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Planning Your In-Ground Pool Installation

At Rich-Way Landscape, we not only offer custom landscape design and installation, but we also specialize in designing and building custom gunite pools.

Imagine spending your lazy summer afternoons lounging by the shimmering waters of your own in-ground pool, surrounded by the laughter of your loved ones. Owning a private oasis right in your backyard is a dream for many homeowners. However, before diving into this dreamy scenario, you need to consider several essential steps when planning for an in-ground pool installation. Before installing your pool with Rich-Way Landscape, consider following these comprehensive steps. 

Step 1: Assess Your Space 

Before planning your in-ground pool, the first step is to assess the available space. This assessment should thoroughly evaluate your backyard’s layout, existing landscaping, and any potential obstacles such as trees, underground pipes, or utility lines. The results of this assessment will help you determine the most suitable shape, size, and placement of your pool. 

Step 2: Set Your Budget 

When planning to install an in-ground pool, it is crucial to determine a realistic budget early on. This budget should include the initial construction costs and ongoing expenses, such as water, electricity, pool maintenance, and cleaning services. Remember that installing an in-ground pool is a significant investment, so it is essential to consider all the costs involved before making a decision. 

Step3: Choose Your Pool Type 

Rich-Way Landscape believes that gunite pools are the best type of pool to opt for if you’re looking for an in-ground pool. Although there are several types of pools, including vinyl, concrete, and fiberglass, gunite pools have three key advantages. Firstly, they are structurally sound. Secondly, they are the most durable. And thirdly, they last the longest compared to other pool materials. For instance, vinyl pool liners must be replaced every six to twelve years, and fiberglass pools have an average lifespan of 25 years. Researching which pool type best fits your budget, aesthetic, preferences, and maintenance requirements is essential. Our clients have generally found gunite pools to be the most suitable option compared to other pool types. 

Step 4: Design Your Pool 

After selecting the type of pool you want, it is time to have some fun and get creative with the design. You can think about features such as entry points, depth, shape, and additional amenities like slides, waterfalls, or built-in seating. At Rich-Way Landscape, our designers will collaborate with you to bring your vision to life while ensuring it fits your space limitations and budget. 

Step 5: Obtain Necessary Permits 

Before starting the construction of your new pool, obtaining all the necessary permits from your local government is crucial. The permit requirements may differ depending on your location and the regulations that apply to pool construction. Therefore, it is essential that you research and comply with all the applicable requirements. However, you do not have to worry because Rich-Way Landscape has extensive experience obtaining permits and can help you navigate this process easily. 

Step 6: Prepare for Construction 

When you choose Rich-Way Landscape as your contractor, we will collaborate with you to finalize the design details and establish a timeline for your in ground pool installation. Our team will also assist you in preparing your backyard by clearing any obstacles, marking the pool area, and ensuring access for our construction equipment. While construction is ongoing, you may experience some disruption to your daily routine, but the result will be worth it: your very own backyard sanctuary! 

Step 7: Enjoy Your Pool 

After weeks of anticipation and hard work, the time has finally arrived to enjoy the results of all your efforts. Take a refreshing dip in your brand-new pool, host an outdoor BBQ with your loved ones, and cherish every moment of your newly found relaxation and recreation. By providing regular maintenance and proper care, your in-ground pool will offer you and your family years of fun and enjoyment. 

In-Ground Pool Installation with Rich-Way 

By following these steps and working closely with our design and construction team, we can transform your backyard into a luxurious retreat you will cherish for years. So, take the plunge and make your dream of a poolside paradise a reality! If you are ready to have your in-ground gunite pool installed, please contact Rich-Way Landscape today to schedule a consultation. You can reach us by calling (901) 853-9590. 

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