- Cost of manufacturing materials
- Types of manufacturing material
- Labor costs.
- Additional equipment and accessories such as HVAC or lighting systems.
- Finishing requirements
Let’s start by analyzing various swimming pool prices from a Chinese manufacturing company, Excelite Plastics Ltd.
|Model No.||Size (m)||Inner size of the cover (m)||Outer size of the cover (m)||Enclosure description||Price in US $|
|Model A||3.0 by 6.0||3.6 by 6.5 by 0.95||3.9 by 6.6 by 1.1||3mm polycarbonate solid sheet aluminum||2,500.00|
|Model B||4.0 by 8.0||4.6 by 8.7 by 1.25||5 by 8.7 by 1.5||3mm thickness polycarbonate solid sheet aluminum||3,500.00|
|Model C-1||5.0 by 10.0||5.6 by 10.8 by1.5||6.18 by 10.8 by1.77||3mm thickness polycarbonate solid sheet aluminum||5,000.00|
|Model C-2||5.0 by 12.0||5.6 by 13.07 by1.5||6.18 by 13.07 by 1.77||3mm thickness polycarbonate solid sheet||7,000.00|
|Model D||7.5 by 12.0||7.5 by 12 by 1.65||8.2 by 14.9 by1.9||3mm thickness polycarbonate solid sheet||11,000.00|
|Model E||4 by 2.5||4.5 by 2.5||4.8 by 2.5||3mm thickness polycarbonate solid sheet aluminum frame|
|Model F||6 by 10||6.25 by 9 by 0.35||6.5 by 10.5 by 0.5||3mm thickness polycarbonate solid sheet aluminum frame||9,999.00|
In general, these are the average prices of swimming pool enclosure costs imported from China. Depending on your location, the shipping cost may range between $500 and $1,000 to your door step.
The size of an enclosure will mainly depend on the size of the swimming pool. As you can see from the above data, size is a crucial aspect that affect the ultimate cost of a swimming pool enclosure. It is actually the primary cost of a swimming pool.
Depending on additional features and functionalities, this price may even be higher. It is highly recommended that you consult a qualified technician before you begin the process.
There are other factors that determine the swimming pool enclosure cost. All these variable should be evaluated individually to determine their impact on the final cost.
You should always look past the monetary value attached to every element that you intend to include in your swimming pool enclosure. For example, there are quite so many benefits of using extruded aluminum – aesthetic value, long-term cost benefits and durability.
Swimming pool enclosure cost of installation
A number of swimming pool enclosure manufacturing companies in China do provide installation manual for their products. This is good news, especially for people who have some little knowledge on swimming pool enclosures. They can opt for the do-it-yourself. This will cut on installation costs.
Alternatively, you will be forced to hire a professional installation company. The labor costs will depend on a number of factors such as:
- Season – installing swimming pool enclosure during winter can be expensive due to high demand. Remember, every homeowner will be striving to protect their pools from harsh weather conditions.
- Region – Europe is quite large with varying labor laws and minimum wage rates. For example, minimum living wage in London in £9.15. However, other parts of the UK is £7.85.
- Intensity of the work involved – this may include integrating HVAC systems or light systems. This will mainly determine labor costs.
Other than these, you may also consider operational costs and maintenance costs of swimming pool enclosure too.
The swimming pool enclosure cost is lower in China making importing from China a better option. However, the installation cost may increase total cost due to varying minimum wage rates.