Owning a swimming pool can be awesome when you get to enjoy it. How many days did you actually get to enjoy your swimming pool last year? What kept you out of the swimming pool? Here, you'll find a few tips that'll help you find more time for your pool this year.
Hire a Maintenance Service
Keeping up with the pool maintenance is a big job, and it can take quite a bit of the swim time out of your summer schedule. Instead of wasting your precious downtime cleaning and maintaining the pool, hire a pool maintenance service to take care of it for you.
Not only does having a professional take care of the pool free up some time for you, but it also helps to ensure that the chemicals are balanced perfectly for the location of the pool. You won't have to worry as much about getting into the pool and having it overloaded with chemicals that it really didn't need at the time, or finding the pool too green to safely use.
Consider an Enclosure
Are insects an issue that keeps you out of the pool? Is the weather just too wet or too chilly to use the pool as much as you'd like? Well, if either of these problems are what's keeping you out of the pool, it's time to think about installing an enclosure around the pool.
Swimming pool enclosures can be found in three forms — glass, screen, or a combination of the two. If you're just looking to control the insects, a screen enclosure will do the trick. If you're looking to extend swim season for your family, look into the glass or combination enclosures.
With the right enclosure, you'll be able to get into the pool when you want — not when the mosquitoes go away long enough for you to dive in before they bite.
Light it Up
Sometimes, a nice night-swim is all it takes to melt away the stresses of the day. There are some awesome lighting fixtures to be used in pools and around them. They can be dimmable, change colors, or just provide you with basic lighting at night.
Note: Remember that insects flock to lights, so choose lights that won't attract the insects to your pool area.
Talk with the pool maintenance professionals in your area today. Get your opening scheduled, and discuss the options for maintaining your pool for the entire summer this year.