Pool remodeling is an exciting project, but it can be hectic if you don’t properly prepare for it. Are you a homeowner who recently purchased a home with plans to redecorate the backyard? Or maybe you have own your property for a while and want to upgrade the space?
No matter the reason, there are many important aspects of your renovation project to consider. Here are five must do’s you should take into consideration.
1. Do Your Research
The first thing you should do before starting your project is research. There are many different types of pools and spas out there, along with various materials used for construction, so it’s important that you know exactly what type of pool you want and what kind of materials will work best for your needs.
If possible, ask your contractor for a gallery of previous work and visit other pools in your area that have been recently remodeled or built from scratch so that you can get an idea of what looks good and what doesn’t look good when it comes to design elements such as tile patterns, colors, and finishes.
2. Set a Budget
The cost of pool remodeling can fluctuate depending on the size of your pool and whether it has been previously renovated. If you want to add new features like a waterfall or spa, expect that cost to increase and plan accordingly
As you plan your budget, keep in mind that it will include the cost of hiring a contractor as well as any permits required for your project.
3. Ask a Lot of Questions
You probably already know that it’s important to ask contractors about their credentials, experience, and references when hiring for any home improvement project. But when it comes to pool remodeling, there are a few more questions you should ask:
- What is the estimated cost?
- How much experience do you have with this kind of project?
- How long will it take to complete this project?
- What type of warranties do you offer?
4. Check Credentials and References
Before hiring any contractor, make sure they have the proper credentials and references. Check with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to see if there are any complaints or unresolved disputes against them.
Also, ask previous customers about their experience working with this company. This will give you some insight into how the company handles customer service issues and resolve problems if they arise during the project.
5. Build A Relationship With Your Pool Contractor
Building a relationship with your contractor is essential when it comes to any remodeling project. You also want to make sure that they understand your needs and can deliver on them. This also means asking questions about their experience and what they have done in the past.
Contact Alan Jackson Pools to start your next pool remodeling project and discover how we can turn your home into a sanctuary. Our team of dedicated designers will work closely with you to evaluate your needs and create the backyard oasis that you’ve been dreaming of.