Are you ready to get your very own pool in your backyard? You may wonder what the process may be and how to start. The journey of getting your own pool can take time and it will be expensive, which is why you will want to find the right pool that you will always enjoy. Metropolitan Pools will walk you through the process of installing your very own pool.
How Do I Decide what Pool Type to Buy?
You first step is deciding what type of pool you will want to install or build in your backyard. There are many types of pools. However, the most common type of pools are concrete with plaster or aggregate, concrete pools with tile or stone, fiberglass pool, or there is vinyl liner pools. Each have its own pros and cons. However, the fastest and most affordable pool by far is the inground vinyl liner pools. The focus of this topic is installing a vinyl pool and its process. Here is the process of install a vinyl liner pool:
When you decide an inground vinyl liner pool is right for you, you will need to locate a vinyl liner pool installer and contact them. You will then need to begin the consultation process where you will discuss pool size, depth, shape and overall design. You will find there are a ton of design options to choose from. Before the final quote can be provided, the contractor will need to make an appointment to come to your home, take some measurements, and plan out the pool installation. With the detailed and more accurate plan, they can provide a quote and time frame for your vinyl liner pool installation.
Swimming Pool Permits
Once you decide to move forward with your pool installation, you will need to get a permit. Installing a pool does require permits to be obtained. If you find you need help getting your pool permit or have questions, your pool contractor should be able to help you.
Pool Outlining & Excavation
With your pool design completely mapped out, the pool contractor will come to your home and will measure and outline the place where you pool will go. Often they will use spray paint to outline the shape of the pool, where later a tractor will come and begin digging out the ground. They will dig out the pool slightly wider to allow space for the electrical or plumbing system to be installed.
The next step is framing the pool. Steel walls are bolted together to frame out the pool. The steel frame comes in small pieces that are connected together to make the pool outer walls. This will also include the pool’s lights, skimmer, and return sites. The next stage is the concrete. The concrete bond beam or footer will be poured which will help the pool maintain its shape. At this point your pool is looking more like a pool!
Plumbing, Electrical & Backfill Pool
The guts of the pool will now be installed. This will include all of the plumbing and electrical systems of the pool. The plumbing line will connect to the pool’s filtering system. These lines go along the outside of the pool and in the ground. That outer edge of the pool will then be filled in.
Vermiculite Pool Floor & Liner Installation
Almost done! The final step is installing the vermiculite flooring which is like a cement to create a smooth flooring . Once the flooring of the pool has been completed, it is time to install the vinyl liner of your pool. Once the liner has been installed, you can begin filling your pool with water.