Winter is truly here but the days are getting longer and that means spring isn’t too far away. If you held off from getting a pool installed last year or simply couldn’t find a contractor with available time to do it, this is the year for you. There are a few key reasons a new pool is a great idea and it goes beyond fun for you and the kids in the summer.
Let’s take a look.
2022 is the Year for Home Pools & Upgrades
If 2020 and 2021 taught us anything about home landscaping, it was pools are popular. Very popular in fact. Many homeowners simply couldn’t get a contractor with availability to provide a quote let alone start work. This was for a few reasons, including the pandemic, inflation, reduced workforce, increased costs for materials + labor, and more. If you missed your opportunity for a pool to be installed last year, it’s time to get started now.
Scheduling & Availability Issues Resolved
Procrastinating or waiting until the weather gets warmer is a bad idea considering the pool contractor landscape at the moment. Many designs and materials sold out and some contractors were understaffed. This meant loads of homeowners looking for a pool had to go without one. The point is that those who planned and got the ball rolling before the warm weather arrived made out well. Many of those who waited for the weather to get better to start the process were left looking elsewhere.
Some advice from the experts:
- Get started now with your selected contractor to get the ball rolling
- Site surveys and permits are a must, be sure your contractor has things in order
- Does the contractor also work with water and electricity or do they bring in a 3rd party contractor? You should try to work with a construction crew who conducts all of the installation work, not just a part of it.
- Select a design that is available without a waiting/backorder period
- Plan for future poolside landscaping and structures like cabanas
- Consider a budget range and work with your contractor to stay on budget
This is a shortlist of what you should be thinking about. There is more to take care of but starting the conversation is a must. Considering things are still taking longer for site surveys and building permits to be filed due to the pandemic, starting before there is a huge waiting period is a smart idea.
Multiple factors will go into the pool variety you choose. Budget will be paramount but also space available, ability to go into the ground, access to water and electricity, etc. Do you know what you’re looking for? Above or in-ground? The projects are vastly different and have varying costs as well as time frames for work completion. You should discuss with your partner, spouse, and kids what the best fit is considering all the factors.
Hiring a Local Pool Installation Contractor Near Me
You don’t need to second guess your choice if you ask around and consult your friends or neighbors. It’s also not a bad idea to get more than one quote so you can compare different contractors. No matter which route you go, get started sooner rather than later!
Call us today and let’s start the conversation about your new pool.