In-ground pool construction

Driftwood

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We completed our custom home build in 2016, but at the time didn't opt to do a pool. This year we decided was the time to do it. We contacted 3 different pool builders in our area, and decided to use the local, small company as the owner was very nice and upfront, and spent way more time with us than the bigger companies did.

The pool itself will be gunite. The size is 14 x 30. We opted for a 4 ft sheer, LED lighting and a propane heater for the water. Depth of the pool will range from 3 feet to 6 feet deep.

In the 2nd photo, you can see just how much rock we have.

Construction just started last week. I'll update as we go along.

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Day 3
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That's awesome! We had one installed 2 years ago and I was so nervous seeing them dig into the ground next to the house. We are on solid rock and it took 3 days of pounding to break up the rock and get the hole dug.

I was honestly surprised how much rock was under there.
 
Most homes here in Florida are designed around pools and outdoor living. Outdoor kitchens, pool baths and dressing rooms have become the standard. Misters and ceiling fans combat the humidity, while screen enclosures keep the flys and mosquito out. Many homes have outdoor enclosures larger than their home it's self. Our Lani is considered average at 1500 sq ft.
 

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Here's mine 3 weeks from being completed.

I swapped a f150 5.0 for a new tremor to pull a 5th wheel. Then somehow my wife suckered me into a pool, she said we can always rent a trailer...
 

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Nice! We put in an above ground last year. Not quite the same but still enough fun for our shorter swimming season.
Growing up my parents had a small above ground pool. We enjoyed the hell out of that pool as kids. Then when I bought my inlaws house it came with an inground. Both are just as good as long as they get used!
 
Growing up my parents had a small above ground pool. We enjoyed the hell out of that pool as kids. Then when I bought my inlaws house it came with an inground. Both are just as good as long as they get used!
Yeah we only bought it because of the lockdowns. My son is on the swim team and they canceled the season. He has a hard time swimming laps in a 24 foot pool, but at least he can play.
 
We completed our custom home build in 2016, but at the time didn't opt to do a pool. This year we decided was the time to do it. We contacted 3 different pool builders in our area, and decided to use the local, small company as the owner was very nice and upfront, and spent way more time with us than the bigger companies did.

The pool itself will be gunite. The size is 14 x 30. We opted for a 4 ft sheer, LED lighting and a propane heater for the water. Depth of the pool will range from 3 feet to 6 feet deep.

In the 2nd photo, you can see just how much rock we have.

Construction just started last week. I'll update as we go along.

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Will you call me when theres a pool party. ?
 
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