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Doug remodeled my pool in January. I love it! He said I should expand the deck around the waterfall. Best advice. Nothing negative to say.
Sid H

The pool he designed is amazing! My recent birthday pool party was a success and my family and friends LOVED the pool! I highly recommend Tilney Pools! They are very professional and get everything done in perfect timing! GREAT JOB! Thanks for doing such a great job! Can’t wait to have more pool parties!
Cecily P

I’ve heard horror stories about pool installations , but my experience with Tilney has been wonderful. John and Doug were great explaining the process and selection. Pool came out fabulous!

Even after completion, John was very supportive of all my questions and concerns. I would highly recommend Tilney pools. Quality workmanship, exceptional customer service, overall great experience. Love my new pool and deck, gorgeous! Thank you John and team. You guys are super awesome!

Julie C

These are the best pool contractors in the area . They told us when they would start how long it would take and the work was outstanding. They fixed any questions we had about the work and have helped us after they finished buy helping us to expand our deck and helping us find someone to to maintain the pool for us.

If you want a pool done on time no problems and done professionally these are the people. I can’t say enough good about them.

Robert Fritch

Look no further for a high quality pool company. We got quotes from several companies around here and Tilney had the best quote and was one of the easiest companies to work with. They finished the project 4 weeks early and everything was done to a high standard. We worked with Drew, he was always very responsive if we needed something and he was consistently calling us to communicate what was going on with the project. I have so many neighbors commenting on the quality of the work. The pool equipment is also top of the line. Our heater is gas powered and we were able to heat the hot tub in 6 minutes from 84-101. Super happy we went with this company. The process was better than I could have expected. Thanks for our beautiful pool!
Molly Hart

The Tilney Pool Company met and surpassed our expectations of having a custom pool built and believe it or not, it was completed ahead of schedule too. I was very skeptical about having a pool built especially with all of the horror stories in the news lately about fraudulent builders and pool builders that leave jobs unfinished leaving people with a pond in their backyard filled with mosquitos.

I did my due diligence, checked County Civil Court Records, Better Business Bureau and local City Code issues on several pool companies in the Tampa Bay Area. I chose the Tilney Pool Company based on my findings and we were very glad that we did.
The owner Doug (who shows up at the job site) and Drew (who checks on everything during the process of the build ) were fantastic to deal with. The company is run very professionally and the work crews show up on time and when scheduled. If there is a scheduling issue you will hear from Drew to inform you ahead of time about it.

Our pool was completed ahead of schedule and was finished exactly how the drawings were presented to us. The fit and finish of the pools is great as were the pavers for the decking and the mechanical parts as well (pump, filter,lighting)

I would highly recommend the Tilney Pool Company to anyone who is looking for a quality product at a fair price and without setbacks or company drama.

I am not associated, related or a paid sponsor for the company just an average Joe who appreciates a good honest company that provides a good product.

Sheltie Dad

Tilney Pools: Absolutely the best experience!

If you’re looking for a new pool you have to call Tilney Pools! We had an older pool removed to get a clean slate for our new pool. John at Tilney made the process so easy, he’s so knowledgeable and communicates through the entire process. County permitting can take a while, however, from start to finish Tilney Pools had us swimming in 58 days!!! The entire Tilney team (Joe, John, Dallas, Cody and Colton) were amazing to work with…so nice, honest and caring about our project. Surprisingly, every subcontractor that Tilney uses were just as nice, as well as the best in their trade. Our pool project turned out beautifully, we could not be happier! Many thanks to Doug Tilney and his team….as John told us in the beginning, “we want you to hug us in the grocery store, not throw tomatoes at us!” Trust me, if you’re looking for a pool start by calling Tilney Pools, you’ll be glad you did!

Responsiveness, Punctuality, Professionalism

Tony Bracci

We just completed our pool renovation with Tilney Pools and could not be happier. Kevin, our project manager, and his team were outstanding. Very responsive to any and all questions and extremely helpful in bringing our much-needed reno design to life.
The crew arrived on their scheduled date, prepared and cleared the old decking, and began installation quickly. They cleaned up after themselves daily and made sure we were informed of what was next in the process.

