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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 does it take to build a pool? It’s a simple enough question and one which most people have thought about at one time or another. Most homeowners have considered installing a pool. And the first step in the process usually comes down to putting together a budget and timeline. However, there’s enough information

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Can Dogs Swim In Pools?

Can dogs swim in pools? It’s one of the most common questions for both dog and pool owners alike. Outdoor fun just seems to go naturally with a dog’s happy and energetic demeanor. But at the same time, people are naturally concerned about whether pools are safe for their dogs. On top of that, you

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How Much Does a Swimming Pool Cost?

Traditionally adding a pool to your home is thought of as an extravagant expense however, this is no longer the case. A pool often is affordable and manageable if you design a budget and make wise decisions in the purchase. Adding a pool will not only bring more enjoyment of your house by your friends

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Interior Home Improvement Projects That Increase Value

To increase your home’s value with interior upgrades, you will primarily want to focus on projects that modernize the home, create more benefits for the homeowner, and increase or extend the safety of the home. Many home improvement projects can be costly so you’ll also want to focus on ones that a future buyer will

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Exterior Home Improvement Projects That Increase Value

To increase your home value with exterior projects, you will be focusing mainly on curb appeal which is how “appealing” your home looks from the street. This is a big influencer for potential homebuyers as a good first impression can make a sale (and a bad one can break it). The average return on investment

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How Can You Improve Your Credit Score?

Build your credit file: Open new accounts which will report to the major credit bureaus. Most lenders and credit card issuers report to all three so this is easy to achieve. In order to establish any credit, there must be accounts open in your name. From there, you can begin to establish a good record

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Updating or Remodeling your Swimming Pool

So, your swimming pool is looking a little worse for wear these days. Maybe your once bright tiles are not as lustrous as they used to be, or your plaster is cracked and chipped, or maybe you are just tired of the design. You may be thinking that your only choices are to either live

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TINY POOLS It is a common misconception that to have a swimming pool, you must have a big yard. However, we are throwing that notion away because tiny pools are all the rage! If you have a small yard, the tiny pool could be a perfect and beautiful addition. If you have a large yard,

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What Is Your Credit Score “Really”?

A common misconception about credit scores is that the first one you see is “your credit score.” In reality, there are tons of scores out there for everyone and nobody has one single score at any moment. These scores are all representative of your credit history but are calculated differently, depending on what purpose they

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Swimming Pool Loans: To Fee or Not to Fee

Home Improvement Loans: What You Need To Know About Fees and Interest Rates The question of loan fees comes up every day in the home improvement lending business and just about every ad that you find will say “No loan fees” or “free loan”. It’s a great talking point and it seems to make sense

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