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California subcontractors added to list!
Monday, April 23 2007 @ 02:15:44 EDT by squidboy (8946 reads)
News and UpdatesI've been getting a ton of email from folks from California who have been wanting a piece of the O/B action. I've been slowly collecting subcontractor contact information over the years for the readers in CA. Well, I finally added them to Other Subcontractors part of the website.

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5th Owner Builder story up
Thursday, March 29 2007 @ 02:51:32 EDT by squidboy (28399 reads)
News and UpdatesIts been awhile, but I finally got around to getting another OB story up. MB is also from Chandler, AZ so we are neighbors of sorts. A lot of you will really be interested in MB's story because many of you have written to me asking, "Ben, prices have gone up since you built your pool - what is the current cost TODAY for building a pool as an owner/builder?"

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As promised - the 4th Owner/Builder Story is up
Monday, June 06 2005 @ 05:04:34 EDT by squidboy (19776 reads)
News and UpdatesAll the gory details of the 4th Owner/Builder story is written up and its chockful of details that I hope you will find fascinating and informative. I've included six (count 'em) pool design drawings from his project in addition to ...

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Teaser for 4th Owner/Builder Story
Thursday, June 02 2005 @ 02:01:00 EDT by squidboy (18520 reads)
News and UpdatesEvery once in a while, I'll have a reader email me some photos of their completed pool project that makes my jaw hit the floor. Check out what MM from Riverside, CA completed earlier this year in time for his SuperBowl Sunday party 2005 ...

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3rd Owner/Builder story up
Sunday, July 18 2004 @ 23:07:09 EDT by squidboy (17322 reads)
News and UpdatesJZ actually finished up his pool back in April, but I've been too busy to follow-up. I finally got around to visiting him last Friday and what I saw was spectacular ...

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Another Owner/Builder story up
Tuesday, July 06 2004 @ 03:43:27 EDT by squidboy (11044 reads)
News and UpdatesI've been trying to play catchup on the stories that are starting to pile up on my desk. I don't know if I'll ever gain ground on them. Oh well ...

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New Section Added: Other Owner/Builder Stories
Thursday, June 03 2004 @ 03:13:42 EDT by squidboy (11055 reads)
News and UpdatesHere's a section that I've been wanting to add for a long time now: stories on other people who have gone the Owner/Builder route and have lived to tell about it ...

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Why you shouldn't build your own pool ...
Saturday, May 15 2004 @ 12:28:16 EDT by squidboy (31125 reads)
News and UpdatesWhy shouldn't you? What are the legitimate downsides of building your own pool as an owner/builder? There are two sides to every story. Here are the potential pitfalls ...

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Why you should build your own pool ...
Saturday, May 15 2004 @ 12:20:46 EDT by squidboy (23573 reads)
News and UpdatesWhy should you? What are the benefits of acting as the GC as an owner/builder? Is it worth the effort? Here's the bottom line ...

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Welcome to the New and Improved ''How I Built My Own Swimming Pool'' website!
Saturday, May 15 2004 @ 11:50:00 EDT by squidboy (18003 reads)
News and UpdatesWell, its been over a year since I promised to update the site, but its finally come to fruition! Welcome (back) to the new and improved website that I promised so long ago.

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