building of a pool by 'We Fix Ugly Pools'
5] PHOENIX, AZ, US -- In less time than it takes to drive to the
Pacific Ocean, We Fix Ugly Pools built a backyard swimming pool
for a Central Phoenix family in less than 6 hours.
The Phoenix-based company set a world record for the
fastest building of a pool.
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According to research by Brian Morris, owner of We
Fix Ugly Pools, previous pool building records were 13 to 16 hours.
hours and 56 minutes later, we were done,” Morris said. “We started
at 6 a.m. By 9 a.m. we already shotcrete the pool. The Phoenix Fire
Department filled the pool with water in nine minutes. ”
Morris said an extreme home improvement show gave him the idea of
beating a pool building record. Morris joked to Julie and Michael
Fish, who had signed a contract for a pool in June, that he could
build their pool in one day.
Both Morris and the family declined to say how much
they paid for the pool. But Morris said the entire job would normally
cost more than $55,000.
“She opened up her house and her life to us,” Morris
said. “We wanted to give her a pool and landscaping that would be
very (energy efficient).”
Around 3:30 p.m. workers showed the Fish family how
to remove the pool’s safety cover. The couple’s son, Grant, and
some neighborhood kids jumped into the pool.
“It was pretty impressive how everything came
together,” said Morris. “At one point we had over 150 people working
simultaneously. We all had an end goal in mind. We’re pretty excited
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Fix Ugly Pools' website