How to Use the Owner Builder Pool Cost Tool    
Change Sheets by clicking on the Tabs at the top of the page    
     
Use  the Orange cells for the input of your requirements    
TO CALCULATE YOUR OWNER BUILDER POOL COST    
     
It is only necessary to fill two boxes for the cost of a basic pool. So if you want a 30' x 15'  
pool the pool area will be 30 x 15 = 450 sq.ft. (As already entered into the pool area box)
The Tool calculates the pool perimeter and the appropriate deck area in the next 2 x grey boxes
Then the minimum access width to your Backyard needs to go in the next Orange Box
     
Type in pool area in square feet SQ. FT.  
     
Pool perimeter in feet FT.  
(Pool length = 2 x Width)    
Pool deck area in square feet SQ. FT.    
       
TYPE IN the Minimum Access Width (MUST BE 3 FT + )    
( to your Backyard in Ft)      
 
OWNER BUILDER  POOL AND DECK COST    
     
Pool Excavation - 4ft deep  
Pool Shell Steel Rebar   
Shotcrete Pool Shell - 4ft deep  
Plaster with White Marcite Finish and Tile Band  
Plumbing and pipework  
Electrical Installation  
Pool Filtration Equipment  
In-floor Pool Cleaning  
Spray Deck Area  
     
TOTAL COST OF OWNER BUILDER POOL   
Please Remember that this Basic Pool Cost is what a Pool Installation Contractor pays his
Trade Contractors. As an Owner Builder this is what you wiil have to pay.
Pool Contractors will add a Profit Margin between 50% and 100% and so you would have to
pay up to 2 x the Basic Pool Cost shown above if you place an order with one of them!
 
Now Add the OPTIONAL EXTRAS that you require          
           
Type in 6x6 or 7x7  for the Spa size you want
Type Number required OR Click on box if an Optional Extra is required
           
Note that a wet deck and/or steps can be put in the same pool area at no extra cost    
           
TYPE IN Spa size if required (either 6x6, 7x7)  
Nexus LED lights (including transformer) - Insert No  
Fire Pits or Fire Places (Walls areas as per bond beam)- Insert no  
Sheer descents 2 Ft wide - Insert No required  
Bond Beam of 25 Sq Ft (Raised features or walls) - Insert No  
Increase Pool Area by 100 Sq Ft  for Wet Deck  
Deck Jets - insert No  
Spillways from Spa into Pool - Insert No  
BBQ Stub comprising gas supply with valve - Insert No  
 Yard Gate Safety Devices - Insert No  
Int.Door Safety Devices - Insert No  
Salt Water Chlorination   
Ecommand control system inc remote + 2 Actuators   
Prologic 4 Total control system inc remote + 2 Actuators  
Cable run from power board to pool panel - Insert No of Ft  
Gas pipe from meter to pool panel (For spa only) Insert No of Ft    
           
Total Cost of Optional Extras      
Pool Installation Contractors will also add their 50 to 100% margin to these Costs as well
 
OPTIONAL FINISHES Insert "yes" in orange box if required   
   
Colored Marcite pool finish
Fine Pebble pool finish
Quartz pool finish
Tiled pool finish in 1" mosaic tiles
Extra cost for tile band in 1" mosaic tiles
Stamped concrete to deck area
Travatine finish to deck area
       
       
       
TOTAL COST OF POOL WALL AND FLOOR FINISHES
Pool Installation Contractors will also add their 50 to 100% margin to these Costs as well
         
 
 
 
 
   
TOTAL POOL COST OF A  Sq Ft Pool    
WITH A  Sq Ft Deck    
   
Pool Labour and Parts from Basic Pool Cost    
Total Cost of Optional Extras      
Total Pool Wall & Floor Finishes      
           
           
           
Total Cost of Your Pool      
   
Please Remember that this Basic Pool Cost is what a Pool Installation Contractor pays his  
Trade Contractors. As an Owner Builder this is what you wiil have to pay.  
   
Pool Contractors will add a Profit Margin between 50% and 100% and so you would have to  
pay up to 2 x the Basic Pool Cost shown above if you place an order with one of them!  
   
   
 
 
Your Owner Builder Pool will Cost    
How Much a Week will this Cost?    
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Type in Loan Term in years      
Select Your Credit Rating    
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Average Credit Score      
Poor Credit score      
     
Interest Rate      
         
Approximate Weekly Pool Loan Cost