A backyard pool can be a beautiful addition to any backyard in Mchenry, 60050. If you're interested in having a swimming pool installed you should know about all the expenses that can be associated with pool projects before diving in in an in-ground swimming pool. In this article we have taken a cost averaging approach to give you an understanding of the financial requirements involved with a pool installation project. The total cost of a swimming pool can vary from state to state and each pool company will have different fees. This data is to be used as a basic guide for understanding the fess involved with a pool project. 

Let’s take a look at the fess of various types of in-ground swimming pools such as concrete, fiberglass and vinyl liner pools. This will help us with a better idea of what’s a good fit for your budget and desires.


Labor Costs Associated With a Pool 

It’s important to explain; some people prefer the “self-installation” option where the pool is handed to them for the installation. If that’s a route you wish to take your project, please don't pay attention this section as it doesn’t pertain to you or your total pool project expenses.

For others who require professional assistance (recommended), it’s easier to start with the basic labor fees before diving into specific pool models.

In general, the labor expenses are going to be in the $35-50 per hour. Please note, that these fees are going to vary based on the installer, and the more prestigious builders that carry the best company products can be as high as $70 per hour or more before materials are included.

Always inquire about their hourly rate before starting a project with a contractor. It can help expedite the process and your knowledge of what’s being charged to you versus what you're expecting.

Expectations From a Pool Quote 

To have a better understanding of how much each pool type costs, you want to get a good understanding of the primary requirements of each project part of the total swimming pool install.

Remember, no two in-ground pool projects will be the same, and most have to take into account the space to work with and the total requirements of the project. So, what are some of the variables that need to be considered for a in-ground pool project?

Variables May Include:

1) Available space dimensions and layout.

2) Pool dimensions.

3) All materials needed for the project.

4) Safety precautions – hand railings, proper markings, pool covers, etc.

5) Custom shapes, free form, rectangular, oval, kidney, etc.

6) Depth of pool – deep, shallow and mid pool height levels.

7) Diving boards, jumping rocks, swim jets and other pool features.

8) Fencing requirements to help protect your pool and meet safety standards.

9) Lighting for safety, security and mood. 

10) Contractors – how many will be on site and how does their labor affect the expense.

When considering these variables, and based on what a property owner requires from the swimming pool installation process, will ultimately determine the total expense. The pool owner should always plan on spending more than planned for to be safe. Always sit down and speak with a contractor to determine how much it’s going to cost and try to determine any unforeseen circumstances.

If not, the quote could end up being much greater than anticipated due to the additional needs related to the project. These costs are always going to play a higher role on cost once the swimming pool has been finished. 

Fiberglass Pools

Now, that we have considered the variables that should be considered, let’s take a look at the specific types of pools available on the market.

With fiberglass in-ground pools, you should consider  a cost of roughly $15,000-$35,000 (based on size).

Vinyl Swimming Pools

The next type of in-ground swimming pool would be the vinyl liner pool. These are beautiful pools that can provide plenty of years of enjoyment when installed the right way by pool installers. 

The expenses associated with a vinyl swimming pool are going to settle in the area of $10,000-$30,000.Vinyl liner pools can be a fantastic choice for people wanting something more custom in a pool.

Custom Concrete Pools

The last option a person will have is a concrete pool, and this is the most expensive type of them all. This is going to end up costing somewhere in the neighborhood of $15,000-$40,000 or more... 

With concrete swimming pools it’s important to note they can be customized to as much as you want as the pool builder can construct them from the ground up. You will have total control over what can be done with your custom pool.

In review, there are three types of swimming pools and the costs for those pool types can differ without proper knowledge. If you're still not quite sure about which pool type to budget for one of our contractors can explain the difference between the pool types. All three swimming pool types have their pros and cons, so it's best to look at these advantages along with your budget to determine what is perfect for you in Mchenry, 60050.