New Construction in Columbus, OH

The Shipley family of Columbus, Ohio was brave enough to extend the construction of their brand new home to add a beautiful pool, pool house and spa that would satisfy the biggest of dreamers here at PoolSupplyWorld. Clayton and David knew exactly what they wanted when searching for their builder, and it shows. Doing research paid off when they got exactly what they had planned, without any problems along the way. The end result is an inviting outdoor entertainment area that will be sure to entertain friends and family for years to come.

Starting Out


Looking at the pool build process and ending results, it’s obvious the build was well planned. One year of planning to be exact. From the stamped concrete upgrade, to the lights used to give a great nighttime ambiance, the build was executed perfectly.


The original plan was to install a vinyl pool and a stand-alone spa that would drop down into a concrete block surround. This way, the Shipley’s could enjoy their spa year around with it’s own separate plumbing and maintenance.


The vinyl liner went in without a hitch, and concrete frame was built for the spa.

Changes Made Along the Way


Large project often change throughout the process, so it’s no surprise the Shipley’s made some compromises and improvements to their original plans. Originally they planned on paving the pool patio with blue stone, but after comparing the cost of the blue stone to stamped concrete, decided to go with stamped concrete. Saving money is always a good thing, and the outcome still looks phenomenal!


The Finished Product

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After much planning and hard work, the Shipley’s dream is now a reality. The pool now sparkles in the sun and glows at night.

The Shipley’s friends and family can cool down and enjoy the pool in the summer or relax in the spa during the winter. The pool, spa, outdoor fireplace, and grill make this backyard the perfect venue for entertainment!

Pool Specs

20×40 vinyl in ground pool
Full Shallow Steps
Composite Walls (upgraded from steel)
Under-Liner Tread Steps
Textured Liner (upgrade)
Automatic Cover (upgrade)
5ft Sheer Descent (upgrade)
Dual Main Drains
2 Skimmers
5 Returns
2-Inch Plumbing
Formed Concrete Coping (free upgrade)
2500 sqft Stamped and Colored Concrete ($12 sq foot roughly $30,000)
Stone Walls for Spa (customer provided spa)

Equipment Specs

3 Pentair IntelliBright 5G LED Pool Lights (upgrade)
4 Pentair Laminar LED Lighted Deck Jets (free upgrade)
Pentair IntelliFlo 3HP Variable Speed Pump (upgrade)
Pentair TR140 II Sand Filter
Pentair UltraTemp 120 BTU Heat Pump (upgrade)
Pentair EasyTouch Automation System with IC40 Salt System (upgrade)

Base Cost: $31,995
Total Cost with Upgrades: $95,900*
*$30,000 of that was for the concrete decking. The price also included permits, taxes, 28K gallons of water, and a 5-year warranty on everything.

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When Kevin’s not enjoying the water himself he’s engaging himself in the wide world of pool and spa knowledge which he passes on to our customers through producing content for our blogs and website. Outside of the pool world you can find him enjoying life with friends, family and his off the wall dog Brixton.