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Inground pool removal involves draining, drilling holes in the bottom, demolishing the top, and filling the pool with rubble and additional dirt soil.

However, above-ground pool removal is less complicated; only draining the pool, tearing it, and removing it are required.

This blog discusses inground and above-ground removal of swimming pools and who the right contractor for it is.

Methods Of Inground Pool Removal

How It’s Done:

  1. The pool is drained, and all materials, like concrete, fiberglass, liner, and re-bar, are removed and towed away.
  2. Depending on the customer, the area is filled with soil or gravel and set aside for land.

Pros of Complete Pool Removal:

  • Demolishing the pool that was once on the property won’t impact your home’s value.
  • With no concrete in the pool. The risk of sinkage and seepage is eliminated.

Cons of Complete Pool Removal:

  • Most cities consider the pool’s area non-buildable.
  • No additions can exist there. However, the space is still suitable for sheds, concrete, landscaping, and trees.
  • This option is more expensive than partial removal.

Methods Of Above Ground Pool Removal

There are various types of above ground pools. However, the removal process is the same for each one.

That is easier to perform than an inground pool removal.

Therefore, hire a reputable contractor like Q Recycling & Construction Services to handle your above-ground pool removal.

How Above-Ground Pool Removal Works

1. Draining Pool:

The simple way to do this is with a pump, and there is typically a sewer point within the pool.

2. Torn Drown of Pool:

Depending on your pool type. The process will vary. Involving unscrewing bolts, sledgehammering the walls, and ripping them apart.

3. Dragging the Pool:

Rent a dumpster to eliminate the debris, and be sure to recycle whenever possible. This will save on costs and help keep waste out of the landfill.

4. Repairing the Pool Site:

Once the pool is gone, there will be a patch of dead grass. In some cases, it is a layer of sand or stone.
This won’t matter if a new pool replaces the old one. But if you want to have grass in its place, your contractor might be able to repair the grass for a fair price.

Pros And Cons Of Removing A Pool

Benefits of Pool Removal:

  • Saves time and money on swimming pool maintenance.
  • To sell the house will increase the number of potential buyers and make the home easier to sell.
  • No longer have the additional hazards and liabilities of pool ownership.
  • More yard space for other activities and landscaping opportunities.
  • Having young children. Removing the pool eliminates the potential safety hazards.

Cons of Removing a Pool:

  • Enjoying the pool and plan to live in the same home for the future. Then, keeping it is worth the cost of upkeep.

Although, if you’re an infrequent swimmer, the benefits of pool removal far outnumber the drawbacks.

Final words

Hiring an experienced pool removal contractor to handle the job is important for several reasons, but more than anything, it’s for your protection. Depending on the heavy equipment used to demolish your pool, A qualified pool removal contractor like Q Recycling & Construction Services will carefully consider how to access the pool and what type of equipment is best for your swimming pool and yard.

For further inquiries, visit Q Recycling & Construction Services and contact us at (832) 263-0152.

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