It’s a major addition to your house. It dramatically alters the landscape of your outdoor living space. It can be a lifestyle change. This is not a decision that your extended family or neighbors should influence you one.

Building or buying a pool is a major investment so ask yourself some key questions before you take the plunge!

Why do you want a pool?

Talk to your family, see what everyone’s needs and desires are. Make a list of pros and cons to getting a pool. Consider everyones opinion even your children.

What will the pool be used for?

What will be the use of the pool, is it to help you exercise? To give the kids something fun to do? Are you thinking of doing a lot more outdoor entertaining where a pool would be a nice thing for your guests?

What type of pool do you want?

This is an important question because there are so many styles and types of pools. Knowing what shape, size, above ground in ground, or even the type of water (salt versus chlorinated). Do some research, shop around, better yet hire someone who will design a custom pool just for you.

What size and shape?

This depends a lot on your backyard and what you have room for. Even if you have a small area to work with a creative pool designer will be able to come up with something great!

What is your budget?

There really is a pool to fit every budget, you just have to know what you want and what you are able to afford. There are a few sources that you could look to in order to get the pool of your dreams: home equity accounts, savings, inheritance, homeland, or even a pool loan. Clear Blue Pools has some great loan options available CHECK THEM OUT!

Maintenance: You or the Pro?

This is the question on everyones mind, who is going to clean the pool? Its a good one to because there are a lot of things involved in keeping you pool clean and pristine. Vacuums, chlorine, heaters, pumps OH MY! Do you have time to commit to keeping your pool clean? Do you have the funds to hire a professional to take on this task for you? We provide a variety of custom maintenance plans to keep your pool looking great.

Get get this thing started!!

Have a realistic timeline for getting your pool built and hire someone who knows they can stick to that timeline. Make sure you have a in depth conversation with you pool contractor so you are both on the same page.