Annandale, Virginia (Findit) May 10, 2019 – The Virginia pool removal contractor at Dirt Connections recently released a blog outlining the hidden costs associated with inground pools. Many homeowners fail to realize that their pools could be costing them hundreds of extra dollars. Several problems with your pool’s construction can lead to costly fixes. Retaining walls may be necessary if your pool is placed on a sloped area to ensure proper drainage and stability. Installing one can cost around $7,000, with more decorative options reaching six-digit figures. If your pool lacks additional concrete around its perimeter, adding in this space for deck chairs and other features can bring a high landscaping price. Landscaping also becomes costly when it comes to ensuring that no debris enters your pool and clogs up your equipment or contaminates the water. Pools use up hundreds of dollars in electricity and water fees as well, a factor that many homeowners forget. Finally, fencing and other safety equipment adds up. While the expense is necessary, it can be steep. Failing to budget for these costs can significantly impact your budget in the year to come. Removing your pool is a large but worthwhile investment if you are   Read more…