Your Stress-Free Construction Journey

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on buying and building your dream pool. Whether you're envisioning a serene oasis or a lively entertainment hub, we'll provide you with the step-by-step process to make it a reality. From choosing the right design to selecting the perfect features, we've got you covered.

Construction Road Map


Personalized Experience for Your Unique Backyard with J Designs Pool and Spa

Discover the comprehensive construction roadmap for your swimming pool construction project with J Designs Pool and Spa. From permits to equipment installation, our step-by-step guide provides valuable insights for a seamless experience from concept to completion. Remember that each project's scope of work may vary based on individual needs and requirements.






Construction Journey

  • 1 - Permitting: Obtain necessary permits and approvals from local authorities for construction.

    • Dig Alert: Notify utility companies to mark all underground lines before excavation.

    • Pre-site Assessment: Conduct a site assessment to analyze feasibility, utility locations, and access points.

    • Material Selection: Choose pool finishes, tile, coping, and other materials to match the desired design.

    • Materials and Equipment Procurement: Order and schedule delivery of selected materials and equipment for construction.

  • 2 - Excavation: Excavate the pool area according to design specifications.

  • 3 - Steel Framework Installation: Assemble and install the steel framework for structural support.

  • 4 - Rough Plumbing and Electrical: Install pool plumbing, electrical wiring, and conduit.

    • Equipment Installation: Install pool equipment like pumps, filters, heaters, and lighting.

  • 5 - Shotcrete/Concrete Application: Spray or pour concrete to form the pool shell.

  • 6 - Coping Installation: Install coping to create a finished edge around the pool.

  • 7 - Tile Installation: Apply decorative tiles to enhance the pool's aesthetic appeal.



  •  8 - Hardscape: Construct surrounding hardscape features like retaining walls and steps.

    • Deck Preparation: Grade and compact the ground to prepare for deck installation.

    • Deck Installation: Install pool decking material according to the selected design.

    • Other Masonry: Complete additional work, such as outdoor kitchens or fireplaces.

    • Fence and Alarms Installation: Install any required perimeter fences and door alarm systems according to city regulations.

  • 9 - Walkthrough Before Plaster: Review the project with the client to address concerns.

  • 10 - Pool Plaster Installation: Apply the final plaster finish to the pool interior.

  • 11 - Fill the Pool with Water: Fill the pool and begin the chemical balancing process.

  • 12 - Start-up and Customer Training: Demonstrate pool operation and provide maintenance guidance. 

  • 13 - Electric Cover Installation*  Install the electric pool cover.

    *Note: Every project is unique, and the scope of work may vary based on individual needs and requirements.

Spool Construction Time-Lapse: Watch the Fascinating Transformation


Trust J Designs Pool and Spa to create a personalized experience for your unique backyard. Don't hold back - fire away with any questions you may have! This way, we can jump right into the juicy details during our initial chat.

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