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Can anyone tell me how much it would cost to install an average size pool and the upkeed costs, is it worth it?


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Mine cost 23k but it's well above average size. As for "is it worth it"? depends on your disposable income and priorities. I wouldn't be without one.

 

depending on size, Pool pump costs between a dollar and two dollars a day to run and my chemicals for the last year totaled $365 so there's another dollar a day. Failing to maintain proper PH, chlorine etc can double, or even treble your chemistry costs in putting it right.


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Including the pool, fitting, concrete surrond, tiles, fencing etc we had little change from $30K and that was 4 years ago.

Running costs are very little and in winter time when i reduce the hours the pump is on you notice little change in the electric bill reflecting this.

 

Could i be without it? Hell no! lol

 

Was it worth the money? Most definately,, theres nothing better to shut whining kids up when we have a scorcher day than chucking them in the pool,lol (this also goes for cranky hubbys after a few hours gardening!lol)

 

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Mine cost 23k but it's well above average size. As for "is it worth it"? depends on your disposable income and priorities. I wouldn't be without one.

 

depending on size, Pool pump costs between a dollar and two dollars a day to run and my chemicals for the last year totaled $365 so there's another dollar a day. Failing to maintain proper PH, chlorine etc can double, or even treble your chemistry costs in putting it right.

 

 

$23k is SOOOOOO cheap!!!!! I don't think you'd find many quotes for that sort of price. Did that include everything such as fencing, pumps, tiling around the pool etc?

 

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$23k is SOOOOOO cheap!!!!! I don't think you'd find many quotes for that sort of price. Did that include everything such as fencing, pumps, tiling around the pool etc?

 

Love

 

Rudi

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Yes it was cheap but 8 yrs ago. That was with pump, tiling. The fence I put in myself. Instead of surrounding the pool, I just fenced the pergola so the garden couldn't be accessed. Cost me less than a 3rd of the price of surrounding the pool.


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Thanks all that lets me know what to budget for.


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We have just had three qoutes come in from 18 K and 25K for the similar sizeed pool. With all the usual gadgets .. roughly 5-6 m long and 2.7 - 3 wide . also we have a lot of digging and remodelling to do including Cranes and Bobcats etc . ( due to a dodgy shaped garden !)

We would fence ourselves so not in the qoutes .


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Had a pool built and we are finally about 3 weeks away from being able to use it! Can't wait - this is the lifestyle we wanted for the kids (& ourselves of course), have designed it ourselves and what can be very complex was made easy by our total trust in the company. They have done about 3 of our friends pools too. It is 8 x 4 and we have gone for full colour concrete surround (rather than tiles or decking as worked out cheaper as having a seating area within it too). All in approx $38K. PM me if you would like details as i would definately recommend them. x

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Had a pool built and we are finally about 3 weeks away from being able to use it! Can't wait - this is the lifestyle we wanted for the kids (& ourselves of course), have designed it ourselves and what can be very complex was made easy by our total trust in the company. They have done about 3 of our friends pools too. It is 8 x 4 and we have gone for full colour concrete surround (rather than tiles or decking as worked out cheaper as having a seating area within it too). All in approx $38K. PM me if you would like details as i would definately recommend them. x

 

 

That is much more what I would expect. I have a couple of friends who are having pools built at the moment and that is the sort of price they are paying. Actually one is paying a hell of a lot more than that!!!!

 

One of the companies has been great - the other is one to be avoided at all costs!!!! PM me for details!!

 

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Rudi

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Thanks but we are about 6-9 months away from moving out and we are planning to move to Perth. I am just working out costs and budgets. Thanks


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Mate in Perth had one put it for $50k, he has used it about 3 times last year as he is always out on the pi**


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Sounds good:laugh:


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