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How to Put In Your Own In-Ground and Above Ground Pools

We might not be headed towards summer weather right now, but every time we decide we want to change something large or drastic about out outdoor space, we start researching our options nice and early so we’re well prepared by the time the right weather and season arrive. That’s why we’re already looking up resources that will help us install our very own backyard pool come summer! We were pleasantly surprised when we started our search by just how many helpful pages there are on the Internet to guide you step by step through the process of installing both in-ground and above ground pools.

Are you feeling just as intent as we are, if not more, on learning how to put either kind of pool into your very own backyard? Then check out these 12 super helpful DIY ideas, designs, and tutorials that we’ve come across so far in our search for guidance!

1. Affordable large plastic in-ground pool with slide

Affordable large plastic in ground pool with slide

Do you already have a large kiddie pool in quality plastic that your little ones use all the time but that you’d prefer to install as semi-permanently as you can, rather than just popping it in the middle of the lawn? Then we’d absolutely suggest taking a look at how dzikieswinie outlines the process for doing so complete with a stone walkway and accompanying plastic slide.

2. How to drop and above ground pool into a stone patio

How to drop and above ground pool into a stone patio

Perhaps you already have a freestanding above ground pool that your family uses essentially every day when the weather allows, but now you’re looking at redoing your whole patio area and you can’t help wondering whether that and the pool migth be amalgamated more permanently? In that case, we’re pretty sure Above Ground Pros has just what you’re looking for in this guide for dropping an above ground pool down into a stone patio so it sits like an in-ground!

3. DIY natural pool

Diy natural pool

Are you part of the kind of household who literally spends every single warm day in the pool to the point that you wouldn’t mind one bit dedicating your entire yard to being able to swim whenever you want? Then we think you simply must take a look at the way Poolonomics outlines the basics for building a stunning natural pool that incorporates a bit of natural watery greenery into the ecosystem of your backward, rather than just being all tiles and siding.

4. DIY sunken deck pool with a solar heater

Diy sunken deck pool with a solar heater

Perhaps you’re still thinking about your above ground pool and how you wouldn’t mind changing the structure and levels of your backyard space to incorporate the pool at a more even level? Well if you already have a deck that you’ve been thinking about extending or you don’t have one but you’ve been considering your options for building one, then we’d absolutely encourage you to think about the way Instructables outlines how to build a sunken deck pool complete with its own solar heater.