UncategorizedHow a Dumpster Became a Family Swimming Pool

How a Dumpster Became a Family Swimming Pool

This look into how a dumpster became a family swimming pool when New Orleans based architect ” Stefan Beese” has transformed an old dumpster shipping container into an upscale looking private pool in his backyard for his family to play, relax and cool down in refreshing water.

 

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To create a dumpster pool:
– The dumpster was cleaned then coated with anti-corrosive paint
– Shallow hole dug about 1 foot deep then layer of limestone was placed to protect the soil underneath the pool
– The steel container was then lined with half inch high density insulation foam and a flexible pool liner for padding.
– Pine slats hide the dumpster’s metal sides to create a modern exterior that blends into the natural landscaping.

Click below to read more about how a dumpster became a family swimming pool:

http://www.nola.com/homegarden/index.ssf/2012/09/experimental_architect_stefan.html

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