Our PM Kevin was great to work with from start to finish. He provided us with a great deal of information and was able to guide us through the process with helpful suggestions and answers to our many questions. His attention to detail and professionalism is exceptional.

We were told the project would complete in 4 weeks and they met that date on the nose. How refreshing to have a contractor actually complete a job on time! We now have a beautiful new pool deck and gorgeous pool finish!

If you are considering a pool remodel, please give Tilney Pools a call – they are hands down the best!

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Tracey Hayduke

From the beginning of our dream to install a pool, Drew was responsive, timely and determined to give us the pool we wanted. We were told a price and timeline. The timeline was 10-12 weeks, which had us swimming about Halloween-time. Many people had told us about the perils of pool construction, so we expected some issues. But, there weren’t any.

The outline was cut on July 24th. We were swimming on September 22nd. On budget. Drew was professional, communicative and visited the job site often to ensure the project was moving properly. We got the pool of our dreams, and actually more. Very happy with the performance and quality of Tilney Pools, and have already made several referrals to others.

Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Professionalism, Value

Inground pool installation, Custom Swimming pool design

James Reed

Tilney Pools is an outstanding company with amazing customer service. They return calls promptly and if any issues arise with a pool they install, they work quickly to help correct the issues and let you keep enjoy your beautiful pool. I had an issue with a Salt Chlorine Generator that failed (but still under warranty) and they greatly assisted in having the salt cell manufacture replace their product. John and his team are amazing!
Justin Howland

Services: Inground pool installation, Design, Custom Swimming pool design
Positive: Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness
We would choose Tilney Pools 10/10 times… they were FANTASTIC to work with, and our pool/deck build is a dream come true. We selected Tilney based on their quality of design and professionalism during the “interview” process, and they over-delivered every step of the way. The quality of the craftsmanship is amazing, the design is stunning, the timeline was on target, and the people are awesome. They’ve even stepped up to help us diagnose any issues that have arisen after the pool was complete (issues caused by operator error or wifi glitches, not as a result of the pool equipment). We highly recommend Tilney and are so glad we chose to work with them! (The image doesn’t do the pool justice.)

Kristen Huber

The family hired Tilney pools to remodel my elderly mothers pool. Kevin met with my mother and made her feel comfortable throughout the remodel. Kevin was professional and treated my mother with the utmost care. The end result was a beautiful pool and customer satisfaction. I highly recommend Tilney Pools for any pool related service.

Robert Somers

My Husband and I interviewed numerous pool companies. A neighbor had suggested Tilney and we are so glad they did. John was professional, pointed us in the right direction, and was on top of communication. I could not believe our pool was done in two months (30×15 with spa.) We have neighbors who have been under construction for 9+ months. Everyone is now asking who we used. Tilney and John truly stuck to the timeframe they promised up front. Further photos to come… Tilney comes highly recommended. Thank you to all who made our backyard into a beautiful paradise.

Responsiveness, Professionalism

Inground pool installation, Spa & hot tub installation, Custom Swimming pool design

Amanda Grau

Working with Tilney Pools was an amazing experience. The quality and professionalism of the team created our perfect outdoor oasis and totally exceeded my expectations! The entire project was completed in 7 weeks and I highly recommend Tilney Pools to everyone who has stopped to admire our new pool.

Inground pool installation

Donna Wudyka

Tilney Pools installed a new inground pool in my yard. They were always on time from initial appointments through the completion of the project. Any problem that was discovered was taken care of immediately. The project personnel were always professional and courteous. There was never any debris left behind anytime work was completed. I was always informed of scheduling and when to expect workers at my home. After permitting was done, the work began without delay. I researched many other pool builders for this project. My research always led me back to Tilney Pools. They are an outstanding company and they do everything to protect their reputation. Job well done !

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Custom Swimming pool design

Jim Beining

We highly recommend Tilney Pools! Living in St. Pete, our backyard space is limited but John listened to what we wanted and made it exactly so. A shelf was even added to the design so our dog will get a chance to enjoy it… once she decides she’s used to it! We couldn’t be any happier and truly appreciate the quality and professionalism.

Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Professionalism

Inground pool installation, Design, Custom Swimming pool design

Cassandra Nash

We are so happy with our new pool. Tilney Pools did an outstanding job. They were on time or ahead of schedule with the phases of construction. Their team of workers were respectful, clean, and courteous. Now all we need is warm weather. Can’t wait to jump in!

Positive : Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Professionalism, Value

Services : Custom Swimming pool design

Darrren Nardozzi

We had just purchased our home and our yard needed a lot of TLC. Being from up north, we definitely wanted a pool. We interviewed and received quotes from 3 other pool builders. I felt like we were talking to used car salesmen trying to make their quotas to get a free trip! One of them even told us just that! Feeling discouraged, we made one more phone call to get one more quote. We called Tilney Pools. Doug came out and designed the perfect pool for us. He is a pro! He gave us a very fair quote and helped us to understand the process along the way. He is very hands on and was there throughout the entire process. His crew is outstanding. Joe is very meticulous and takes pride in his work. Our pool is beautiful. I will definitely recommend Tilney Pools every time!

Margaret Silver

We had Tilney pools do out pool, and very glad they did so. The crew was very professional , polite. When there was a issue they would come the next day to take care of it. I would highly recommend Tilney pools. Paul F.

Paul J. Friedl

It has been an absolute pleasure working with Tilney pools. Best contractor/construction project I’ve ever experienced!!! It is now after construction we are enjoying our new pool/Spa and deck, I was going to care for the pool myself. However with a company that treats their customers so well. Why would I want too!!!I look forward to many more years of dealings with Tilney pools, And Im referring them out anytime I get the chance!!! Brian S. Tampa.

Here we are 6 months into owning our new pool. It’s summer!!! Just wanted to post a couple pics and THANK Doug and his crew for all they do. We Absolutely love it!!! It literally has changed our lives, Our new center piece!!! We’re in it everyday!!! Words just can’t express our gratitude!!! Truly refreshing to know there’s still good guys out there doing it right!!! Amazing customer experience!!! And as I’ve read a few other reviews. I see I’m not the only one!!! Thank you guys again!!! Brian&Charlotte
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I’ve dealt with several other pool companies in my time, and none have been anywhere near the level of quality and skill as Tilney Pools, and they actually finished the project a week ahead of projection. Kevin G was an amazing rep; he took time to sit down, go through material and color scheme, answered all of my questions, and gave me great advice. Ask for Kevin and make sure you use Tilney Pools for a great outcome.

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Lee Pearlman

Tilney did a great job with our pool resurfacing! Kevin and the entire team were extremely responsive and helpful throughout the entire process. They even managed to finish ahead of schedule which was a great bonus for us. I would highly recommend their services.

Positive : Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Professionalism

Services : Swimming pool resurfacing

Joshua Downey

Service: Swimming pool resurfacing
Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
We definitely did our due diligence with deciding on who to use for our pool resurfacing project and chose Tilney Pools. They were not the least expensive option, but they were competitively priced with the other pool companies that we contacted. However, from the initial contact there was no question that they would deliver a top quality product. The owner, Doug, was very knowledgeable and professional. We worked directly with Kevin who guided us through the entire project. Kevin was always responsive and really made us feel comfortable with answering any questions that we had along the way. I would highly recommend Tilney Pools. They not only delivered a high quality product/service, but they are genuinely nice people who made you feel like they appreciated your business – such a rarity these days!

Joni Mann

Services: Inground pool installation, Design, Custom Swimming pool design
Positive: Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness

We have nothing but positive to say about Tilney Pools. They provide a quote and a timeline. They hit every step of the timeline AND finished on budget. After the installation when you expect them to disappear and go the next job they were amazing coming back several times to answer our questions and teach how to be pool owners.

Truly the most amazing experience. I recommend them to anyone I hear asking about a pool company.

Tim Cooper

We searched for Pool Company’s to build a small pool in our backyard. After reading the great reviews about Tilney Pools, we decided to use them. We didn’t even get a second quote! The pool is gorgeous! Doug Tilney and John Dadswell along with the Tilney Team created an outdoor space we love. I would highly recommend them. They do quality work. We appreciate working with local owners and Doug is one of the best to work with. Don’t hesitate, call them.

