The summer is here, and we all ended up having more free time than we ever dreamed of! Therefore, what is the best DIY you can do now? A pallet swimming pool.
Since we are all at home, and the weather is great, why not spending the days diving in the cool and refreshing water? Having your own, private, cleaner, and quieter pool at home is absolutely amazing!
What’s more, all you need is a short list of materials, some basic tools, and a bit of know-how!
According to the Easypaletteideas.com website:
“We are here with this pallet swimming pool project out of 40 Pallets to share with you that will all help you to have your own garden or backyard swimming pool while having not too much in your wallet to spend!
40 pallets and a water pump and the tarp will be the main supply items for entire pool installation and you can get the perfect wood reconditioning and cutting apparatus and also the latest perfect hardware for an all lasting fittings and overall assembly of pool parts! “
Here is all you need:
- 40 Pallet Boards
- Gaffa/Duct Tape Pool Liner 9m x 7m
- Steel Cable
- Metal Plates to Stabilize the Corners
- Clarke Spe800 Rated Pump
- Plastic Pipes for Water Transfer
- Coach Bolts with Nuts
- 75mm Steel Screws
- 2 Inches Nails
- Sanding Tools
- Cutting Tools
- Metal Brackets
Now, here are the instructions:
- Using the pallets, create the boundary of the pool. Cover the interior with plywood sheets, and surround it with beams on the exterior.
- Stabilize the corners using metal plates and heavy-duty steel screws. Install stairs using more pallets to reach the diving point of the pool.
- Once it is ready, Easypaletteideas.com advises filling it only halfway to check for any leaks or problematic areas.
- In case everything is perfect, run for your swimwear!
This type of pool will save you a lot of money. Moreover, easypalleteideas.com also provides helpful information on where to find these palettes for free.
The project can also be copied at the patio, or you can use the same instructions to turn it into a home deck pool by suing more pallets!
So, get crafty, and make your backyard a popular summer location in the neighborhood this season!