Are you looking to regain usable yard space? Are you growing tired of that old run-down looking pool and want it gone for good? Planning to build in the area or just want completely gone? We can break the pool down and haul it to be recycled. Once the pool is completely removed, dirt is compacted for less settlement and the best final grade. We handle removal and proper disconnection of all the pool equipment. All permits and inspections are handled by us and you don't pay us the final check until the inspector signs off on the work being completed.
Most contractors will recommend the easy way out. Complete pool removal is usually your best option, though, it is more costly. This process gives you the best final result with the least amount of yard settlement. Your pool is broken into manageable pieces and completely removed from your property instead of simply burying it in the backyard. If there will ever be building in that area, there won't be buried rubble to have to sort through in the future.
Only have concrete decking to be removed or other structures? We have you covered. With years of demolition experience, there is not much we can't handle.
On a budget? Are you tired of hearing frogs and worrying about your child falling in and drowning? Are you looking to sell or rent your home and want to reduce the liability? We can break your pool down into small pieces, compact the dirt over the concrete and grade out your yard to give you the proper drainage. I offer the best solution for minimal long term settlement and all work comes with a lifetime warranty so if it is to ever sink in the future, we will make it right even if it is 10 years later.
This is the best way to improve property value with out spending a fortune renovating your old pool and at the same time decrease your liability. We have a few options to make that big hole in the yard go away. If you have a vinyl pool, the liner and support shell is completely removed and in both cases, the dirt is compacted and graded to leave you with a nice open space in your yard.
***Do not be fooled by some online "DIY concepts" or lazy "quick buck" contractors that suggest that only drilling holes or knocking a small portion out of the bottom and sides are acceptable forms of pool removal. This is a huge mistake. The entire bottom and sides need to be broken into pieces small enough to be able to mix into the dirt for filling, proper drainage, even compaction with the least amount of settlement and in some rare circumstance that the area will ever need to be excavated in the future.***
I have been serving the Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia area for more than 20 years as both a commercial and residential contractor.
With an extensive background in concrete structure and demolition, Rock Creek Excavation is poised to provide a service to those in need of a big company service at a small company price.
After being in the commercial market for many years, my focus is to simplify the projects we take on and give our customers a hands on approach to each project. You will work one-on-one with me and I will guide you through every detail of the pool demolition process. I will learn about your vision, backyard space, budget and timeline. Then, we will create a unique plan to make your dream a reality. Even if your dream is destruction, I will work with your every thought to give you the best result as a demolition contractor. With each job, my clients get my mobile phone number and the confidence that the project will go smoothly. My extensive network allows access to the materials and machinery to fit all the projects we take on.
Demolition of your in-ground pool is our specialty. View Portfolio of Previous Work.
Tired of the constant repair bills?
Everyone who owns a pool knows how much the maintenance and repairs cost.
If your pool is not used regularly, you could be spending more than $200 or more on average per swim. The metro area only has about 3 good months of pool weather to begin with and heaters cost a fortune to run to extend that time into the fall.
Demolition and removal are not cheap but a permanent solution to rid yourself of the headaches associated with that big hole in the ground. While the average cost of maintaining a 600-800 square foot pool is around $2,000 per year, removal will cost a bit more up front but with very little to no long term costs. If you do the math, joining the local swim club is a far cheaper solution to get your swimming fix and a much more social experience. Add this with the constant buying and juggling of chemicals and increasing liabilities of the neighbor's kid drowning, the answer is easy.
The average cost may vary from site to site but it is a good idea to budget at least $4,000 for a vinyl liner pool and $6,000-$10,000 for a concrete (shotcrete or gunite).
These prices all vary a bit but and the final cost will vary from job to job depending on your final plan for the space. Many people use the space for planting vegetables and landscape gardens while others use the space for a lawn or patio.
However you like to use the space is up to you. It is our job to get you there.
Removing your pool prior to the sale of your house will not only expand the amount of potential interested buyers, it also will avoid buyers using the presence of a pool as a negotiating tactic to lower the sale price. Typically, the cost of removal will come back to you threefold at sale in these cases.
All work is guaranteed 100%. We stand behind our work.
Warranty covers defects in grade due to settlement and standing water associated with work area.