How to Install an Exercise Pool  

by Pool Builders on 10-13-2011 in Articles

When you have an exercise pool it can take a lot of installation time and not many people do this themselves, they spend a lot more money getting in a professional. With an exercise pool you will need to dig trenches and do a lot of excavation work but it is maybe the best option to hire someone who knows what they are doing but if you feel confident enough to install one yourself then follow these instructions.

Firstly you should decide on the location as to where your exercise pool is going to go, if you can you could place in inside your pool house or a glass sunroom. You will have to make sure that you are going to have enough room for everything the pool needs like its filters, its heaters and everything else. You probably will need another ten feet of space on all sides of the pool just to be safe.
You should mark out your swim spa with your marking paints so that you can see the area that you are going to be working in and if this is going to be suitable in case you have any utilities underneath the flooring. You will need to dig a hole with your backhoe with an extendable arm so that you can reach further.

You should know that the mechanics with a swimming pool could be quite big because you will have your trench lines and they will need to be ran around five feet from your pools edge. Now though you are able to install your electrical lines but make sure they have water conduits around them to keep you and the line safe.

you should never pour a custom pool by yourself, these exercise pools can be bought with all the necessary things such as your pumps and jets and even your filters so with this pre-fab pool, you can usually install this fairly quickly and easily.
After you have got your pool in the right place you will have to connect your pumps, holes and motors now and put all connectors backward into your inlet source. You will have to make sure that you don't have any leaks of any kind before you start to connect your electrical lines otherwise you might have a serious accident. Remember to not to fill the pool just yet either.
You should fill in your trenches which you dug earlier for your electric and water; you will have to fill in and around your pool structure also with some soil but don't move the pool though. Take some lumber like a two by four and tamp the soil so that you get a professional looking finish.

Now you will have to fill your pool up and take a look at your pumps and filters again so that you know they are working properly. You could test this also just to be sure that everything has been working properly with this pool; test the exercise jets and see if you are happy with this now.

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