Building a swimming pool: how much should you expect?


Pools come in many shapes, sizes and materials and can be filtered or cleaned using different techniques. Do you live in a warm climate and want to improve your outdoor living space or perhaps increase the value of your home? Find out in this article how much it would cost to build a pool.

Above ground pool

To install your pool, you can buy a kit and assemble it yourself or pay a professional to install it. If you are planning to do it yourself, visit website link to find out more about what you need to do.

An above-ground pool must have sidewalls which can increase the cost by about 10%. In addition, some pool kits are complete packages that include a filter, pump system and access ladder. If you have to buy these items separately, you will spend an additional $500 to $1,500.

 In-ground pool

An in-ground pool is a preferred choice for its aesthetics, ease of maintenance and longevity. Depending on the size and style of pool you want, you'll spend an average of $30,000 to $50,000 for an in-ground pool. Larger pools and equipment such as lighting, cabanas, landscaping, waterfalls and slides can easily push prices over $100,000. To purchase these items, go to a company with a good reputation. 

Fibreglass pool 

A vinyl-lined pool is the least expensive in-ground option. It is made from a series of rigid steel, plastic, or composite panels that are inserted into a drilled hole to form the walls. The final shape is lined with thick vinyl for a smooth finish. Some vinyl-lined in-ground pools are sold as kits to be assembled on site. However, it should be noted that the average cost of a vinyl pool is about $35,000. On top of that, you have to add the cost of the service.