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What You Should Know About Inground Swimming Pools

Irene Montgomery

Have you been thinking about getting an inground swimming pool constructed but have no clue what you want? It is a good idea to put a lot of thought into different design options so you will be satisfied with the results of your investment. Take a look at the article below for the answers to some of the questions that you might have about inground swimming pools.

What is the Best Material for an Inground Swimming Pool?

You have the option of investing in an inground swimming pool that is constructed out concrete, fiberglass or vinyl. The material used should be based on your needs, as each of them can offer different benefits. You should consider a concrete swimming pool if you want an array of design options, as you will have the ability to get the shape constructed in any way that you desire. A fiberglass swimming pool is a good option if you want fast construction to be done and a surface that is coated with a gel that makes it resistant to stains. If you want a swimming pool that has a lot of character, vinyl is the ideal option due to the array of patterns and colors that you can choose from.

Does an Inground Swimming Pool Require a Lot of Maintenance?

It is important for an inground swimming pool to receive regular maintenance if you want to make sure the water is safe enough to swim in. For instance, the level of chlorine is one of the most important aspects of maintenance because it is used for killing bacteria. However, there are automatic swimming pool cleaners that are also able to keep bacteria under control. The automatic cleaners give you an advantage because you can get away with using less chlorine in the water, which can reduce eye irritation. Another advantage of an automatic pool cleaner is that it can soften the water to prevent a limescale problem.

Will Obtaining a Permit Be Necessary for an Inground Swimming Pool?

It is common for each city to have regulations in place for inground swimming pool construction that might require a permit. The regulations can vary based on where you reside. Contact the city about the building and zoning rules that you must follow so you won't end up getting fined or have to get rid of the swimming pool. For instance, getting a swimming pool constructed too close to a sewer line might lead to you getting warned and fined by the city. Speak to a swimming pool contractor as soon as you are able to.


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Adding Value to My Home

My husband and I are considering selling our small brick home in the near future. While we’ve completed some work on this house recently, we know we will need to do a few more things before we put it on the market. For instance, we need to replace some of the flooring, paint some of the walls, and replace some of the siding on the front porch. In addition, we may want to add a pool to the backyard. Because we live in the hot southern United States, many of our neighbors have pools. On this blog, I hope you will discover the best types of pools to install in a home you may sell in the near future. Enjoy!