The price of installing an above-ground pool’s electrical system
It’s a good idea to hire an electrician, and you should anticipate to pay between $40 and $100 per hour for an above-ground pool electrician. Depending on the size of the pool and the weight of the pool equipment, prices will likely range from $350 to $500. The pool pump and filter both require electricity. It’s critical to make sure all of your pool’s electrical components are properly installed, especially because they’re so close to the water.
Filters for above-ground pools cost between $40 and $770 on average. Contaminants that would normally collect in your pool are caught by filters. To keep your water safe and clean, you’ll need a decent filter. Filters made of sand, cartridges, or DE (diatomaceous earth) are available. The pump, filter, base, and fittings are all included in most filters.
Above-ground pool heaters are priced between $40 and $2,190 on average. The cost of a heater for a pool the size of an average inground pool can range from $550 to over $10,000, plus $400 to $500 for installation.
The cost of an electric tankless water heater ranges from $500 to $600.
Electric pool water heaters that are larger cost between $1,500 and $3,500.
Large gas-powered pool water heaters range in price from $800 to $2,000.
Consider acquiring an above-ground pool heater if you want to extend your pool season into the cooler months. Gas, propane, electric, and solar heaters are examples of different types of heaters. The heater’s brand, kind, and engine power, as well as the size of your pool, all affect the price.
Covers for Swimming Pools
Depending on the size and shape of your pool as well as the quality of the winter pool cover, you may expect to pay anywhere from $20 to $450. Winter covers protect all types of pools from winter weather, as well as undesired algae and debris, and can assist avoid drownings if they are safety graded. To withstand the weight of ice and snow, some include reinforced stitching. Others have a drainage system built in, ensuring that no water pools in the middle of the cover.
An inflatable pool dome, which costs between $750 and $1,500, is another possibility. The dome is inflated by an air pump to keep rain, insects, and UV rays out. Before storms and during the winter, the dome must be deflated.
The cost of lighting your pool is determined by your objectives. Each piece of basic lighting costs between $16 and $106. Lighting not only adds safety to your pool, but it also aids in the creation of mood, from relaxation to celebratory décor.
Water Features, Fountains, and Waterfalls
The peaceful, smooth flow of water from fountains and waterfalls adds to your pool experience. Basic water features like fountains and waterfalls can be purchased for as little as $26–$72, while more complex waterfalls can cost upwards of $300.
Fence Around the Pool
On average, pool safety fencing costs $12 to $15 per linear foot, with most pool owners spending $900 to $1,500 for installation and materials. The cost of a fence is determined by its height, length or perimeter, the number of gates required, and the type of surface it will be built on.