When it comes to the design and construction of custom luxury inground pools and spas, Reef Pools are the leading local pool builders and the preferred pool contractors in the Bradenton, FL area.


1. Initial Consultation and Design

The first step in the pool construction process is a thorough consultation with our experienced team. We will discuss your vision, budget, and the best options for your space. Our designers will create a customized pool design that meets your aesthetic and functional needs.

2. Site Evaluation and Preparation

Once the design is finalized, our experts will evaluate your site to identify any potential challenges and ensure it is suitable for construction. This includes soil testing, measuring the space, and securing the necessary permits from local authorities.


3. Excavation

With the site prepared, we begin the excavation process. Our team will carefully dig out the area according to the pool design specifications. This step involves removing soil and debris to create the exact shape and depth of your new pool.


4. Structural Framework

Next, we construct the pool’s structural framework. This involves installing steel reinforcements to form the pool’s skeleton. These reinforcements ensure the durability and longevity of your pool.


5. Plumbing and Electrical Installation

Our skilled technicians will then install the necessary plumbing and electrical systems. This includes fitting the pipes for water circulation, installing filtration systems, and setting up lighting and heating systems to enhance your pool experience.

pool plumbing and electrical installation

6. Pool Shell Construction

With the framework and systems in place, we move on to constructing the pool shell. Depending on your design, this can be done using concrete, fiberglass, or vinyl. Each material has its benefits, and we’ll help you choose the best option for your needs.

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7. Interior Finish

After the shell is constructed, we apply the interior finish. Options for the interior finish include tiles, pebbles, or plaster, each offering different aesthetic and functional benefits. This step not only adds beauty to your pool but also ensures a smooth and durable surface.

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8. Inspection and Filling

Before you can dive in, a final inspection is conducted to ensure everything is built to code and functioning correctly. Once approved, we fill your pool with water and test all systems to guarantee everything is working perfectly.


9. Decking and Landscaping

To complete your backyard oasis, we install the pool decking and any additional landscaping features. Whether you prefer a sleek, modern look or a natural, tropical feel, our designers will create a stunning environment that complements your new pool.


10. Handover and Maintenance Guidance

Finally, we provide a comprehensive handover, including maintenance guidance and tips to keep your pool in pristine condition. Our team will answer any questions and ensure you feel confident in managing your new pool.

At Reef Pools, we pride ourselves on delivering high-quality, customized swimming pools that transform your backyard into a personal paradise. With our certified, licensed, and experienced team, you can trust that every step of the pool construction process will be handled with the utmost care and professionalism. Contact us today to start building the pool of your dreams!

Schedule a FREE Pool Design Estimate

Schedule your free one-on-one pool design consultation with Reef Pools and start planning your ideal pool and outdoor living environment.

Reef Pools LLC is a trusted Sun Coast Pool Builders providing pool construction and pool installation services in Bradenton, Holmes Beach, Cortez, Longboat Key, Palma Sola, Anna Maria Island, Palmetto, Memphis, Oneco, and Sarasota.

What our customers say...


Owners are professional to work with and know how to communicate with customers. Our project didn't go flawlessly. There were a few hiccups but communication was incredible. End result was worth the wait.

~ Alonzo G , Memphis, FL

So happy we went with Reef Pools. We just completed our pool and already I'm getting so many compliments about how it turned out. I've given your card to at least 5 of my neighbors so expect some calls soon.

BRENDA F, Holmes Beach, FL

Throughout the entire process, whenever an issue would come up, they were just a phone call away. Incredibly responsive and genuinely care about the customer experience. A better pool builder you will not find.

~ FRED S, Bradenton, FL

This wasn't the first pool we built and I was nervous about the process because of the previous experience we had. Reef Pools has certainly changed our perception about how the pool construction process is supposed to go.

~ Fred L , Palmetto FL

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