So you want to install a swimming pool in your back yard and have a place for the kids and family to enjoy the summer right there just outside your doors. What a great idea and thanks for thinking of us! We are one of the most experienced swimming pool companies in Manitoba with well over 100 years of combined experience in building back yard retreats, so you have come to the right place. In order to help you decide and assist in your decision making process we thought we would share some of our wisdom and advice with you.
First of all, there are several factors to consider when determining what type of pool would be best suited for your family so here are just a few things to ponder:
- Start by considering what kind of use you want to achieve from the pool and think long term. Do you want the pool for exercise? Entertaining? For the kids? Playing games or just cooling off on a hot summer day?
- Look at the space you want to put the pool in. Incorporate your patio, decking, green areas, and possible play areas for kids. Consider all the factors and visualize what it will look like when finished, this is going to be the focal point of your back yard.
- Ensure you dont lose the functionality of your yard. Remember, this is going to be your own personal retreat and a place to entertain or relax.
- And think long term because your kids are going to grow so make sure the pool is sized so those little ones can enjoy it well belong this year.
Access to your yard can also determine what your options for a swimming pool may be. You will need to have adequate access for the appropriate equipment to get into your yard. This may also require access and permission from your neighbour. Consult with a representative from our company to find out what you are responsible for and dont be afraid to ask questions. That is what we are here for.
In-ground swimming pools have limitless options, you can budget on $30,000 for a very simple shape, and of course the sky is the limit with the options on pool decks, landscaping, water features and lighting just to name a few.
There are also guidelines and codes to be followed when building your swimming pool. Attached for your benefit is a copy of the construction requirements from the City of Winnipeg, as well as a link to the City of Winnipeg website:
The best place to start is just to give us a call or send us an email and we can help you through the process from start to finish. Weve been doing this for a very long time and we will work with you to create the back yard of your dreams.