You have been thinking of remodelling your backyard. How about adding a fibreglass pool to your backyard? Adding a fibreglass pool into your backyard can give you lots of benefits.

1. An oasis in your backyard.

A waterbody in your backyard can completely transform your backyard. A pool along with the landscape, lighting, patio and deck can drastically alter the look of your backyard. You can add water features, attractive lighting and seating in the pool area to make it more attractive.

A well-lit water fountain can be enthralling to look at even when you are not using the pool. It is extremely easy to install and maintain fibreglass pools. They come in different shapes and colours suitable to urban as well as rural backyards.

You can customize your pool according to your taste and budget. You can also add luxurious features like a spa. When you build a pool in your backyard you can take a decision on its size, shape, lighting and landscaping. The outcome will speak volumes about your tastes and lifestyle.

2. A recreational place for the entire family.

A swimming pool can be safely used by people of all ages. Children can learn to swim easily if you have a pool at home. They can enjoy playing games in the pool with their friends. Elders can also benefit from swimming since it is an exercise which does not strain the joints. They can also enjoy lounging inside the pool. The seating area can be made for family members who do not wish to enter the pool. Adults can also enjoy pool games like volleyball.

In fact planning for the pool can also be a great bonding exercise. Each member of the family can state their preferences with regard to lighting, landscaping and decking. Adding spaces like seating area, fire pits and outdoor kitchen can add to the appeal of the pool.

3. A break from a sedentary lifestyle.

The internet and electronic gadgets have become our favourite source of entertainment. This is more true in the case of children. In summer months we prefer sitting indoors with our air conditioners switched on. This gives rise to a sedentary lifestyle and all its problems. A swimming pool can change all this.

Children tend to love water. You can add pool accessories to make the pool attractive. The whole family can play games in the pool. The whole family can get exercise benefits without feeling any strain. Chilling in the pool on a hot summer day can be a welcoming idea.

4. Stress reliever.

It is a well-known fact that water is a good stress reliever. Your swimming pool can act as your private stress relief method. A dip in the pool can relax your mind and body. Just sitting by the poolside with a good book can also be a great experience. You can attach water features which produce calming sounds. Gazing at a well lit pool during the sunset can be a calming experience.

5. Good for your health.

Swimming has many health benefits like improved sleep, toning your muscles and improving flexibility. Swimming is good for weight loss. Having a pool means you don’t have to spend money on a gym membership. You can exercise whenever you want at your time and convenience.

Swimming a few laps in the pool relaxes you and also gives your body the much-needed exercise. It is a low impact exercise which removes pressure on the body. Swimming in hot pool water can be soothing for the muscles and joints. It is also good for cardiovascular health.

Low impact exercises like swimming are beneficial for the body in the long run. People with aching joints can also undertake swimming safely. Unlike other exercises, there is the least possibility for injury in swimming. Fibreglass polls are especially safe due to their smooth and flexible surfaces. You can spend as much time as you want in a fibreglass pool without worrying about scratches and cuts.

6. No more beach vacations.

Beach vacations involve spending money and time on planning, transportation and accommodation. But having a pool will reduce the need for beach vacations. Adding water slides or inflatable pool toys can make it a fun experience for the children.

7. Adds value to your home.

A swimming pool will surely increase the resale value of your home. Buyers will gladly pay more for a home with a pool in the backyard. A well-maintianed pool speaks volumes for its owner. Fibreglass pools are easy to maintain.

8. Party venue.

A swimming pool can double up as a popular party venue. Fibreglass pools come pre fitted with ledges and benches which provide plenty of seating space. You can choose a dark coloured pool or a pool with a shiny surface which will liven up your party. The pool area can be lit in a variety of ways to enhance its appeal as a party venue.

9. A variety of choices.

There was a time when a swimming pool was constructed only out of concrete. But times have changed. Swimming pools can be made in fibreglass and vinyl. Fibreglass pools are extremely popular due to their ease of installation and maintenance. There are in-ground pools and above ground pools. If your backyard is small in size then there are plunge pools. There are infinite choices when it comes to pool surfaces, finishes, landscaping and lighting. With some research, you can end up with a cost-effective but fascinating pool in your backyard. You can use solar heating to reduce your energy costs. There are lots of choices for cleaning equipment for pools.

10. Safety.

Public pools may not be safe. Especially for children. When you have your own pool you can monitor the water chemistry levels and the chemicals added to it. You can also supervise your child’s swimming sessions. Children can learn and practice swimming in a safe environment. The use of salt water chlorinator reduces the dependence on chemicals.

Steve

Steve

I'm Steve Prescot, an Interior Designer living in Kansas. I am a fan of DIY, home design, gardening and anything related to home interiors and exteriors. I'm also interested in crafts and Home Improvement projects. I have been in the home design industry for more than 17 years. I love decorating and transforming spaces so that people living in them are happy and pleased with their space. Have a look around and I hope you'll like the content and ideas in this website!!

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