Pros and Cons of Natural Swimming Pool Designs

Pros and Cons of Natural Swimming Pool Designs

Natural Swimming Pools Are Making a Ripple, But Are They For You?

From The Allstate Blog

The Natural Pool, originating in Europe, has been gaining in popularity over the last several years.  Mimicking nature in its look, feel, and filtration methods, the Natural Pool has some appeal to certain groups of swimming pool owners.  Many people don’t fully understand that as with many things, there are tradeoffs with a Natural Swimming Pool.  This post from The Allstate Blog briefly explains the function of a Natural Pool, and presents some of the Pros and Cons as well.

Here is an excerpt from the post:

When it comes to backyard swimming pools, that classic rectangular design with a deck, diving board or slide, and metal steps still holds appeal.

But natural pools that resemble swimming holes or ponds have gained increasing interest in recent years, according to landscape design professionals who have been turning out versions that mimic what Mother Nature fashions on her own: Interiors painted so water appears natural, clusters of rocks, waterfalls spilling over outcroppings, a diving boulder, water-loving plants, and water filtration systems that keep water healthy for the environment, and for people’s hair, skin, and swimsuits.

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