from Improvenet

Swimming pools are one of America's great luxury items.  There are a range of costs, depending on the type of construction.  Features and materials can also drive the cost of the project, as well as amenities like finished landscaping.  This post from Improvenet gives you a guide to the average costs for all of the different types of swimming pools, and explains the process and hidden costs as well.

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The Top 5 Reasons Pool Contractors/Builders Go Out of Business

From River Pools

The term Caveat Emptor has never been more applicable then when one is planning an inground swimming pool project.  Stories of contractors going out of business, or simply disappearing with client's money are scary to say the least, and happen way to frequently.  This post from River Pools tells us how to avoid these landmines by identifiying the characteristics of swimming pool companies that are most likely to disappear.

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