Perma Pools Educational Blog

How to Decide on Your Indiana Pool Shape or Design?

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I am often asked to help people decide on pool shape.  Virtually any shape and pool design is possible—if you’ve been researching and perusing pictures, you’ve seen just how exciting the finished products can be. But it can be overwhelming to see so many possibilities and wonder which might work in your yard.  How do you decide on the shape and design of your pool?  Basic Pool Design Shapes  Read More

Topics: How do I decide on a pool

Indiana Swimming Pool Financing for 2017

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So your family wants to have a new In-Ground Swimming Pool installed during 2017. Our average priced pool last year, including all options, but excluding landscaping, exceeded a price of $55,000!  Add in landscaping and more money if your pool is higher than the average and it is no wonder that we are often asked what we know about financing an in ground pool in Indiana in 2017!  If you are relying on financing for your pool, this is something you will want to explore BEFORE you spend too much time on the pool buying process!  Read More

Topics: What are the costs of a swimming pool, How do I decide on a pool, What are the key questions for a pool buyer

Swimming Pools: Are They Worth the Cost?

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Being in the swimming pool industry for over 30 years, I have been asked many times by potential pool buyers if a pool was really worth all the money they will put into it? This question always starts a great debate and as a pool professional, I would like to shead some light on the subject and answer some of the questions you might be pondering...  Read More

Topics: Indiana Swimming Pool Issues, What are the costs of a swimming pool, How do I decide on a pool, What are the key questions for a pool buyer

The 5 Problems With Vinyl Liner Pools Built in Indiana and the Solutions

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After being strictly a builder of fiberglass pools in Indianapolis for over 18 years, we here at Perma Pools decided 7 years ago to start installing vinyl liner pools as an additional product line.  We had pointed out for years the deficits of these pools but I think we have come to understand that the problems with these pools do have signifigant solutions!   Read More

Topics: Vinyl Liner Pool Articles, Indiana Swimming Pool Issues, How do I decide on a pool

What is the Cost of Heating an In Ground Pool in Central Indiana?

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I have been in the pool business for over 30 years and homeowners are always asking me about swimming pool heat systems.  People don't like cold water!  So I hope this helps you.  Read More

Topics: What are the costs of a swimming pool, How do I decide on a pool

Vinyl Liner Pools In Central Indiana- Top 6 Reasons to Buy

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I started working at Perma Pools in 2005.  I was specifically tasked with developing a first class vinyl liner pool program that would put Perma Pools on the map in this important market segment.  Read More

Topics: Vinyl Liner Pool Articles, How do I decide on a pool

Fiberglass Pools In Indiana: Top 6 Reasons To Buy

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My Indianapolis pool company was founded in 1987 solely to build fiberglass pools.   We built no other type of pool until we started building vinyl liner pools in 2005 (and that's another story).  I LOVE FIBERGLASS POOLS!    Read More

Topics: Fiberglass pool articles, How do I decide on a pool

Swimming Pool Financing in Indiana-2013

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Indiana inground pool financing--“It ain’t like it used to be!”  So how do people pay for a pool? Cash is good.  But a loan can be helpful! Before the great recession, there were lots of financing programs that made it easy to buy a pool.  There were programs that allowed you to finance up to 125% of the value of your home; some programs would presume that the cost of your pool would add dollar for dollar to the fair market value of your house; another program would allow you to “state your income” without verification…..these features are nothing but a fairy tale today.   Read More

Topics: What are the costs of a swimming pool, How do I decide on a pool

How Do I Choose the Right Options For My Indianapolis Inground Pool?

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ARRRGGGGGGGGGGGGG!!!!!!   Now what do I have to decide on?  I figured out I want a pool, I have an idea what pool I want.  But there is so much noise out there about this pool option and that pool option…….Relax.  a good inground pool designer can make it very simple and at least assist in answering the question:  How do I choose the right options for my swimming pool in Indiana?   Read More

Topics: How do I decide on a pool, What are the key questions for a pool buyer

Heck, Do I Even Want a Swimming Pool?

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Topics: How do I decide on a pool