Installing a pool can be a daunting, yet exciting project to take on. After all, you’re basically transforming your backyard and adding an aquatic, recreational space that happens to be permanent. So, there’s no going back once your pool builders get deep into the process. For this reason, we want […]
A swimming pool can transform your backyard into a luxurious oasis, providing a place to relax, exercise, and entertain. However, selecting the right pool design can be a daunting task, with countless options available. From size and shape to features and maintenance requirements, there are several factors to consider before […]
If your next big home project involves adding a backyard swimming pool, knowing the ins and outs of above-ground vs inground pools can go a long way. A few factors worth considering before making the final decision about which type you should install in the backyard include the project’s budget […]
These are the bits and tips and some small tricks which may give a totally new outlook to your backyard design NJ. 1. Elevated pools The pool can be 8-10 feet above the grade. You can keep three-sided negative edge where the actual water flows over the front but also […]
Designing and installing a swimming pool requires specialist design to address: the building structure and mangement of the environment (taking into account shape, size, depth, tank, etc.) specific techniques (such as filtration, the circulation system – pumps, inlets and outlets, pipe work, etc.)
If you want something reliable and cost-effective, a rectangular pool might be your best option. ‘For many, the normal shape for a swimming pool is rectangular, usually with proportions of 2:1 (length to width),’ says SPATA (The Swimming Pool & Allied Trade Association).
Space required: The smallest swimming pool that can be constructed can have a size of 150-200 square feet (water area), which can easily be built in an area of 500 square feet.
Most residential swimming pools are finished using 1 of 3 surfacing materials: poured concrete, fiberglass, or vinyl. Concrete is the strongest and most durable, but also the most expensive.
This analysis shows that the average dimension of a swimming pool is about 30.1 feet long, 15.7 feet wide and 5.6 feet deep.
you probably know that there are three types of inground pools: fiberglass, vinyl liner, and concrete (also called gunite). Below is a detailed comparison of these three pool types, including the pros and cons of each. You can check out our guide to general pricing for the three pool types.
A vinyl liner pool itself takes about two weeks to install. But the accompanying patio can take from one week to a year, depending on the construction process. A gunite concrete pool takes six to eight weeks from excavation to your first swim.