Time & Leisure Magazine – Water Worlds

Time & Leisure Magazine – Water Worlds

Home swimming pools came into their own during lockdown, with private health clubs and public baths shut, and the gorgeous summer weather making us all crave a refreshing dip. Oh, how we envied those with lagoon-like luxury in their back gardens – so much so that many more homeowners are seriously weighing up whether the dream can become a reality. Here’s what you need to know…

The key factors are space, budget, maintenance – and being honest about how much you will actually use a pool. If you’re not sure on the latter, an above-ground pool will let you toe-dip into the trend without all the commitment of digging up your landscape for an in-ground pool. They’re also considerably cheaper. On the downside, they’re often smaller and not as aesthetically pleasing, and they have a shorter lifespan.

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