When you are a homeowner, a personal swimming pool is a weighty decision. And when you are a renter, it seems like an impossible one. There are a lot of decisions to factor in when investing in a swimming pool–cost, upkeep, safety, space, and property concerns being just a number of them. Those factors diminish or disappear, however, when the consideration of above ground pools is brought in, compared to the more limiting aspects of in ground pools. Above ground pools allow for more flexibility, less permanence, and more economy, while still keeping the joys of having a pool right in your own back yard.
For homeowners as well as renters, there are advantages to above ground pools not found with traditional in ground pools. For a renter, specifically, it often seems that an above ground pool is simply not an option if the land lords don’t want the land to be altered. Due to the collapsible and transportable nature of above ground pools, however, it is a reasonable exception to that concern. An above ground pool does not permanently alter the landscape, and can leave a plot of ground in its original state after it has been taken down and the tenants have moved. And when a renter moves, the renter doesn’t have to leave their pool behind–they can take the hard earned investment with them!
For home owners, this is also an advantageous possibility, especially if they ever want to re-sell the home–a pool is not in everyone’s plan and in selling the house, you may limit your potential buying pool if a structure like an above ground swimming pools is a permanent feature. For homeowners or renters who see a swimming pool as a temporary feature, an above ground pool is an ideal feature.
More transient home owners who have cabins, beach houses, or seasonal homes also will find many advantages to an above ground pool. Above ground pools require less maintenance and upkeep during seasons in which it is not being used. Costs are kept lower and is a much more manageable option for seasonal homes.
The flexible nature of above ground pools has other advantages. With an in ground pool, the landscaping is permanent and will not budge for other needs that arise. With an above ground pool, however, if the landscape needs to change–it can change. No more working around the pool, the pool will then work around you and your needs. Very few people live a static existence or keep up a static yard. Above ground pools are an answer to that need.
In-ground pools are notoriously infamous for the costs and hassles associated with just installing and building the structure of the pool. The labor and costs of setting up an above ground pool are significantly less and a more affordable and convenient option. The safety features in its raise structure and detachable ladder are invaluable when protecting children and pets. When it comes to convenience, safety and affordability, an above ground pool is ideal.