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How Much Does it Cost to Install a Pool in Birmingham?

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Pool Installation can increase the value of your home by $506

Pool installation in Birmingham comes with a lot of benefits. Not only will it add appeal and value to your home, but it is also an excellent source of recreational activity for you and your family. Having your own pool installation in Birmingham at home will mean more family bonding time, more time to swim, soak and stay outside under the sun. Swimming is an activity that can get you fit and in shape without too much stress. Having your own pool will also help in encouraging your kids to embrace the sport to have a healthy lifestyle. Not only that, but it is also the right venue for hosting parties and events at your home. There are a lot of pool designs to choose from. If you pick the right pool for your home, combined with incredible landscaping and outdoor decors, it can give your property an elegant look and feel. Most importantly, owning a pool will definitely add value to your property. Most realtors agree that a house with a pool has an increased value in the market and can sell faster than homes without one.

Fair price breakdown

The cost of a pool installation in Birmingham will depend on what type of pool will you want for your home. The two types of swimming pools are the above ground and in-ground pools. A standard 19’ diameter above ground swimming pool is estimated to cost around $6,250. On the other hand, the average 32’x16’ in-ground swimming pool is around $22,000. Some homeowners may opt to build their pools on their own to save costs. However, most DIY pools only last for 2 to 3 years, and that means high maintenance costs for a short period which makes them more expensive than professionally built pools that can last for many years and include a warranty.

Estimated final cost for pool installation

Item Quantity Fair Price
Screened In Pool Cost 215 Square Feet $1,157.58
Screened In Pool Labor 10.7 Hours $355.53
Screened In Pool Job Materials and Supplies $21.01
Totals - Cost to Screen In Pools - 215 Square Feet $1,534.13
Average Cost Per Square Foot $7.67

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Above ground pools are considerably cheaper as compared to in-ground pools. They will only need support frames to be built. However, preparations like leveling the area, installation of the electrical system and water pumps are required and will add to the cost of pool installation in Birmingham. In-ground pool is expensive because of the site preparation which typically includes excavation. It also needs a liner that can cost around $25,000 to $31,500 depending if it's vinyl or fiberglass. The type of materials used in in-ground pools like concrete can cost around $30,000 to $50,000. Other things that can add to the cost of pool installation in Birmingham are the accessories like handrails, heaters, and lightings that can add extra $400 to $800 to the overall cost of installation.

Jefferson County Pool Installation FAQ

A fiberglass pool can last for up to 25 years or more, provided that it is well maintained and is regularly cleaned.

Pool installation is considered to be a job that should only be handled by professionals. Even if most above ground pools are designed to be installed quickly, professional pool contractors can guarantee the work and will provide a warranty. If you are planning to build an above ground pool, make sure that you book your schedule with a pool professional earlier or before the start of Spring and Summer as these are the busiest seasons for them.

As compared to steel, aluminum walls will not rust. However, they tend to corrode after a few years of usage. Steel on the other hand usually starts rusting at the bottom of the pool. It is the place where the above ground pool gets in contact with dirt. Regardless of whether it is aluminum or steel, proper maintenance is the key to extending the life of an above ground pool.

Last Updated: Nov 21, 2017

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    Brad Hinton Co Inc

    Rating: 81
    2069 Cherry Ave. 
    HueytownAL  35209
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    Swimming Pool Services

    Rating: 92
    400 Doug Baker Blvd. 
    BirminghamAL  35203
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    Swim South Inc

    Rating: 60
    BirminghamAL  35201
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    Quality Creative Landscaping

    Rating: 60
    6104 Old Quarry Rd. 
    BirminghamAL  35235
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    Allstar Pool & Spa

    Rating: 75
    1821 Tin Valley Cir. 
    BirminghamAL  35203
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    Swim Care Pools

    Rating: 77
    300 Cahaba Park Cir. 
    BirminghamAL  35242