Pool Excavation: 4 Things you may not thought of to ask
1: What if you hit rock during the excavation?
A: You can fill the hole back in and just pay the contractor for his time.
B: Raise the level of the pool to stay above the rock
C: Blast or Jack Hammer the rock away
D: Relocate the pool
All of these options have their pros and cons. All will lead to addtional costs
2: How much dirt will come out of the hole?
A: A lot more than you can imagine. In most cases it is too much to leave on site to deal with unless you have some acreage to spread it out over.
3: What is going to happen to my property during the excavation?
A: Real answer, it is going to be a mess.
4: Can I save money by digging the pool myself?
A: The answer is no, it will often cost you more in the end to have it dug yourself.
Watch this quick video as Cristian goes into better detail.