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Step-by-Step Guide Pool Construction

Pool construction involves precision planning, excavation, structural framework installation, plumbing, electrical work, and finishing touches, requiring a well-coordinated process to transform a vision into a fully functional and aesthetically pleasing oasis.

Navigating The Pool Construction Process

The pool shapes presented here represent standard designs commonly found in basic pool construction. As a Custom Pool Builder, we can modify the shape of any standard design according to your needs or to accommodate specific spatial constraints.

Additionally, we offer the option to start from scratch and craft a unique pool highlighting creativity and innovation.

Our commitment is to construct pools that precisely align with our customers’ desires, ensuring years of delightful backyard entertainment.

Award-Winning Pool Designs

Collaborating with our acclaimed Pool Designer, we will engage in the creative process of shaping your pool design. Our designer will showcase various water features that seamlessly enhance the aesthetic appeal of your pool.

In addition, we provide expert advice on deck and patio options and suggestions to elevate the overall ambiance of the project.

Our unique ability to accelerate the pool construction timeline without sacrificing quality sets us apart – a crucial element of our success. We are eager to commence the construction of your pool soon!

The Pool Construction Process


Pool construction: permit and review

Permit & Review

Once your pool design is complete, we will start building your outdoor oasis.

  • Engineering is requested for the construction project.
  • A permit application is submitted to the local building department.
  • Once the permit is issued, our construction team schedules a pre-site meeting with you to review your construction project.


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Layout, Excavation, & More

Pool Layout, Excavation and Steel Reinforcement.

  • After the pool has been laid out, excavation begins, and steel reinforcement is put in place..
  • The rough plumbing is installed before a final structure inspection is done.


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Gunite Application

The concrete crew pneumatically “shoots” the concrete with state-of-the-art equipment designed to improve the structural integrity of the pool shell.


pool construction: grade and plumb

Grade & Plumb

The grading and plumbing phase

  • With the concrete shell in place, the deck area is graded and compacted to reduce concrete cracking, and the remainder of the plumbing is installed.
  • The plumbing is pressure tested to ensure there are no leaks.


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The deck crew forms the deck area, pours the concrete and then applies saw cuts to the deck within 24 hours to reduce cracking.


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Brick & Tile

If the pool owner has chosen the option of upgrading to coping, it is installed before the concrete deck is poured.

  • Tile is then installed around the perimeter of the pool at the 6″ waterline row.


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Deck Topping

If acrylic decking is chosen, texture is added to the concrete before the color coat is applied.

If pavers are being used instead of the flocrete decking, they are laid by the paver crew.


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Electric & Pool Equipment

The equipment is now installed

  • This includes the filter and pump as well as any optional features chosen by the pool owner.


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Pool Cage & Safety Barriers

The caged area is measured and the aluminum cage is installed on the decking.

Upon completion of the pool finish, a child barrier fence or alarm system is installed.


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Pool Finish & Startup

After the screen cage is complete, the pool shell is cleaned and prepared for the pool finish application.

  • Immediately after the pool finish is applied, the pool will be filled with water to cure the pool finish.
  • Our trained staff then begins to brush the pool and apply chemical treatment.


pool construction, final grade and clean-up

Final Grade & Clean-Up

The yard is cleaned and graded, and readied for landscaping. With the final pool deck coating applied and the chemical treatment completed, the pool is ready to be used and enjoyed for many years.



Pool School

We offer our Coast to Coast Pool School to provide customers with the information needed to maintain their new pool. We will schedule a time for one of our pool pros to instruct the owner on the proper operation and maintenance of their new pool.


Initiate Your Dream Pool Construction

Dive into the journey of creating your perfect oasis by reaching out to us. Our expert team is ready to guide you through the seamless pool construction process. Let’s turn your vision into reality!