To build a swimming pool start by excavating the area where you want the pool to go and grading it so it s as flat as possible. Structural and mechanical aspects building a concrete swimming pool.
The majority of information on this website is for explanation purposes is free and will show you the most popular method of building concrete swimming pools in western.
How to build a concrete swimming pool. Then you ll need to frame the sides with wood or metal rebar and install the plumbing and electrical lines. Build and install your own in ground concrete swimming pool. Use enough concrete to make the pool floor at least 6 in 15 cm thick.
For both ground pools and for inground or semi underground pools a 17 cm thick concrete slab for wooden pools and 15 cm for a composite pools will be necessary. As they had young children they wanted a pool that could be safe even when mum and dad were not around. We aren t talking a silly above ground pool you bury we are talking custom 15 000 gallon dream pool.
Place it all in a mixing truck equipped with a big hose or dumping rail. This process generally takes less than two weeks depending on the size and specifics of your 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.
Shotcrete the pool tile plaster. When the pool has been dug we lay the rebar and have our plumber and electrician make sure everything is good to go for your backyard pool. Pour concrete into the pool to create the bottom slab.
The concrete should be 350 kg m3 standardized c125 430 or 150 kg m2 for composite pools. The content within this website is designed to answer simple questions on the concrete pool building process in western australia. I built this pool with concrete block in our backyard.
Once you ve done that you can pour the floor of the pool with cement and build the walls using cinder blocks. Purchase plenty of shotcrete mix or gunite. Hope it gives other people some ideas for their own project.
Welcome to the pool builders bible. 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. Follow along as we learnt to build a pool in just 8 easy steps.
Dump the concrete onto the rebar or spray it out with a hose attached to the truck. I m sam i ll be your guide to do something you thought you would never do. The finish must be perfect and on a.
Construction of a concrete slab for swimming pools. Liner and coping were purchased from www. Being specialists in constructing and designing reinforced concrete swimming pools we were approached by a family in kingswood surrey to help create their dream swimming pool zone.