Ask The Right Questions
Than Start Building Your Dream Pool

If you and your family are considering getting a pool, there are several swimming pool questions and answers to think about. This is especially the case if you don’t know much about pools. The size and shape of your yard plays a huge part. The shape of the pool you want determines the installation process. It’s important to note that inground pools require more installation and plumbing than above-ground models. You’ll also need to make sure the pool is safe, especially if you have children or elderly family members using the pool. Here are some important things to discuss with your pool builder both before the process begins and after your pool is complete.

Buying an Inground Pool

Your property will significantly change when you decide to get an inground pool. A professional team will evaluate your yard and determine the best place to build the pool. Your soil will be tested, and the shape of your yard will help you narrow down pool choices. After you decide the site of the pool, an area will be dug to create a space for your new swimming pool. Then, steel reinforcements are placed in the pool space to ensure that the pool structure is secure.

Of course, the price is a huge feature when you’re getting an inground pool. The cost of labor, as well as the size and depth of the pool will factor into the price. Additional features will increase the cost as well. Customizing the pool with specific materials or adding things like a fountain or small hot tub in the center of the pool creates a visual appeal. These additional features make the pool more inviting for guests. There are also ways to make the entrance to the pool look like the shore of the beach and give the entire area a resort-like feel.

Additional Pool Features to Consider

Once you’re creating a pool building plan, you should also think about additional features that will make the pool one of a kind. For instance, you may want to add filters or temperature settings that will make the water comfortably warm during all times of the year. Think about whether you want plants around the pool as well. This will give the pool a tropical setting and make you feel especially relaxed while swimming. If you want to add a shallow end of the pool for children, talk to your contractor.

You can also add lights to the pool, so that you can swim safely in the evening hours. A diving board is a good idea if your family is accustomed to swimming. However, you should make sure the diving board is at a safe height and made from slip-free materials. Adding lots of walking space to the pool area is ideal if you entertain often. The space around the pool is also ideal for seating. Your contractor can suggest permanent seating options that make your pool area one of the most tranquil areas of your property.

Contact Atlantic Pool & Spa located in Lake Hopatcong, NJ in Morris County for all your pool building needs. We have the tools, skills, and expertise to help you find the perfect pool. Whether you want to know about financing or customized features, we offer the best solutions for your desires and budget. Our showroom provides several pool ideas that will fit your preferences and sense of style. We’re happy to answer all your questions.