5 Reasons to Add a Pool When Building a House

Written by Posted On Sunday, 25 June 2023 00:00

Finding the home of your dreams can be extremely difficult on the real estate market. The best houses are only available for a few days, and they still likely would not satisfy all of your wants and desires. There is no reason to spend months redesigning an existing home when you can just build a completely new home. This is the only way to truly get the house you have always wanted. While the design of the house will be your primary focus during construction, you need to make sure to add a pool to the backyard. These are the five best reasons to build a house with a pool.

Great Form of Exercise

Finding time to get to the gym can be really difficult when life gets hectic, but you will never have to worry about that if you have a pool in the backyard. Swimming is an excellent source of exercise that can potentially burn over 900 calories in an hour. You burn so many calories in the pool because the body has to fight against the resistance of the water every time you try to move. In addition to losing weight, the pool will improve your flexibility, reduce your stress and increase your cardiovascular endurance.

Adds Value to Your Home

While you may never envision moving out of your new home, you still need to treat it as an investment. You want to be able to make money if you ever decide to sell the house. The best way to instantly add value to your home is by installing a pool, especially when living in an area with a hot climate. Home buyers are drawn to pools because they envision all of the great memories they can create in the backyard. 

Keep the Family Together

Getting the kids to put the phone down can be extremely difficult these days. This makes it nearly impossible to spend quality time with the whole family. You will not have to worry about bonding with the kids if you have a pool. The kids will have the time of their life every time they get in the pool, so they will not have a problem ignoring the phone for a few hours. They will even want to friends over on a regular basis, which is a great way to ensure they are not getting into trouble.

Excellent Source of Entertainment

There is nothing better than having a cookout with friends and family in the backyard. While these parties are guaranteed to be fun, they will be even more enjoyable with a pool. The water is the perfect place to liven up the party with a few games. Once the day is coming to an end, the pool is also the ideal spot for everyone to relax. A pool lets you have a mini vacation every time you step in backyard without having to endure the rigors and expenses of traveling. 

Beat the Summer Heat

Texas is the hottest state in the country with temperatures averaging over 81 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer. It is also not uncommon for the hottest days of the year to reach triple digits. These scorching temperatures will drive everyone inside, which will lead to a lot of boring summer days. A pool is the perfect place to beat the heat. While everyone else is bored in the air conditioning, you will be able to have some fun outside. Jumping into cool pool water on a hot day is one of the best feelings you can ever experience.

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