There are many advantages with an above ground pool. With the improved quality and options
offered it’s become a more popular choice for people of all economic backgrounds.
Although an above ground pool generally costs less, that does not necessarily mean its poor
quality or meant for those with less money. New flexible materials and technologies make them
more durable and they should last at least ten years.
Since an above ground pool is removable, it’s perfect for someone who is moving in a few months.
Your above ground pool can simply be reinstalled wherever you decide to relocate. It’s possible to
disassemble it in the winter and put it back up in the spring if that’s what you want to do even if
you’re not moving.
There are more options with an above ground pool and if you decide you want to change the
style, shape or color it’s much easier since it’s portable. You don’t have as many of these flexible
options with an in ground pool.
Above grounds are usually smaller than most in ground pools so people with smaller yards may
prefer them. There is no sense getting an in ground pool if it’s going to take up your whole
backyard. Many lots provided with homes in the city are simply not big enough to realistically
install an in ground pool because of its size.
They’re much less work to set up and you can be ready for a pool party within a couple days as
opposed to weeks or months with in ground pools. There’s not as much digging involved so you
don’t have the aggravation of worrying about what you’re going to hit when digging deeper.
The deck is already provided with the pool so that your privacy is insured. Decks can end up
costing much more on an in ground pool where a privacy fence would need to be purchased
Safer and Easier to Clean
An above ground pool is easier to clean and does not get as full of flying debris as an in ground
pool since it’s higher. Another important benefit to a pool being raised is that it’s safer. A child can’t just stumble upon it and fall into it as easily, which is a consideration for many families.
It’s in your best interest to buy the best quality above ground pool you can find. It will have more
structure supports, be more durable and last longer. Some argue that a round pool is sturdier
than an oval shape but most high quality pools will add extra supports to compensate for any
It might be tempting to install an above ground pool yourself since most kits come with instructions
and it’s cheaper. If you want to obtain all the proper equipment and have it fitted properly, it’s best
to get a professional to install it. If you don’t have the right pump or filter or there’s a leak because
it’s lopsided it will end up costing you way more in the long run.