If you’re thinking about building a pool in your Melbourne backyard, you may be wondering how long the pool building process will take. Getting your own pool is exciting and wanting to have it done as soon as possible is understandable. In this article, we are going to talk more about building your pool and how long it can take.
Understanding the Pool Building Process
There are multiple things to think about when you are wondering about the length of time it is going to take for your pool to be built. That depends on the provider you choose, the type of pool you want as well as the size and extra features that you add. While the time frame of pool building can vary, the below information will give you a breakdown of how long building a swimming pool can take.
Build your Dream Pool
Considering building a swimming pool in your backyard? This can be a long term decision so you need to pick a pool builder that is not only a good fit for your budget, but you also want to pick someone that has a good reputation for pool building. Choosing the right pool builder plays a big factor in when your swimming pool will be complete. Don’t be discouraged to ask your pool builder for testimonials and references from past clients. There is nothing wrong with following up on a pool builder and seeing if they’re the right fit for you. Once you’ve chosen precisely the right pool build this is when the ball starts to roll.
Decide on a Date to Start
Before you’re pool builder comes out to your house to start the excavating process, they need to have all the permits in hand to start building. Receiving all the correct building permits can take up to 3-4 weeks. This is essentially the hardest part because some cities have more regulations than others. However once your pool builder receives the permits, a dig day can be picked.
Excavation is the process in which your swimming pool is dug up. The crew will come to your house with tractors and spend typically 4-6 hours carving a hole into the ground. Depending on the size and square footage your swimming pool is the digging process could take longer because they’d have to dig out more dirt. After your swimming pool is dug out, then the crew will lay down plumbing, re-barb, and lastly gunite or shotcrete. These mixtures are basically the frame of your swimming; in other words they’re what make up the shell of your swimming pool.
The remaining work to be done is adding the additional water features and outdoor living spaces you desire in your backyard. In total the process to build a swimming pool should take about 12-14 weeks. However, there are numerous complications that can step in the way. Some things to consider is in the winter, if it rains or snows, this slows down the production process. If a plumbing line were to snap, the crew would have to go back and fix that. Keep in mind that the time frame we have set up are average numbers.
Creating Your Own Backyard Oasis
If you plan on having a lot of extra landscaping and modifications done to your pool during the pool building process, these things can take quite a bit longer than the initial building of the pool. You need to think about all of the things that are factored into the time it can take to get your pool done. While there is the normal timeline there could be delays because of unexpected things that arise.
When you are building your dream pool, we here at Premier Pools & Spas of Treasure Coast do everything within our power to foresee any problems so that you can get your pool done on time. We are here to help you through every part of the process so that you are able to move forward with your pool and have the backyard you have been dreaming about. Give us a call today to get started.