Wondering how much an inground pool is going to cost? The answer depends entirely on the size and type of pool you want to build as well as any features you plan on adding.
You’re looking into getting a pool. Congrats! Getting a pool is a great way to increase the amount of time you are likely to be outside and recreate with your friends and family. Before you get too excited, you may be looking into the inground pool price and wondering what it is going to cost you. In this article, we are going to break it down and help you get an idea of what you can expect to pay out of your pocket.
There are quite a few factors to look into when it comes to inground pool price. One of the things to think about first is the material you are going to use for your pool. You should also think about the size as that is going to be a major factor in the pricing of your pool. Let’s look at the different types of pools and some of the costs.
You should keep in mind that depending on what region you are in, the costs could be considerably different so this is a general idea so you can begin preparing for your purchase and installation.
A small fiberglass pool is a pool 27 foot or under. Medium is 28 to 34. Large is considered to be 35 foot and up. Just the shell of a small fiberglass pool will be $9k-$13k, a medium $12k-$16k and a large fiberglass pool shell is expected to run you around $16k-$24k. This is without delivery costs which could be between $600 to $2,500. When you add on everything else including installation and all the bells and whistles you are looking at a pool price of around $45,000 to $85,000.
Most people do not have a do it yourself option with a concrete pool so we won’t go into the basement price. You are looking at paying anywhere from $50,000 to $100,000 to have your concrete pool installed. Some people know these pools as gunite. Gunite is a way the concrete is poured so a gunite pool is a concrete pool.
Vinyl liner pools are still a popular option for people getting their new pools in various regions of the US. This is most likely because of the low initial cost. If you are a do it yourself type of person, there are vinyl liner kits you can purchase online and they don’t cost much at all. If you wanted to build your own vinyl pool, you could do it for less than $20,000. A base vinyl liner package from almost any pool builder will cost you around $25,000 to $35,000. If you are looking for turn-key options you are going to see a price tag of around $35,000 to $55,000.
When you are choosing a pool, you need to figure out what is most important to you and what is going to work best for you. There is no one size fits all option and you may want to speak to a local pool professional to find out more.