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Swimming pool financing is available

Swimming pool financing is available now.

A combination of increasing home values, new lenders entering the market and the improving economy created the perfect storm for home owners interested in getting a swimming pool this year.

This is a historically good time to get money for home improvements and enhancements. Rates remain low and there is a good volume of money for all types of borrowers, but it probably will change before long.

According to Larry Collins, a financing pro with HFS Financial, “This is a historically good time to get money for home improvements and enhancements. Rates remain low and there is a good volume of money for all types of borrowers, but it probably will change before long.” This will not last forever so getting started now is essential, even if it is just for research, Collins noted.

The pool industry is small and local. You may find it hard to reach the best local pros.

Getting a pool is a long process before you make any decisions, the first step is to start collecting information from local pool pros that will help you figure out the best project for you, as well as the best financing options.

The next step (and before any decisions) you must start collect information from local pool pros who will help you understand what is possible in your backyard and in your range. Like other home projects, every pool project is somewhat unique, you you will need some customized information. The pool industry is still local and small. Connecting with the local pros to ask questions & receive information may be challenging and take time.

Swimming Pool Quotes does the heavy lifting for you.

We can help you gather research from local swimming pool pros.  Swimming Pool Quotes is the leading network of local swimming pool pros.  We work with leading building across the country.  The best pool pros are great at building and renovating pools.  We are the community that connects these experts with you. Since 2003 we have connected over 647,917 consumers with local pool pros for free swimming pool estimates and designs.

Getting the most out of your swimming pool estimate & design

How to get the most out of your swimming pool estimate and design

You will find that the pool industry is local and small. Connecting with local pool experts can be time consuming and challenging.

Many pool experts are experts at their craft but may not be the easiest people to reach. This is why we built the leading community of swimming pool builders.  We are committed to connecting you with the best local pool pros for complimentary information, estimates and designs.

The first next step is to start getting your research together.

(1) Get an idea of your project.

It is almost always helpful to set up an outline for your project. Your project outline will be your place for all the information about the project.  This will help you keep the project organized and help you compare your options.

(A) Start by brainstorming and jotting down what you want, an what you need.  What you want can be a grand vision of your ultimate backyard.  That is a good place to start.  If you are not sure what you really want, a good way to get inspiration is looking online for swimming pool pictures.  Here are some of our favorite pool pictures.

(2) Once you have a general idea of your project, jot down a description of the project and include pictures if possible.  Below your pictures you should list all the features that interest you. Collect 5 to 10 pictures if you can.  Try to prioritize options and also make sure that you do not forget to consider everything that is important to you.

A swimming pool is very much a visual project.  Most pool builders are artist and craftsman – but not mind readers.  They can create whatever you want – you need to make sure that they share your vision, ask questions and answer questions as well.

Below you pool options list, create a section for your professional estimates and designs.  Each pool pro should have their own section.  Use this section to takes notes on each companies’ contact information and presentation.  Once you have your project outline you are ready to start filling it in with information.

We work with the best local pool experts and make sure that you get the best swimming pool information, designs and quotes for free.

Swimming Pool Quotes works with swimming pool pros and swimming pool consumers across the country.  Feel free to contact us online or by phone at (800) 280 -7665 (POOL).

 

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These 3 tips can save you up to 47% on a new swimming pool

(1) Start now

The earlier your start the more time you will have for research. Now is a great time to start because there is plenty of time until next summer. Also pool pros might offer early bird or end of season deals. Either way you are covered!

(2) Be flexible

The first step is to learn your options. Be open in the beginning to pool types, extras and timelines. Once you know the differences you can compared and pick your pool.

(3) Get 3 to 5 estimates.

There is no standard price for a pool and there is no standard pool. Some pool pros favor certain pool types, material etc. which may or may not be the best value for you. The highest estimate does not always mean the best pool value for you.  Price quotes for comparable pools can vary as much 47% or more. The more you know, the better you will do at getting the best pool for the best value for you.

With Swimming Pool Quotes you automatically benefit from these tips. We work to get you 3 to 5 free pool estimates. We have been doing this for 10 years and have saved pool customers millions of dollars! Check out some of these recent comments from pool customers just like you.

Wow!  Your service is great.  I have 5 appts set up between now and Monday with different builder/suppliers, all legit sources. Thanks again for performing what has been a vital service for me. – Steve

I received that quotes I requested promptly your service was great. -Jeana

We got the pool and spa done, got a really low quote! – Linda

Swimming Pool Types

picking the best swimming pool type for you.

Swimming pool types

The three major types of in ground swimming pools are concrete, vinyl and fiberglass. You can have almost any features with any type of pool.  Most shapes and sizes are also available in any pool type.

There are some differences with the pool types. The ideal pool type for you will depend on your vision for your backyard and your research. Below is a brief description of the pool types and recommendations for next steps.

Concrete pools

Concrete pools are constructed with rebar and concrete.  Concrete pools are typically constructed with gunite which a specific type of concrete and application.  After the frame of the pool is created using rebar, and the plumbing is in place, the gunite is applied to the steel structure and finished.   Concrete pool finishes come in many types from the simple to the extraordinary. The key maintenance issues with a concrete pools is resurfacing which may be necessary every ten years or so. Like everything, a well maintained and surfaced swimming pool will last longer and remain in better condition. Typically concrete pools will take 4-6 weeks to install.

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Vinyl pools

Vinyl pools are delivered to the site in boxes to be assembled by the installation team.  Vinyl swimming pools are typically constructed with a concrete floor, steel or fabricated swimming pool walls with a vinyl liner covering the entire swimming pool surface.  The liners come in many colors and designs. The key maintenance issues with vinyl pools is installing a new vinyl liner which may become necessary with age or damage.

