A backyard pool can be a luxurious addition to any home. If youre interested in having a pool installed you should know about all the expenses that can occur with pool projects before diving in in a pool. In this article we have taken a cost averaging approach to give you an understanding of the costs related to a swimming pool purchase. The total cost of a pool can vary from city to city and each contractor will have different installation costs. This information is to be used as a general guide for understanding the expenses involved with a pool install.