cost to build pool
The cost to build a pool depends on where you are building the pool. Swimming pool pricing vary a lot depending on where you live. This has to do with your local and State rules, local economy and soil condition. This is one of the reasons that only you local pool pro or pool contractor is best and most reliable source for information and estimates.
If you live in rocky area you might require more work for clear the lot and install the swimming pool in your yard. If you live in extremely sandy areas or on a slope you might additional support for your pool. The other big factors in determining the cost to build pool is the quality, size and features. The nationwide average for in ground pool construction cost is about $45 per square foot. This price can range up or down depending on your location, the quality of your pool and features. Quality is the NUMBER one driver or cost. Vinyl, fiberglass and concrete (gunite pool) pools will be about the same price for the same quality.
Some basic cost to build pool estimates.
* Basic installed pool package including pool, equipment and pool deck: $15,000 – $25,000
* Finished pool with maybe one feature like rock wall, slide, diving board: $18,000 to $28,000
* Nicely finished, custom style pool with features: $25,000 – $45,000
* Fully custom, high quality in ground pool and outdoor living space: $35,000+