Positive : Responsiveness, Quality, Professionalism, Value

Services : General construction, Design

Devon Allison

Service: Inground pool installation
Positive: Professionalism, Punctuality, Responsiveness
I had a inground pool installed 2 years ago. It was a great experience working with Tilney Pools then and even after 2 years any question or concerns I have now are answered immediately. I hear of people all the time that cannot get anyone from other companies to call them back. I have never had to wait for a response from Tilney Pools even after all this time has passed from the initial installation. I would highly recommend Tilney Pools for the great work and customer service they give to their customers

Jennifer Lowe

Services: General construction, Design
Positive: Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
I just want to share some insider information on these guys. We own a pool cleaning company and work with several local builders. Tilney Pools is setting the stage for other builders to follow. We know quality construction when we see it and these guys definitely focus on quality. They care about and take pride in their work and most other builders only care about making money. It’s truly a pleasure cleaning a Tilney Pool. Not all builders are equal. You need to be really careful when choosing a builder and you’ll be in good hands with these guys. Give them a call you’ll be glad you did.

William Taylor

Positive: Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
I usually don’t write reviews but this pool company is the best company I have ever worked with in all the years of me dealing with home contractors. From Doug the owner and all his great employees they all act like there doing a pool for one of there family members. Doug told me a time frame and he delivered. Doug is the owner of Tilney pools and was always stopping by to make sure that me and my wife were happy and always would call or text to give us updates on every step of the process.It only would let me do 5 stars or it would have been 10! Getting a pool installed is a big project and I am so glad I did my homework and picked Tileny pools there a Licensed home and commercial pool builder that GETS IT DONE RIGHT ! Great JOB JOE AND ALL YOUR PEOPLE.

William Devlin

It’s not often that you can trust every word that comes out of a contractor’s mouth. I’m happy to say that Doug Tilney, with Tilney Pools, is one of those guys that you can. He was upfront and honest with me from the very first conversation and delivered on his promises. He kept me informed every step of the way and showed up every time he said he would. I never had a doubt that this was going to be a great experience and the project would turn out better than expected. Doug and his team certainly delivered! I highly recommend Tilney Pools.

Positive : Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Professionalism, Value

Danny Hartpence

Services: General construction, Design
Positive: Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness
Doug, John and the Tilney crew has been amazing to work with! My husband and I can’t thank you enough for bringing our vision to life. From the initial meeting to finishing the project, you have all been super responsive and ensuring that we knew every phase of the construction. Thank you again! We absolutely LOVE our new backyard paradise!

Michelle Able

A+ experience all around. They told me two months to complete my pool and they were done in that exact time. Beautiful travertine deck. I love the pebble tech finish to the pool. John was always available when I had questions. Thank you so much for making my experience so pleasant and stress free!! Bulldog approves too!!
Michelle Newkirk

Doug and Drew are very professional and worked hard to make us happy with our pool design and construction. The pool was finished in a timely manner as well which was important to us. Highly recommend.

Positive : Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Professionalism

Services : Inground pool installation, Custom Swimming pool design

Scott E.

Services: General construction, Inground pool installation, Remodeling, Design, Custom Swimming pool design, Swimming pool water analysis
Positive: Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
Great owner, I am a subcontractor for him and he has always paid on time. He a does amazing work would recommend 10 stars if I could, Very responsive to his workers and to the owners of the pools he is building. Can’t go wrong hope this helps anyone who is looking for a new pool for summer.

Manuel Lopez

Positive: Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
I just moved into a home with a leaking pool with green water. I knew nothing about pools at the time. The friendly professionals at Tilney pools helped me to solve my problems and redesign my pool. They did a fantastic job that exceeded my expectations. They were always prompt and professional with any questions or issues I had during the process. I would highly recommend this company.

Joseph Ruhlin

John and his crew were fast, responsive and did a high-quality job. Even after our pool was installed, and we have finished paying, he is still swift in his responses to any questions that we have. We would highly recommend.
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Carissa Brumby

Great contractor. Small company with owner on every job.
Joe S

It has been exactly 1 year since Tilney Pools completed our project. John was our designer and main point of contact. We bid our pool out to multiple builders but Tilney we felt most comfortable and transparent. Our pool turned out exactly how we imagined it to be.

Items to note:

– pricing was competitive.
– timelines were met.
– communication was accurate.
– delivered on our project with no delays.
– used top notch equipment.

