FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the most common swimming pool building questions.


That depends on several variables, including the size of the pool, the landscape and the time of year. Most of our jobs take six to 10 weeks to complete. The permitting process can extend the project time (start of construction) depending on the city or county you live in.

The pool size can be customized to fit most if not all backyard spaces. The beauty of in ground gunite swimming pools and spas are that they can be any shape or size.

We take care of the permit process for you. The permit process can take 1-6 weeks, depending on where you live. The cost is also dependent on where you live.

Short answer, yes. Shallow pools require less steel, less concrete, etc.

We are fortunate in the Bay Area to be able to do swimming pool construction year round.

Building the pool in conjunction with the home typically works well. There are no drawbacks to building at the same time.

Yes, please visit our financing page and click on the Financing Link.

We offer the most comprehensive warranty in the swimming pool industry. The structural warranty is a lifetime warranty and as long as you own your Royal Pool, we will guarantee it will hold water.

Depending on the size of the pool, your yearly electric cost for pool filtration will increase approximately $300 to $800.

Yes, you still need a tiny bit of residual chlorine for effective pool sanitization. Our four-component sanitizing system including Ozone and Ultra Violet technology, Pool Rx (Ionization) and an inline chlorinator for purifying swimming pool water greatly reduces the amount of chlorine necessary for healthy water. The tiny bit of chlorine, about 0.3 ppm will be more than adequate to keep your pool nice and clear and healthy.

Absolutely. In our opinion, all swimming pools should use solar heating.

Absolutely. We also install diving rocks and rock slides if this is a component of your design scheme. Royal Pools will make sure that the pool depth, length and width is to code to safely incorporate a diving board or slide.

You may install a baby barrier fence that is easily removed. Another option is an automatic pool cover that opens and closes with the turn of a key.

Yes we do but we feel we have a much better and healthier method of water sanitization. We utilize a simple four-component system including Ozone and Ultra Violet technology, Pool Rx (Ionization) and an inline chlorinator to dispense a tiny amount of chlorine to purify the swimming pool water.

Gunite is a type of concrete used in many applications, including swimming pools, tunnels, bridges, etc.

The top edge or perimeter of the pool, approximately 12 in wide and typically a masonry product such as brick, rock, and pre-cast stone.

Our parent company Adams Pools Solutions takes care of remodeling and repairs and we can get you in touch with an estimator from our remodel division.