Having your own pool at home is a big advantage, especially if you have active children who get bored and hot easily. The pool is that perfect feature to keep everybody home during hot and humid days, and you can come up with all sorts of pool activities that both young and old can enjoy. You can have pool parties, competitions and even laidback afternoon barbecues around it – instead of heading to a pool resort, you can keep the fun at home which can prove to be more economical and less stressful.
If you live in a tropical or desert country, the pool is really for “cooling off” and you probably wouldn’t consider investing in pool heating for that would seem to be in contradiction with the original intent for having a pool, but if you want to increase the functionality of this special home feature, installing a heating system will prove to be a worthy addition.
Firstly, a pool heating system, especially a solar-powered one, can increase the value of your property. While you may not be entertaining any thoughts of selling your home for the time being, should you one day choose to, it’s good to know that you have a special home feature that will allow you to further up your asking price for the property.
The second reason is that warm or hot water is known to have therapeutic properties and if you have people of advanced age living with you who frequently suffer from body aches and sensitivity to the cold, a heated pool will prove to be a helpful place for them to get the exercise or relaxation they need to keep their joints and muscles flexible. If cleaning the pool is no issue for you, you may even infuse the warm water with herbs and Epsom salts to further enhance its therapeutic abilities. It’s important to mention as well that a heated pool is also deemed more ideal for babies who tend to be quite sensitive to the cold.
The third reason is that a pool heating system makes your pool useable all year round; even tropical and desert countries experience cool weather, so with this system, you don’t have to give up your regular hydro aerobics or your daily swim just because it’s chilly out.
If you want to “get more” out of your pool, investing in pool heating is truly a worthy consideration. Inquire about the different systems available and determine which fits your budget and your other requirements.