7 Important Things to Keep in Mind, When Buying a Pool
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The entire process probably takes longer than you expect. The permit process, on average, takes two to six weeks and the pool building process can take three to eight weeks depending on weather and construction type.
It’s very important to find your property survey and ascertain whether you have any easements, lot restrictions and/or township restrictions that could limit pool placement or even deny a pool altogether.
When deciding where to place your pool, knowing where the surface water is directed is very important. When deciding on a landscaper, surface water flow should be accounted for.
It is important to choose the right size pool for your family and property. Having a professional mark out the exact shape and size of your pool cannot be underestimated. Drawings and 3D renderings are OK, but unless you are walking the area it is difficult to get a a feel for the actual size.
Some accessories can only be added before construction begins. Some others, like heaters and salt systems, can be added later. Therefore, it's important to plan ahead.
When deciding on your pool's location within your property, try to pick a location that gets the most sunlight. Not only will the sun help heat your pool, but nothing looks more stunning than the sunshine sparkling off of the crystal clear water.
When choosing a pool company, always ask for referrals. Make sure the company services what they sell and that they stand behind their product. Warranties are extremely important.