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When Should I Start Planning My Pool Installation?

October 7, 2022

When looking to put in a new pool one of the main questions we get is, “When should I start planning my pool installation?” Our answer—right away. There are several steps involved in getting that new pool to completion. Some of those tasks are things like designing your pool, getting your permits, and having the excavation done. But one thing that you don’t have to wait on is planning your pool build.

To make things easier, we’ll outline some of the main things that you can be doing to plan your pool build. When you’re ready, contact us so that we can help you get started with your pool installation.

How Do I Start Planning My Pool Installation?

The best way to start is to talk to friends that own a pool and look at websites like houzz, Instagram, etc. for inspiration. Once you have a basic idea of what you want, contact several contractors to set up a time to speak to them about the project. While we recommend speaking to multiple contractors, it rarely is a good idea to work with more than 3 or 4 for a bid. Spend time researching them, review their projects, and focus on the best fit for you and your family. 

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What you can expect to get out of your meeting with your pool contractor is:

  • A pool installation timeline
  • Tips from experience for the best location for your pool
  • A general overview of the design of your pool
  • The costs associated with your pool build
  • Warranty terms and items that are included in the build

Where Do I Start Designing My New Pool?

Our designers are experienced at helping customers get the design and look they want for their pool. We do this by giving a comprehensive list of options and possibilities for your pool installation. In our showroom, we have over 75 design ideas to look through, and broad price ranges that will help you narrow down your search. In addition to that, check out our pool features page to get ideas of shapes, sizes, and materials that you can include in your new pool design.

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How Can I Speed Up The Pool Installation Process?

Some of the main ways that you can speed up the pool installation process is by starting your designing early, considering possible locations, selecting the features that best suit you, and getting a quote early. Doing these few things can help streamline the process. Since most pool builds can take anywhere from two to four months, it’s best to get started on these details now.  

When you’re ready to start planning, we recommend letting one of our talented and experienced designers help you in your process. With the decades of combined experience of our team members, you will know where to start, how to design your pool, and what it takes to speed up the pool installation process. Give us a call today to set up your initial appointment!

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