How do I remove an inground pool myself?

There are a number of things you can do yourself around the home without running into major issues. There are even a few things you can DIY badly and still not have a significant nightmare on your hands. DIY pool removal isn’t either one of these things you should try as there are too many …

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How to lower the costs on pool removal

Swimming pool removals are no easy feat. With this in mind, these jobs usually come with a high price tag. Here are some ways on how you can save up on those costs. Identify your pool type The cheapest pool to remove is ​an above-ground pool. If you have the tools in your shed, you can …

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Top Five Pool Dangers

Almost everybody loves swimming, especially in the warmer months. But your average trip to the pool may be dangerous than you think. 1. Not Having a Designated Water Watcher This is one of the most common causes of pool accidents. Imagine having a pool party. Since it’s a party, you think a lot of people …

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Reasons You May Regret Buying a Home With a Pool

Moving into a new home with a swimming pool may give you bragging rights around the neighbourhood BUT there’s a lot more to it than just planning poolside parties and gatherings. Below are some of the reasons why you may regret buying a home with a pool. Costly Routine Maintenance Owning a home with a …

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Alternative Uses For Your Empty Pool

Let’s face it, not everyone will opt in for complete pool removal and have it filled. There will be some that will choose to have it drained for winter and then filled when summertime comes. Although leaving it drained far too long isn’t recommended due to the possibility of walls to collapse, pop out of …

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To Drain or Not To Drain?

Whenever the peak pool season comes to an end, one may be wondering what to do with their pool. Maybe the water has taken a turn for the worse following some rain, or inadvertently neglected to clean it in a timely fashion. Whatever the reason may be, many pool owners think the logical solution is …

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Some Pros and Cons of Partial Pool Demolition

Some people often opt for the ‘cheapest’ version of almost anything. May it be clothes, car, even a property. And as together with anything that can be purchased, there are pros and cons to these “lower-priced” options. Here are some of them when opting for a partial pool demolition (decommission-only) over a full demolition. Pro: …

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Things to consider before building a swimming pool

A swimming pool definitely adds a certain “cool” factor to a property but before getting one, here are some things to consider. Purpose Just like with any other major renovation or build, you have your reason as to why you’d want to have a pool. It could be for laps, relaxing or recreation. It could …

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Prepping for pool removal

Finally! You have decided on what to do with your pool. You were also able to book that job with your chosen contractor. Now what? Prepping for a pool removal is really easy as long as you have an idea what to do. Here’s a quick checklist of the things you need to know before …

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Pool removal: Should you DIY?

You have decided to get rid of the pool sitting in your backyard and costing you a lot. You picked up the phone and got some quotes. Looking at the quotes and comparing them you think, “Didn’t know it’s this expensive! I will just do it myself”. You went online and googled DIY pool removal. …

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