Frequently asked questions

Planning a pool involves consideration of all future usage for the backyard environment and consideration of a budget so the plan can be developed with this in mind.  Some features can only be done during the initial build whereas others are possible in a second phase. Here are some frequently asked questions about the process.

Q-1: What size and shape should the pool be?

Q-2: How can the pool be incorporated into a sloped yard?

Q-3: Who oversees the project to completion?

Q-4: How do I determine a budget for a pool and backyard landscaping?

Q-5: Can it be done in phases?

Q-6: Is there a charge for the plan?

Design planning checklist


You can use the attached checklist and graph sketching paper to make notes and check off what you like as you review the gallery. Click here to download a Design Planning Checklist. [PDF – 186KB]

Check off the options you want – Whether you are looking at a new pool or renovating an existing one, the following information will make you more aware of the available options, features, and “technical toys” available.

How to Choose your Pool Builder


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