FAQ

I’VE HEARD THAT OWNING A POOL IS MORE TROUBLE THAN IT’S WORTH. IS THIS TRUE?

This is really just a myth. Normally, only a few minutes per day is required to keep your pool clean, safe and attractive during the swimming season. Your time will be even less if you use an automatic cleaner. Consistency is key. A regularly maintained pool will provide endless hours of enjoyment for years to come.

IS PERRY POOLS HIRING?

We are always looking for good workers. Please stop by the store to drop off a resumé and fill out an application. Perry Pools is located at 6000 Fort Avenue in Lynchburg Virginia. Our phone number is (434) 239-9650.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO INSTALL AN IN-GROUND POOL?

Typically you should count on about 5-10 days for the installation of your pool under normal conditions (weather permitting).

WHAT DOES MY INSTALLATION PACKAGE INCLUDE?

Complete installation includes:

Contact us and we can give you all the details.

WILL I NEED A BUILDING PERMIT?

Yes. All of the local areas require a permit for pool construction. Check with us for details.

HOW WILL A POOL AFFECT MY HOMEOWNER’S INSURANCE?

Not at all, unless you specifically want to increase your amount of coverage.

WILL I NEED TO HAVE A FENCE?

With an in-ground pool, yes. Check with us for details.

HOW DEEP WILL MY POOL BE?

Three to eight feet is standard, however you can choose another depth depending on your situation.

CAN I PUT A DIVING BOARD ON MY POOL?

There are very specific regulations for the size and depth of diving pools. We’ll discuss the APSP guidelines that apply to your pool.

HOW MUCH TIME IS INVOLVED IN MAINTAINING MY POOL?

This is largely up to you and will depend on the level of automation you have included in your cleaning system. Most pool owners spend 1 – 2 hours weekly on pool maintenance, but that time can be reduced using automatic cleaners and modern chemicals.

DO I HAVE TO UNDERSTAND WATER CHEMISTRY AND USE CHEMICALS?

Not necessarily. We’ll be able to test your water and teach you the basics. Inquire about our annual Pool School.

WHAT’S THE WARRANTY ON MY POOL?

Our steel pools include a lifetime manufacturer’s warranty. which covers the steel structure of the pool. The Vinyl Works liner comes with up to a 20 year prorated warranty (most liners last from 8 – 12 years).

SHOULD I DRAIN MY POOL?

Not usually. Please don’t drain your pool without contacting us.