There’s nothing quite as enjoyable in the summer as having a beautiful pool to share with family and friends. Many memories are created during those hot summer days and nights, and if you’re like most pool owners, you don’t want to miss a moment of the fun. That’s why it is important to be strategic when it comes time for pool renovations.
You may think all it takes is a phone call and then work will get started, but it’s rarely that straightforward. Depending on a number of factors, including the extent of the renovation you want and the time of year, you may end up waiting a lot longer than you anticipated. In most cases, autumn is the ideal time of year to start planning pool renovations and ensure your pool is ready to go the next time you want to use it.
Getting It Ready for Next Season
For areas that experience four distinct seasons like New York, fall is usually when the outdoor swimming season dies down. While the air becomes crisp and the leaves start to fall, thoughts of spending time outside in the water become less frequent. Taking this time to plan your pool renovation means you and your family won’t have to miss out on any swimming time and your new pool will be ready when next season comes around. Depending on the nature of your pool project, it could take weeks or even months to complete, so getting started as early as possible makes sense and will give you peace of mind that it will be completed on time.
Finding High-Quality Contractors
Most reputable pool contractors are booked solid in the spring and through the summer, so choosing fall as the time for a pool renovation will give you a better chance to find a quality contractor and get the job done the way you want. The goal is for an efficient timeline and a high-quality pool renovation that won’t require revisions and will be ready by the time you want to use your pool again in spring. Getting the materials to complete your pool renovation is also easier in the fall when there is less demand, plus you will have a greater selection to choose from, resulting in the colors and fixtures and materials you really want.
Fewer Project Delays in Autumn
Delays are project killers and waiting for your pool renovation to be completed when you could be swimming is terribly frustrating. Having access to more experienced pool contractors and a wider range of materials should help keep delays at a minimum. The fact that contractors have fewer projects on the go in fall is another benefit when it comes to meeting deadlines and avoiding unwanted delays. When they have more time to devote to your pool renovation, the odds of having it completed on time will increase.
An Ideal Time to Add Plants and Shrubbery
Fall is also the opportune time to add new plants and shrubbery to your yard, which are often accessories to a stylish pool renovation. When these are planted in the fall, they will have more than enough time to develop a strong root system that will help when everything comes back to life in spring. If you are a homeowner who wants a backyard to be more of an experience than just a fun accent to the property, then adding plant life along with the pool renovation will help you achieve the living space you’ve been dreaming of.
Something to Look Forward to
Just think of the excitement and anticipation your family will feel knowing there is a new or upgraded pool ready to be used as soon as the weather warms up again. You can begin planning pool parties and filling your entertaining schedule long in advance, as everyone will be eager to give your renovated pool a try. Having the renovations completed in fall means you won’t have to hope that everything works out in the spring and make a bunch of tentative plans that are dependent on the project getting completed on time.
Working with Neave Pools
When you choose Neave Pools to complete your fall pool renovation, you can rest easy knowing we have proven experience creating some of the most luxurious pools imaginable. Some of the pool renovation services we provide include enlarging your pool, adding new features, upgrading or repairing equipment, replacing liners, new tile, plaster or coping, pool landscaping, and patio or deck renovations.
Next spring will be here before you even know it. If you are serious about making your backyard pool an oasis for your friends and family to enjoy throughout the summer, start the planning process today. Whether you want a pool renovation for purely aesthetic reasons, because you’d like an upgrade to the current layout or the pool just needs some TLC to get back to pristine condition, we can help.
Learn more about Neave Pools and our renovation process. If you’re in the Hudson Valley, call us at (845) 463-0592. If you’re in Westchester County, call (914) 271-7996; from Connecticut, dial (203) 212-4800. Or, fill out our simple web form, and we’ll contact you about setting up your free