I will say that if you’re a extremely picky person you will find issues with any contractor. No company is perfect but Tilney is definitely someone I would recommend you communicate with if you want a pool built. If you have your finances in order the process is even more seamless. If we ever need another pool built or a reno, Tilney would be my first call.

Jing Lou

I wanted to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation for the outstanding work Tilney Pools did building my pool. This was a much longer process than anyone anticipated. After contacting Tilney to design my pool, the first step was to request the utility survey. To our surprise we discovered a Duke power line buried in my yard – 10 feet outside of their easement! It took over 2 years for Duke to finally move the power line. Tilney stuck with me the whole way, pushing Duke for updates and progress reports, and even going through several rounds of revisions on the plan (sorry John, that’s what happens when I’m left to my own devices). Once Duke gave the approval for us to begin, Tilney was out the very next week to start with the initial grading. 8 weeks later, my wife and I have our own little slice of paradise right in our back yard! I had lots of questions along the way, and the best piece of advice John Dadswell gave me was to trust the process. And boy was he right! Each successive crew that came out to do their part of the project were true masters at their craft. Every step of the way you could see the quality of their work, and the attention to detail. Doug Tilney and John Dadswell came out periodically throughout the build to survey progress and touch base with me. I truly appreciate the personal touch that a family owned business can provide. I highly recommend anyone looking to build a new pool to contact Tilney Pools. They did an awesome job for me!

Jeff Hedquist

Going into building a pool we were so skeptical after hearing terrible stories of experiences friends and family. We interviewed about eight companies. Tinley Pools blew everyone else out of the water from the beginning, not only was Drew amazing at our initial meet, he continued to be thorough with follow ups and letting us know what was happening each step of the way. Doug the owner even reached out to us as well to check in which was extremely comforting. Building in south Tampa can be a headache with the city and this team was on top of it. Even their back office staff was awesome. We had selected some tough tile to work with and the trades were incredible with their technique and kept the job site clean. They worked ahead of schedule and managed to get our pool down in only a few months during the holidays too! If you’re looking to build a pool, there’s no one else to call, they’re truly the best.
Ally Kern

My experience with Tilney Pools in the design and construction of our pool was exceptional! Each phase of the project was professionally orchestrated and completed on time! Many people have asked me how long it took to have our pool installed and they have all been astonished at my response, “on time”. The finished product not only exceeded what I had originally visualized but has also provided my family and friends with an oasis to enjoy for years to come. I would highly recommend Tilney Pools for your new pool construction project!

Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Professionalism, Value

Inground pool installation, Custom Swimming pool design

Chris Pipes

Wish I could give 10 Stars!!! Tilney Pools had exceeded all my expectations and more. Very well organized company. Fast worker with great integrity. Competitively priced. Helpful and available when needed. I’ve recommended them to all my friends. Big Thank you Tilney Pools team!
Natasha D

We had our pool finished back in January. We have been beyond happy with the finished product along with the process. Drew was our project coordinator throughout and he was able to answer any questions we had and did a great job listening to what we wanted from the start. I highly recommend this company and after reaching out to about 10 companies and got about 8 quotes. Tilney was very reasonable and I can not stress enough how happy we were working with them. Thank you Drew and everyone at Tilney.

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Timothy Putnam

I was referred to Tilney Pools by two friends who had raved about their personal experiences. John Dadswell and the crew exceeded every level of my expectations from start to finish. The level of communication was spectacular and the care John put into our design was pleasantly surprising. On top of that, the crew somehow managed to finish the build 6 weeks ahead of the estimated completion date!! Can’t say enough about Tilney Pools and I am happy to refer them to anyone and everyone!
Matthew Bennett

