There are certain things some people feel that they can't make on their own, well, I'm here to let you know that you can! This article has 15 DIY Inground pool projects that’ll show you ways to build an inground pool yourself.
Some of the guides on this DIY project will show you how to set up some prepackaged pool kits, or even build one by yourself with simple homemade supplies.
Most of the in-ground pool ideas are made of either vinyl, concrete, or fibreglass. The choice is yours to pick which materials are present in whichever guide suits your needs and budget. Without further ado, let's dive in and see what we have for you.
1. DIY Inground Pool Tips
This is quite a. Informative guide on how to make an in-ground pool. It's more like a tip that you should know before you embark on the journey of building an in-ground pool.
The creator of his guide spent more time and words explaining how the pool works, how you can apply several methods to making different types of an in-ground pool, and where you need to start from.
The most important thing is the first and the last steps you take in making this pool, which will determine what kind of pool you'll make and if it will fit the design that you're trying to model after. Check the guide to learn more about supplies for this project.
2. DIY Concrete Inground Swimming Pool
This is a comfortable in-ground pool built in flat ground, but you can also decide to build it in a backfilled or hole. This is a 13"x 22"X 5" concrete in-ground pool that cost $7000 for the materials and tools. This project needs a lot of time, work, and precision.
The creator built this pool with his son, so you'll need some extra hands to assist you to get the job done, one man can't build this pool alone. The creator also had a retaining wall, which was an added advantage for him.
3. DIY Inground Swimming Pool
The first step in using this guide's idea to make an in-ground pool is to first, find the perfect location to start digging for your pool. Once you get the perfect spot, you need to mark the area, then gather the right earthmoving equipment for the job and proceed.
There is other equipment that you'll use so remember to check the guide to learn more. After properly digging your pool out, shape it and fill it with concrete. Add concrete blocks to form your wall, some pool kits, and some finishing touches.
4. How To Build An Inground Swimming Pool
With this guide, the creator had to get his hands on some building codes before he started working, you might want to do the same if necessary. The first step is like a sketch of the pool using wood, then he begins to dig and rebar.
Next, was finite, it's not easy to do your concrete work in this size, but the creator made it happen regardless. The making process is slow, steady, and easy to follow.
5. DIY Inground Swimming Pool Build
If you take a look at the video in this video guide, you'll think that the in-ground swimming pool that the creator made is impossible to build yourself, but I can assure you it's possible. The cost for the materials is under $3000, and the making process is pretty easy to follow. All you need are the right tools, time, patience and precision.
6. How To Build Your Inground Pool
Take a look at this cool in-ground pool, it's just amazing, the creator used Gunite to make it, and it's about 24"X 18", and it's rectangular. It's a simple in-ground pool to build from scratch.
The making process is tasking but easy-going if you know what you're doing, and guess what? It takes only 30 minutes to set up, 30 minutes after you have dug your hole, poured the concrete, and allowed it to dry properly.
7. Building An Inground Pool DIY
This is a 20"X 40" Roman pool kit, it's quite tasking to set up and requires lots of hands to get the job done fast. This time-lapse video guide will show you how to add a few materials with the Roman pool kit and set them up effortlessly. This project will take time, patience, and energy. It's also quite an expensive project.
8. How To Install An Inground Pool
This is another amazing in-ground pool that you can install with the help of this guide. You'll need a construction tractor to clear the designated ground for the pool. This project was quite tasking but fulfilling in the end. The pool is quite large so if you're looking for something just as big as this one in this guide, you better check the link to learn more.
9. DIY Inground Pool
With this guide, you're going to buy the pool kits, and don't forget the permits, and building requirements for your local area. This is a small, simple in-ground pool that can be built by a beginner with the right tools and equipment at his/her disposal.
After getting the above ready, including the digging part, the next step is installing the pool kit, this is the technical, and stressful part of the project that will require a more hands-on-deck approach to ensure the job is properly done.
10. How To Drain And Refill An Inground Swimming Pool
Here is a guide that is not going to teach you how to make an in-ground swimming pool, but yet how to drain and refill one. It's not a simple task, it takes time and work to do that and you'll need an extra set of hands to get the job done. This guide is quite focused on building a hydrostatic pressure in-ground pool.
11. How To Build An Inground Pool
Before you start the building project, you need to get your hands on a construction permit if there is a need for one in your area. Then, sketch the kind of pool you want, leaving space for a water pump system, and diving boards if you want them. The making process is pretty quick and simple to follow.
12. Cheap Inground Swimming Pool Construction
So, with this guide, you don't have to rush because the making process will take a while. If you're looking for a guide that will assist you to make an in-ground swimming pool right away, I suggest you check another guide. This project took 3 weeks to finish, and the materials cost under $2000 which is a fair price if you ask me. The rest of the making process is straightforward and easy-going.
13. Building An Inground Swimming From Scratch
Here is another in-ground swimming pool that you can build from scratch, no pool kit used, so get ready to get your hands dirty. You'll first sketch how you want the pool to look before digging the designated area.
You'll need a small road construction equipment/tractor to properly give the edges of the pool hole a definite square shape. The rest of the making process is challenging, but with other hands to assist you, it'll get easier.
14. Inground Swimming Pool DIY - Time Lapse
With this time-lapse video tutorial guide, you'll learn how to construct an in-ground swimming pool in a couple of weeks. The cost step is to dig, dig, and keep digging till you get to the required depth.
Then, assemble the wooden frame and your steel pipe frame to hold the corners and edges of the hole firm. Next, pour your concrete, and allow it to set properly.
Once that's ready and good to go, assemble the same deer pipe frame on the top and floor near the pool hole, then pour your concrete again. It's quite a simple project if you follow the steps carefully.
15. Installing A DIY Semi Inground Pool
Here in this video guide, you're going to be installing a semi in-ground pool, don't get it twisted, it's still a perfectly working in-ground pool with slight differences. All you have to do for yourself is check the videos and follow the steps. This video doesn't have any description to follow, so only the video can help.
There you have it, amazing ways with guides and building ideas that you can apply to make any kind of in-ground pool you want. The reality of your pool is in your hands, find the guide's idea that suits you, and get to work. Thanks for stopping by to check this DIY, till next time, cheers!