I am Roger and I run PoolBuilder.co.za. I am not a pool builder, I am a website developer. My goal with PoolBuilders.co.za has been to help people find reputable pool builders and to help them along their way to a fun filled and stress free swimming pool experience. Now I get to experience this journey for myself and I want to share this journey with you.

What will follow in my blog will be a "warts and all" journal of my plans and experiences and I hope that it will help you as you plan your own swimming pool.

My previous experience of building a swimming pool was as a young family building our first pool about 20 years ago and before that as a child when my parents built their first pool. Looking back, the only real difference between those two pool was the filtration. The newer pool (20 years ago) used a sand filter and the older pool (35 years ago) used a diatomaceous earth filter. Other than that everything was more-or-less the same.

What's changed in 20 years of swimming pool construction?

What has really surprised me during the research into my new pool is that most new pools built today use exactly the same technology used in my old pool built 20 years ago. What a shocker. People don't seem to know about the exciting new swimming pool technologies available today and I would like to help you discover what is available.

In the beginning

Our pool before home renovation

We have been renting a home for many years and at last we have been able to buy a home and make it our own. The new house has a pool but it is very small, shallow and old. The fiberglass is looking flaky and ugly and it does not gel with with our plans for a beautiful garden and pool area that is visible from every bedroom and living area. The paving is also looking terrible and the position is not right. We are starting from scratch.

 

Learn More: Keep Updated

Stay updated on the progress of my pool. Learn from, and be entertained by, my mistakes and triumphs.
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