How An On Ground Pool Can Be Your Summer Swimming Solution
With the summer heat bearing down on us in earnest, you’re likely thinking more and more of the benefits of having a pool. Ideally, you’d like one that costs less than an inground pool, but still has all the nice style and safety features that they provide. Have you considered an on ground pool? If not, you may be surprised to learn they are very real and a great alternative to the inground pools you may be used to. Here are some things you’ll need to know if you’re considering on ground pools:
On ground pools can range in price anywhere from $16,000 to $22,000; an absolute steal when compared to inground pool prices, ranging from $35,000 to $50,000. They can be installed either entirely or partially inground to accommodate the natural slope of yards too, so you won’t be restricted by the layout of your backyard. On ground pools can also be adapted to smaller properties, and their reduced size will save you on electricity and heating costs in the long run.
On ground pools can be equipped with all the features we know and love from in-ground pools, such as walk-in stairs with jets, underwater lighting (LED or halogen), and vinyl liners (heavy gauge, UV protected) with or without borders. On ground pools can also be installed with increased deep ends of up to 6 feet (to differentiate from the standard 5 foot recreational depths).
On ground pools are built with heavy gauge steel walls that feature the same protective coatings inground pools have. You can even opt for extra onsite galvanizing of any exposed steel and wall penetrations to ensure the safety and longevity of your pool. The use of these larger and sturdier components means construction is more efficient and safe, in turn leading to lower building costs. Plumbing and filtration systems in on ground pools are also designed to be stronger by using inground pool piping and securing those components to the footings of the pool with concrete.
As you can see, on ground pools are a fantastic alternative to inground pools, especially if you are short on space or money and still want to maintain the comfort and safety that inground pools can offer. If you’re looking to install a pool in your backyard this summer, or are simply curious to learn more about on ground pools, don’t hesitate to contact an on ground pool installation company near you. They’ll be able to get you the pool you’ve always wanted at a fraction of the cost, letting, you spend more time hosting parties or barbecues and getting the most out of your summer. Happy swimming!