What are the Pros and Cons of a Natural Pool?

In the summer, who doesn’t want a pool of their very own to lounge around in? I sure do.
Pools are a great way to relax and enjoy the hot weather. Having a pool is also a great way to work out at home.
But there are some down sides to a pool, the biggest being all the chemicals it takes to keep it clean.
Those chemicals are harsh and if you don’t put them in the water properly, they can make you sick. But there is an alternative.You can go natural.

Natural pools are a newer trend in pool building. These pools use many cool features but they are not for everyone.
Keep reading to see the pros and cons of a natural pool.

here are some pros

There are some great pros to a natural pool. First, they will save you money over time.
While they cost about the same as putting in a regular swimming pool, these pools use water plants or natural stone filters to clean your water.
That’s right folks, no more harsh chemicals! Once they are put in, these pools are really low maintenance.
Just skim the stuff off the top every now then. Also, since these are natural pools, they will blend in with your yard and add some wonder to your property.
Because it is a natural swimming pool, you don’t have to do any “winterizing” once the outside temperature drops. Just let it freeze over and when it thaws, you’re ready to go! Nice and easy.

here are some cons

"Traditional Coping NSP" by Enricoslasheric - Own work. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via  Wikimedia

“Traditional Coping NSP” by Enricoslasheric – Own work. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia

Here are some cons to the natural pool. First off, if it’s crystal clear water you’re looking for, you may disappointed. Due to the bio filters you will always have some color to the water.
Also, because of the plants that you use to filter the water, you really need two pools. One for swimming and one for the plants.
This can take up lots of room and not leave you with much of a back yard.

one last thought

I think that natural pools are awesome and can really boost the appeal of a space.
And remember whether it’s a natural pool or a standard chlorinated pool, you can always enjoy some tunes on your Underwater Audio Waterproof iPod Shuffle. It can go anywhere you can and carry your music library as well.
If you have any comments, please leave them in the comment section below.

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