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Avoid These Common Mistakes While Getting a Saltwater Pool Installation

May 1, 2020 5:08 AM

If you are planning to install a saltwater swimming pool in your backyard, remember, getting a pool also comes with the responsibilities of its maintenance. Make sure you follow advice from the experts to ensure there are no problems in the future with your pool. Keeping it in pristine conditions also mean your family, friends, and loved ones cherish the moments in the pool without any risk. Here are some best practices and the common mistakes that homeowners make while installing a saltwater pool.

Here’s some of the most frequent mistakes that people make

Not Choosing The Right Pool Builder

Selecting an inexperienced or sub-standard pool builder may lead to a lower quality pool with problems later on. This common mistake that can be avoided easily by speaking with different pool builders in your area. With little research about builder’s past projects through Google, their website, and by asking them about past projects. Also find out about their expertise(some are experts in the overground pool, some are inground pool experts), resources(technicians and tools), quality of services, and their pricing. Prefer hiring someone having expertise in saltwater pool installation.

Not Selecting the Pool Design According To Space Available

There are several pool designs that you can choose. Plan well and ponder what design you want to have, according to the space available, your pool builder can help you in that. Deciding beforehand about the type of pool you want, whether it is a saltwater pool or the traditional ones, makes the overall installation process. Try not to make any last-minute as it might add more time and budget.

Poor Allocation Of Budget

Compromising with the budget or going for a cheaper option will result in a lower quality pool with below-par accessories. While you can negotiate on the possible prices with the pool builder but not at the expense of quality of work, as it might add more expensive maintenance in the long-term and add trouble later on. Saltwater pool installation costs depend on whether you are installing a new pool or converting the old pool into a saltwater pool. You should speak to the builder and set out the cost agreements beforehand to ensure there are no more budget increases required in the middle of the project.

Choosing Incorrect Pool Location And Size

Decide the location and size of the pool; it is the very first point that almost every homeowner forgets. Don’t leave it for the last minute discussion; it will only add time to the installation process. You can talk with the pool builder on the possible options with the space available you have in your home. What size of saltwater pool would fit all you need. Installing a larger pool just because you have enough space may lead to increased maintenance costs and higher water bills later on.

Neglecting Property Survey For Safety

A property survey is essential as it can harm drainage as well as the overall pool and landscape design. Pool enhances the property value, but if you ignore necessary safety measures, it may prove to be otherwise. A complete property examination by an expert makes sure the pool doesn’t compromise with safety stands. Untimely additional costs may arise if proper safety features are not up to the mark. Your pool builder is the right person to have these discussions early on to avoid any future problems.

Besides these, also discuss possible maintenance costs and frequency with your saltwater pool contractor. Also, ask them about the maintenance process, particularly about which chemicals you need to check more regularly.

So these were some of the most common mistakes people make while installing saltwater pools. Avoid these by hiring experienced pool contractor, Custom Pool Pros, for salt water swimming pool installation in NJ, reach out to us for unbiased consultation.


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