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Peek into the Pool Construction Process.

Many homeowners worry about how the pool construction process will affect their homes and their lives. To ease your mind, we've assembled a step-by-step outline to help you know what to expect. View the steps below, then contact us if you have any questions regarding swimming pool construction.


two men digging out a section of the ground for a pool.


Excavation for a vinyl-lined pool is a job for an experienced backhoe operator. Normally the side excavation is approximately two feet beyond the finished pool perimeter to allow for assembly and a concrete footing to be installed.



Men installing the sides of a custom pool.


The second step includes assembly of the steel panels and stairs, coping receptor, skimmer, and inlets as well as suction and return plumbing.



Concrete decking and side installation of an inground pool.


Most pool builders pour the concrete decking once all of step two is completed but in some cases and with certain water table situations, the liner will be installed before the decking is poured. The pool structure is strong enough to allow installation to proceed in either manner.



Image of vinyl pool liner installation.


In this photo we see the vinyl pool liner being installed. This is where an experienced expert makes all the difference!



Image of inground pool being filled with water.


Fill it with water and enjoy all of the health, fitness, and entertainment value of a spectacular poolscape in your backyard!