New Pool Installation – Its Time To Start Your Plan

Deciding to get a pool means coming up with a plan. You’ll need to know how the pool will be installed. You’ll have to determine where on your property the pool will be built. It’s also a good idea to know the main functions of the pool, so you can choose the size and shape that is best for your family. Once you’ve decided a pool is a great addition to your home, these swimming pool planning tips can make the process go smoother.

Getting a Swimming Pool

Of course, you’ll need to think about the budget for a pool. The size of the pool will often determine the price. Other factors include the border of the pool and the materials used to build the pool. You’ll need to talk with a professional team to determine how much it will cost to maintain the pool. The water must be clean at all times, and the steps and entrance to the pool must be free of debris to prevent slipping. You’ll also need to know how to clean the surface of the pool to prevent the buildup of algae or mold. A pool specialist can tell you how to properly cover the pool when it’s not in use.

How to Plan a Pool

During the preliminary stages, a construction professional will visit your home and measure your yard. The construction team will then dig a space for the pool based on your preferences. If you aren’t sure how far away the pool should be from the patio or back door, a professional can help you decide. Once the space is dug for the pool, steel reinforcements are positioned around the space.

You’ll also need to know about plumbing options for your pool. This knowledge will allow you to choose the correct filters and pipes to keep the water clean.

Things to Consider When Building a Pool

Of course, there are several things to consider once you decide to buy a pool. Finding a quality pool builder that can meet all your needs is important. You’ll need a building team that can inform you of the best materials for your soil and yard size. It’s important to factor in the cost of the pool as well as the cost of maintenance. While the pool cost will likely be paid off in a few months, maintenance costs will last for the lifetime of the pool. Also, think about the weather in your area when choosing a pool. For instance, if you live in an area that gets heavy rain, the pool water will likely need to be cleaned more often. If it snows every year in your area, a secure pool cover is an excellent investment to keep your pool intact during the colder months of the year.

Pool Features to Consider

There are both aesthetic and practical features you can add to the pool. Infinity features artificial shores can give the pool a luxury feel. You can also choose steps with slip guards, which are ideal if children and older individuals are using the pool often. Diving boards are great pool additions. However, the height of the diving board should be safe enough for everyone in the family to enjoy.

Contact Atlantic Pool & Spa when you’re ready to have a beautiful pool installed in your yard.

We are currently servicing the NJ counties of Morris, Bergen, Warren, and Sussex. Our qualified team can answer all your questions and suggest pools that will work best on your property. You can email or call us to set up your consultation and make an appointment to visit our showroom. Our years of experience and expertise are just what you need to get the pool of your dreams.