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Construction Process

What To Expect

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

Contact Us

Contact us about your next project or service needs by calling 800-589-POOL or filling out the form below.

Family fun in the sun, since 1976!

We at Caribbean understand that this is a large investment to enhance your Family’s Summer. That’s why we focus on supporting you throughout the entire life of your Pool, so let's talk today about your project.

Our Locations

SCHERERVILLE
36 E US Hwy 30, Schererville, IN 46375
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ORLAND PARK
11020 W 179th Street, Orland Park, IL 60467
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VALPARAISO
3900 Murvihill Road, Valparaiso, IN 46383
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800-589-POOL (800-589-7665)

SCHERERVILLE
Phone: (219) 322-8550
Fax: (219) 865-0049

ORLAND PARK
Phone: (708) 479-5900
Fax: (708) 479-5333

VALPARAISO
Phone: (219) 299-2997
Fax: (219) 707-5795

RETAIL HOURS:

Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday Closed

CUSTOMER CARE HOURS:

Monday-Thursday 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday Closed