How to Find Dirt Cheap Deals on Above Ground Pools  

by Pool Builders on 07-16-2010 in Articles

There are many reasons one would want to install an above ground swimming pool into their home. For a start they are an endless source of entertainment and are a great way to bring together family and friends over a barbecue or summer party. There's plenty of above ground pools around for sale from various places however if your on a bit of a tight budget then read on to find out some great places that you can score an above ground swimming pool for a dirty cheap price!

Retail Outlets and Shops

It's an obvious choice but going straight to a pool retail outlet where they stock above ground pool is a pretty good way to find excellent deals on various pools. Most stores will stock a range of pools ranging from those accommodating to the lower-end budget right up to the most elaborate, swish pools for those with more money to spend.

Most cities will have several pool shops in them where they probably sell a range of water based equipment including pools, spas and hot tubs. Some places will install your pool for you however others simply sell pool kits to it's important to keep that in mind when looking and deciding too. Standard prices for kit pools from a shop would cost between $1,000 - $4,000 however can cost an extra few thousand to get installed.

Department Stores

Many of the large department stores have pools for just several hundred dollars. You'll have even better luck in hot areas and places that pools are popular - they will cost far less then an upper-class suburb for example. These pools often however aren't as good as a pool that you would buy from a an actual pool shop so unless you are on a tight budget if you want something better you might try an outlet instead.

Classified Ads

These are another great way to find bargain priced above ground pools. Ads can be founds in both online (such as craigslist) and offline (such as the local paper) classified ads and often you can find an absolute steal and get a pool at a fraction of the price that you would pay retail. The only two main downsides to this is inconvenience (it can be far more hassle dealing with people and trying to secure a good deal from an ad then just walking into a store and buying a pool) and it can be trickier to move or install.

There's many places that you can find pools for sale and there's many factors that should be taken into account when deciding which pool is right for you - however if you take your time and do your research you should have no troubles finding the pool of your dreams!

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