the homeowner present.
  • Depending on municipality, an inspection may be required.
  • Begin excavation of the swimming pool.
  • Install temporary fencing.
STEP 2: BUILD & FOOTER
  • Deliver pool to the home.
  • Assemble walls, stairs, and necessary bracing.
  • Install plumbing.
  • Set filter pad.
  • Call for inspection.
  • Level and square the pool.
  • Pour concrete footer.
STEP 3: BACKFILL AND FORM-UP FOR CONCRETE
  • Lay electrical conduits and drain tile.
  • Pool will be backfilled using sand or rock depending on existing soil conditions.
  • Set forms for concrete apron around pool to customer specifications.
  • Lay wire mesh.
  • Bond all metallic objects around pool.
  • Dig and install gas line if not already completed. (At this time, the gas will be shut off to the house, and any pilot lights will need to be re-lit).
  • Install basketball and volleyball deck anchors.
  • Locate, waterfall plumbing, slide line, etc.
  • Install deck drain (if necessary).
  • Call for inspection.
STEP 4: POUR THE DECK
  • Large concrete truck will deliver concrete.
  • Pour concrete apron.
  • Finish concrete with “Caribbean Wave.”
STEP 5: INSTALL FLOOR AND LINER
  • Clean-up the pool floor. (Remove dirt and mud. This may result in spoils being placed around the perimeter of pool.)
  • Install the vermiculite floor.
  • Install the liner.
  • Begin filling the pool.
  • Upon completion, we suggest that customers stay out of the pool for 72 hours because the floor will be soft.
STEP 6: COMPLETION
  • Install skimmer and return faceplates.
  • Install light, dive board, and auto cover if necessary.
  • Plumb the equipment on filter pad.
  • Clean coping.
  • Start up equipment.
  • Balance and clean the water.
  • Deliver the remainder of the inground pool maintenance equipment.
  • Complete on-site equipment and in-store equipment, and chemical instructionals

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