Today, we're going to show you how to install an in ground swimming pool in 10 simple steps. We will cover everything you need to know about swimming pool installation – from choosing suitable designs, actual pool installation, putting in place an enclosure to landscaping. By the end of this guide, you should be able to know everything about in-ground pool installation process. Now, let me show you exactly how to go about it:
1. Choose the Right Swimming Pool Designs and Plans
Before you think of constructing a pool in your home, one of the many things that you must do is getting architectural designs and plans.
2. Get Swimming Pool Building Permit
But you can’t just get out and start constructing. There is this vital part that you have to undergo – get a government approval.
3. Mark Out an Area for the Swimming Pool Installation
The thing that you have to do is to clear the site. If there are any bushes, clear them out…we mean just let the area to be clear. Then start marking out the area. This you must do in accordance with your plan.
4. Excavate Where to Install the Inground Pool
Excavation of the land is a sign that the actual construction is now in progress. You need to get the right machinery for this process.
5. Level the floor of the swimming pool
This is because during excavation, the surface becomes rugged. Additionally, it also becomes loose and better way to make it compact is through grading.
6. Reinforcing swimming pool wall and floor with steel
Metal and wood bars make it easy for you to find the evenness of the wall frames.
7. Install the plumbing system of the in ground swimming pool
All these plumbing features must be fixed well. You also have to ensure that all the plumbing fittings are consistent with the pool drawing plan and design.
8. Installing swimming pool floor and walls
Now it’s the time to start building the actual walls and the floor. Get the right proportion of sand and cement, mix them with water to form some sort of concrete. If possible, use a cement truck to pour the mixture given that the pool is relatively big for manual application.
9. Doing finishing on the swimming pool
These are some of the features of the finishing touches to do on your in ground concrete swimming pool. The vinyl liner is part of the intervention of ensuring that moisture is barred from leeching out. The liners also help in enhancing the interior aesthetics of the pool before it is filled with water.
10. Fill the swimming pool with water to run the tests
So, if you find any kind of malfunction in plumbing or electricity, you only need to drain off the water and then fix the fittings accordingly. While at it, you can also test if there are leakages and even fix them appropriately. But if you find out that all systems are working, then you can comfortably move to the next step.