Planning a Pool, How to Choose a Pool Builder – Aqua Pool Co


Planning a pool is a big decision. As summer nears, now is the time to build a pool. Below are some tips from Better Homes and Gardens on how to choose a pool builder.

Choosing a Contractor

  • Get referrals from friends and neighbors.
  • Talk to at least three builders.
  • Determine number of years in business under present name and ownership.
  • Ensure contractor is bonded and insured. Get proof.
  • Visit their work firsthand and talk with the homeowners about their experience with this contractor.
  • Talk with suppliers about the contractor’s status.
  • Do they subcontract work or use their own staff?
  • Do they have design experience? Do they offer design services?
  • It is not customary to pay the full amount up front.
  • Get lien waivers for all work completed.

Construction Times

  • Anticipate a little dirt in your life during construction of an in-ground pool. Your contractor can estimate a project completion date but remember Mother Nature doesn’t always cooperate.
  • An in-ground pool takes anywhere from three to twelve weeks depending on the complexity of the project.

Above ground pools can be installed in a matter of hours or a few days. Aqua Pool Co offers the best selection of above ground pools on the gulf coast. Stop by our store at 11296 Lorraine Rd., Gulfport, MS 39503 to visit our showroom and to customize an above ground pool today.

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Aqua Pool Co. is the largest pool and spa supply store on the entire Mississippi Gulf Coast! Our Gulfport showroom features 12 above ground poolshot tubs, and spas and our selection of pool and spa chemicals is second to none. We also offer pool equipment, free water testing and water chemistry consulting to ensure your pool, spa and/or hot tub is safe. Check out our vast selection pool toys and games, so the fun never stops. Don’t let our large pool store fool you! Aqua Pool Co. is family-owned and operated, and every member of our staff is here to serve you with the personal customer service you deserve. Give us a call at (228) 832-9909 or come by and see us at 11296 Lorraine Rd., Gulfport, MS 39503 today!

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