Are you dreaming of relaxing in your own backyard pool after a long day’s work? Or maybe you’re planning to host a summer barbecue party with friends and family by the poolside? Whatever your reason may be, installing a new pool or spa at your home can be an exciting experience. However, before you dive into the installation process, it’s essential to get your site ready and ensure that everything is in order.
Determine the Right Location: Before you start the installation process, it’s important to determine the right location for your new pool or spa. You’ll need to consider several factors, such as the size of the pool or spa, the surrounding landscape, the level of privacy, and the amount of sun exposure. Ideally, your pool or spa should be in an area that’s sheltered from the wind and has a level base. Consider the proximity to your home’s utility lines, too, as you don’t want your new installation to interfere with these important systems.
Prepare the Site: Once you’ve determined the right location, it’s time to prepare the site. Remove any rocks, debris, or vegetation that may interfere with the installation process. Ensure that there’s enough space for the pool or spa as well as the installation crew to work. Depending on the size of your pool or spa, you may need to excavate the area to create a level base. It’s also important to ensure that the site is easily accessible for the installation crew and that there’s enough space for delivery of the pool or spa.
Check for Permits: Before you begin the installation process, you may need to obtain a permit from your local authorities. Check with your city or county to see if any permits are required for the installation of a new pool or spa. You’ll need to provide information such as the location, size, and type of installation and ensure that you comply with any regulations or zoning laws. Failing to get a permit can result in costly fines or legal issues down the line.
Install the Utilities: Once the site is prepared, and you have the necessary permits, it’s time to install the utilities. You’ll need a pump, filter, and heater for your pool or spa, and these should be installed by a professional. Ensure that there’s proper plumbing, filtration, and electrical systems in place. It’s also important to install safety features such as pool covers, fencing, and alarm systems to prevent accidents.
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  • Determine the right location for a pool or spa, considering spa size, landscape, privacy, sun exposure and proximity to utility lines.
  • Prepare the site by removing rocks, debris and vegetation and creating a level base if needed.
  • Obtain any necessary permits from local authorities prior to installation.
  • Ensure proper plumbing, filtration and electrical systems are installed.
  • Install safety features for prevention of accidents.
Installing a new spa is an exciting investment, but it’s essential to get your site ready before diving into the installation process. We specialize in site preparation services. Call us for your free consultation.

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