Renovating Your Pool
Renovating your swimming pool isn’t as simple as calling in help and having a great looking pool just like that. Whether you’re in need of an urgent pool refurbishment or if you’re wanting a new pool installed, then it’s important to take into consideration a number of things.
Taking short cuts or looking for the cheap option, will only lead to it costing you more money in the long run. Make sure you’re prepared and you’ve done your research before any work is carried out and this will make your swimming pool renovation as stress free as possible.
5 Things To Consider
#1 – When To Have The Renovation Carried Out
It’s important to plan out the job when and make sure it’s done at the right time. One of the best times to start a swimming pool renovation is the beginning of the summer. This is because the weather will most likely to be better meaning there’ll be less disruption. Having a swimming pool renovation carried out during the autumn or winter can lead to delays being made by bad rain, snow or storms.
#2 – Clear Idea Of What You Want To Achieve
Gather together a selection of ideas and pictures of pools that your like, this will help you to decide on how you want your swimming pool to look. You’ll need to decide on the size of the pool, the tiles you use, the base and the edging that you want.
#3 – Realistic Time Table
A pool renovation isn’t just a quick fix, so it’s important that you have realistic expectations about how long the renovation of your swimming pool will take. You should find out an estimated time frame of how long the renovation will take. Some parts of your garden might be off limits whilst the work is being carried out, so it’s important to make sure you know how long you mightn’t be able to use it for.
#4 – Choosing A Contractor
Shortlist a few potential contractors and get quotes from all of them. Don’t always go for the cheapest option, as it mightn’t be the best. Check out their history and look into things such as reviews to see what other customers have been saying about them. Don’t hesitate to ask to see a portfolio to see the work that has been carried out by them. A good swimming pool renovator should have a portfolio of work, good customer feedback and a competitively priced quote.
#5 – Preparation
Once you’ve decided on a swimming pool contractor and proceed to accept their quote you’ll get to get prepared for the work to be carried out. The pool work that will be carried out will be noisy and messy; meaning you need to keep windows and doors shut to prevent dust and dirt from blowing in. Things such as the lawn being dug up will need to be prepared for. Your chosen swimming pool contractor will give you advice on the preparations you need to carry out before the swimming pool renovations begin.