If 2024 is the year you turn your backyard into a pool paradise with an…
So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and get an inground pool built in your backyard. Congratulations! We’re a little biased, but we think turning your backyard into a personal pool paradise is one of the best things a homeowner can do to enhance their outdoor living space and create family memories that will last a lifetime.
But inground pool installation is a big project, and it requires planning if you want to have a great outcome. We’ve put together a pool planning checklist to help you get the pool of your dreams.
1. Choose a Pool Builder
Some people might think this should be the last item on your pool planning checklist. But finding the right pool builder should be the first thing you do. Partnering with an experienced company that designs and builds custom concrete pools or installs top-of-the-line fiberglass pools is essential to being happy with the finished project.
Get recommendations from friends and family, read online reviews, and check out top pool builder websites in your area to decide whom to contact for consultations.
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2. Set a Budget and Secure Financing
Decide how much you want and can afford to spend on creating your outdoor oasis, and set a budget. Secure financing on your own, or with the help of your pool builder. If your dreams are bigger than your budget, an experience pool contractor may be able to help you cut costs by using different materials or installing a slightly smaller pool.
3. Hammer Out Your Inground Pool Details
Where will you locate the pool? Will it be fiberglass or concrete? What size or shape? What extras do you want? You can decide the answers to some of these questions during your search for a pool builder, or in consultation with the company you hire to do the project. Get inspiration from their portfolios, and read through blogs to help you answer some of your questions.
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4. Plan for the Big Dig
Once you have a start date for your inground pool installation project, plan to leave easy access for big machinery to enter your property. You may need to temporarily take down a fence, park your car somewhere else, etc. Your pool builder can tell you want to expect.
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5. Plan Your First Pool Party
As the project progresses, you’ll have a better idea of when it will be completed. Start planning your first pool party – whom to invite, a theme, etc. You shouldn’t select an exact date until you’re sure everything will be ready. Then enjoy!
Make It Exceptional. Make It Woodfield.
If you’re considering a new inground pool installation we can help. We’ll help you navigate your options for the best pool experience. We design and build custom inground pools our clients love. You deserve an exceptional experience when it comes to enhancing your outdoor living spaces, and that’s what we deliver.
We work with discerning homeowners throughout the Baltimore area, including Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Cecil County, Harford County, and Howard County. Schedule a call today.