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Does my Backyard Want a Pool?

Another popular question we receive from prospective pool owners is whether or not it is feasible to install a pool on their property. While in most cases building a pool is possible, there are circumstances under which it is not an option. Here are the three major roadblocks to building a swimming pool:
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1.There is no feasible access for equipment
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This is the easiest way to determine if it is possible to build a pool on your property because it can be done simply by having a quick look and taking a few measurements. If you think there is no way for equipment to access your property, it is still worth having a contractor take a look. There may be more space than you realize, and a little bit of creativity and ingenuity can go a long way.
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2.There is not enough space to meet county regulations
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In order to obtain a permit to build a swimming pool, certain regulations must be met in regards to where the pool will exist in relation to the house (or other structure) and the property line. Typically these regulations hold that the pool must be 6 feet from the house and 30 feet from the back property line. If a pool cannot be designed to fit within this space, then construction cannot legally occur.
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3.Wells and septic tanks/lines are in the way
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Similar to the above regulations, the structure of the swimming pool must be a specified distance from all septic tanks, lines, and wells. This is usually 10 feet. Unfortunately, if these are in the way, the only real option is having them relocated, which is extremely expensive and inconvenient.
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While there are certain circumstances that inhibit the construction of a pool, a solution can usually be found. As previously stated, a bit of creativity and ingenuity can go a long way. It is always worth having a contractor take a look; just because it is difficult doesn’t mean that it’s impossible! Let us know if we can answer any questions for you!
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Cheers!