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People considering an investment in a swimming pool usually have lots of questions because they have a lot of decisions to make. 

We hope you’ll find the information below helpful in making informed decisions.

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9 Questions To Ask a Pool Builder

How To Choose the Best Swimming Pool Contractor Are you financing a swimming pool? Make sure you choose the right pool builders for your project! From residential backyards to Olympic-sized recreational centers, pools are a major investment that require significant skill to build and complete properly. When you have a pool installed, you want to

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How Long Can You Finance a Pool?

Putting in a new pool is a significant investment. You’re not just paying to improve both your home and your day-to-day life. You’re also committing yourself to a particular payment plan that enables you to properly finance the construction. Most people find themselves wondering how long can you finance a pool, and whether long-term or

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How Long Does It Take To Heat a Pool?

How long does it take to heat a pool? Every pool owner has asked themselves that question at one point or another. After all, the whole point of a pool is comfort and fun. Nobody wants to come over and wait around for a pool to warm up. You, and your guests, want to feel

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How Long Does It Take To Build a Pool?

How Long to Build a Pool – The Quick Answer Typically, building a pool takes about 8 to 12 weeks. This involves all the key stages like design, obtaining permits, excavation, installing the pool shell or gunite, and adding the finishing touches such as a deck or patio. Of course every case is different and

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In the Deep End of Pool Depth

It’s a safe bet that if you have an interest in pools then you also cherish that feeling of jumping in. However, there’s also a good chance that you’ve never stopped to really consider the nature of it. There’s a lot more to the depth of backyard pools than just how deep they are. And

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How To Have a Dog Safe Pool

If you love dogs then you know that there’s nothing they love more than playing around in the outside world with you. But imagine being able to give them that fun in a whole new way without ever leaving your backyard. You can do exactly that by learning how to make your swimming pool dog

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Low Maintenance Pool Landscape Design

Owning your own backyard pool is a dream come true. You probably thought about it quite a bit over the course of your life before deciding to make that dream a reality. But did you know that landscaping can increase the value and enjoyment of that investment without incurring much additional cost? And that’s not

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How a Tanning Ledge Pool Can Transform Your Outdoor Space

A pool tanning ledge might seem self-explanatory at first glance. The name suggests something that’s only useful for someone working on a tan. But if you’re writing ledges off based on that assumption then you might just miss out on the best pool addition you could ever imagine. In fact, if you don’t have a

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Brushed Concrete Around Pools – All You Need To Know

Brushed concrete around pools is one of the most popular design choices. However, it’s important to take a step back and consider what brushed concrete can do for you. Everyone relates to pools in different ways. Some people use their pools as a social space, for others it’s a vital part of their workouts, and

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Black Bottom Pools – Are They Worth It?

Black bottom pools have an indisputable air of mystery about them. The name alone conjures up some intriguing imagery even if you’ve never heard of them before. But the reality of these pools surpasses even the most lively imagination. And you’re about to discover what these beautiful pools are, where they excel, and the areas

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What is a Rolling Deck Pool Cover?

A rolling deck pool cover can be described most succinctly as a pool cover that rolls out to form a deck. And these rolling covers provide all of the same benefits that you’d find with a traditional pool cover. But make no mistake, a rolling deck cover is a huge step up from standard pool

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Ideas For Concrete Around a Pool

If you have a pool then you’ve almost certainly gone over some ideas for concrete around a pool. After all, you probably use your outdoor space for a wide variety of different activities. Pools intersect with everything from daily workouts to barbecues and moonlit parties. The more you use your pool the more you start

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Pool Landscaping Ideas With Rocks

Pool landscaping ideas with rocks might not be the first thing you think about when you look at your yard. But you’re about to find out why they should be. Imagine instantly setting the mood when guests come over for a swim. By adding rock and stone landscaping to your pool area you can dramatically

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Disclaimer:

This blog is based on information available at the time of publishing and for the purpose of sharing information with the public related to swimming pools and projects that can be financed through Viking Capital. Although we strive to be complete and accurate, it is not information that is verified or maintained. It should not be relied upon for making financial decisions. An investment such as a swimming pool is significant. Viking Capital recommends consulting with a financial professional regarding your financing decisions and with pool professionals regarding pool options. To learn what financing options are available for you today, please apply with Viking Capital and you’ll receive your free loan consultation. Click Here to Apply.

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