Seven Reasons Why Homeowners Remove Pools from their Property

While the idea of having a pool on your property is attractive, people who already have them often decide to have them removed, especially once children grow up and leave home.

Seven reasons swimming pool owners “pull it out”

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Construction Site Excavation Safety Steps

Excavation and trenching are naturally hazardous construction operations, and contractors need to take all the appropriate steps to ensure worker safety. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines an excavation as “any man-made cut, cavity, trench, or depression in the earth’s surface formed by earth removal.” A trench, in particular, is defined as “a narrow underground excavation that is deeper than it is wide, and is no wider than 15 feet (4.5 meters).”

When we approach any excavation, drilling or demolition job we keep safety first, starting with the planning for the job. It is not just the possibility of the sides of an excavated plot or trench collapsing. Safety planning also must accommodate the interaction of our people and the machines they need to employ to carry out the job, and the terrain on which those machines must operate. Continue reading “Construction Site Excavation Safety Steps”

Pool removal – What to do With an Unwanted Pool

For most homeowners, a time comes when your pool receives less and less attention, and falls into disuse. This is often because children grow up and go out on their own. As parents grow older, they simply don’t have as much interest in swimming and water-lounging as they did when the kids were still around. That leaves you with the prospect of removing an unwanted pool, as opposed to maintaining it year after year. Here are some less common pool removal possibilities which you could consider. Continue reading “Pool removal – What to do With an Unwanted Pool”

The Perfect Homeowner’s Guide to Pool Removal

There comes a time when swimming pool demolition makes just as much sense as installing a pool did some years ago, when it got a lot of usage. But the kids have grown up now, and moved out on their own, and no one really uses the pool much anymore. So now you go through the hassle of opening it and closing it each year for just those few occasions when family members visit, or when you’re really in the mood. The time is right to remove the pool, and reclaim the space in your back yard for more practical usage and greater aesthetic appeal. Continue reading “The Perfect Homeowner’s Guide to Pool Removal”

Choosing the Right Pool Removal Process

Going back for as long as almost anyone alive today can remember. When an inground swimming pool was built in the Bay Area it required a city or county permit to do it. This means that there is public record  that a swimming pool was built and the specific location where it was built. If you should want to remove your pool go swimming pool demolition it’s illegal to simply fill in your pool without obtaining a permit for the process. You or your pool demo contractor must obtain a permit from your city or county before you can proceed. The permit will spell out the type of demolition the owner chooses, both of which are described below. Continue reading “Choosing the Right Pool Removal Process”

How You Benefit From Removing Your Pool

If you’re like many homeowners, you used to dream of relaxing by the pool in warm weather, sipping a cocktail and sunning yourself on those warm summer days. And of course, the kids had great fun splashing and swimming around with friends in the pool, which for awhile served as a social magnet in the neighborhood. Continue reading “How You Benefit From Removing Your Pool”

Which Type of Pool Removal is Right For You?

If you are looking to remove a pool from your property, you have a few methods to choose from. Each method has its own set of pros and cons. You will want to examine these so you can determine which method is the best for your plans and needs for the space. These are various types of pool removal benefits and drawbacks: Continue reading “Which Type of Pool Removal is Right For You?”

Everything You Need to Know About Excavating

Before any major construction project can truly be underway, the first step must be implemented: excavation. If you want to have a pool built on your property or a room addition to your home, you will require the services of a Bay Area excavation company. To gain a clearer understanding of why this service is necessary for your project, use the following information as an excavation guide and overview.
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5 Ideas for Your Backyard After Removing Your Pool

There are many who believe that when you remove a pool, your backyard will simply be left with unwanted and unappealing space. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. To illustrate, the following list represents some of the best ways to make use of your backyard after a pool removal project: Continue reading “5 Ideas for Your Backyard After Removing Your Pool”

5 Reasons You’ll Be Happy After Removing Your Pool

Most people have a number of reasons why they might opt to have their pool removed. However, most commonly, a pool removal is needed when the pool surpasses its lifespan in terms of practicality and functionality. Homeowners even complain about how their pool has become a potential liability. All in all, the following are some of the other reasons why a pool removal might bring much relief and satisfaction: Continue reading “5 Reasons You’ll Be Happy After Removing Your Pool”