Beneath the ground, several conditions can slow or impede pool-construction.

Examples include underground rock, extended tree roots, a high local water table (in which water from the earth seeps into an excavated hole), and buried utility lines that utility-reporting services did not identify. While qualified pool contractors use strategies to overcome most of these subterranean hurdles, build-schedules often must be extended. Learn more: Backyard Conditions that Impact Building Costs