Various Types of Swimming Pools

by Pool Builders on 10-17-2006 in Articles

Swimming pools offer an excellent way to relax, exercise, and enjoy yourself. They come in different shapes and sizes. To effectively and safely manage it, you should have a pump, basin, water filter, chemical feeder, drains, return and the proper plumbing to transport your water.

Depending on the basin structure, there are different types of pools you can select from. Above ground are the easiest to install and the cheapest to purchase, because they come with pre-made kits. Fiberglass pools are built using molded fiberglass and they can last for many years.

Vinyl lined are the cheapest types of in ground pools, even though you must replace the liner every ten years. Concrete is another popular choice for in ground pools. They offer lots of room and there is no need to replace the liner.

Next, there are the public swimming pools, such as heated indoor, children's and outdoor. Public onse often include slides and other features such as waterfalls and splash pads.

Swim spas, or exercise pools are also great, known for their resistance swimming. Swimming is one of the best exercises that you can do for your body, because it works pretty much every muscle in your body. You can do other exercises in an exercise pool, including jogging, water toning, and water yoga.

Regardless of what type of swimming pool we are talking about, it is critical that the chemicals stay balanced. If the balance of the chemicals is not good, it can spoil the water, which can irritate your skin and your eyes. For that reason, swimming pools need to be disinfected every day and treated with different chemicals.

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