Aboveground swimming pools constitute about 50% of all pool sales in the United States.
Wanna have fun? In the Summer? Friends and family? Give me a few seconds to introduce you to this. Fair enough? More and more people are choosing above ground swimming pools than a regular in ground swimming pool due to their durability and variety of options.
Others turn to these pools due to their low installation cost. Installation is fairly easy, if you're not the one doing the pool installation. Some concern must be taken into consideration. These pools do need a certain level of competence installing them. Take your time, read the directions, and do the job right the first time around. Don't rush or cut any corners because you could have a dangerous mess on your hands if you're not careful.
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The installation cost for a quality above ground pool can range from $1,000–$3,000, depending on the size and type of pool. Oval pools will normally cost more to install than round pools. Total cost for a quality aboveground pool such as Kayak Pools can be around $10,000.
You can find smaller and less expensive above ground pools at larger retailers like Walmart. In season, the #1 seller they have is Intex. These types of pools are much less expensive, can be set up within a matter of minutes, and usually cost between $100–$800. Being they're inexpensive you can only count a limited number of Summer uses, usually between 1–3 swimming seasons.
Remember when buying an aboveground pool, especially a used one, the most expensive component will be the liner. Let's say you got a good deal on a used pool liner. Let's say it's less than 2 years old. It might be worth your while and try to install it with a back-of-your-brain assumption that you will need to buy a new one. Even minor shrinking that occurs may cause wrinkles and the liner might not fit correctly. So be careful.
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