Pool demolition typically encompasses of removing all the water from the pool, drilling holes at the bottom, extermination of the top and filling the drained pool with extra dirt soil and rubble. Moreover, there are different methods involved in removing a pool; first, is the partial removal or pool fill in method which the most common method of pool removal. This is the most pocket friendly method. Second method is, part removal or filling the pool with engineered back fill. In this method the pool is drained, top cover of the pool is demolished and holes are punched at the bottom. Not only is this method fast but also affordable. Third, is fully removing the pool without adding engineered backfill. After the pool drainage all the materials are tagged away. In this method risks such as those of seepage and sink age is significantly reduced. Also, this option is the most expensive one compared to the method of partial removal. Furthermore, Full demolition with engineered produced backfill is the last method, after the drainage of the pool and all the materials removed the pool then is filled and compressed in the presence of a construction engineer who does a density testing before giving the green light for building to take place. Lastly, on the basis of home value, this is the most suitable method overall, it is also the most expensive one.
What Are The Benefits Of Our Pool Removal Services In San Diego?
Removing the pool has a whole lot of benefits for home owners. Maintaining a pool is very expensive in terms of cleaning and water supply, pool removal relieves the owner of incurring the cost of regular maintenance. Furthermore, when you want to sell a house, lack of a pool may increase the number of potential buyers making the home easier to sell. Most importantly, people tend to avoid houses with a swimming pool because of the high maintenance cost. Similarly, owning a swimming pool comes with additional liabilities and hazards especially if young children are around pool demolition ensures that there are no more safety risks to children. In addition, pool removal will ensure that there is more yard space for other activities giving room for more landscaping activities.
What Permits Are Required For Pool Removal In The City Of San Diego?
For any form of construction or excavation to take place in the City of San Diego pool drainage requirements must be issued by the county government. In addition, before any form of swimming pool removal takes place the county must be informed of the intended process for them to issue permits that will allow for the demolition. First is the construction permit which must be issued to the construction company that will give them permission to conduct any construction activities on the piece of land. Besides, a utility shut off permit is also required before removing the utility wires and cables present in the site of the excavation. A digging permit is also required upon approval by the county that the digging will be safe. Equally important, a safety permit is also required to ensure that the safety of other people is guaranteed all through the pool removing process
What Equipment Is Used To Demolish The Swimming Pool?
Whichever method is employed in pool demolition an excavation in San Diego must be done.one of the machines used is a submersible pump. The pump is used in in-ground swimming pool drainage. In this case, the pump is installed in the swimming pool and drains water from the pool to the desired place. Likewise, contractors use this machine instead of manually draining which will consume a lot of time and energy. An excavator is another equipment that is very important in pool removal. The excavator has multiple uses as long as pool demolition is concerned. The excavator is used by the contractors to break the pool in to small pieces. Because the machine is heavy it can be used to hit the pool and break it to smaller pieces for easy removal. The machine is also used in carrying the broken small particles. The machine is also used in the filling up process. It carries the filling materials and then deposits them to the hole left after the pool excavation has been done. Lastly, the machine has flat metal beneath it that is used in leveling already filled grounds.
What Is The Average Cost Of Pool Excavation In San Diego?
The cost of pool demolition largely depends on numerous things and they include; pool type if it is either in ground or above the ground. The pool’s size, large pools are more expensive compared to small ones, Ease of access to the pool area, the method that will be used to remove the pool, and the type of contractor chosen to do the work. In ground pools demolition price varies from $3,700 to $7,200 for an average sized pool with comparatively easy access. Costs can increase to up to $12,000 for large pools which have a difficult access. On average, complete pool demolition method can cost amount to a typical amount of $7,300 to $15, 300. The cost of demolishing above the ground pool vary from different contractors but the cost is considerably less than demolition of an in ground pool.
How Does The Swimming Pool Excavation Process Work?
The pool excavation process can be broken down into different steps. The first step involves breaking up the concrete surrounds and wall of the walkway. The pool walls and surrounds should be broken up into small pieces to ease the removal work. Step two is breaking the walls and floor for easy removal. Third step is removing the debris loading it up in a dumpster and Halt it away. The next step is removing the wooden or aluminum framing around the pool, only applicable to vinyl lined and fiberglass pools. Step five is where the hole is filled with gravel or drift. But if it is a partial pool demolition, the pieces of concrete are buried. After step five in the next step which is the sixth one, the site is then graded and is now ready for grass seed or building.
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