Nora Kay

Nora Kay

Community Manager at Spaceio
Nora Kay

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Archi­tects and even the land­scape spe­cial­ized archi­tects are pay­ing more atten­tion on the way a water ele­ment appears, as main­tain­ing a con­ti­nu­ity  between the indoor and the out­door has become vital. And it is def­i­nite­ly no more just about plant­i­ng ! For those home­own­ers with a large area, what can be bet­ter than adding a water­scape, in the form of a swim­ming pool right into the exte­ri­or or the inte­ri­ors !  A pri­vate swim­ming pool is a sure shot way to instant­ly uplifts the aes­thet­ic val­ue of any home.

The Indoor Ver­sus Out­door Swim­ming Pool

With the avail­abil­i­ty of numer­ous designs, one could eas­i­ly achieve the desired look but the swim­ming pool has its own advan­tages as well as dis­ad­van­tages when con­struct­ed in the inte­ri­or or the exte­ri­or. But no mat­ter what, hav­ing a pri­vate swim­ming pool would save one’s time that takes one to go to any pub­lic swim­ming pool. Hence here are  a few of the advan­tages and the dis­ad­van­tages that has been list­ed out, for home­own­ers to decide accord­ing to their bud­get.

Indoor Pools Advan­tages And Dis­ad­van­tages

  • The ener­gy costs, heat­ing bills and the elec­tric­i­ty is high­er for indoor pools.
  • To clear out the chem­i­cal odor and to con­trol  humid­i­ty the indoor space should had have a good ven­ti­la­tion.
  • But you just need to dis­in­fect the pool with chem­i­cals as indoor pools are gen­er­al­ly pro­tect­ed from debris.
  • Addi­tion­al­ly indoor pool pro­vides one with lot more pri­va­cy.
  • Also allows one to keep a close watch on the kids when they are in the pool.
  • And one can eas­i­ly enjoy the indoor pool a whole year around ! 

Out­door Pools Advan­tages And Dis­ad­van­tages

  • Dur­ing win­ter an out­door pool has to be win­ter­ized, cov­ered and the pool equip­ment needs to be cov­ered prop­er­ly.
  • One has to spend more time on clear­ing out the debris
  • Though the  instal­la­tion of retractable roof will solve the prob­lem.
  • Out­door pool will also clear away all the chem­i­cal odors hence, no amount has to be spend on for ven­ti­la­tions and humid­i­ty con­trol.
  • There­fore, out­door pools are com­par­a­tive­ly cheap­er.

The Indoor And The Out­door Swim­ming Pool Main­te­nance

Own­ing a swim­ming pool has its own perks like the home­own­ers doesn’t have to trav­el any­more every time when they want to swim. Also with lot of pool designs one could eas­i­ly get a swim­ming pool con­struct­ed with­in the bud­get that they have set for them­selves. The only thing that they have to esti­mate is the size and shape of the swim­ming pool, that match­es and suits with the space for instance like the round, square or abstract pool !

But being an own­er of a swim­ming pool one must even know the respon­si­bil­i­ties that the pool brings along. The impor­tance of main­tain­ing a prop­er rou­tine is nec­es­sary for a crys­tal clean pool. Addi­tion­al­ly, it is equal­ly impor­tant to pay atten­tion on the pool equipment’s such as the  pump, fil­ter and heater. And check it time to time to see whether it is  work­ing safe­ly and effi­cient­ly and this applies for home­own­ers with both out­door or indoor swim­ming pool.

Out­door And Indoor Pool Main­te­nance Tips

Clean : If the pool is sur­round­ed with trees, prune it to avoid a lot more debris from falling right into the pool. Addi­tion­al­ly, make sure to clean up plant debris time to time from the water as well as the pool deck.

Chem­i­cal Check : All pool chem­i­cal con­tain­ers that has crossed the expiry date should be replaced with new chem­i­cals.

Pool Cov­er Removal : Make sure not to mix the water accu­mu­lat­ed on top of the pool cov­er with the pool water. Remove the water with the help of a pump and clean the cov­er thor­ough­ly and store it in a large plas­tic con­tain­er.

The Pool Inspec­tion : Make sure to remove the cal­ci­um scale and stains from the pool tiles. Also replace the dam­aged or worn out parts of the pump.

The Shock Treat­ment : Shock­ing is basi­cal­ly the process of rais­ing the chlo­rine lev­el in the water. It ensures that the water is bal­anced and reduces the algae for­ma­tion. This process of shock­ing the water is even more impor­tant when it comes to indoor swim­ming pools, as the direct sun­light over the out­door pool will nat­u­ral­ly reduce the for­ma­tion of algae.

The oil from the beau­ty prod­ucts or the body can make the pool dirty eas­i­ly. There­fore, a  quick way to ward off the oil from pool is to drop a ten­nis ball ! The ball can absorb the oil and clear the water all over again.

Main­tain The pH Lev­el : Main­tain­ing the right pH lev­el makes swim­ming pleas­ant with­out any itch­i­ness and burn­ing sen­sa­tion. Addi­tion­al­ly, it pro­tects the met­al fit­tings and the walls of the pool. There­fore try out the inex­pen­sive way of main­tain­ing the pH lev­el by using bak­ing soda !

Try using these unique tip and tricks to main­tain the pool as well as save the time to a cer­tain extend and make the swim­ming expe­ri­ence a more enjoy­able one !

 

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