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Above ground swimming pools - A viable cheaper pool

Most people simply can't afford the building and maintenance of an inground swimming pool.

An above ground swimming pool is a better option to have hours of fun in summer - and still within your budgetary limitations! Above ground swimming pools are built with little or no digging required.

Above ground pool installation and maintenance is easier than in ground pools. With a little care on regular basis you can enjoy cool healthy swimming in the scorching summer heat for hours, and have fun with all your family and friends.

Don't forget the sun screen lotion!

Hard sided pools and soft sided pools:

Above ground pools are usually made of aluminum, plastic polymers, wood or steel siding. These are called hard sided pools which are cheaper than soft sided ones. They require some ground preparation before construction though. You need to level the ground surface then you have to setup the pool kit.

Soft sided pools are inflatable. Get the pool, bring it home, inflate it and fill it with water. It is just as simple as that.

They are getting increasingly popular because they are extremely durable and are built with puncture resistant material. You can place them on any type of surface like sand, grass, concrete within reason.

Advantages of above ground swimming pools:

These pools are extremely beneficial when compared to inground pools in several ways:

Hard sided above ground swimming pool

Above: Hard sided above ground swimming pool

See also:

Swimming pool advice

Swimming pool supplies and accessories