If you’re thinking about installing a pool, one of the best things that you can do is to speak with pool building companies and obtain estimates. This can be done in the early stages of planning, before you’re even ready to sign a contract, or in the later stages, once you are ready to begin the building process. Here are three of the best reasons why you should request estimates from pool builders.
1. To Find Out How Much Your Dream Pool Costs
The costs of pools can vary significantly. According to Forbes, the average cost to have an inground swimming pool installed is $35,000. However, that price can range from $28,000 to $55,000, depending on the type of pool and the customization of it. With such a large span, it can be difficult to determine how much a pool may cost, which can make it difficult to budget or plan to finance a pool. Obtaining estimates helps you determine if a pool is in your budget.
2. To Get Ideas for a Pool
When you start to obtain estimates from various pool building companies, they will come up with ideas and designs for your pool. If you don’t already have a vision in mind, they can help you to create one. They may bring up shapes, features, or style options that weren’t really on your radar, but sound perfect once discussed. This ultimately helps you to come up with a design that you love.
3. To Compare Pool Building Companies
It’s recommended that you obtain estimates from at least three different pool building companies prior to hiring a company. This is because the price one company charges can vary from the cost another company charges. When you obtain estimates from various companies, you can compare costs and what is and isn’t included. This helps you to find the right pool company for your installation project.
Making the decision to build a pool is a big decision, yet one that is also exciting. One of the biggest mistakes you can make is getting caught up in your excitement and hiring the first company you come across to build your pool. You should always take the time to vet companies and find the one that is right for you. If you are ready to obtain an estimate for a new pool, reach out to us today at H3O Water Systems to get started.