Buying a new pool or remodeling an existing pool can be quite scary. You’ve seen the news, read the stories, and get an earful from every person you speak with. This is what I experienced with our pool remodel. I called several companies and either they no showed, wanted all money up front, or would simply lie. Then I called Tilney Pools. Kevin came out, inspected the pool, answered a ton of questions, asked what we wanted, and offered suggestions. He explained possible scenarios that might increase cost and gave a 4 week timeline. Once the estimate came in, we scheduled the job. Kevin explained that money is only paid as work is completed. 4 tiers..Every tier the workers were on time, polite, answered questions, and always cleaned up after. The project was completed in 3 weeks. Kevin was the project manager, and he was awesome. Every worker said Tilney Pools is the best to work for and the job must be done right. Every worker also praised Doug the Owner and said he will only accept perfection. So, don’t be scared, don’t believe all the stories, and don’t listen to all the so called experts. Call Tilney Pools, you won’t regret it. The best construction company I have ever dealt with. This is not a paid advertisement. It is a true review from an actual customer.
John Spoor

If you’re reading this review, you must be looking for a company to install your pool. LOOK NO FURTHER! My two neighbors had pools put in and both took a year for completion. That made me very nervous, but after reading the reviews on Tinley pools, we decided to go with them, best decision we ever made! From the beginning starting with obtaining a permit, Kaylee doing all the work to get it done and she even got it earlier than expected. Working with John Was nothing less than awesome ,seeing that I changed everything at least once. He and Doug are very knowledgeable and guided us through the whole process. It was 6 weeks after the permit and my pool was full of water. Everything that John said was going to happen in the timeline happened. If you need to call, more often than not they answer the phone, if you had to leave a message I don’t think we waited more than an hour for someone to get back to us. Even our contractor working on our house commented on how quick and smooth the pool process was and he is now going to start using them himself along with recommending them to his clients. oh by the way, did I mention how fabulous my pool came out! This is your pool company! You won’t be disappointed.Thank you all at Tilney Pools!

Lisa C

Fastest in the business! John told us we’d be swimming in 10 weeks and the team held true to it! Other companies were just getting back to us to get us on the schedule, and Tilney was already finished!

The result was a beautiful pool, custom to our backyard, making the space feel like an oasis. Doug and John really know the pool business, which provided a huge relief that we were not dealing with some random company that would leave us hanging halfway through.

When we ran into some challenges with the surrounding area, Doug and John were quick to come out and work to a perfect solution.

The team really cares about quality work, we are so pleased with the end result. We have a beautiful focal point!

Quality, Professionalism

Inground pool installation, Design, Custom Swimming pool design

Melinda Jagr

Tilney pools was amazing to work with . We refinished an existing pool and deck, not only was the completed work fantastic their customer service was impeccable . Everyone working on the project was polite , cleaned up after themselves, came when they were supposed to and was very hard working .

The pool was old and original so we expected a few surprises, they handled all of these challenges with grace and did not stop until our vision came to light .

Kevin was wonderful to work with , he was very professional and listened to all of our concerns through out the process. We appreciated he input his professional opinion when selecting material etc. We also felt very supported by management during this project which I find unique to small businesses .

We received many quotes and Tilney was very reasonably priced and they responded quickly .I would recommend Tilney to anyone searching for someone to work on their project .

PS. They also helped suggest other very professional vendors to complete our other projects we had and did not disappoint .

Responsiveness, Quality, Professionalism

Inground pool installation

Brianna Bermudez

10/10 recommend this company. Simply put, they are fantastic. They exceeded our every expectation. Craftmanship is excellent, and customer service is even better. They were also the most affordable quote we received. We worked with Drew, and he went above and beyond to ensure we got the pool of our dreams. I’d recommend and trust Tilney to take care of my closest friends and family members. If we ever build another pool, I am calling Tilney and Tilney only.

Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Professionalism, Value

Inground pool installation, Design, Spa & hot tub installation, Custom Swimming pool design

Travis Mellish

Tilney Pools designed and built us a new in-ground pool at our home in North Kenwood. Wait, let me rephrase that…They designed and built us a new slice of good old Florida, tropical paradise. We could not be more happy with how everything turned out and the professional service Tilney Pools has provided. John Dadswell, Doug, and all of the crew were a pleasure to work with. Check out the photos. This could be you’re new paradise if you choose Tilney Pools.

We had about 5 companies quote the process with us and Tilney Pools was very fair and competitive. On top of that, I had three friends in the area start a new pool build around the same time and we were the first ones out of the group to swim (one friend still has a dirt deck and no tile in). Choose Tilney Pools, you can’t go wrong. This company is local, not a national or regional outfit doing dozens of pools at a time. We weren’t just another number. Support local!

