Shasta Pool Tips: Why You Shouldn’t Construct Your Own Pool Or Spa

Pool | 11/11/13

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A lot of us are looking to cut corners money-wise these days, and for a good reason. Times are tough, budgets are tight, and yet we still want to be able to enjoy our lives and provide our families with the fun and entertainment that they deserve.

But that doesn’t mean that you should construct or build your own pool or spa.  Sure, you dream of yourself lazing on the calm, tepid waters of a turquoise backyard pool, but building your own can not only lead to emotional heartbreak, but it can break your bank. Here are just some of the reasons why hiring a professional pool building or construction company will end up saving you time and stress:

Unfixable Design Flaws

Building a pool is a lot harder than simply digging a hole in the ground and filling it with concrete.  Pool builders are professionals who have undergone years of extensive training and who likely have decades of experience under their belts.  One single little design flaw that you may can result in your whole project needing to be uprooted and destroyed.

TIP:  Not only does reaching out to a pool construction company mean that you can prevent design flaws, but most construction companies can obtain materials at a lower or “wholesale” price, so your cost for paying for a professional to do the job could be equal to or even less than if you were to do it yourself.


Potential Safety Hazards

Pools require more than a shovel and a hose to create.  If you think that you’ll be able to do the job yourself, then you best be able to operate the construction equipment required to build a sturdy, long lasting pool, such as a backhoe or a rebar.  Not being trained in such areas can easily lead to safety hazards for yourself, your family, or even your property.


Shasta Pools is a Phoenix pool builder who provides a variety of services including swimming pool remodeling, commercial pool building, and pool service and repair. Since its establishment in 1967, Shasta has helped over 80,000 families realize their dream of pool ownership. By providing exceptional value, quality craftsmanship and superior customer service, the Shasta team continues to fulfill the corporate mission of astonishing and delighting their customers and exceeding expectations. You can learn more about Shasta Pools & Spas by visiting them online, or by connecting with them on Facebook or Twitter.


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