What kind of Swimming Pool do I Choose?
Depending on what type you’re building, the process may take 8-12 weeks.
Building a Pool Takes 8 – 12 Weeks on Average
- Design – 1 to 4 weeks
- Permitting – 2 to 6 weeks
- Excavation – 1 week
- Steel, Plumbing, Electrical – 1 to 2 weeks
- Gunite, Plastering, Vinyl, Fiberglass – 1 to 3 weeks
- Deck, Landscaping, Custom Features 1 to 4 weeks
Total Time to Build a Pool: 8 to 12 Weeks on Average
This includes designing, acquiring permits, excavating, installing the shell or gunite, and finishing with a deck or patio
There are different types of pools:
CONCRETE, FIBERGLASS, GUNITE
Construction of Swimming Pool Base
Construction of the pool base is one of the essential phases that influences the life of the swimming pool. The excavation is conducted so that the bottom face becomes flat and uniform. If the site has loose soil, then it must be filled and compacted with firm soil.
Steel Cage Reinforcement
Once the excavation of the pool walls and the preparation of the base is finished, the next step is to provide steel reinforcement for the pool wall and the bottom
Perform the shotcreting or guniting of walls and floors by a concrete of standard mix After finishing the concrete, it must be cured twice a day for 14 days.
The thickness of the concrete base and walls of the pool determines the durability. More the thickness, less is its exposure to fissures and cracks. Generally, the thickness of the bottom of the pool is provided greater than the walls. For safety, a standard pool shell requires a minimum thickness of 6 inches
Waterproof concrete pool by using tiles, glass, ceramic, or use of epoxy-cement system or any waterproofing membrane
Prefab swimming pool Installation requires Digging for the structure, sump system placed underneath, Create a Stone Bed for the Fiberglass Pool, fiberglass lifted and inserted
Utilizes a rebar framework which is sprayed over with a mixture of sand and cement under very high pressure. You end up with more concrete material per cubic yard. T fits into any size or shape you imagine. It can have a range of finishes most common: Quartz, Plaster, Glass, and Pebble Tect
There are above ground pool options
Above ground pools are good also if you choose not to excavate your yard. The average life of an above ground pool is 7-15 years, pending the quality and the consistent maintenance it can last longer. What ever fits your lifestyle and budget you have options.