Montgomery, TX - Can you look at my quote?

TXKandyMarch 21, 2012

Am I missing anything? Is there an obvious problem with this quote? Let me know what y'all think.

Thanks so much!!


Rebar 8" on center (3/8" steel)

Gunite shell with average 6" walls & floor

Tile - Choice of 6"x6" tile/standard

Coping - Flagstone

Exposed interior finish - Pebble Sheen/Primera

12�x8� Tan Ledge w/steps

5 Ton rock waterfall with grotto

(1) Benches/(1) Steps

(3) Bubblers on Tan Ledge

Lifetime structural warranty


Pool plumbing 2" schedule 40 PVC

(2) Large Jandy LED lights

Jandy AquaPure Salt Stystem

Pentair 320 Auto-chlorinator

Jandy Stealth 2.0 Max Rated Pump

Jandy FloPro 2.0 pump (for water feature)

Jandy CV460 Cartridge filter

Automatic refill

Polaris 280 with Halcyon Booster Pump

Dedicated Cleaner Line

(1) Umbrella Sleeves

Overflow line and grate

2 Skimmers /6 Main Drains

5 Returns

Aqualink RS 6 with PDA

Electrical and Gas to equipment


Reinforced with steel

Deco drain for proper drainage as needed

Equipment pad

Deck coating - Pea Gravel/Parital Stained

7� SPA

Tiered flagstone spillover

Raised 12"

Spa plumbing 1.5" schedule 40 PVC

6 Jets

Shared 2.0 hp pump

Jandy Lxi 400 Heater

(1) Small Jandy LED light

Polaris Qt2.0 Blower


Final site clean

Cleaning equipment for home

Balance of chemicals upon start-up

30-day chemical and cleaning service (from date of exposed


Pool school

HOMEOWNER - Not included in quote


Removal of any concrete

Reroute of sprinkler/utilties

Removal and repair fence as needed


Pool area: 558�

Perimeter: 95�

Depths: 3�x5�x7�

IA: 1033

Gallons: 20,925

Deck area: 848�

34�x 24�

Pool Price: $48,611.00

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The bond beam specs are missing. Cut the rolled edge of a paper cup off and lift the cup. It held water but had no structural integrity. A pool is no different in that respect.

A 5 ton waterfall needs a prepared bed to sit on and additional reinforcement. It isn't stated here and is needed or the weight will press the shell into the pool.

The overflow should be connected at the autofiller. Only one port is needed in the pool. While grate is nice, it isn't normally considered a submerged suction and should not be subject to VGB compliance but every town's engineer is different.

You have two water features, the waterfall and bubblers. You have only one water feature pump listed but 6 drains. Are there two water feature pumps?

You would do better with Jandy's variable speed pump for the pool/spa combo. During normal filtration, low and slow is best but the spa will need higher speeds.

What spa jets? What size air and water loops here?

Many builders limit distances for gas and electric. Check yours and don't forget the distances needed in the home too!

I like RS-8 controllers. They can more easily be made into 16 relay systems.

I personally like seeing any 2-HP or greater pump using 2.5" plumbing on all the drains to the equipment.


    Bookmark   March 27, 2012 at 7:01AM
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Thank you so much for the info. I will def review these items with the builder. I truly appreciate your help!! You always have so much helpful information in your posts :)

    Bookmark   April 10, 2012 at 10:00PM
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