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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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Update on New Pool Construction Inquiries

We want your business, but we also need to communicate to set expectations. Our sales team is working very hard to keep up with the volume of new pool inquires that are coming in while still providing good service to the customers who have already entrusted us to build them a pool in 2022 or 2023. It is due to this volume that we are not able to take any further requests for return calls, information, or sales appointments for new pool construction at this time. If you would like to leave your contact information, we can place it on the waitlist for later reference. Once new sales appointments open back up sometime in 2022, we can reach out at that time to see if you are still interested in receiving a quote.

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