The swimming pool contractors from Advanced Pool Care in Memphis, Tennessee are seeing their calendars filling up with potential swimming pool owners. Are you thinking of getting a pool this summer? If so, we have 6 tips to prepare for pool project. There are many others, but this is a great starting point for those who are new to the process.
Swimming pools are amazing to have BUT they do increase your utility bills, require ongoing upkeep and maintenance and require you to be ever-vigilant on safety rules for the pool.
We always try to impart all the information and knowledge we have to our customers because we want you to understand that pools do require work and cost. That being said, a pool enhances your family’s time together, is a great way to get and stay in shape (without it feeling like you’re exercising and when you have a pool you always have a staycation spot no matter the day!
6 Tips To Prepare For Summer Pool Project
- The size and shape of the pool are two of the first decisions you make. These decisions could be based on your budget as well as the building material you choose and how much of your yard space you want to devote to your pool project.
- Understand the nuances of pool construction materials. We will explain, fiberglass, gunite and vinyl liner pools to you and give you all the information you need to make an informed decision on the type of construction material for your pool project.
- What accessories do you want in your pool? Diving boards, slides, beach entry, pool heater, pool cover, sun shelves, fountains or rock waterfalls all add beauty to your swimming pool. You need to weigh the costs of these accessories against your budget and see what you must have and what you can live without for now.
- Don’t forget to plan for a deck and outdoor seating area. Many potential pool owners are so focused on the pool itself that they don’t think about what they will do, and where they will sit when they aren’t in the amazing depths of the pool. We know that most of our pool customers spend as much time around the pool as they do in the pool.
- Your pool contractor will work with you or on your behalf to obtain permits and construction variances you may need for your pool project. He or she will also work with municipal inspectors throughout the project.
- Check with your homeowner’s insurance agent before you commit to a swimming pool project. Your policy may not cover pools and their liability or your agent may require an additional insurance policy — an umbrella policy — or an increased liability coverage.
Give us a call and let’s set up a time to talk about the pool project you want to have kicked off this year so you can while away the hours in your pool this summer. These are 6 tips to prepare for your summer pool project that will give you a jumping-in point on your road to pool ownership!