Top 5 Reasons to Consider Adding a Pool to Your Yard This Summer

With so many homeowners looking for ways to add save money and add value to their home, adding a pool to a backyard is a great investment. If you are thinking about adding a pool to your backyard, whether as a permanent feature or a versatile and portable above ground option, then you should consider the following top 5 reasons why it makes sense to consider adding a pool to your backyard.

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A Pool Can Help You Save Money on Expensive Vacations
With a pool right in your own backyard, you will spend less time dreaming about beach vacations and way more time enjoying water in the convenience of your own backyard water feature. With so many people looking for ways to cut back on spending money on trips, it just makes sense that many homeowners are having pools installed right in their own backyard to give them the access to and enjoyment of fun water activities without having to leave home for it. Whether its an in ground or above ground pool, having a pool right outside your hope can help you save a tremendous amount of money on vacations each year.

Pools Are Great For Entertaining and Fun For The Kids While on Break
If you have children and like hosting parties and barbecues for them, then you should definitely consider having a pool installed. With a pool right in your backyard, your kids will not have to go use the community pool or drive all the way to the beach for fun and excitement, and neither will their friends want to dine out or be anywhere else. Having a pool right in your own backyard is extremely convenient. Now, whenever the kids are at home all they have to do is jump in for some excitement. In addition, it also helps them cut down on additional costs like gas, membership and entrances fees to use pools elsewhere.

In addition to fun for the family, having a pool installed in your backyard is a great idea if you like to throw small or large parties for the grown ups. Having a pool that friends and family can use during the hot summer months is one of the top reasons why so many homeowners choose to have one installed in their backyard. After taking a cool and refreshing dip in the pool, your friends and family can enjoy a great barbecue and refreshments. Once they have rested, they can take another dip in the pool. With a pool, the fun never ends.

A Pool Can Help You Get All The Exercise You Need to Stay in Shape and Healthy
According to the experts, swimming is the best way to lose weight and stay in shape because even a light workout underwater can work out your entire body, get your heart rate up, yet is easy on your joints. This is another reason why so many homeowners are having pools installed in their backyards. Instead of running to the gym, now homeowners and their family can spend time in the pool to get all the exercise they need to get and stay in shape. Also, what makes swimming and underwater workouts some of the best exercises for your body is it helps strengthen the entire body without feeling like it’s a workout.

Pools Help Increase The Value of a Home
Another reason why so many homeowners have an in ground pool installed in their backyard is that pools can add value to a home. In fact, many buyers actively search for homes with pools to buy. Since pools add value to a home, many homeowners actually recoup the cost of their investment when they sell their home. Even if you have no plans to sell your home in the near future, having an in ground pool installed will definitely increase the value of your home in the long run, which is a positive investment almost any way you look at it.

Whether you are looking for ways to cut back on expenses, looking for a way to keep the kids busy, enjoy inviting friends and family over, want to get into shape, having a pool installed in your backyard is an investment that can payoff in many different ways.

Bob Quigly is a landscaping and family fun enthusiast who writes on a variety of blogs for Backyard Ocean's above ground pool pumps.


Chubskulit Rose said...

Haha, such a coincidence. John was asking the kids last night if they would want a swimming pool in the backyard. I asked them, do you want to get rid of our pets? They all said in unison, "NO!" lol