People ask us questions all the time. Here are the most common.

If your question is not listed below, please contact us. We'd love to help you get some answers.


Q. What factors determine the cost of a swimming pool?

A. Pool costs can vary greatly and are dependent on a multitude of factors. The size of the pool, topography, elevation / slope of property, amount of decking, material selections, and additional features all contribute to the total cost of a project, and no two projects are ever alike. Hanalei Pools values the importance of the initial consultation being on-site at your property to ensure we provide you with the most accurate and up-front pricing possible.  


Q. How long will it take to build a swimming pool?

A. The timeline of the construction phase is heavily dependent on the size and intricacy of your project, as well as accessibility and maneuverability of your property. As with all aspects of construction, weather delays may also affect your project. We pride ourselves on frequent and meaningful communication with our homeowners to ensure complete transparency throughout the process.


Q. I am in the process of building a home. When is the best time to begin pool construction?

A. There has never been a better time to begin exploring your options for your backyard oasis. Melding your home construction with the swimming pool allows for congruence in all aspects of your outdoor design – summer kitchens, landscaping, etc. Hanalei Pools has a wealth of experience in working with homebuilders to ensure the pool construction process works seamlessly alongside the construction of your new home. 


Q. What is included with my initial design consultation?

A. After meeting with you to discuss your vision for your backyard oasis, one of our design specialists will create a 3-D Rendering of your project. After the design has been perfected to your specification, we will present a detailed proposal which outlines the specifications of your pool. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.


Q. What financing options are available?

A. There are many options to finance a swimming pool. The trusted lenders we partner with are available to assist you in exploring all of the financing options available to you. Click here to explore some options.


Q. How much will a pool increase or decrease the value of my home?

A. Industry professionals assert that a swimming pool increases the value of a home an average 5% - 8%. Having a swimming pool can also make your home more desirable or appealing to homebuyers.


Q. How many years will an inground pool last?

A. In-ground concrete swimming pools have outstanding longevity. Other components that will need to be replaced, such as the interior finish (plaster), have robust 10-15 year warranties. 


Q. How much does it cost to maintain a swimming pool annually?

A. Maintenance costs vary based on a multitude of factors. Chlorine pools will costs slightly more than saltwater pools to maintain, usually resulting in a difference of just a few hundred dollars a year. Swimming pool equipment manufacturers have produced innovative and highly efficient products in recent years that significantly reduce energy costs and automate cleaning.  


Q. What is the most expensive part of building a pool?

A. Currently, the concrete components are the most expensive part of building a pool, including the gunite shell and surrounding decking.