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How Much Does it Cost to Remove a Concrete Pool?


Here in Concord, California, many homes have pools. Yet, not everyone actually wants a pool. Are you stuck with an old concrete pool that’s just not worth the work anymore? There are many people who don't want their pool and opt for pool demolition in Concord, CA. Maybe you have small children. Any homeowner with a pool will tell you just how expensive it is. There always seems to be something your pool needs! Perhaps your pool is leaking or needs other expensive repair work. Maybe it is something as simple as your pool is small and unusable or you'd rather have a larger yard. Whatever your reason for wanting a pool removal, it's time you ask the right questions and learn everything you need to know about this project. One of the most common is "How much does it cost to remove a pool?"


As with many home improvement related questions, there isn't a standard, one-size-fits-all answer. If you want to get rid of your concrete pool, you have two options:


#1 Fill in the pool

#2 Demolish and completely remove the pool


The answer to how much this will cost depends greatly on which of these you opt for. In general, the cost can range from $5,000 to $15,000 and up if you want to completely remove your concrete pool from the ground. If you just want to fill in your concrete swimming pool, it can cost between $3,500 and $5,000 on average. So, if you're trying to stick to a strict budget you'll probably want to go with simply filling in the pool.


It can be more expensive to remove or demolish a swimming pool than to simply fill it in, but some people do want this option. You won’t be able to build any structures on top of it, like a guest house, without a full demolition. In general, the demolition process includes breaking apart concrete, cutting the rebar as necessary, and placing all of the pieces into a dumpster on-site. This can also create quite a bit of dust. Thankfully, you won't be doing any of this yourself. You have Bye Bye Pools at your service to handle all the hard work for you!


It can take between three and five days to completely remove a concrete pool and fill in the space with dirt. This can also depend on your yard and the size of your pool. As stated above, it's pretty loud and dusty. Many homeowners opt to stay with relatives or book a hotel room while the project is taking place. The choice is yours, but you'll want to add this extra cost into your budget.


So, how much does it cost to fill in a pool? It depends how you want to proceed, but no matter what the price is very worth it when you finally have the backyard you're looking for. When you want a concrete pool removal in Concord, CA, you should call the professionals at Bye Bye Pools and get moving with your pool demolition. When it's over and you have a large, expansive yard and no problematic pool to deal with, you'll be so glad that you finally did it.


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