How To Remove an Inground Pool

How To Remove an Inground Pool

How much does it cost to demolish an inground swimming pool?

From Hometown Demolition Contractors

Unfortunately, some people just don’t want to deal with an existing inground pool.  Perhaps their kids are grown, and they are looking to downsize.  Perhaps they just simply don’t have the time or resources to take care of an inground pool.  Perhaps they simply don’t want an attractive nuiscance that a swimming pool presents in one’s yard, when the legion of benefts that a swimming pool provides aren’t being utilized.  Regardless of the reason, removing a pool isn’t as simple as “filling it in” with dirt.  This post from Hometown Demolition Contractors explains the process of removing a pool, as well as some cost guidelines.

Here is an excerpt from the post:

 The cost of demolishing an inground pool can vary significantly based upon various factors. Some of these factors include size, type of material, and accessibility to the site.

The national average cost to remove an inground swimming pool is $6,000.

There are many contributing factors that play a role in determining the cost of your swimming pool removal. This includes location, ease of access to the worksite, type of pool, size of the pool, and more.

Whether your project costs $2,000 or $20,000 depends upon several key factors, so let’s take a quick look at a few of these and discuss how to maximize your savings.

Inground pool demolition cost breakdown

Let’s take a closer look at the costs typically associated with an inground swimming pool removal project. Costs vary by location and by demolition contractor, so some of these costs won’t apply in every case.

Quote/Assessment: Free
Demolition permit: Free – $300+
Complete pool demolition: $7,000 – $15,000
Partial pool demolition: $3,500 – $7,000
Debris removal / Site grading: $1,000
Factors influencing the cost of demolishing an inground pool

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