Friday, 27 December 2013

Add something special to your yard – freshen it up with a pool

Tired of taking your family to swimming pools every weekend during the hot days? Consider putting up your own pool at your home. This is an investment that will definitely pay off. Summer days can be very hot and refreshing yourself in a pool full of water is an excellent idea.

Great for physical activities

Organize a morning swim early with your family – right before your work. Drowsiness will instantly disappear and you will make your children wake up early even during the summer breaks. Having a pool can be a very smart move as it will provide you with a necessary amount of physical activity that will benefit your health.

There is a solution for everybody

If you are lucky enough to have a great backyard and you don’t know what to do with the extra space, constructing a swimming pool is the thing for you. Your private pool can have various shapes like round, oval, square, or some indefinite shape. If you are living in a place where climate changes occur, you can buy an above ground swimming pool, which is less expensive, but it also has shorter “lifespan”. Infinity pools are very popular nowadays, and they are typical for penthouses that have great balconies and houses with big yards which are built on hilly regions.

Indoor swimming pools

Installing a pool inside your house is a lot of work but the good side of it is that you can use it whenever you want. Equipment like heaters and pumps that will help you change the water regularly are big help when it comes to pool maintenance. If you have a big basement, don’t think twice and start a project like this.

Customize your pool, but think of the safety too

There are solutions for bigger yards as well as the small ones, since they come in various sizes and shapes and can be custom made for your personal needs. Also, the depth of the pool can be adjusted to your wishes. If you have small children, you might want to go with the one with a smaller depth and a flat bottom – safety first. But, on the other hand, if you are willing to monitor your children’s activity in swimming pools constantly, choose the one whose bottom has a slope – one part of it can be adapted for the little ones and the other can be a bit more for your own taste.

Pools and events

Speaking of design, your yard will look posh and all of your friends and neighbors will like it. It can help you a lot with making friends and socializing, as nobody is going to deny a friendly invitation for a little bit of Sunday fun, alongside a pool and a barbeque. Events such as birthdays or anniversary parties would turn into a really fun thing with a pool in your yard. A couple of twinkling lights, chairs and tables with some interesting snacks will make your friends and family have a good time, unlike all those boring cliché celebrations – just note that they are required to bring their bathing suits with them. The teenage parties which are every youngster’s wish can be organized in your yard, and you won’t need to leave your house. Your children and their invites can stay outside while you are inside with that option of monitoring their acts. Both sides will be satisfied.

Color it up

The grey color in pools is so last season! Color it up by painting the bottom and walls of your pool with special colors that wouldn't wash off. Make your pool look like a piece of ocean as much as it can. Put a little bit more effort and tile your pool with mosaic tiles of various colors and materials. You can even make a mosaic that will look amazing and that will make your swimming pool cleaning process easier.
Complementing your house with a swimming pool is a lot of work and, sincerely, a not so small amount of money, but this is a tiny barrier in comparison to all that you get: regular physical activity, cooling during the hot summer days, a lot of fun and a perfectly arranged yard.

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