First Time Pool Buyers

From Radiant Pools

Making the decision to install a swimming pool in one's backyard is always an exciting event.  Once the initial thrill subsides, the real work begins, which can be an intimidating experience.  Luckily, this post from Radiant Pools provides a first-time swimming pool buyers guide that will help alleviate the anxiety of this experience.  

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Should I get an in-ground or above ground pool?

From Fox News

When deciding on what type of swimming pool is right for one's family, there are many factors to consider.  Cost is obviously a major deciding factor, and will generally drive the decision between an inground pool and an above ground pool.  As this post from Fox News points out, however, cost is not the sole deciding factor.  

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Pools: Above-Ground Vs. In-Ground

From In The Swim

So, you've decided to install a swimming pool in your backyard.  The next hurdle to overcome is to establish your budget.  While you are deciding on how much you would like to spend on this endeavor, you will likely be introduced to the different types of inground and above ground pools.  There are vast differences beyond simply the price of these disparate products.  This post from In The Swim examines these in great detail, without alot of fluff.

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Above Ground vs Inground: It’s Not Just About Cost

From Pool Pricer

Most people aren't making a choice between an inground pool and an aboveground pool due to the gap in cost.  This article makes the comparison nevertheless, as there are some clear differences between the two products.  Should someone actually consider an inground pool versus an above ground pool, the differences extend to more than the cost of the products, as the article explains.

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UNDERGROUND VS ABOVEGROUND POOLS: COSTS AND COMPARISONS

From River Pools and Spas

Truth be told, this is not even a fair comparision, as the above ground pool is so different from the concrete inground pool that they are not even in the same ballpark.  The inground vinyl liner pool is a closer cousin to the above ground pool, but even the vinyl liner has so many key differences than an above ground pool that it really is a stretch to compare them. Nevertheless, this post from River Pools and Spas does do a great job in presenting the key differences between these vastly different products, and sheds some light on the entire subject admirably.

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What Do Inground Pool Costs? – How to Determine the Price of your Pool

From Premier Pools & Spas

The old addage that originated with the upper class snobbery of the gilded age goes something like this: "If you have to ask the price, you can't afford it".  Well folks, this just isn't true in today's modern age.  The proliferation of available information everywhere makes this sentiment completely obsolete.  Whats interesting, however, is that the cost of a swimming pool project still perplexes even the most connected modern consumer.  This post from Premier Pools & Spas talks about the factors that determine the costs, and thereby eliminating the need to ask this sometimes embarrassing question.

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SWIMMING POOL COST

From Landscaping Network

One often wonders when one has decided to install an inground swimming pool, "What will this cost, and will I recoup my investment?"  This post from the Landscaping Network addresses this issue head-on with some possibly surprising revelations.  The method of construction utilized matters not only for the cost of the item, but also how much of the cost may be recouped from the sale of the house.  

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Estimator

Pool Cost Estimator

Ever wish there was simple way to get a rough idea of a swimming pool build cost?  Well, your prayers have been answered!  This handy inground swimming pool cost estimator from Custom Outdoor Trends walks you through a simple question and answer exam to ascertain the fine details that will drive the cost of any swimming pool and outdoor living project, and will spit out a rough estimate.  Obviously, this will be just a starting point in the overall planning and budgeting process, but no less handy to start!

From Custom Outdoor Trends

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How Much Does it Cost to Install an Inground Pool?

From Home Advisor

Now that Summer is here, many people's minds turn to installing an inground swimming pool.  If you have waited until Memorial Day to think about a custom inground swimming pool, you are probably looking at swimming next year.  This post from Home Advisor explains the factors that drive costs when installing an inground swimming pool. These factors include construction type, size, features, location, etc.

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