Whether you’re installing a new swimming pool or updating an existing one, you are bombarded with options. Choosing pool steps is fun, but it can also be overwhelming. Here is a guide to a few of those options:
Thermoplastic steps are the most common step choice. The most affordable of these options is the 6′ or 8′ Step-N-Rest in white. If you’re updating an existing pool, you’ll want the same size step as you currently have. If you’re getting a new pool, the cost of the 8′ step and 6′ step is the same, when you account for the wall space you won’t need to purchase with the larger step.
Vinyl-Over Steps start off at costing $1,000 more than most Thermoplastic step options, and can be as complicated as $5,000 more. There are a lot of variables and options when choosing a vinyl-over step, your imagination is the only limit.
When changing a liner in an existing pool, a steel or polymer vinyl-over option can be added at that time. Otherwise, the step will be shown in your dig print for a new pool. Here are some of the many vinyl-0ver step options: