I am currently have 3 bids on building our dream pool. Currently I am leaning towards one builder however I want to make sure I have all my ducks in a row.
After reading the description below I have tons of questions.
Group A construction
1. Rebar correct?
2. Plumbing size pipe correct?
3. Support for rock cliff/water fall 6' tall?
Group B Equipment
1. Filter DE or Cartridge?
2. Pumps enough and right size?
3. Heater? Have no clue!
4. Control center worth going to this size and having the pda option?
Group C accessories
1. (3)LED Laminar jets anything need to be aware of? Separate pump and filter needed?
2. SAVI LED lights good?
Full description belowPool
Natural Lagoon shaped pool 47 long by 24 at its widest. Water area of 800 square feet, within a 125 waters-edge perimeter. One set of steps connected to a large tanning ledge with two bubbler fountains and a umbrella socket Two long bench sitting areas. One at waterfall area and one on house side of the pool.
Large climb out at deep end of pool for safety.
Large jump rock for diving,
The pool will have a depth of 3.5 x 5 x 7 x 10.
The pool coping will all be natural Oklahoma flagstone
Pool will contain 10 tons of natural moss rock boulders for waterfalls and backside of pool beam. Boulders will be recessed into the water to create a natural look.
Waterfall will contain a large bench. Water features will have a separate pump and will be controlled by hand held PDA or I aqualink.
6 pool returns and two skimmers; dual anti-vortex main drains will be provided for safety.
Pools waterline to be one row of standard 6 x 6 square frost-proof tile as selected by you. Steps and benches will have 3 square warning tiles inset into the plaster along the edge.
Engineered gunite concrete shell to have 12 wide rim, with walls and floor 12 thick. Steel reinforcing #3 bars at 6 on center and double # 3 bars on floor and breaks for extra rigid structure. Top of the beam will contain 4 #4 bars set in a box beam formation tied to all the wall and floor steel.
Waterfall pad will be constructed with steel reinforced gunite for proper strength.
Price includes site clean up
Five LED Savi colored lights in pool controlled by remote PDA.
Includes finish grading and one load of top soil
6' x 8 kidney shaped raised spa.
Spa will contain 6 therapy jets and will be controlled by handheld remote PDA.
Spa will be veneered with matching moss rock boulders and capped with Oklahoma
One LED Savi colored spa light.
Spillway will be constructed of moss rock boulders.
( Water Wizard Pools plumbs their pools with over sized plumbing for better flow rates. Which means faster water turnover, less time for running pumps, and less wear and tear on equipment)
All plumbing lines to be sch. 40 PVC
Main drain suction lines for pool, spa, and water features will be oversized 2.5" PVC
for proper hydraulics.
Separate 2" independent PVC skimmer lines
Pool return lines to be looped for even circulation
Dedicated line for Polaris cleaner
2.5" lines for water feature feed
All valves to be Jandy Never Lube
Approximately 900 square feet of pool deck. Deck will be steel reinforced two color stamped concrete.
Install 12 Oklahoma flagstone border between existing back porch and pool deck.
Decking will contain a 4" PVC drainage system with 4" deck drains with bronze covers.
Install 40 amp electrical service from house to pool equipment location.
Install all electrical for pool equipment.
Install proper gas feed from owner provided propane tank to pool equipment
Pool plaster will be Upgraded Diamond Brite colored quartz plaster. (Plaster has a 10 year warranty.)