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 an above ground 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.
Concrete pools are one of the most popular types of swimming pools.
While most swimming pool types are flexible, concrete or gunite swimming pools are generally the most flexible when it comes to shapes, depths, designs and extras. For example a beach entry pool is not really possible with a vinyl pool but is very possible with a concrete pool.
beach entry swimming pool
Concrete pools are generally constructed with metal rebar.
Rebar is a type of metal that is shaped, connected and placed in the excavated swimming pool site.
example of swimming pool rebar
Once the rebar is in place gunite or shotcrete is applied over the rebar. Gunite and shotcrete are both types of concrete. the difference is the mix and the application process.
shotcrete being applied to a concrete pool
After the shotcrete or gunite is applied, a finish is placed over the concrete surface. Concrete swimming pool finishes come in many styles, types and colors. One of the most popular finished is pebble finish.
It usually takes about 7 to 10 working days to complete a basic concrete swimming pool. After your pool is complete the largest maintenance issue that is unique to concrete pools is resurfacing. depending on your chemical usage and how well you take care of your pool a concrete finish should last 10 years.
Concrete pools are not always the most expensive option. The price of your swimming pool depends on many factors outside of the material that is used to construct a pool. The best way to make sure that you get the right swimming pool for you is to research all three major pool types for yourself before making a selection.
March is the last month before the swimming pool season starts. To get early bird specials and great financing on the swimming pool of your dream you have to get started NOW. The pros are getting ramped up for the season and they are ready now to give you the best swimming pool deals.
Did you know that pool builders often give homeowners big discounts to be the first pool on their block? Have you ever driving by a home having a swimming pool installed and see as sign on the front lawn with the name and contact information of the pool builder? This is a pool builder’s best calling cards. It is common for a pool builder to get one or two new projects when they are building a pool. Pool builders are willing to give the first homeowner on the street big discounts and special deals to help the pool builder get in the neighborhood. Getting started in January-March is a great way to be one of the customers that get the “early bird special” discount.
Early bird gets the the best deals and best service when if comes to swimming pool projects.
5. Pool builders and manufacturers are gearing up for the season.
Swimming pool builders and pool manufacturers are flush with supplies, equipment and time. It is a simple case of supply and demand. Getting started early means you will have more options and resources available to you to get the best options and the best deals.
4. Pool builders are looking for a few ‘pool project’ or start to fill up their Spring schedule.
In the spring and summer there is always a backlog for pool construction. The way that calendar gets filled is by getting started early. Many new pool jobs lead to a couple of referrals. When you give a pool builder the opportunity to be the first one on your block to get started, pool builders will work hard to get in your yard before the competition.
3. The best swimming pool installation crews are available now.
Before things get too busy, pool builders can put their best efforts and their best teams on your project. A good swimming pool installation team is the key to your projects success. This time of year you can get the A team on your project.
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 late winter, early spring 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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Vinyl swimming pools are the most popular types of pool is some parts of the country. They have a reputation for being the least expensive swimming pools to install which may or may not be the case. The price of a pool is wrapped up in more then the just the type of pool. Sometime a fiberglass pool or a concrete pool could be less expensive to install.
Vinyl pool shapes
Vinyl pools come in many shapes and sizes. Some of the most popular vinyl pool shapes are the rectangle, L shaped, Grecian, kidney and free form.
rectangle vinyl pool with diving board
L shaped vinyl swimming pool
Grecian vinyl swimming pool
kidney shaped vinyl liner pool
free form shaped vinyl liner pool
Once the pool site is prepared, the vinyl liner pool will be delivered to the pool site and be ready for installation. Typically the vinyl liner pool walls are constructed of steel ore reinforced plastics. The wall sections are installed and connected.
steel vinyl liner pool walls being installed
After the walls are connected the bottom of the pool is installed typically with a concrete material. After the walls and bottom are complete, the vinyl liner is installed over the entire pool surface. Vinyl liners come in many shapes and sizes. Most vinyl liners made today are durable and meant to last. Eventually you will probably have to install another liner but that may be 10 years down the road.
Vinyl pools can usually be installed in a week or two. The best pool for you might be a vinyl liner pool. To be sure, you should check out all the of the major types of inground swimming pools before you settle on one pool types.
Fiberglass swimming pools come in many shapes and sizes. for the right situation a fiberglass pool may be your best option.
Fiberglass pools are one piece swimming pools. They are molded in a factory and come in most popular swimming pool shapes. Some of the most popular fiberglass swimming pool shapes are kidney swimming pool, square, rectangle, l shaped and Grecian.
kidney fiberglass pool
rectangle fiberglass pool
L shaped fiberglass pool
Grecian fiberglass pool
Once the pool are is prepared, the fiberglass pool is delivered on site by a truck and hoisted into position.
fiberglass pool hoisted into positon
After the pool is placed in the site. the pool deck is installed and the plumbing and electric is hooked up. Fiberglass pools take 7 days to 10 days on average to install. Modern fiberglass pools are durable and many come with warranties. depending on the details of you swimming pool project, a fiberglass pool may be the best option for you. The best thing to do is to start by comparing pool types for yourself.