Common Questions About Building A Pool – Seasonal World

Honest answers to the most common questions about new pools, pools you already own and everything else!

June 22, 2018

When Is The Best Time To Buy An Inground Swimming Pool?

There is a common misconception especially in the northeast part of the country, that it is cheaper to buy a pool in the “off season”. Although this appears to make logical sense, from a pool builder’s standpoint the time of year a consumer buys a pool really doesn’t make a difference.  The labor costs, material cost and overhead will remain the same throughout the course of any year. Simply put there is no “better” time to buy an inground swimming pool. Conditions have to be […]
June 22, 2018

How Long Does It Take To Build An Inground Swimming Pool?

Are you thinking of getting an inground swimming pool built and would like to know how long it might take to construct?  The answer will vary depending on the type of pool you decide to build but the rule of thumb is the sooner you decide to build the quicker it will be installed. SO WHAT TYPES OF POOLS ARE WE TALKING ABOUT? Vinyl liner, fiberglass, and gunite pools will all have varying construction.Everything from excavation, pool installation, installation of decking, to the pool being […]
June 22, 2018

What Determines The Price Of An Inground Swimming Pool?

An inground swimming pool is an investment in fun and recreation. As with any other investment, a smart purchaser will want to understand the overall costs that will affect its total price of the investment. This blog will review the top five items that determine the price of a new inground swimming pool. TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE This is the number one determining factor in the overall cost of installing an inground swimming pool. Pools can be constructed out of vinyl liner, […]
June 22, 2018

How Quickly Can An Inground Swimming Pool Be Installed?

How long does it take from the contract signing to the start of construction for an inground swimming pool?  Well that answer will depend on the factors listed below. IS THE PROCESS THE SAME NO MATTER WHERE I BUY? The procedure will vary depending on the caliber of the company.  Large companies and companies that have been in business a long time, typically have a more intricate process.  This will ensure that the buyer is fully aware of exactly what they are contracting to get, […]
June 22, 2018

What Are The Different Types Of Pool Filters Available?

There are three different types of filters that are available for use with inground pools.   The three types are sand, diatomaceous earth (DE) and cartridge. Each kind has its pros and cons.  The type of filter to use depends on what the pool owner wants in terms of price, amount of maintenance needed and other location based factors. WHAT DOES A FILTER DO? Before we discuss the specifics of the different types of filters, it is important to first discuss what a filter does and […]
June 22, 2018

How Much Maintenance Is Involved With Inground Pool Ownership?

An extremely common question that is asked by most potential inground swimming pool buyers is how much time and energy will owning a swimming pool take?   In essence “how much time will I have to spend maintaining my pool?”  Years ago the answer to this was a lot, but with all the upgraded products, options and services that are now available, the response to this question can be very little. Making your pool as maintenance free as possible depends on who you select to build […]
June 21, 2018

Important Factors To Consider When Designing A Pool

You may be eager to purchase a new inground swimming pool but before jumping in, you should give serious thought to its design. There are key factors to consider that will do more than just contribute to the pool’s look.  When the design is properly planned and laid out it will maximize your investment and overall enjoyment of the pool. THE “WHO” & “WHAT” OF DESIGN Design and shape should be considered in the very early stages of the purchase process. One of the important […]
June 21, 2018

How Long Does a Vinyl Liner Last in a Pool?

Everyone loves the look and feel of something new: the new car smell, the new carpet feel – and a new vinyl liner in an inground pool. The question on every owner’s mind is the same: how long is that look and my liner going to last? Many things come into the equation, but how well you manage your pool is the key factor. Vinyl Liners: Myth & Reality The standard image of the vinyl liner is of the one that goes into an above-ground […]
June 20, 2018

How Do I Decide Between An Inground Or Above Ground Swimming Pool?

The decision on whether to get an inground pool or an above ground pool is an important one for potential buyers to ask themselves before starting the pool buying process. Knowing what direction you are leaning towards will allow you to take a better path down the route of pool ownership and get swimming faster! HOW MUCH TO SPEND? The most important question to ask yourself is what is your anticipated budget and how much are you comfortable spending on this purchase?  This really dictates […]