Construction Schedule And Order Of Works

Let us assume that your builder had received the building permit from your local authority.
The following is a list of works required to build a concrete swimming pool and listed in the usual sequence of events.

  • Collect approved plans and engineering drawings from Local Government.
  • Obtain approval from Water Corporation to check sewers and plumbing.
  • Set out pool with client and earthworks contractors.
  • ¬†Arrange delivery of steel reinforcing bars and form work materials.
  • Supervise excavation of pool.
  • Obtain cartage and tip fee records from earthworks contractor.
  • Construct form work using timber posts, iron sheets and form board.
  • Tie steel reinforcing bars inside pool shell as per engineer details.
  • Install skimmer box and intrusions for pipework.
  • Install concrete using concrete pump truck and concrete supplier.
  • Install pipework from skimmer box to filter location.
  • Arranged gas plumber and/or electrician for heating.
  • Place back fill sand around the pool shell and arrange pencil compaction.
  • Supply and install waterline tiles and step treads on steps and ledges.
  • Supply and install bull nose coping brick on the pool edge.
  • Arrange electrician to supply power to filtration site.
  • Arrange a site clean-up and remove builders rubbish.
  • Supply and install filtration equipment and heater if applicable.
  • Install swimming pool fencing prior to internal pool plaster.
  • Pressure clean pool shell before plaster interior.
  • Supply and install interior quartz plaster.
  • Fill pool with water.
  • Arrange initial chemical treatment and equipment start-up.
  • Instruct client on pool equipment and handover ownership to client.
  • Provide warranty and completion certificate.

Landscaping works such as paving and gardens can be integrated into this schedule.