Welcome to OurPoolBuild.com. We built our own pool by hiring our own designer and contractors instead of overpaying an expensive pool building company. We saved over 30% and you can too!
We made this site to share our experience with you so that you can learn from our successes and mistakes. Below is what we did, step-by-step.
How we got our our pool designed, what we learned and what we spent.
Filing your permits and when and how to start looking for contractors.
Your first hire and what we paid to get our pool layout drawn.
Getting the hole dug and how much to pay.
Picking a filter, pump, and water features.
Framing the pool with steel and fixing mistakes made when digging.
Lighting and power for your pool
Getting the city out to check your pool before you get too far along.
Lots of cement and what to expect to pay.
When to get your final inspection from the city.
Adding some stone and pool tile and our major regret.
Putting a lining (Pebbel Tec) on your pool and our final photo
Some of our tips and tricks to consider while you build your pool.