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When you make your initial call to our office we will set an
appointment to meet with you. At that meeting we will survey your
yard and discuss what you are looking for in a pool design. We will
give you ideas of things you may not have considered and establish a
budget. Then we will take all the information with us back to our
office and work up a design. After the design is completed we will
have you come to our office to go over the plans, numbers and look
at our different tiles and finishes. Once we agree to everything we
This is a brief description of a typical
pool installation. It varies somewhat on
our more complex projects. Proper execution
of each stage is critical to the success of
the next stage.
PLANS & PERMITS
The Atlantis Process begins with a
detailed plan from our AutoCAD department.
This is the foundation for your project to
be completed as you envision. We also secure all necessary permits.
The actual construction process is
underway! Any demolition required is
completed at this time. We also pre-grade
the pool area as needed to ensure the pool
area is at the proper level for your pool's
The swimming pool is formed to the
proper elevation and excavated to the
proper depths. At this point your pool is
over-excavated by a foot to allow for the
final structure. The complete pool is
contoured by hand while excess soil is
removed from the site.
After excavation, all rigid schedule 40
plumbing is installed in the pool and spa.
We use 3", 2.5" and 2" pipe. If you have
decided to have the Cyclean in-floor pool
circulation system installed, it is
pre-plumbed at this time. All circulation
pipes are pressure tested. Click on this link to see how the Cyclean
in-floor system works!
Before the steel is installed, a 4" to
6" layer of class 'A' gravel in spread over
the floor of the pool. The skeleton of the
pool is all grade 40 steel throughout. This
is what holds the structure of the pool
together. We use #3 and #4 bars according
to the soil conditions and depths of your
After the steel is installed and passes
municipal inspection, the shell of the pool
is shot in place. A dry mix Gunite is
pneumatically applied to ensure the correct
density of the structure.
Tile of your choice is placed at the
water line. Now it is really starting to
look like a pool!
Your pool deck is now formed for
pouring. The deck material chosen by you is
now poured in place. We do everything from
broom finished concrete to stamped.
Pool filtration equipment is installed
on the concrete pad that was poured at the
deck pouring stage. All electrical hook-ups
are using 240v pumps.
All punch list items are taken care of
at this time. This ensures your pool is
complete when filled with water.
The swimming pool is now cleaned and
prepared for the plaster. Once cleaned, two
coats of marble plaster are applied.
Filling the pool with water usually follows
within a few hours.
Once your swimming pool is filled, one
of our service technicians will come and
start the equipment. Water is tested at
this time and a chemical balance is
A convenient time for you and your
spouse is set for pool school. Our
technicians will explain complete operation
of your particular system.
ENJOY YOUR NEW POOL!