Category: Build a Pool

June 29, 2022
Leveling Ground For Above Ground Pool (Examples)

It looks like it's time to level the ground for that pool you wanted. So you've picked the perfect spot, and you want to dive right into leveling the ground? That sounds great, and we like the spirit. However, before you grab that shuffle and start tossing dirt, there are a few items you need […]

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June 26, 2022
How Long Do Fiberglass Pools Last?

Fiberglass models tend to last the longest of all three of the most common pool types.  Pool Lifespans: How Long Do Pools Last? Since they all consist of different materials, there are significant differences in the expected average lifespans of the three most common types of swimming pools.  Fiberglass Pools Fiberglass is a highly durable […]

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June 26, 2022
Building An Indoor Pool: Construction Overview

Sometimes, you just don’t want the summer pool season to end. But building an indoor pool means you can swim year-round, inside, in complete comfort.  Outdoor pools are subject to the elements and the freeze and thaw cycle. If you live in an area of the country where the weather dips below freezing in the […]

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June 19, 2022
Vinyl Liner Pools: Overview, Costs & Lifespan

When buying a swimming pool, you want one that gives you and your family a good time and one with longevity. Many homeowners can't decide whether to install vinyl, fiberglass, or concrete pools. Although each type has its pros, inground vinyl liner pools have been the go-to solution thanks to their affordability, ease of installation, […]

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May 28, 2022
Can You Fill A Pool With Well Water?

A common question among homeowners is whether it’s safe to fill a pool with well water. Yes, you can fill a swimming pool with well water. But before you do it, there are essential factors you have to consider. Learn more about these factors, the pros and cons of filing a pool with well water, […]

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January 3, 2022
How Long Is A Lap Pool? Average Dimensions

The standard length of a competition size lap pool in the United States is 25 meters (82 feet), while the average length of a home lap pool is 40 feet. Lap pools are designed for competitive swimming. The length and width of the pool vary depending on the number of lanes required and local competitive […]

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December 30, 2021
How Much Does It Cost to Fill a Swimming Pool with Water?

On average, the cost to fill up a swimming pool with water will be between $4 to $10 per 1,000 gallons. Ultimately, the cost will be determined by the size of your pool. Most residential pools hold roughly 20,000 gallons of water which means you can expect to pay between $80 to $200.  How to […]

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December 27, 2021
Recessed Pools (Overview, Cost & Build Process)

The extremely high cost of inground pools has caused many homeowners to search out more economically viable swimming pool alternatives. One option that many homeowners often find during their research process is what's commonly referred to as a Recessed Pool. What is a Recessed Pool? Recessed pools, sometimes called semi-inground pools are only partially buried […]

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