What Goes into Building An In-ground Swimming Pool

swimming pool Myrtle BeachAn inground swimming pool could be a great enhancement to your residence, however installing one seems like a costly and complicated procedure. This is why understanding the steps could help you decide on the cost and how to budget for the investment. The type of swimming pool also has an influence on the cost as well as the process.

 Building An Inground Swimming Pool

  1. Prep work

Before committing on a huge financial investment, such as this inground pool,  be sure you have the right pool contractors such as Russell Cooper Pools to check the site of the pool. Be sure to ask if the ground around your pool location is ideal for the installation and if not have them check the best place to install it.

Be sure your pool contractor has obtained a permit to install a swimming pool and called your utility company.

  1. Layout

The next step is building the actual swimming pool is knowing the size and what materials to use. There are three fundamental types: concrete, vinyl, and fiberglass. After you have identified what you want and need, work with an electrical contractor as well as a plumbing compaany. Plumbers are required to plan and mount the appropriate pipes to the swimming pool for draining water. Electricians, on the other hand, obtain the electrical power to your pump or other systems you wish to include of for keeping your swimming pool.

  1. Excavating

Whatever kind of swimming pool you intend to install, excavating is the very first step of setup. Mark the location that requires digging, then begin moving soil with an excavator. It is, obviously, feasible to dig manually, yet this will certainly take an extremely long period of time, so renting out some excavation tools as well as employing a person to run it is the most effective technique for getting the job done easily. This is part of the service provided by Russell Cooper Pools.

4. Setup

The installation process of a swimming pool varies depending on the type of swimming pool you have in mind. A fiberglass swimming pool basically is a strong shell placed into the opening. It is normally the fastest and also most convenient means of setup, but is difficult to personalize because these types of swimming pools are pre-formed by the manufacturer to particular size and shape. Getting the swimming pool to your house could require time, as well. Due to the type of soil in the Myrtle Beach area and the possibility of hurricanes with strong winds, fiberglass pools are not recommended as they could come up out of the ground.

Concrete swimming pools need strong panels alongside the swimming pool. With a concrete swimming pool, the interior is then formed and also lined with concrete. This type of in-ground pool is perfect for this area. Because it is formed during construction, you have the ability to design a pool in any shape and include enhancements such as fountains, sitting areas and varying depths.

Other Requirements

An in-ground swimming pool needs a safety system of some kind to prevent individuals from accidentally falling into the swimming pool. To do this, a fence would be an effective means and a swimming pool deck, too.

One more vital factor to consider is whether you desire features that are not as important to swimming pools like falls, water fountains or attractive lights. If you intend on making use of the swimming pool in the evening, practical undersea lights are an additional essential factor to consider.

For more information or questions about building an in-ground pool, call or visit Russell Cooper Pools


Russell Cooper Pools
101 Folly Rd.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(843) 293-6757