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    Aug 2012
    Houston, TX

    pool design and builder


    First, from the few posts I read via a google search, you seem to provide informative answers. So, here it goes:

    My wife and I hired someone to design and spec-out our pool. He is very experienced, from his conversations and his history in the industry. I wanted to just get a basic sanity check on his design/spec's/equip configuration/etc. but wanted to know what you need to know? If you could pls post the items you feel are critical, or refer me to something to do so, I will populate the fields and you can provide your feedback.

    Thank you very much and I appreciate all your help...great site !

    Best regards,
    InGround 15K gal, 18'x30' 3.5' to 5.5' depth w/ 9'x9' spillover Spa, Pebblesheen w/ Travertine, Hayward 3 HP VSP, Hayward C4030 Cartridge, Hayward 1.5 HP for 2 Scupper columns, ProLogic, PL-PS-8 Panel, Hayward H400FD 400K BTU Heater, 3 ColorLogic LED, Spa Blower, TF-100 w S-Stick, QC Tiger Shark, Autofill If you enjoyed your TFP experience, please consider donating to Support TFP!

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    PAGirl's Avatar
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    Jun 2012
    Central PA

    Re: pool design and builder

    Search for quotes others have posted, that might direct you to the correct info.

    For example:

    26' X 52" Intex Ultra Frame. Intex Sand Filter
    26' X 52 Intex Ultra Frame Install
    You can lead a horse to (clear) water, but you can't force him to swim in it!

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    Aug 2012

    Re: pool design and builder

    From what I could gather - every inground pool design is a custom build, so you may as well get involved in the design and build one that YOU like. This is what we did ... 100% my design (landscaping starts tomorrow)



    * 18.5 K Gallon, 8ft deep, IG, Pebble Radiance * Pentair VS 3050 Pump w/420 Cartridge Filter
    * Blue Square Q-360 In-floor Cleaning System * UltraPure UPP25 Ozone Generator
    * Pool startup: 09-04-2012 * TF-100 Test Kit

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    Apr 2012
    Klein Tejas

    Re: pool design and builder

    I think your geographic location and how you are going to use the pool makes a huge difference.

    Do you want a spa?
    Do you have kids?
    What style goes with your home and taste?
    Lagoon, tropical, classic geometric or modern design like the pool above.
    How far away are the utilities from the pool.
    What type of dirt (rocks) do you have in your area?
    How close to another building will the pool be?

    All these things can effect the design and equipment choices.
    Pool is DONE!
    Pentair Intelliflo VS3050
    Pentair Easy Touch 8 + actuators + swg
    Pentair IntelliPH
    Pentair 400btu HD heater
    3- Jandy WaterColor LED's
    Hayward C5030 525sqft cartridge filter
    Waterway spa blower

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