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Four Things to Consider When Getting Ready to Build a Pool

When summer rolls around, those hot days become nearly unbearable; and if you don’t have a pool, you wish you had one.

A pool can bring a refreshing break on a warm day as well as a lifetime of memories for your family. But, it can also be a great way to elevate your home’s aesthetic.

Consider This when Building a Pool

1. Budget

Unfortunately, some of the finer things in life do cost money. And budgeting for a pool goes beyond just the initial build. Weekly cleanings, pool supplies, and other upkeep needs are a significant financial investment. So, know exactly how much you’ve got to work with; it’ll make planning much more manageable. Another great tip is to talk with a financial advisor while in your planning phase.

2. Decide what kind of pool you want

There are primarily three types of in-ground pools: concrete, vinyl-lined, and fiberglass. Each comes with its pros and cons. When building a vinyl-lined pool, they are easily customizable and less expensive upfront, but the liner needs to be replaced often. So, do your research and determine which pool will be the best for you.

3. Landscaping

Is a pool a pool if it doesn’t have some lovely foliage surrounding it?

Think about what you want to look at as you lounge, not just with your pool features but also with surrounding foliage. For example, do you want to have natural shade from a tree? Perhaps you’ll be going for a tropical pool theme and will want to have some plants to go with it. Knowing what kind of landscape you want to go with the pool of your dreams is an essential part.

4. Hire a good contractor

For projects like these, you want to ensure you have a contractor you can trust to do a good that will allow your pool and outdoor living space to last a long time.

Your Pool Design and Installation Contractor

Here at Moss Landscaping, we work with you from start to finish, not just on your pool design and construction, but also on any landscaping needs.

For information on our pool and other services, give us a call today at (908) 725-7536, or visit our website.
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