With COVID-19 still impacting many areas around the country, it’s difficult to enjoy time outside. However, for those who own pools, you can still get a lot of enjoyment from your yard, especially as we inch closer to summer. If you don’t have a pool yet, you may be considering getting one installed. One question might come to mind before your pool installation, however. That question is whether you should install it yourself or bring in professional help. We’ll be going over whether a professional or DIY pool installation is better for you.
Choosing a DIY Pool Installation
It’s definitely possible to build a pool on your own. It takes a lot of effort, but you could create a hole in your yard and use it to create your swimming pool. The real question, though, isn’t whether you CAN install a pool yourself, but rather, SHOULD you?
The main reason people will try a DIY pool installation is because they want to save money. The idea is that you don’t spend money hiring professionals to help you with the installation, which makes sense in theory. In practice, however, you usually spend more money than you would think.
You have to purchase all of the supplies yourself and even rent out some sort of excavator so you can form the hole. Beyond that, you still have to perform the installation, which is highly challenging for people without pool-building expertise. Mistakes can very easily occur, and you will likely spend a great amount of time and money fixing these mistakes. Sometimes, you’ll even end up hiring professional help to clean up mistakes regardless.
Choosing a Professional Pool Installation
When you bring in the help of a professional pool installation company, the installation is so much easier. You will have experienced staff members in your corner who have been installing pools for years, meaning the likelihood of mistakes is lower.
The pool installation is also quicker because there are more people working on the project. This lets you enjoy your pool much sooner.
There are even some areas that will only let you have a pool if it is built with the help of professionals. This would prevent DIY installations from being an option.
Admiral Pools is Your Complete Swimming Pool Resource
Admiral Pools LLC is a multi-faceted company involved in the construction and renovation of all types of in-ground swimming pools, serving Baltimore, Harford, and Cecil Counties of Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania. Admiral Pools does the vast majority of our work with in-house personnel, and we pride ourselves on being a turnkey operation that provides retaining walls, hardscaping, fencing, and outdoor lighting. Customers can visit our retail location and showroom in Abingdon, MD, to purchase pool chemicals, as well as above-ground pools, spas, parts, maintenance equipment, pool games, and toys. Admiral Pools of Maryland is dedicated to providing our customers with the highest quality swimming pools, the best service, and a complete selection of parts and chemicals the retail industry has to offer. Contact Admiral Pool’s representative through our website today to receive your free quote, or call us at 1-866-297-POOL (7665). Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Pinterest for all of the latest updates and news in the recreational water industry.