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For most people, having a pool in their own backyard is what success is all about. However, what discourages a lot of them is a belief that making a pool costs an arm and a leg. Still, with the right plan and a fair amount of research, it doesn’t have to be this way. Moreover, ever those who do manage to make their own pools, know little to nothing about their proper maintenance. In order to shed some light on all of this, here are few tips and tricks everyone should know about pool installation and their proper maintenance.

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A proper plan

Like anything else in life, pool installation begins with a proper plan. First, do some research on various types of pools in order to see which one you might like the best. Next, measure your backyard to see what options are viable in your case. Next, think about the main purpose of your pool since it can be both practical and decorative. For example, if you are a passionate swimmer but do not have a lot space in your backyard, you might think towards installing one of those amazing lap pools. This way, you will be able to find a compromise between your passion and your capabilities.

Start with the works

After you have everything figured out, contact the construction crew in order to initiate the works. Even though pool could also be installed by layman, since it is not such an easy matter, it would be for the best to leave these things to professionals. There will be some additional specifics you will have to take care of, like whether or not your pool will have a deck and if yes, what material will it be made of. Next, you will have the option to choose whether or not you want to add a decorative note to your pool by adding a nice mural on the bottom of it. After all of this is done, you just need to wait until everything is finished so that you can enjoy your pool.

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Maintenance

Once you finally have your pool, this is where the real work begins. Your pool will require regular maintenance in order to remain presentable and although this is not a difficult task, it consumes a lot of time. What you will need is to do some research on how to properly clean pool and then to acquire adequate equipment. This usually consists of skimmers, brushes, vacuum and hoses and other cleaning accessories. However with cleaning the exterior of your tool it is vital that you do not use any dangerous chemicals since in this way you may endanger your own safety and that of every other pool user.

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Keeping it safe

In order for your pool to be chemically clean, you would have to regularly cleanse it with a proper compound . The most obvious choice here is chlorine. Keep in mind that although chlorine can be quite dangerous, when added to the incredible amount of water in your pool it merely kills bacteria, algae, and microorganisms. First determine what kind of chlorine you want to use for your pool installation and make sure to look for the safe dosage. As for the chlorine types you have available, there are different kinds of tablets, as well as chlorine in granular form. Each of them is adequate for the job, and you should choose between them according to your own convenience.

Being a pool owner is in no way an easy task, but a privilege such as this seldom comes cheap. You will need to choose adequate pool type, have it constructed and conduct a regular maintenance on it. Still, having your own private pool can be a genuine dream come true and you can never put a price tag on a dream.


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