Inground Pool Kits
Wow! How can I get one?
DIY or Do it Yourself
What is it?
By definition Do it Yourself, also known as DIY, is the method of building, modifying, or repairing something without the extensive aid of experts or professionals.
What are the benefits of building a pool as DIY?
There are mainly two significant benefits to doing your own pool as DIY installation:
- – Be your own GC and get the profit margin instead of the pool installer.
- – Remove dependency from the pool contractor and be in charge of your installation schedule.
Why fiberglass pool kits are best for pool DIY?
The fiberglass pools industry could accommodate one of the best and easiest inground pools DIY installations since the fiberglass pool shell is already built and ready to be installed. The only drawback in a fiberglass pools DIY installation is the warranty obtained only by the factory-authorized installer.
Will I loose pool warranty with pool DIY?
SPN offers a comprehensive Pool DIY Assist Program designed to ensure that the factory’s pool warranty is issued upon supervised, verified, and protocol compliant pool installation.
Can I buy any fiberglass pool as a DIY kit?
Due to the pool manufacturer’s restrictions, not every pool will be qualified for a basic pool DIY kit. Some manufacturers of fiberglass inground pools simply don’t care, but most prominent manufacturers will require proof of the compliant installation that involves the established guidelines from their authorized dealers.
Why inground pool installers don’t like selling pools DIY!
Most fiberglass inground pool contractors are standing against selling pools DIY since they are the ones who lose the market share to the handy and energetic consumers. However, installing a fiberglass inground pool with a fiberglass DIY kit is not rocket science and is being done every day by many homeowners.
What are the fundamental requirements for fiberglass pool installation?
It is all about doing your homework and getting everything organized for a perfectly flawless pool installation. There should not be any rushed decisions or any last-minute arrangements. The property mark-outs must be scheduled in advance for an excavation, ensuring that the excavation ground is free of any power, gas, and cable lines. Township permits must be obtained and proper inspections scheduled. Here is the list of actions that involve in every inground fiberglass installation:
- – Excavation machinery
- – Spreader bar or long straps for pool rigging
- – If limited access crane to move and set the pool
- – Backfill material
- – Water for a pool
- – Pool filtration and circulation equipment
- – Pipes and plumbing components
- – Electrical sub-panel and wiring
- – Concrete bond beam to structurally secure the pool shell in the ground
Get your hands dirty
Ready, Start, Go - Build, Save, Enjoy
- - The fiberglass pool shell will be delivered to the project site or picked up from the factory by the homeowner.
- - [Optional] Authorized pool technician to supervise the installation process.
Oversized skimmer kit to accommodate the adequate water intake
Dual main drain kit
Main drains are optional for an inground swimming pool, yet they are a part of our shell kit
Water returns are necessary for a water flow
Pool filters can be sand, cartridge, or DE, and the size is selected to accommodate the gallonage of the pool
The most common pool pump size is 1.5Hp to accommodate for up to 6 water returns. Therefore, the formula is 0.25Hp per return.
Inline chlorine feeder
The most basic inline pool sanitation is chlorine feeder. It automatically dispenses chlorine into the pool.
LED 6-color underwater lights are a definite aesthetical enhancement for any poolscapes
Mineral sanitation systems are growing in their popularity due to inexpensive and less labor-intensive maintenance
Saltwater system or another name for it is Salt Chlorine Generator is a very popular way to sanitize water.
Natural gas or propane heaters are mainly used for speed heating and are popular for a pool and spa combination.
Heat pumps are relatively new to the market but quickly gaining popularity among swimming pool owners due to their less expensive operation.