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    How much does it cost to install an Inground Vinyl Swimming Pool

    By Laci
    "How much does it cost to build an Inground pool?" It’s a huge question, “how much is it going to cost to install an inground vinyl pool?” Short answer, “It depends who builds it.” Hiring someone to do the entire job will always cost you a great deal more than if you’re willing to roll up your sleeves and do any of the work yourself. Labor can account for up to half of your total cost for both the pool itself and the installation. This means that if you opt to do some of the labor yourself (or even the mass majority) you could easily save thousands of dollars.
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    How much does it cost to install an Inground swimming pool?

    By Laci
    What a great question! Truth-be-told though, asking how much it costs to build a swimming pool is kind of like asking how much it’s going to cost to build a home. There is no real one-size-fits-all answer as costs are dependent on so many different variables from design, to materials, to location. The only real sure-fire way to get a realistic amount that you can budget around is to get quotes from contractors in your local area. That being said, we may be able to help you “ballpark” it (it’s just going to be a big ball-park).
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    Pool Base Materials: Portland, Vermiculite, and Pre-Mix Pool Krete

    By Laci
    I know, I wish we could just lay the liner down and call it a day but every swimming pool needs to have a base. The purpose of the swimming pool base is to provide a smooth surface for the pool's liner. A smooth surface is less abrasive on the liner and makes it easier to keep the entire pool clean. There are four choices to use for the pool base.
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    How to Choose a Swimming Pool Builder?

    By Meagan
    Finding a reliable pool builder is a huge concern for anyone looking to transform their backyard into their favorite stay-cation destination. The last thing you want is someone who cuts corners, or worse, never finishes the job once they're paid. Unfortunately, this is the reality some people face. We'll cover a few pointers and questions you should ask to help you hire a pool builder with confidence! KEEP IN MIND: Royal Swimming Pools has it's coveted list of known installers all across the United States. There's a good chance that we can provide you a list of installers in your area along with your pool order. While you're shopping though, let's cover what you need to know!
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    6 Tips to Transform your backyard into an Oasis

    By Laci
    An oasis is defined as that gloriously lush waterhole found in a dry hot desert. But you don't have to be in the desert to experience an oasis. After all, an oasis is to a desert like Central Park is to New York. It's a lushly green, vibrant area to disappear into. Have you adopted the idea of having your own oasis to escape to (even if you’re just escaping the less-than-great-indoors or the doldrums of the daily commute)? Good news! Your outdoor area can be ornately opulent without very much effort at all! See our tips to beautifying your backyard!
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    When Disaster Strikes

    By Laci
    We were recently made aware of that one of our Royal Swimming Pools customers was a Pool Hero! What does this mean? Michael's pool was up and it was beautiful! And then as fate would have it a natural disaster showed up and made camp in his backyard. What happened next was the work of man who was determined to enjoy his new pool! Here's Michael's story!
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    Pool Construction and Instructional Information

    By Greg
    To assist you with the installation of your in-ground pool, check out this video that overviews the entire process of installing an inground pool. From excavation, to jumping in your pool, we have you covered!
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    Inground Swimming Pool Kit Installation and Construction

    By Greg
    You asked and we answered! We've compiled the key steps it takes to complete an inground swimming pool installation into 10 steps! This is a high level overview meant to outline the basic idea of what it takes to DIY your own pool. A much more detailed walk-through (and list of needed tools) can be found in our inground pool installation guide here!
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    Why Do I Need Two Main Drains for my Swimming Pool?

    By Laci
    When constructing a new swimming pool, if you are going to use a main drain it is required that you use two. This is due to safety regulations to help prevent Main Trap Entrapment.
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    How To Install Your Inground Pool Liner

    By Laci
    Installation Of The Inground Pool Liner
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