Excavation Services

Pool & Spa excavation, ditches for gas and electric lines, dirtwork and leveling for decks…



Excavation Services

Pool & Spa excavation, ditches for gas and electric lines, dirtwork and leveling for decks…



Tight Spaces?

No Problem!

When excavating and intalling pools, it’s sometimes necessarry to work in tight spaces. We have the equipment and epertise you need.

Tight Spaces?

No Problem!

Quality Excavation Services

With decades of experience in the industry, CPR Pools specializes in professional pool excavation services for homeowners and business owners in California. 

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Why Choose Us?

We understand the importance of quality results within a reasonable budget. That’s why our dedicated team works closely with clients to meet their excavating, grading, demolition, and hauling needs efficiently. No matter the size of your project, you can trust our highly capable experts at the California Pool and Spa Company.

Backfill / Recompacting

We excel in tight access backfills and recompacting services, ensuring that we get it right the first time, all the way up to the finish grade. With decades of unmatched excellence in the industry and a long list of satisfied clients, we proudly stand as the trusted authority in grading, excavating, pool demolition, recompacting, and other related services in California.

Hauling & Demolition: From Small to Large-scale Project


Proper installation and placement of rebar in pool construction are crucial to ensure the structural integrity and longevity of the pool. It is important to adhere to local building codes and regulations regarding rebar spacing, diameter, and installation techniques to ensure compliance and safety.

Site Evaluation

Before excavation begins, a thorough site evaluation is conducted to assess the suitability of the location for the pool. Factors such as soil condition, accessibility, proximity to utilities, and local regulations are taken into consideration. The site is surveyed, and the pool’s desired shape, size, and depth are marked out.

Marking & Layout

Once the site is evaluated, the pool layout is marked on the ground using stakes, strings, or spray paint. This ensures accurate dimensions and provides a visual guide for the excavation process.


Soil Removal

The excavation process involves removing the soil to create the pool’s desired shape and depth. The excavated soil is typically loaded onto trucks or dumped in a designated area for later use or disposal. It’s important to adhere to local regulations regarding soil disposal or reuse.

The excavation crew operates the machinery to dig into the ground, following the marked layout. The depth and shape of the excavation are carefully monitored to ensure it matches the design specifications. The crew may also use hand tools for precision work in areas where machinery cannot reach.


Sloping & Benching

Depending on the pool design and local building codes, the excavation may involve sloping the sides of the hole or creating benches (horizontal ledges) at specific depths. Sloping and benching provide stability to the pool structure and help accommodate features such as steps or varying water depths.


Soil Compaction

After the excavation is complete, the soil may need to be compacted to ensure a stable base for the pool construction. Compaction helps prevent settling or shifting of the ground, which could affect the pool’s integrity over time.


Utilities & Plumbing

Excavation also involves creating trenches or channels for utility lines, such as plumbing and electrical conduits. These lines are laid out and installed in the excavated area, ensuring proper connections for water circulation, filtration, lighting, and other pool equipment.


Site Cleanup

Once the excavation is finished, the site is cleared of excess soil, rocks, and debris. The surrounding area is leveled, and any necessary erosion control measures, such as retaining walls or erosion blankets, may be implemented.


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How long does a pool excavation take?

The time it takes to complete a pool excavation can vary based on several factors including the size of the pool, soil conditions, and local regulations. Generally, it can take anywhere from a few days to a couple of weeks.

Do I need a permit for pool excavation?

Yes, most localities require a building permit for pool construction, which includes the excavation process. Check with your local government to determine what is needed.

How is excavation soil handled?

The excavated soil can either be used in other landscaping projects, removed from the site, or sometimes, a combination of both. Discuss your preferences with your contractor.

Can weather affect my pool excavation?

Yes, heavy rain can cause delays by making the ground too muddy for excavation equipment. Extreme heat or cold can also impact the timeline and effectiveness of the excavation process.

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