The idea of having a pool in your backyard is always incredibly alluring. It is not only a great place to hold your weekend pool side parties but also a great way to maintain a fitness regime by keeping up with a regular swimming schedule. With a pool in your backyard, you no long have to visit the nearest spa or a hotel for a routine relaxation. However, keeping a pool isn’t all fun and games as the most essential element of pool ownership, is the maintenance.
Additionally, most people believe that pools can only be used in summers. As the winter season sets in, you desirously look at your pool, wishing for the warmer season when you could simply take a dive to beat the summer heat.
Here we have put together a list of three incredible ways you can use your pool.
- Warm swims:
There’s nothing more relaxing than taking a dip in a heated swimming pool in fall or winter, and if you have a heated swimming pool, it’s fun to enjoy your swim all year long. A pool heater is a lavish expenditure, but you’ll be able to swim anytime, and a warm pool reduces joint problems through water aerobics. It helps you expand your circulatory system, improves your lung capacity, and helps you breathe better.
- Get pool enclosures:
An outdoor pool is a lovely asset to your home. However, the unpredictable weather can turn your exhilarating pool party into a cold, rainy mess, and our fierce winters mean that most pool enjoyment is limited to the warmer months. A pool with an outdoor enclosed patio will keep the temperature moderate year-round; it will save you from excessive dirt, debris, and insects in the pool, and it gives your home a unique focal point for entertainment. Pool enclosures are also visually beautiful and add a lot of personality to your verandah or patio, whilst providing you an additional room in your house.
- Coldwater plunging:
People have been enjoying ice-cold dips in chilling cold water for generations. Some do it because it’s intoxicating, while others do it for health benefits, but cold water dips have found very beneficial as it increases blood circulation, leaving you energetic. It can even attenuate pains from rheumatism, fibromyalgia, and respiratory problems like asthma. In States, an event is held during the winters to raise money for the charitable organizations where participants enter a freezing water pool despite the low temperature. While in the U.K it is usually organized on New Year’s day to celebrate it. While some people derive the merits of a cold water dip by turning their showers cold or taking a plunge in a freezing lake or ocean, you can enjoy the same benefits from your pool.
If you own a home with a luscious lawn, you might want to read our tips on getting a well-manicured lawn throughout the year.