Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to build a pool, on average?
6 to 8 weeks from excavation to relaxation!
What are the laws regarding pool safety and children?
– 85 decibal alarm on all doors/windows leading to the pool
– fence between house and pool
– state approved pool cover
Any new pools built in the state of florida must abide whether you have children or do not have children
Existing pools are exempt unless you’re making a major modification such as:
– adding a spa
– add shelf
– pulling a permit
View the Florida pool safety state statute.
How much does it cost to build a pool? (not including screen)
Prices start at $21,995. Prices vary due to size of pool, deck, screen and equipment options.
Have you built any pools in our area, and can you provide referrals?
Challenger Pools has built over 8,000 swimming pools in the Tampa Bay area! Most neighborhoods have a Challenger Pool and we DO provide references!
Will I be able to select from a variety of tile and brick paver options?
YES, there are hundreds of different choices available!
Do you recommend the salt chlorinator system?
YES, the salt chlorinator system will save you about $30.00 a month not to mention the hassle of adding chlorine Every week!
When can you start?
As soon as the project has been permitted! Usually around 10 days or so…
Do you offer pool financing?
YES, home equity loans are available as well as unsecured loans. Or, you can submit an application for pool financing with Paramount
How much do you require for a deposit?
$300 to start the permitting process.
Do you do evening or weekend appointments?
We work to the customers work schedule. Appointments are at the customer’s convenience.
How long is an appointment?
Typically 1 – 2 hours which includes our discussion with you regarding your design concepts, pricing, and even a site survey.