*See the before pictures below to really get a sense of the transformation that took place.

Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Professionalism, Value

General construction, Design

Dane Kuplicki

Positive: Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness, Value

Our experience with Tilney Pools has been exceptional. They were our first estimate & I fell in love with their design….nothing else came close. They have been professional, honest and straight forward. Everything you would want in a pool company. They have wowed us at every turn. Their crew is a well oiled machine. They come in and get the job done quickly, smoothly & with perfection. They promised us we would be swimming by Christmas, but instead we will be swimming by Thanksgiving. They are getting the job done in a little over 4 weeks. Even our neighbors & family are amazed. They have never seen a project like this completed so quickly & professionally. We are so thrilled with our decision to go with Tilney Pools. If you are looking for a pool company, look no further!

Melinda Pack

When I say amazing it doesn’t begin to describe my experience with Tilney. John and the crew were professional and worked to get my pool done as quickly as possible. I was told 10-12 weeks everytime I asked about time to build because I hear nightmares from friends about delays. Well 5 weeks into the process we were waiting on surfacing and we could fill. All in all 7 weeks into the build and I’m swimming. I would recommend Tilney for any pool need small and large. I’ll add some photos later but I couldn’t be happier. Now off to enjoy this beautifully created monstrosity of a hot tub I had them design.

Positive : Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Professionalism, Value

Services : Inground pool installation, Design, Custom Swimming pool design

Andrew Elliot

We made the best decision by having Tilney Pools built our dream pool for us. They walked us through the whole design that they proposed and at the same time respecting our suggestions as well! They have a great team work ethics. We were informed of each and every stage of construction before it started. They were very patient in answering all our queries regarding the nuances of having a pool/ maintenance etc. Thank you to the team of Tilney Pools for their beautiful and neat craftsmanship! Highly recommend them!!

Positive : Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Professionalism, Value

Services : General construction, Inground pool installation, Design, Custom Swimming pool design

Rekha Vaid

We are delighted with our new Tilney Pool! From the initial design phase through construction & “pool school” we were given prompt responses, state of the art equipment, and exceptional follow up. John, our pool designer assisted us in every step of the process of the pool construction. The pool was completed in 12 weeks from start to finish! We highly recommend Tilney if you want the best.

Mary Fink

Tilney Pools has been nothing short of amazing! Drew our sales professional has been great from start to finish. If you are looking to build a new pool in Pinellas County, make sure you give Tilney pools a call!
Jon Nutting

I have been using Tilney Pools for all of our Commercial Pool Builds throughout the years. They’ve always gone above and beyond to meet quality and deadlines and we couldn’t be happier with their service and their attention to detail. I love the fact that it’s a family owned business and our business means more to them then just a check…I consider everyone involved at Tilney Pools family and look forward to continue building memories together. Sunwest Construction would like to say “Thank You” to Tilney Pools and see you all on the next one!

Positive : Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Professionalism, Value

Services : General construction, Design

Shawn Beale

Tilney did my pool remodel. The work was top notch and done in just a few weeks. We’re very happy with the results and have referred several of our friends to Tilney.

Positive : Responsiveness, Quality, Professionalism

Services : Remodeling


Not a big google reviewer but after all the hard work the Tilney team did installing our pavers and pool I figured they deserved it. Thank you for completing it in less than the planned schedule and staying in the budget. If you are looking for quality and professional crews then look now more.
Daniel Munyan

I will start by saying I generally do not complete reviews. My family and I recently decided to build a pool. After extensive research we contacted Doug Tilney with Tilney Pools. Doug was very polite, professional and extremely knowledgeable. During the building process Doug and his employees were always prompt, courteous, and efficient. Doug is a man of his word and completed our dream pool ahead of schedule. Tilney Pools made it exceptionally easy to design and manufacture our family’s dream. I would Highly recommend Tilney Pools.
Kevin Grissinger

Services: Inground pool installation, Design, Custom Swimming pool design
Positive: Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness

Honest. Reliable. Overall excellent experience. Like most people, I contacted multiple companies for quotes. From my very first meeting with John, I clearly recognized the difference between this company and others. While others claimed to provide custom pools they delivered a basic design you’d find from any fiberglass pool company. John took the time to ask about our lifestyle and what we’d be using the pool for. He even asked about our dog to be sure he was taken into consideration. When it came time to select finishes, he was very honest about the pros and cons of different options even when he could have easily sold me an upcharge. Through the many obstacles we faced due to the city they continued to help work through the challenges even though it was no fault of their own. As far as timeline and construction, they definitely under promised and over delivered. I can’t recommend Tilney enough.

