Local Swimming Pool Information for Orange, Dutchess, Westchester, Sullivan and Ulster Counties in NY

Who are the Best Swimming Pool Contractors in Orange County, NY?(Reviews)

Posted by James Snyder on Thu, Jul 04, 2013 @ 56:11 AM

Albert Group installs many swimming pools in the Orange County, NY area every year. Sometimes when meeting with a homeowner they ask us, who are some of the other pool contractors in the area. Now we understand that our product may not be the perfect fit for everyone so we are always honest as to who the other swimming pool builders are that we would consider if we were the homeowner.

Reviews of swimming pool contractors in Orange County, New York

  1. Neave Pools: Serving the NY and CT areas Neave Pools builds Vinyl Liner and Concrete (Gunite) pools. They also service these types of pools and offer equipment repair and pool renovations.
  2. Royal Pools & Spas: Based in New Hampton, NY and Newburgh, NY they install above ground pools and in-ground vinyl liner pools. They also offer vinyl liner replacements, equipment repair, hot tubs and saunas.
  3. Premier Pools & Spas: Is a national company with independently owned and operated licensee’s running each office. They focus on concrete swimming pools.
  4. Chaffee’s Swimming Pools: If you are looking for a Vinyl Liner type of pool they may be a good choice for you. 
  5. Orange County Pools and Spas: They offer above ground and in ground vinyl liner pools as well as spas and spa accessories.
  6. NeJame Pools: Serving the Hudson Valley, Nejame Pools offers custom in-ground pool and spa installations, as well as pool and equipment service.
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Town of Blooming Grove, NY Swimming Pool Codes, Setback Laws

Posted by James Snyder on Mon, Feb 18, 2013 @ 44:05 PM

In NY swimming pool setbacks are handled by each individual municipality and their building department. To make it even more confusing some towns will have different setbacks depending on where you live in that same town. In order to help the situation out we have gone through the trouble of looking this info up and placing it here on our web page to make things a little easier.

Town of Blooming Grove, NY setbacks: (entire town)

  • Property line setback (side and rear) 10’
  • Setback from house 15’


  • Must submit a site plan showing all set backs and location of septic and well, if applicable.
  • Must submit a brochure/manufacturer specs for the pool, pump and filter.
  • Must submit a copy of pool company Workman’s Compensation and Liability insurance (liability must name the Town of Blooming Grove as Certificate Holder and Additional Insured)
  • Must submit electrician name, phone # and copy of Orange County License
  • Pools within any water district must get water from an outside source and must submit receipt.
  • In-ground pools are required to have temporary fencing during construction and permanent fencing within 90 days.
  • Pool alarm must be installed.
  • Must schedule a final inspection by the Building Inspector.  24 hour notice required
  • Must submit final electric inspection by Town authorized electrician.

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