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Fiberglass pools

Fiberglass pools are usually one piece pools that are trucked to the site and lowered into place. Transporting the fiberglass pool into place is often the most challenging part of the process. Like concrete and vinyl pools there are many shapes and options available with fiberglass pools.

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Next step: Collecting info and research

Your next step (and before any decisions) start collecting information from local pool pros who will help you understand what is possible in your backyard and in your range. Like other home projects, every pool project is somewhat unique, you will need some customized information. The pool industry is still local and small. Connecting with the local pros to ask questions & receive information may be challenging and take time.

We can help you gather research from local swimming pool pros.  Swimming Pool Quotes is the leading network of local swimming pool pros.  Since 2003 we have connected over 500,000 consumers with local pool pros for free swimming pool information & estimates

New Years means pool season is soon!

Happy New Years!


The days are already getting longer and pool season is right around the corner.

Get started now for the best deals & best options on new designs (and upgrades) for the 2017 season.

Before we know it, pool pros will be busy.  In the industry we know the pro tip “early bird gets the best deals & best options.

How much does a pool cost

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How much does a pool cost?

The cost of a swimming pool can vary greater depending on several factors.

(1) The type of swimming pool you want to install

The most important cost factor is the size, depth and features of your swimming pool. Contrary to popular belief the “type of pool” – concrete, fiberglass or vinyl pool does not always determine the swimming pool cost.  It is important to start your process with an “open mind” about your need to have features, as well as pool type.  When you start your research you will be able to compare pool types and options to figure out what works best for you.

(2) The location of your swimming pool

The location of your pool can mean a few things. First is literally the location of you pool in your yard as well as the condition of your yard. Installing a pool requires digging a hole (of course). The easier it is to dig the hole, the less cost. The location can also mean the county where you are located and your distance from the pool professional (or how close you are to other projects).  Talking to 2-3 pool pros will give you an idea of how much location might effect cost.

(3) Your swimming pool research

Picking the right pool requires research and time. Start collecting information from local pool pros who will help you understand what is possible in your backyard and in your range. Like other home projects, every pool project is somewhat unique, you will need some customized information. The pool industry is still local and small. Connecting with the local pros to ask questions & receive information may be challenging and take time.

We can help you gather research from local swimming pool pros.  Swimming Pool Quotes is the leading network of local swimming pool pros.  Since 2003 we have connected over 500,000 consumers with local pool pros for free swimming pool information & estimates

Four reasons to get a pool for Christmas

A swimming pool is the Ultimate Family Christmas present.

Imagine surprising your family on Christmas day with a permanent backyard oasis. A swimming pool is the best luxury present you can get for your family or yourself.  You instantly get a permanent vacation in your backyard.  Your swimming pool increases the value, desirability and quality of your home.  A swimming pool is a great gift and a solid investment in your home and family.  Also this year while interest rates are still historically low and the economy is improving amazing financing options are available.
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The Christmas season is a great time to get great deals.

Like the car business, you can get end of season deals for pools, equipment, parts and features. This is the time of year pool builders are clearing out their warehouses, trying to use all of their materials, pool shells and parts so that they do not have to store them over the winter. Now is the time to get the best deals on a pool even if you are not going to start right away.

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In the spring and summer there is always a backlog for pools.

New inquires start to slow down in the middle of August and by the fall there is typically room for a couple more projects before the end of the season. Fall is the best time of the year to get pool quotes when ‘supply’ is greater than ‘demand.’

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Starting now gives you plenty of time to get the best deal on the best pool for you.

Start now and you will have plenty of time to check your option list twice and find out what’s not great and what is nice. your pool will be ready before you know it. You will get the estimates you need to compare, the feedback from your pool professional in a timely fashion and the best crews to install your pool. If you get a heater, hot tub or live in the south or west, you could still be swimming this year! If you decide to start construction in the early Spring you can surprise your family on Christmas day with a permanent backyard oasis.

Five Reasons why Fall is the best time to get free pool quotes

Five reasons why fall is the best time to get free swimming pool estimates

5. You can get end of season specials.

Like the car business you can get end of season deals for pools, equipment, parts and features. This is the time of year pool builders are clearing out their warehouses, trying to use all of their materials, pool shells and parts so that they do not have to store them over the winter.

4. Pool builders are looking for a ‘pool project’ or two to fill up their fall schedule.

In the spring and summer there is always a backlog for pool construction.   New inquires start to slow down in the middle of August and by the fall there is typically room for a couple more projects before the end of the season.  Fall is the best time of the year to get pool quotes when ‘supply’ is greater than ‘demand.’

 3. The best swimming pool installation crews are available now.

A good swimming pool installation team is exactly that – a great team.  This time of year the new people that are not going to cut it are out and the best installers are still out there doing great work.  In the fall the talented crews are still working and even the ‘new’ installers have one season of experience.

2.  Pool contractors have more time and resources to dedicate to your requests and swimming pool project.

During the busy spring and summer months, the best pool professionals are working practically around the clock.  In the fall you can get a lot more attention from them and customized service.  You will be able to get more estimates and options to compare and have more responsive swimming pool pros.

1.  Your pool will be ready soon.

If you start now, your pool will be ready before you know it.  You will get the estimates you need to compare, the feedback from your pool professional in a timely fashion and the best crews to install your pool.  If you get a heater, hot tub or live in the south or west, you could still be swimming this year.

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High net worth homeowners near you are going to see your company name, pictures and videos of your pools and more online in multiple locations.

Over time some of these high net worth homeowners will be your customers. Additionally we are looking for homeowners in your area that are ready to get swimming pools now (or remodel pools). We directly connect you with these homeowner (about 10 a month). Start now with a free month.