The addition of a brand new pool is an exciting adventure and a great way to create a vacation oasis in your own backyard. The exact cost of a vinyl pool will vary based on your unique vision for your ideal pool, which can influence factors like the size, shape, liner type and other add-ons and features.
In this guide, we’ll help you understand all the options and considerations that go into planning so you can turn your vinyl liner pool dreams into reality.
Cost Considerations for Your Vinyl Liner Pool Experience
There are many considerations that can impact the cost of your vinyl pool:
- Design and Installation: Design choices like size and shape can have a significant impact on your pool costs. Larger pools, such as a 20’ X 40’ (800-square foot) pool, will cost more than smaller pools due to a more complex installation process. Liner type and thickness does not factor as much into the price, but is still a vital part of the design. Latham vinyl liners come in thicknesses of 20-27 mils, and a variety of patterns and styles.
- Backyard Requirements: Yard preparation is key when considering your budget for your dream inground swimming pool. How level is your yard? Do you need to take down any trees? Potential pool buyers should consider these factors when budgeting for a dream pool. Also consider municipalities like electrical lines, drainage or sprinkler systems.
- Customizations: You don’t need to go with all of the standard options. Upgrade your pool stairs, or the coping and landscaping to make your pool uniquely yours. You may also want to add heating, lighting and water features. If ambient lighting for a nighttime swim or warmer water temperatures appeal to you, they can be well-worth the splurge.
- Entry Systems and other Add-Ons: It’s always good to talk to your local dealer about the primary use for your pool. Your dealer can help you choose from different entry systems or add-ons like tanning ledges or vinyl-over benches. The best part of a vinyl liner pool is the endless options available to make your pool perfect for your backyard lifestyle.
Latham’s Comprehensive Warranty
You want your vinyl pool to last for years so it’s definitely worth it to get a warranty on your pool. When looking at pool costs, make sure to determine whether a warranty is included and what it covers. The terms of your pool warranty can influence the life of your pool and offset costly repairs and maintenance fees.
At Latham, we stand by our products and our customers’ satisfaction is important to us. Because of this, all of our vinyl pools and vinyl liners are backed by comprehensive industry-leading warranties. Learn more about our warranties and terms and conditions.
Pool Cost Calculator
Use our pricing calculator to get an estimate on your ideal vinyl pool. Customize your design to gauge pricing for different pool sizes, shapes, materials and features.
A little planning can help you build the pool you’ve always dreamed of and create a welcome addition to your backyard for years to come. Nothing brings friends and families—parents, kids and grandkids—together quite like a pool. Bring the vacation to your own backyard and soak in the compliments on a beautiful new pool.
Interested in financing the pool of your dreams? We make it easy! Check out our financing page to learn how you can turn your dream into a reality.
Get a Vinyl Pool Quote From a Certified Latham Dealer
Now that you understand the average cost of a vinyl pool, we want to help you get a custom quote so you can start planning the pool of your dreams. Take the next step in your pool-planning journey: contact a dealer to get a more detailed price quote.
Not quite ready for a quote? Design your dream pool with our Liner Visualizer Tool.
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