The higher the slide is the longer it needs to be to allow for a more mellow pitch going into the turn and then once out of the turn leading to the pool. When i got bids around 30 000 the choice was to build it myself or forget it.
Build and install your own in ground concrete swimming pool.
How to build a concrete pool slide. Follow along as we learnt to build a pool in just 8 easy steps. With this video we see how a simple concrete pool slide has been shotcreted in place with the next steps being shape touch ups then water proofing. Make sure to position the slide so the end hangs out over the edge of the pool.
Diy concrete swimming pool. Once this is done it will be time to remove all the earth using a backhoe but not before making sure that where you will dig there is no type of drainpipe light or water. The goal is to end up in the water not on the pool decking.
Building your own pool is not for everyone but it can be done with great results. If the slide is too short with a high elevation staring point the speed will be too high when the rider hits the turn and could fly out or tip over. Custom slide surfaces for slides constructed onsite include tile smooth molded concrete and pebbles.
I m sam i ll be your guide to do something you thought you would never do. The latter are ground and covered in wax resin for protection. Once it s in place anchor the base points to the ground or deck around your pool so it won t move an inch.
We aren t talking a silly above ground pool you bury we are talking custom 15 000 gallon dream pool. Slides usually use the water supply from the pool. This lovely example on the right by jauregui architecture interiors construction shows a 1 inch by 1 inch mosaic tile surface.
If that is not a possibility there are some hookups that can be done by a hose however larger slides generally require more water flow than you get from a garden hose. To know how to build a con crete pool it is advisable to mark the perimeter of the pool using wooden stakes and to use a string of thread also to cast plaster on the line so you can see the area where it will be located the pool. For around 7000 and a lot of work my son and i built a very solid 13 x 22 x5.
Slides come with the hardware needed to bolt your slide into a concrete pool deck. The safest option is to fully anchor the slide with concrete footings around each base beam.