How Much Does It Cost to Install a Pool?

From Angie's List

Shopping for a swimming pool has some similarities to shopping for a car.  If you are a luxury car person, you will be looking for a luxury brand.  Similarly with swimming pools, the different types of pools will carry different price tags, and have different levels of expected performance.  This post from Angie's list talks about 4 major swimming pool types and some reasonable expectations of costs.  

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How Much Does it Cost to Build a Swimming Pool?

From Home Advisor

Home Advisor is an extremely popular website that pairs qualified home professionals with consumers.  It stands to reason, therefore, that when Home Advisor polls their members about certain topics, the information is likely relevant and somewhat accurate.  This post from Home Advisor aimed to figure out how much an inground pool will cost to install.  Granted, this survey does not adjust for geography, nor for construction type, but it does set a realistic framework for the consumer when they are beginning their research.

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The Top 6 Hidden Costs of a Swimming Pool Project

From River Pools

Unfortunately, nefarious business practices are present in every industry, everywhere.  Sometimes these practices involved not outright lying, but leaving out important details in order to make a sale, and then springing these details on the unsuspecting homeowner at a time when the homeowner has no recourse.  The issue of hidden costs is a frequent place where this technique is utilized but unscrupulous businesses, and this post from River Pools discusses the most common causes for actual hidden costs in any swimming pool project.  Hopefully this post will help arm and educate the consumer to ask the hard questions of their prospective contractor and eliminate most or all of the surprises.

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How Much Do Inground Pools Cost?

From River Pools

Deciding on a new inground swimming pool is the first step in a very large decision tree.  The next step is to decide what type of swimming pool is best for your yard, budget, climate, market, etc.  This post from River Pools compares and contrasts the three major inground pool types, albeit from the perspective of a fiberglass pool company.  This is a good starting point to help decide which construction method to pursue.

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How much does it cost to build a swimming pool?

From Fixr

Budgeting for a new swimming pool can be an extremely frustrating experience.  There are so many variables that can affect the price of a swimming pool project, and there is scarce information available with which to formulate a solid budget that adjusts for geography, site conditions, material choices and market area.  Fortunately, this post from Fixr gives a great starting point.

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How Much Does it Cost to Install an Inground Pool?

From Home Advisor

Knowing how much money to budget for an outdoor project can save the homeowner time and valuable resources.  Very often a homeowner will develop a wish list, and go so far as to have a professional design an outdoor living project only to discover that they are way over their budget.  This leads to unrealistic expectations and diappointment on both sides of the transaction.  This post from Home Advisor presents some realistic average cost figures that when adjusted for market and geography will assist in formulating the all-important budget.

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Swimming Pool, Hot Tub & Sauna Cost Guides

From Home Advisor

If there were any websites that are qualified to give an average cost of installing an inground swimming pool, Home Advisor is it.  Formerly called Servicemagic, the Home Advisor website exists to pair qualified professionals in a variety of trades for the home with consumers that are ready to hire or planning a project.  This puts Home Advisor in a unique position to have an idea of what certain projects will likely cost.  This post from Home Advisor presents some average costs for installing an Swimming Pool, Hot Tub or Sauna.

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The Real Cost of Owning a Swimming Pool

From U.S. News Money

The upfront costs of installing an inground swimming pool are just the beginning, according to this post from U.S. News Money.  While the average upfront cost for the installation of the pool proper is around $40,000, the associated costs of landscaping, maintenance, and insurance have to be considered when installing a swimming pool.  

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How Much Does an Inground Pool Cost? Let’s Break it Down

From Pool Pricer

The Inground pool can be considered the ultimate luxury item.  It is desired by many, and posessed by relatively few.  For those that make the decision to acquire one, the cost is always a consideration.  This post from Pool Pricer discusses the average costs for inground pools, and also outlines the factors that can drive the cost such as features, materials, geographic region, etc.

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How Much do Above Ground and Inground Swimming Pools Cost?

From River Pools

Making the decision to acquire an inground swimming pool and outdoor living space is one of the most exciting ones in a lifetime.  Once the initial honeymoon period wears off, and the process actually begins, the next question is invariably "What is this going to cost?"  This post from River Pools addresses this issue head on, by takling about the different types of swimming pool construction and their average costs around the country.

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