How much does it cost to fill in a pool?

Have a nasty pool on your property that is beyond repair or no longer an interest? Below is our guide to pool fill in costs, advantages and disadvantages.


**A national average price to fill in an inground swimming pool is between $3,000 and $5,000.**


A pool fill-in, or partial pool removal, does not involve removing the entire pool which saves you time and money.


How to properly fill in a inground pool.

  • Drain the pool.

  • Punch holes into the bottom of the pool.

  • Demolish the top layer of the pool (18" - 36").

  • Place the rubble in the bottom of the pool.

  • Fill in the pool with additional dirt and topsoil.

  • Compact the soil.

Unless your city requires, a partial pool removal can be done without the oversight of an engineering technician. Be sure to confirm this with your contractor and/or local code enforcement entity.


Advantages to Partial Pool Removals

  • Most inexpensive pool removal method

  • Takes minimal amount of time (typically 2 - 5 days)

Disadvantages to Partial Pool Removals

  • Must be disclosed to future buyers of the property

  • Could affect the value of your home

  • If not performed properly, there is an increased risk of sinkage, swelling, etc.

  • The area of a filled-in pool is commonly considered non-buildable—no additions or dwellings can exist there.

Call us today for a free estimate to have your pool filled in.

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