At this point, take our advice, call the local swimming pool construction company, and get them to come around and evaluate the situation. Do not try to do it as some DIY project that may end up costing you a fortune. The only way to put in a swimming pool is to hire quality swimming pool builders and then manage them to make sure they do the right job at the fair cost – and that is the easy bit. Finding out about and then managing the details of a swimming pool project is also essential. There are swimming pool construction services companies everywhere whom you can talk to and finding local people with pools who are willing to talk about their experience is possible too, but you have to make your investigations also. Even for good professional swimming pool builders, the whole process of building a new swimming pool requires careful planning and management.
WHAT DO SWIMMING POOL BUILDERS DO?
A good swimming pool construction company will take care of the whole swimming pool builders’ range of activities, but it is essential and necessary for you to stay involved; to check the details, sign the forms, agree on the day-to-day changes, and sign seemingly endless cheques. Here is a summary of what swimming pool builders do.
SWIMMING POOL CONSTRUCTION PERMISSIONS
The level of permissions required to build a swimming pool depending on where you are. In many locations, if you have the land and you are not going to annoy any neighbors, you can go ahead, call in the swimming pool construction services and build. In many other places though you need many permissions and sometimes this is a very complicated process. Always find out about construction permissions first, and if it turns out that you need them, then advisably hire a good swimming pool construction company based in the local area, because your local swimming pool builders’ have experience and they know local requirements, a situation much better.
SWIMMING POOL WATER SUPPLY AND COSTS
There is a major logical problem with the whole idea of private swimming pools. People who live in hot, sunny, dry places hire a swimming pool construction services to put in a swimming pool for them, so that they can be refreshed and relaxed and take some fun exercise without feeling the heat of the burning sun.
Unfortunately, because these locations are hot, dry, and sunny, then the water supply might be a severe issue. Swimming pool builders often find that water supply is curtailed and preserved so local people can drink, use it for cooking and washing. That regarded as being much more important than letting rich people call in the swimming pool construction services so that they can have a refreshing dip once or twice a week. In many areas you not only need explicit permission for the pool you want to build, but you also must have permission from the local water authorities, under strict supervision and controls, for the size of the swimming pool the pool builders can build. How often and when you can fill it, the amount of leakage you are allowed in the pool water supply system, surface area controls and covers to minimize evaporation, and an agreement through the swimming pool construction and maintenance services to cover extra costs in case of disastrous system failure and water loss. Once again, you must take the advice of your local swimming pool construction company about these restrictions and how they might be applied to your swimming pool construction project. That is essential.
SWIMMING POOL SIZE AND DESIGN
What do you need, what do you want and what can you afford? You may feel that you want an Olympic length swimming pool with views over the mountains and the sea, but eventually, reality must kick in. Swimming pool builders are experts at on-site consulting, talking to you about your family, your usage, your visitors, and your hopes and dreams. The swimming pool construction company will also look at your property and work out what’s possible in what areas and explain a variety of different options that fit the space or spaces available. Swimming pool builders will suggest the best choice for your situation and your location. Do you want a long narrow pool for swimming laps, do you want a reasonably shallow infinity pool with fabulous views, do you want a family-safe pool, do you want a party pool with a built-in bar: do you want a 10,000-gallon pool or a 100,000-gallon swimming pool? You must make these choices. It’s your pool and your money and your decision, but be guided by the pool construction company professionals, they know about what they are talking about.
SWIMMING POOL LOCATION
In most places, your range of choice in terms of swimming pool size and location will be limited by the size and layout of your property. If, for example, you want a pool for a property situated on the side of a steep hill, it might not be easy to come up with a workable design or to get permission for the layout, but a dedicated and conscientious swimming pool construction contractor will help a lot. You might end up with a bizarre plan, and it won’t come cheap, but your swimming pool builders will ensure that it is safe, usable, and within permitted specs. Always let people from the swimming pool construction services company advise you on this kind of problem.
One thing to ask the swimming pool builders to do is to mark out the proposed footprint of the pool and then to dig out a few holes in the ground so that you can stand or sit in them, with your head at approximately the same height as it would be in the pool. Then you and the swimming pool builders can look around, perhaps with a glass of ice-cold beer in hand, to get a feel for what it will be like when swimming pool construction services have finished their job. And to discover whether you will be able to see the beautiful view you want to see, and to check that you can’t see the bins or the neighbor’s washing.
TREES AROUND SWIMMING POOL
Trees are part of the whole swimming pool site design and location problem and deserve earnest consideration. In some circumstance’s trees may force people to decide not to put in a pool at all. Why? Well, the swimming pool builders invited along to look at the location might say that although they could put in a pretty good size swimming pool with a fabulous view, you would never get permission for it. If asked why, the swimming pool construction services pros will explain that, to make the pool usable the swimming pool builders would need to take down some overhanging trees which would otherwise continually drop ‘litter’ in the pool – an assortment of twigs, branches, leaves and bugs which would clog the drains and filters and render the swimming pool unusable. It is often very complicated to get permission to fell trees, even on private property, and you and probably wouldn’t want the swimming pool construction company to chop them down anyway. One of the huge advantages of working with a local swimming pool construction services is that they know how things work in your area, and, individually, what won’t work on your property!
SWIMMING POOL CONSTRUCTION COSTS
We mentioned drains and filters in the previous section, and this, of course, is another essential thing to consider. You don’t merely want your swimming pool builders to build you a beautiful pool; you also need somewhere space for all the necessary gear: the supply pipes, the water purifiers, the drains and filters, the pumps, the chemicals, etc. That will always be part of the pool construction services company’s pricing structure and can add enormously to both the footprint and the bottom-line of the swimming pool builders’ price quote.
In the end, the question remains, is a swimming pool a good investment? In this case, don’t ask your local swimming pool builders – too much of a temptation. Instead, ask your neighbors about their project, their swimming pool construction provider, and the price/pleasure factor their pool has brought to them. And then ask yourself the question – “ok, I get all that, but what is a pool worth to me?” When you know it for sure, call the swimming pool builders in.