When you live in Nevada, chances are you’re going to be pretty far from a large body of water. Most of the state is arid desert, so Nevada homeowners know the benefit and convenience of having an oasis in the middle of the desert. They’re building over the top swimming pools to rival those found in the finest hotels and resorts in Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, and Reno. With good swimming temperatures throughout most of the calendar year, it’s no wonder why buying a pool makes sense for so many homeowners in Nevada. Researching Nevada Pool Prices? Keep reading.
Construction Costs: HIGH
Swimming Season: LONG
In comparison to most of the other states – the swim season in Nevada is extraordinarily long in most parts of the state. Unless you live in an area in the northern part of the state like Carson City or Reno, you’ll want to adjust your expectations because winters can be brutally cold the closer you get to the mountains. In the southern part of the state closer to Las Vegas, you’ll be able to keep your swimming pool open 7 months of the year, or all year long if you install a pool heater.
Labor costs to build an inground pool are quite high in comparison to the rest of the country. If you want a swimming pool in Nevada, it’s going to cost you. A quick survey of Nevada pool builders in multiple cities came back with prices that start in the $38,000-$50,000 range which sounds about right for an Inground Swimming Pool in this area of the country. Many homeowners opt to build smaller pools or “spools” due to smaller sized lots, especially in Las Vegas. The permit process for building an inground pool can be tricky, especially in places like Clark County where you’ll need permit for building as well as a separate permit for plumbing and electrical work. There are no specific laws and regulations in regards to required perimeter fencing which must surround the swimming pool except for Clark County (Las Vegas) which requires a 6 ft perimeter fence. As always, check with a qualified pool contractor first.
Average Nevada Inground Swimming Pool Prices start at $38,000-$50,000 for a basic inground pool. Check prices from local pool contractors below.
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