Top reasons to consider a natural swimming pool

Posted July 16, 2020 in Blog, Pool

If you have ever experienced a pool with a strong chemical smell, you might be wondering if a chemical-free swimming pool would be a better option for your home and family. By replacing the chemicals with refreshing clear water, a natural swimming pool is designed to imitate bodies of water like ponds, lakes, or swimming holes. Even better, they don’t include chemicals that can harm your eyes or hair, cause rashes or skin problems, and taste awful if accidentally swallowed.

Here are 3 reasons to consider a natural swimming pool:

  • Natural Swimming Pools are Free from harsh Chemicals 
    The goal of a natural swimming pool is to create clean healthy water that takes care of itself. This eliminates the need for harsh chemicals by using the natural elements and landscape of your backyard to keep it clean.

    When designed and built strategically the view of your natural swimming pool can be enjoyed year long! This is why it’s important to work with a designer that can incorporate the natural elements of your backyard so you will never need to add harsh chemicals to keep your pool clean and safe.

  • Natural Swimming Pools are Environmentally friendly and Easier to Maintain
    Natural pools do not need chemical filtration or pH balancing, but design and installation is a very sensitive and detail-oriented process. This is why it is important to partner with a professional that has experience building natural pools.

    Your natural swimming pool will act as a self-cleaning mini-ecosystem. The water should enter your natural swimming pool by passing through strategically selected and installed plants. Then the water should be cleaned by either a gravel or plant filter so that the water is just as clean as a treated swimming pool.

  • Natural Swimming Pools can help Reduce Energy Bills
    Since natural swimming pools typically have a low water turnover rate, they can be more environmentally friendly if they are designed and built properly. When considering a natural pool be sure to carefully consider your design and material.
    Once the natural pool is installed and the plants establish, the cost of maintaining your natural swimming pool can be much lower than a conventional pool. With the right systems and plan in place you will reduce electric bills and eliminate the cost of expensive chemicals.

Planning a pool for your backyard can be very exciting, but we get that it is a significant investment, and you might feel overwhelmed with options. You are not alone!

At MasterPLAN, we have partnered with hundreds of homeowners- just like you- to build more than just a pool in their backyard. We helped them design and build an outdoor living space that maximizes their home value, helped them fall in love with their home all over again, and makes their backyard a magnet to life’s most important moments!

Here’s how we do it:

Call –Schedule a design meeting!

Collaborate – Create your perfect plan!

Construction– With an approved design, construction starts!

Celebrate– Raise a toast in the backyard of your dreams!


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