Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to the FAQ section of LongPort Custom Pools, where we address common questions and concerns about our custom gunite pool services. We understand that embarking on a pool construction project can be both exciting and challenging, and our goal is to provide you with the information and support you need to make informed decisions. From cost estimates and design options and financing, our FAQ section offers valuable insights into the process of creating your dream pool. If you have any additional questions or require further clarification, our friendly and knowledgeable team is always here to assist you.

How long does it take to build a custom gunite pool?

The construction timeline for a custom gunite pool can vary depending on factors such as the pool's size, complexity, and site conditions. On average, the process takes 8 to 12 weeks from design approval to completion, but this may be shorter or longer based on individual circumstances.

What type of maintenance is required for a gunite pool?

Regular maintenance is essential for keeping your gunite pool in optimal condition. This includes maintaining proper water chemistry, cleaning the pool surface and filters, and inspecting pool equipment. Our team can provide guidance on the best practices for maintaining your custom gunite pool and can recommend professionals for regular maintenance services if needed.

How much does a custom gunite pool cost?

The cost of a custom gunite pool depends on various factors, including size, design, features, and location. It's difficult to provide a specific price without assessing your unique project requirements. To get an accurate estimate, please contact our team to schedule a consultation.

Do I need a permit to build a pool in my backyard?

Yes, you will need a permit to construct a pool in your backyard. Our team at LongPort Custom Pools will assist you in obtaining the necessary permits and ensure that your pool project complies with all local building codes and regulations.

Can I add features like a spa, waterfall, or swim-up bar to my gunite pool?

Absolutely! One of the advantages of gunite pools is their design flexibility, which allows for the incorporation of various features such as spas, waterfalls, swim-up bars, tanning ledges, and more. Our team will work closely with you to design a pool that includes the features you desire, creating a truly customized and unique backyard oasis.

How long do gunite pools last?

Gunite pools are known for their durability and longevity. With proper care, a gunite pool can last for several decades. The pool's interior finish may need to be resurfaced every 10 to 15 years, depending on the type of finish and the level of care.

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