Swimming Pool Construction in Fort Myers

How to Build a Swimming Pool

  1. Plan you pool by obtaining the necessary building permits
  2. Choose a suitable site for the pool
  3. Come up with a basic design for your pool
  4. Create the foundation of your pool with concrete to ensure that it's built to last
  5. Purchase a molded fiberglass pool for ease of installation
  6. Go with a vinyl-lined pool if you want to spend less
  7. Hire a pool contractor
  8. Excavate the area
  9. Grade the ground at the bottom of the hole
  10. Frame the walls with steel supports
  11. Install all necessary plumbing fixtures (a licensed plumber is needed)
  12. Wire the pool for electricity ( a licensed electrician is needed)
  13. Pour the walls and floor if you’re putting in a concrete pool
  14. Have fiberglass pools set professionally
  15. Fit vinyl pools with a flexible liner
  16. Fill up the pool
  17. Treat your pool with the necessary chemicals

Materials and tools for Building a Swimming Pool

  • Gunite
  • Vinyl
  • Fiberglass
  • Pebble Tiles
  • Concrete
  • Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic
  • Galvanized steel or metal
  • polyurethane foam

Swimming Pool Suppliers in Fort Myers

Leslie's Pool Supplies, Service & Repair
The Recreational Warehouse: Fort Myers
Pinch A Penny Pool Patio Spa

See all Suppliers

Swimming Pool Contractors in Fort Myers

Bahama Pools of Southwest Florida Inc
Artesian Pool Construction, Inc.
Tropical Pavers & Stone

See all Contractors