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Barnum Island, NY Semi-Inground Pool Installation Questions and Answers

Since 2009, the homeowners of Nassau County have been relying on JAS Aquatics for beautiful, long-lasting, affordably priced swimming pool design and installation services. As a leading Barnum Island, NY pool company, we specialize in swimming pools of all shapes, sizes, and styles. Whether you’re interested in a simplistic fiberglass pool or a custom semi-inground pool installation, you can count on JAS Aquatics to create a stunning outdoor living oasis.

Frequently Asked Questions About Barnum Island, NY Semi-Inground Pool Installation

A swimming pool offers a wealth of benefits. It can turn a ho-hum yard into a useful, inviting space, provide hours of entertainment, offer welcome relief from the summer’s heat, and can increase the value of your Nassau County property. With so many advantages, you’re seriously considering installing a backyard swimming pool; however, you aren’t quite sure that you want to spend the tens of thousands of dollars on an inground pool, yet you want something that’s sturdier and more visually appealing than a standard aboveground pool.

There’s a solution that offers the best of both worlds: a semi-inground pool installation.

Wondering if you should take the plunge on this innovative type of swimming pool? Read on to find answers to the most commonly asked questions about this type of pool from the premier Barnum Island, NY pool company.

Q: What is a semi-inground pool?

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Also referred to as an “Optimum Pool”, a semi-inground pool is exactly what it sounds like: a backyard swimming pool that is partially installed in the ground and partially installed above the ground. In other words, it offers the best of both worlds: the durability and quality of a traditional inground pool with the more affordable price tag and quick installation of an above-ground swimming pool.

Q: Why would someone consider a semi-inground pool installation?

A: There are several reasons why Nassau County homeowners opt for semi-inground pool installation over a standard inground pool or above-ground pool. They’re the perfect solution for yards where installing a traditional gunite pool or fiberglass pool wouldn’t be possible; sloped yards, extremely rocky yards, or in areas where the water table is high and a fully inground pool isn’t possible.

Even in yards that are relatively flat and that aren’t very rocky, Nassau County homeowners opt for semi-inground pool installation because it’s quicker, easier, and generally speaking, more affordable than a traditional inground pool.

Q: What are the benefits of a semi-inground pool installation?

A: A semi-inground pool offers several benefits over a standard inground or above-ground pool. They’re easier and faster to install than inground swimming pools, and the cost is usually significantly lower. When compared to a traditional above-ground pool, a semi-inground pool is easier to customize, is more durable, lasts longer, and is more aesthetically pleasing.

Q: How much does semi-inground pool installation cost?

A: The cost of installation depends on several factors, such as the size, shape, and style of the swimming pool, the materials it’s constructed of, and the Barnum Island, NY pool company that you hire. With that said, however, a semi-inground installation is more affordable than installing an inground pool.

Q: How long do semi-inground pools last?

A: Again, it depends on several factors, such as the materials the pool is constructed of, the condition of your Nassau County yard, and how the pool is used. With that said, however, as long as it’s properly maintained, semi-inground pools can last up to 20 years. As a comparison, a standard above-ground pool, even when properly cared for, lasts about 7 to 15 years on average.

Schedule a Consultation with a Leading Barnum Island, NY Pool Company

Have more questions about semi-inground pool installation? Interested in exploring the different options and receiving a price quote? If so, contact JAS Aquatics, the premier Barnum Island, NY pool company. For more information, call 516-385-7089 and we’ll be happy to answer all of your questions and assist you with all of your needs.


Some information about Barnum Island, NY

Barnum Island is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Nassau County, New York, United States. The population was 2,414 at the 2010 census. It occupies the eastern portion of an island situated between Long Island and Long Beach. That island, previously known in its entirety as Hog Island, consists entirely of the communities of Barnum Island, Island Park, and Harbor Island.

Previously called Hog Island, after the feral pigs introduced by early European explorers to the Native Americans, it was later renamed for Sarah Ann Baldwin Barnum. It was also sometimes called Jekyl Island, after the name of the development company that bought it from the county.

Between 1851 and 1870, Sarah Ann’s husband Peter owned large parcels of land on Long Island, though his primary business was a Manhattan clothier. Sarah Ann arranged the purchase of Hog Island for use as a ‘poor farm’ – a self-supporting almshouse, a social innovation for that period, and the island was renamed in her honor.

Local lore connects the island’s name to P.T. Barnum, the circus impresario, but this is incorrect, and likely due to confusion between ‘PT’ and ‘PC’ (Peter C.).

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