Is it time to take the plunge? While there is often no “perfect” time to make life’s big decisions, there are always a few factors that can help you decide if the time is right for YOU. For a backyard swimming pool, several considerations point to a strong YES. Read the items below and decide for yourself if it’s pool time! (Also check out these common mistakes made by pool shoppers so you can avoid some of the typical problems.)
Your Family is On Board
Is your family ready to get a brand new swimming pool? In most cases, it’s not hard to convince the kids that a pool will be heaps of fun! Still, it’s wise to confer with family members and see if most are planning to use the pool. This is a powerful motivator for going forward, as everyone will be excited about the new addition. It also provides peace of mind that you’re making a useful and lasting investment.
You’ve Done Your Research
Be sure to spend time looking into the vast possibilities when it comes to pool design. There are many pool materials including fibreglass and concrete pools (Riviera Pool’s specialty) and research can help you determine which is best for your property. Looking into pool design can also give you some great ideas to discuss with your pool builder, so that your final result is exactly what you’ve been dreaming of.
You should also take some time to look into additional practicalities related ti pool ownership. Who will be responsible for pool maintenance? What cleaning schedule will you create? How will you keep your pool safe for your family? Research into these areas so you can feel fully ready to own and maintain a beautiful, sparkling swimming pool that is safe and pleasant for everyone to use.
You’ve Found the Right Pool Builder
Don’t jump into installing a pool until you’ve found a reliable and reputable pool builder you trust. A swimming pool is a significant investment and you want to feel 100% confident in the quality and craftsmanship. Recommendations from local friends and family members can be a great way to find a trusted builder. Beyond that, take a look at the company’s portfolio of previous work and see how long they’ve been in business. It’s a smart idea to shop around, but don’t just choose the pool builder with the lowest price. An established company with a solid reputation is essential.
You’re Ready to Handle Some Disruption to Your Property
An in-ground swimming pool is not a quick install. This project generally takes several weeks or months to come to its full completion, especially if you’re looking to incorporate extensive pool surrounds and landscaping features. Be ready to accept a fairly significant time period with work happening in your yard. However, the best pool builders work hard to minimise disruption to your everyday life, and always remove all debris, keeping your property as clean and clear as possible. And the finished, beautiful result? Always worth it.
Ready to have a stunning new addition to your property? As the iconic ingredient in an Aussie lifestyle, a swimming pool is a must-have for your home. Not only will your pool supply years of fun in the sun, it also increases your property value and makes your home a great place to spend time. Get in touch with Wollongong’s leading pool team today to learn more.