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Swimming Pool Design and Construction

Building a swimming pool is an expensive business. That’s why homeowners need to take their time in choosing the “right” pool design as well as the “right” pool builder.

A homeowner in Merced needs to seek out at least three or four different Merced pool contractors. From each one of them, homeowners needs to examine samples of pool design as well as obtain a list of references.

But even before all this, homeowners need to make sure that the Merced pool contractors that they are short listing are certified professionals. Homeowners need to make sure that the pool contractor has experience in building the Merced pool design that the homeowner is interested in.

A homeowner also needs to make sure that he or she gets at least three references from each of the Merced pool builders. This will help the individual asses the pool builder’s workmanship and customer service. While talking to the references, the homeowner needs to be sure to ask the references how and why they picked a particular pool builder. In addition, the homeowner needs to ask if the reference had any problem with the pool builder and whether all the work was handled well.

As far as possible, homeowners should request the Merced pool builders to show them around current swimming pool projects. This will help homeowners see first hand the quality of the Merced pool design. If a pool builder cannot arrange this, then the homeowner should ask to see photographs of the various pool designs.

Homeowners may need to negotiate with the Merced pool builders about swimming pool costs. Before starting out on this process, homeowners should have a rough estimate on how much Merced pools cost.

Many state laws may set the maximum percentage or amount of down payments that can be made on swimming pools. Homeowners need to find out what their state’s maximum is and only give that amount. They should also be suspicious of Merced pool contractors who ask for more than the minimum.

Before contracting out the services of a Merced swimming pool contractor, homeowners also need to decide on a payment schedule. Most projects involve subcontractors, employees, equipment suppliers and others that are paid as a project proceeds or as needs arise. A delay in payment may slow down or even stop aspects of the swimming pool construction.

Homeowners should avoid Merced pool builders who ask for the money in a lump sum. This way the homeowner will have no control over the swimming pool construction.

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 · Merced, CA Office: 5492 Pirrone Rd., Salida, CA 95368 · 209-543-8095 · CA Lic.#971685
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Serving all of Merced and Mariposa County areas.
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 · Modesto, CA Office: 5492 Pirrone Rd., Salida, CA 95368 · 209-543-8095 · CA Lic.#971685
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Serving all of the Modesto area.
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 · Napa, CA Office: 2950 Camino Diablo, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94597 · 925-934-8181 · 800-577-7926 · CA Lic.#775835
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Serving all of the Napa County, Solano County, Sonoma County areas.
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 · Orange County, CA Office: 24512 Bridger Rd., Lake Forest, CA 92630 · 949-859-8466 · CA Lic.#440333
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Serving the Greater Orange County and parts of Los Angeles, San Bernandino, and Riverside Counties. · Specializing in the Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Balboa Island, Brea, Buena Park, Capistrano Beach, Corona Del Mar, Costa Mesa, Coto De Caza, Cowan Heights, Cypress, Dana Point, Dove Canyon, El Toro, Foothill Ranch, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Lake Forest, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Beach, La Habra, La Palma, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Placentia, Pomona, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, Rancho Santa Margarita, Seal Beach, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminister, and the Yorba Linda areas.
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 · Sacramento, CA Office: 3645 Del Mar Avenue, Loomis, CA 95650 · 800-994-7926 · CA Lic.#659614
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Serving all of the Elk Grove and Sacramento County areas.
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 · San Jose, CA Office: 5988 Silver Creek Valley Road #65, San Jose, CA 95138 · 408-224-7926 · CA Lic.#775835
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Serving all of Santa Clara, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey County areas.
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 · Stockton, CA Office: 1800 W. Fremont Street, Stockton, CA 95203 · 800-994-7926 · 209-943-7665 · CA Lic.#659614
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Serving all of the Stockton area.
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 · Walnut Creek, CA Office: 2950 Camino Diablo, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94597 · 925-934-8181 · 800-577-7926 · CA Lic.#775835
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Serving the Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, Lake County, Mendocino County, Napa County, Solano County, Sonoma County
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 · West Covina, CA Office: 2448 Vista Dr., Upland, CA 9174 · 909-843-0213 · 626-966-8631 · CA Lic.#477968
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Specializing in West Covina, Whittier, Cerritos, Downey, Long Beach.
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