Construction Process


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 pool floor. (Remove dirt and mud. This may result in spoils being placed around the perimeter of pool.)
  • Install vermiculite floor.
  • Install the liner.
  • Begin filling the pool.
  • UPON COMPLETION, WE SUGGEST THAT THE CUSTOMER 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

To learn more, contact us or visit our retail store. We are here to help!