Adding a swimming pool to your backyard can sometimes seem like a big decision – which type should I choose? What features should I add? How much will it cost? Will it add to my home’s value? Often, the last question is one that homeowners like to take into consideration, especially when they are concerned about the resale of their property. But adding a swimming pool can increase value far beyond just the monetary value!
Think of endless summer days spent in the backyard with friends and family! There is nothing better than spending quality time with your family and friends away from the stresses of work and the outside world. Whether its a pool party with a few friends or a little alone time, You swimming pool can provide that relaxing escape you always wanted. You can transform your backyard into your own private getaway or oasis. Landscaping around your poolscape not only has the ability to add beauty to your pool but can promote relaxation. Certain flora like lavender have been shown to promote relaxation and health. Your backyard pool will add that value of having a great place to entertain friends and family, throw parties or gather intimately to relax.
A backyard pool also provides the added benefits of health and wellness. Swimming has been deterimined to be one of the best forms of exercise and stress reliever to promote a healthy body and mind. Not only is swimming an amazing form of exercise, but the sound and movement of water also provides excellent therapeutic benefits for the relaxation of the muscles.
Provides a "soft" exercise enviroment
Burns calories while you swim
Reduces pain from workout and stress
Some hot tubs offer aromatherapy options, allowing essential oils scents to infuse the water to promote health and wellness.
In terms of monetary value, The National Association of Realtors maintains that an inground pool can increase a home’s value from 8-15%. Of course, current market and property values will affect this range. But now, adding a swimming pool to your home is easier than ever with the affordable rates available through Lightstream. With their low interest rates for qualified borrowers, it can be done simply and easily. And don’t forget, other financing options are also available for swimming pools or any backyard project.
So when thinking of investing in a pool, think beyond the financial aspects of pool ownership. Those aspects are usually immeasurable.