Swim Spa Advantages Over Swimming Pools
We all know the benefits of owning a swimming pool. However, sometimes the costs and space considerations are simply too much. What you may not know is that there is an alternative without the price tag or space required. Swim spas have most of the benefits of a swimming pool but can be installed into a smaller space and are much cheaper.
You can think of a swim spa as being similar to hot tubs in that they are small, self contained tubs. They can placed inside the home or outside in the backyard on a deck, patio or flat piece of ground. The idea is that you swim in the tub and the current produced by the swim spa pushes against you when you are swimming in much the same way as a treadmill keeps you in one place when walking on it.
One of the main advantages of a swim spa in Phoenix AZ is the easy installation process. Unlike a swimming pool, there is no requirement to excavate your backyard. Once the installation is complete, many people either install a small deck around the spa or landscape with paving or plants.
By using a swim spa regularly you will get fit and toned by swimming.
Is a Swim Spa Pool a Good Choice for You?
When thinking about swimming pools, most people envision the elaborate design and landscaping associated with hotel and resort pools. While pools certainly can be used for recreational purposes a growing number of people are recognizing swimming for its exercise benefits. More and more pools are being built with fitness in mind.
A large reason why so many pools are built with fitness in mind is that swimming is a highly effective form of exercise. Not only is it an aerobic exercise comparable to walking or even running, but it is less stressful on joints because the water supports the body and reduces the force of impacts. To facilitate swimming for fitness, special pools have been designed, such as above-ground or in ground lap pools.
The cost of installing a lap pool depends on the size of the pool and which features are to be included. Usually, a larger pool will cost more to install. Adding features such as heating systems and automatic current will also increase the price.
Endless Pools - Things to Be Wary of!
If you've done your homework, and settled on this brand, then you've probably read a number of Endless Pools reviews, and seen all the glowing things that people have to say about them. I'll readily add my voice to that chorus. They are fantastic!
Once you've made the decision to buy, then it goes without saying that you've recovered from the (potential) sticker shock. Unless you get a bare bones model, the price can head toward the stratosphere pretty quickly, but if your mind is made up, then the price tag isn't going to stop you.
All the glowing reviews aside though, there are issues you should be aware of when buying an endless spa. Chiefly, they are as follows:
If you do the three things mentioned above, you're all but guaranteed a good indoor pool experience. On the other hand, if you try to get your uncle Eddie to install it (who's a great guy, but sort of a shade tree mechanic), don't bother to check the work when it's done, and skimp or outright ignore regular maintenance.