No matter if you’re in Maryland, Virginia, or anywhere else in the mid-Atlantic region, pool removal projects are big jobs. At first, it would be easy to think of this as nothing more than filling in a hole in the ground. Just toss in a bunch of dirt and call it good, right? Not even close. To remove your pool properly, there are a number of important steps that need to be completed and working with a licensed professional is the best way to ensure it is all done correctly.
A Potentially Dangerous Task
Perhaps the most important reason of all to work with a professional above ground or in ground pool removal company on this project is to properly handle the dangers involved. When the pool was in working order, it likely had some form of power in place to run the pump and to heat the water. In fact, both electricity and gas may have been used to make the pool work. If that is the case, those old lines will need to be dealt with safely, so they don’t become a problem in the future.
Also, physically taking the pool apart can be dangerous without the right equipment. A deep pool with concrete sides is a heavy, hazardous object to take down. Don’t take on any unnecessary risk by going out there on your own. Instead, bring in a professional team who will use the right equipment – along with their experience – to properly handle the job.
Equipment is Essential
Simply put, the average homeowner in Maryland or Virginia doesn’t have the right equipment on hand to properly deal with a pool removal project. And, even if the homeowner does decide to rent the equipment, he or she may still not know how to use it safely and effectively. This is yet another reason why it’s best to go with the professionals. Not only do we have the right equipment for this kind of work on hand, we have all the experience necessary to use it as intended.
Getting It Done
Trying to manage this project on a DIY basis is not only risky for the reasons above, but it will also take a long time to complete in most cases. You don’t want this project to linger, as your backyard will be a messy construction zone until it is finally finished up. The cost of hiring a pool removal company will be more than worth it in the long run, as the project will be completed in short order and you can get back to living your life as usual.
Is It Time?
Have you been thinking for years about having your pool removed? Maybe your kids are now grown, and the pool doesn’t get as much use as it once did – or maybe you would simply like to do something else with the space. Whatever your reason may be, give us a call so we can provide you with an estimate for the job. Our team is excited to serve you!