What Is the Best Type of Swimming Pool Removal For YOU?
It is common to hear individuals contemplate the installation of a swimming pool. However, one thing you rarely hear about is individuals removing swimming pools from their property. So, if you happen to find yourself in this dilemma, you are in the right place.
At Tru Blue Pool Remodeling Tampa we offer several solutions to our client’s pool removal needs. Our answers are varied and extensive. To help you better understand the options available, we have explained them below.
Pool Removal Options
Partial Removal and Non-Engineered Fill
The partial removal technique is the most common option. It requires us to dig holes into the bottom of the pool and also break the sides. The pool is then backfilled and compacted to ensure the water is completely removed.
With this method, the area of the former pool can no longer be used for buildings. However, trees and plants can be placed on it. This method only has two advantages, and that is the speed at which the pool is removed as well as the affordability.
The disadvantages, on the other hand, include the fact the area is no long buildable. Also, if the technique used was misapplied, it can cause swelling, lack of proper seepage or swelling.
Partial Removal and Engineered Fill
The process involved is also the same as above. The only difference is that the backfill needs to be observed by a technician. The only time this method is used is when the city requests for it. The engineer will have to perform density tests during the backfill and submit a letter to the town.
Like the method above, the site of the pool can no longer be built upon, but landscaping can be done on it. Also, small buildings like sheds can also be constructed as long as the mass is not dense. The advantages of this method include fast removal and a more cost-saving option of removing the pool. Due to the letter from the engineer, there is official verification that the land was appropriately compacted.
Disadvantages include the fact that the pool removal will have to be disclosed to future buyers of the property. This might reduce the value of the property since certain areas cannot be built upon. Also, to install a new pool, the old one would be dug up again and recompacted.
Full Removal with Non-Engineered Back Fill
The pool removal process involves removing all materials used in the installation of the pool. Materials from re-bar, concrete, fiberglass, etc. are cleared and removed from the site. After that, the area is then filled and compacted.
Like the other methods mentioned above, the site of the pool can no longer be built upon although landscaping can be done on it. Also, small buildings like sheds can also be constructed as long as the mass is not dense. An advantage of this is method is that it eliminates concerns of seepage.
For your pool removal needs, contact Tru Blue Pool Remodeling Tampa