Maybe you’ve been wanting to build a pool for several years now or perhaps the recent Memorial Day weekend made you realize that you need one at home. Either way, there are a few factors you need to consider before you start with your swimming pool installation project.
Factors To Consider Before Your Swimming Pool Installation Project
Know Your Zoning Laws
Before you can break ground or meet with a pool builder for consultation, you need to be sure that your property is following the zoning laws for swimming pools. Some cities have strict liability and maintenance laws about swimming pools and don’t make any exceptions.
Know What Kind of Pool You Want
There are three basic types of inground pools in the country. These are concrete, fiberglass, and vinyl-lined swimming pools. You should weigh the advantages and disadvantages of every type of pool before deciding which one to build. A qualified pool builder could walk you through the available options and help you choose the best one for your home.
With the temperatures beginning to rise, the fast installation times of vinyl-lined and fiberglass pools could be tempting. However, if you want a durable pool that’s tailored according to your vision, then you may want to consider a concrete pool. It may take longer to build but it’s well worth the wait.
Check Quality Circulation System
Indoor or outdoor, saltwater or chlorine, every swimming pool requires a water circulation system to help keep it clean and fresh. With the many advances in automation, energy efficiency, and heating, a reputable pool builder could help you look for a reliable and high efficiency aquatic system for your swimming pool.
How Much Can You Maintain
If maintained correctly, swimming pools could be a valuable asset to your home especially if you’re thinking of selling it in the future. But if not built and maintained properly, it could also decrease your home’s value. Be sure to hire a certified and trained technicians for your pool maintenance needs.
Consider the Lighting and Water Features
You can create an ambient environment in your swimming pool with the addition of cascading waterfalls, underwater lighting, and dynamic jets. You should consider what features you want to include for your swimming pool before you start building. They will increase your initial budget but it’s way cheaper to add it during the installation than retrofitting an existing one, which could also be time consuming, messy, and expensive.
Would you like palms to shade you from the afternoon heat or maybe have a pebble border around your swimming pool deck? Just like water features and other features, proper landscaping could boost the aesthetic pleasure that your swimming pool offers. Consult a landscaping company to know what your options are.
Know Your Budget
With accessories, maintenance, and longevity in mind, you should determine how much will your budget be for the swimming pool. A pool offers you a perfect way to relax. However, if you can only think of the expenses, then maybe this is not the best time for you to build one just yet. You can consult with a financial adviser to know the costs and the benefits of building a swimming pool.
Call Elko Spas Billiards & Pools now and let us help you with your swimming pool installation project.