Frequently Asked Questions About Vinyl Liner Swimming Pools
When it comes to swimming pool construction, there are a ton of questions clients have but often find answers difficult to obtain. To ensure you have all your doubts cleared, as market leaders in the field, BC Pools and Spas Ltd. has answered some of the most Frequently Asked Questions about vinyl liner swimming pools.
- Why choose a vinyl liner swimming pool?
Homeowners and builders want in-ground vinyl liner swimming pools for a variety of reasons. The most obvious answer is the budget. When compared to other pool construction systems, vinyl liner swimming pools are much easier on the wallet. The feel of the liner is also a deciding factor for homes with children as it is very smooth and comfortable on the feet, especially when compared to the rugged feel of a plaster finish (concrete) pool. Liner pools are also very easy to customize. The shape and depth can be easily changed without having much impact on construction costs.
- How long does it take to build an in-ground vinyl liner swimming pool?
Building an in-ground vinyl liner pool can be impacted by a variety of factors. First off, permitting can take anywhere from two weeks to eight-plus weeks. This is why it is important to get going early on these projects. The build itself takes about one month from start to completion. This is when the landscaping and pool build are well coordinated. The liner should be the last thing installed in your backyard after the decking and other construction projects are completed.
- How long does it take to install an above ground pool?
Above ground pools typically take one to two days to install. If more extensive groundwork is required, then one day of excavation can be added. The decking around the pool, if necessary, usually takes about three to six days, depending of course on size and materials used.
- How long does a vinyl liner last?
Vinyl liners should last anywhere from twelve to twenty plus years. Maintenance and water chemical balance is the key to extending the longevity of your liner. For ease of mind, we do recommend a professional pool maintenance company. This will ensure a long lasting liner while freeing your time to simply enjoy the pool with your friends and family.
- How much does it cost to change my liner?
You should budget anywhere from $3200 to $4500 for replacing your vinyl liner. This does vary with size, shape, depth, and condition of the underlying concrete.
If you have any more questions about swimming pools, get in touch with the experts at BC Pools and Spas Ltd. As the best custom swimming pool contractors in North Vancouver, BC, our philosophy is to provide British Columbia homeowners a higher quality of custom pool design and construction with greater savings. To know how we can help you, please click here or contact us by clicking here.