Krystel Dobson

Positive: Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
Tilney Pools aka Doug Tilney are amazing. Doug said he would be DONE and we would be swimming in two months, and WE WERE!!!

We had heard nightmares about putting in a pool and we experienced nothing but the opposite with Tilney Pools. We had already had issues with a contractor we were thinking of going with and we were lucky enough to find Tilney Pools

Doug and his team are professional and nothing but the best at their craft
We did not have ONE issue and when we would call Doug with what we thought was an issue he was quick to respond, no waiting 2 to 3 days or weeks to hear from our contractor.

Even now after two months after the pool has been completed any question we have we get the same service AMAZING!!!!

Do not hesitate…… use Tilney Pools

Charlotte Rice

Professional, Personable, and Involved are the three words to describe Doug from Tilney Pools. We chose Doug over several other contractors to remodel our dated pool and we are elated at the results. The resurfaced pool, new pavers, and improved filtration system upgraded our pool from 1971 to 2019! He provided honest and sound advice, often recommending the more economical choice. The crews that worked for him were top-notch and always showed up for work when scheduled. He personally visited the job site every time a work crew performed a task while also performing behind the scenes tasks like delivering supplies or picking up residue. The end result is nothing but spectacular. I would recommend Doug from Tilney Pools to anyone looking for a professionally done pool by a caring and knowledgeable contractor. Thanks Doug!
John Mostellar

Doug was great from start to finish with our project. He saw our vision and maximized the space in our backyard. We couldn’t believe how much space we actually had. Doug walked us through every step of the process giving us timelines on everything upcoming. Any questions or last minute changes to design Doug was always available and eager to make our pool exactly how we wanted it. The Quality of their work is top notch. I would 100 percent recommend Tilney Pools!
Positive : Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Value

Duane Hart

Very happy that we chose Tilney pools! John and Drew in sales were on top of all our questions and concerns. All workers were very professional and the pool came out beautiful.
Positive : Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Professionalism, Value

Michael Wright

My experience with this company has been great throughout the entire process. John controlled and communicated every phase of the construction of our new pool. The owner’s presence at each stage was also impressive. I highly recommend Tilney Pools. Excellent service!!
Garnet Gooding

I was referred to Doug through a client, and he came highly recommended. He definitely lived up to the recommendation and was very helpful and responsive to my questions regarding a matter with our pool. When we spoke on the phone he was around the corner and was able to come to my house quickly and give me honest input. I would definitely recommend Tilney Pools to anyone looking
Jen De Jesus

Services: General construction, Remodeling, Design
Positive: Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
Outstanding job! Very pleased to have Doug and his crew complete my pool before summer time. From great communication, advice, and skills Tilney pools made this process very easy. Job site was always clean and the crew was professional and friendly. Thank you guys 👍

Professional Water Restoration

I recently hired Tilney Pools to remodel my 30 year old pool. During the process we where challenged with many obstacles due to the age of the pool and the mature trees in my yard. My contact , John spent a lot of time with me guiding us through the process. The result was exactly what we were looking for. If you want a personal touch, this is the company you should hire.
Positive : Responsiveness, Punctuality, Quality, Professionalism, Value

Mike Thomas

Fantastic work by great people! The Tilney group is a small outfit that cares about quality of work over quantity of jobs. My backyard was converted in 8 weeks, and I could not be more pleased with the process from beginning to end. John, Doug and crew, thank you!
Michael Williams

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Contact Tilney Pools

If you would like to schedule a consultation with our pool design team or you would like more information regarding new pool construction, pool renovation, pool service, and maintenance from Tilney Pools, please feel free to contact us directly by email, by calling 727-724-4242 or complete the form below. Or let us know if you'd like to stop by our showroom!