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Edgewater Pools Helps You Decide

Yes, ever since the day an idea of having a pool popped up in your mind, you can’t stop thinking about it. For some, having a pool is an instant decision, for others it takes time. Nevertheless, both of these groups should have a list of reasons that will help them decide. Of course, having a pool comes with a set of responsibilities, but the benefits usually do outweigh the cons (we wouldn’t even call them cons, more like – things you have to do to enjoy pool season).

Before you go ahead and book an appointment with your favourite pool guys, make sure you read our article on things you need to know before calling the contractor. Consider your backyard condition, budget, ongoing costs, etc.

Now, let’s focus on the fun part, eh? Here’s why you should get a pool!

1 – Family Time

Just imagine it – your whole family (or just your favourite members of it, it’s totally up to you) are outside on the warm summer day, a delicious smell of barbecue going on, music playing in the background, but you can’t really hear it over the children’s laughter. The kids are in the pool, and you can’t wait to finish up with the cooking and go for a dip! Doesn’t it sound nice? Because it is. A pool allows your family and children to spend time together without ever leaving the backyard, making it a fun and relaxing place to be!

2 – Health & Fitness

Hitting the gym is amazing and the feeling afterwards is pretty rewarding. But sometimes, you don’t feel like going and end up feeling guilty. If you had a pool. you could spend time exercising in your pool. Plus, there is various research that promotes swimming and its benefits to your health. It’s a great workout and the risk of injury barely exists.

3 – Increased Property Value

This one is a no-brainer. You can increase at least 15% of your property value if you have a pool. Understand pool value with this article.

4 – Relaxation

With a pool or a hot tub (or both!), you can create your private spa place. You can also add some water features like waterfalls, and turn your backyard into an oasis for relaxation and meditation. Relax in your pool after a long day at work or when you need to escape the hustle and bustle of life. By spending time in the water, your body can relax and relieve stress. Plus, you’ll sleep better!

5 – Parties!

After you get some peace and quiet, you can blast the music off and create the best party in the neighbourhood! Invite your friends over, come up with some cocktails and enjoy the summer. Bonus points if you come up with a theme!

6 – Fewer Vacations Needed

It is common for people to regret vacations in terms of money. You don’t have to go through the same pain if you just install an exquisite pool design, right here in your backyard. This leads to the next point:

7 – Saving Money

Fewer vacations needed means you will save some money. And not only vacations, but we’re also taking kids’ parties, birthdays, entertainment centres – you can do everything in your yard if you have a pool!

Most people do not realize how easy it is to maintain and finance a swimming pool. Additionally, pools are less expensive in the long run than family vacations and other entertainment options. Swimming pools last longer.

8 – Keeping An Eye On Your Kids

That will also let you keep your eyes on your kids. When your backyard has a swimming pool, the kids and their friends have a convenient and safe place to play. Plus, you can rest easy knowing that your children are nearby.

9 – Save Up On AC

Be honest – would you rather be closed inside your house with the AC turned out or would you enjoy the sun while swimming in the pool, in the privacy of your backyard? Of course, you would pick the latter! And that’s why you get rewarded with a lower electricity bill!

10 – Improving Your Home’s Aesthetic

Regardless of the pool design, you end up going with, your house’s aesthetic will improve 100%. Having a pool gives that luxurious, lavish living vibe.

11 – Improving Your Mental Health

Did you know that swimming can help you deal with anxiety and depression? When you exercise, your body releases endorphins which are basically a natural analgesic. Also, swimming helps with breathing regulation and boosts blood flow – all of which help with relaxation and come with a calming effect. Having a go-to solution for decompressing after every workday could definitely help with your mental health.

Benefits of having A Small Pool In Your Backyard

12 – Bonus Reason:  Being Cool

Yeah, this one maybe sounds kind of childish – but it’s real. You will feel cool. Being a person your friends can count on for summer pool parties? Being the “best pool parties” person for everyone you know? That’s cool. Plus, you can always use the “I’m just chilling by the pool” sentence. Just saying.


Having a pool does come with responsibilities. There is regular maintenance you need to address, there are safety issues you need to handle, and there is a regular cost. But there is also fun, relaxation, the home value increase and saving money in the long run. You do the math. When you’re done give us a call.

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