An above ground pool with bright blue water sits in a large and empty backyard.

While an inground pool is certainly a consideration, an above-ground pool can be an easier, less-expensive way to dive into the process of creating a backyard oasis for the next time you’re isolated at home — whether by global events or by personal choice. Learn how much an above-ground pool costs, plus everything else you'll need to know.

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The cost of electricity can vary depending on your location and several other factors. The average electric bill is $115 a month and the average kilowatt-hour rate is about 13 cents.

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If you’re trying to decide between concrete and asphalt for your new driveway, and you’re focused on the upfront cost, asphalt is by far the cheaper way to go. The national average for asphalt is $1-$5 per square foot, as compared with the cost of concrete at $8-$12 per square foot.

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