Selecting the right swimming pool or spa is a very personal choice which comes down to your individual needs and circumstances. Before you commit to a significant outlay, it’s important to look at all the options so you can be absolutely sure you’re making the right decision for you and your family. Learn more about swim spas and spas/swimming pools combos.
Want to know more about pool prices?
Price is a big decision-making factor, regardless of what we buy. Nobody wants to pay more than necessary while preserving the qualities of the product he longs for. With fibreglass pool prices, there are some things you should know. There are differences in cost of the fibreglass pool shell that are caused by the various technologies that are used in the manufacturing process. At Compass, we pride ourselves on providing the best quality of our pools by utilising patented technologies, such as ceramic core technology to build the pool. Also, other technologies make our pool unique. One of them is the Maxi Rib technology, which enables us to install Compass Pools in almost any terrain.
There are also other factors that affect pool prices. The cost depends on the colour you choose, on the pool shape and the size of the pool and of course, on any accessories and water features you select. Differences can be found amongst pool builders too, and the labour cost can make a difference in the final price. In this section, you will learn everything you need to know about the factors that affect the pool price so you fully understand the processes and quotations that you will receive from your selected pool builders.
Sometimes it can be hard to answer the question “how much will my pool cost” straight off the cuff. The reason for this is simple, each and every backyard is different and there are a number of things that can influence the overall cost of a pool project. Take our most common pool for example; the 8.2 X-Trainer swimming pool. This pool can be installed, with lights and filtration equipment or around $35,000 …
One of the first questions people usually ask is “How much will my new in-ground pool cost?” The answer to that question is best given in two parts: What will it cost to get a new in-ground pool up and running? What will be the likely ongoing costs involved with owning that pool? The most common types of pool sold in Australia include concrete, fibreglass and vinyl-liner. Understandably, all pools have different price points in the market.
I get a lot of calls throughout the day from people who are in that early planning stage. The first thing they say is, I want a quote on an eight metre pool or a six metre pool or whatever it is. Realistically it’s hard to be able to do that. Putting the pool and all of the equipment and all of your choices aside, it’s about your site.
Being able to ballpark a pool on the costs, I don’t know if you’re on a slope. I don’t know if you need to have a standard bond beam on your pool. I don’t know if your pool is going to be raised up a little bit. I don’t know if you’re in the building stages and we might have to pop the pool in prior to the house being built.
As a pool planner, the number one question that I get asked nearly every day of my life is how much does that pool cost? It’s a great question, it really is, but the truthful answer is how long is a piece of string? It comes down to exactly what you want and on your site.
The things to think about in being able to even give you even a ballpark range is how big do you want your pool to be? Do you want it to be five metres or do you want it to be fifteen metres? Do you want to have a very automatic system so that you aren’t manually cleaning your pool, it’s looking after itself, it’s the easiest thing in the world to own? Do you want your pool to look spectacular at night with beautiful lights in it? Do you feel that you might want to heat this pool? Do you feel that you need to have a cover over this pool?
Often people will walk into Compass or they’ll give us a call on the phone and they’ll say, how much for a swimming pool? It’s such a great question and is a difficult one to immediately answer. There are just so many different options and inclusions and site differences and things that are particular or may be particular about that pool. These will change the overall cost.
It’s not dissimilar from someone walking into a car yard where there are a whole range of cars on offer and saying, how much for a car? No one really does that because we’ve all been educated enough to know what a car is and that there are lots of different inclusions you can have.