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Lap pool construction in Hawthorne

28 December 2018

A lap pool is a pool built and used for fitness and health purposes. These kinds of pools are generally long and narrow, with an ideal length of 45 feet.

Do you wish for a lap pool in your own backyard to cater to your love of swimming? Check out these 4 things you need to consider before doing so!

Pool Dimensions
There's no exact measurement that a lap pool should be, but the usual lengths used are 12.5m, 15m, 20m and 25m which coincide for competitions. When it comes to the depth of your pool, consider your ability to dive in from one end is necessary. The standard depth for a lap pool should be 2m. The longer and deeper the pool is, the more you will enjoy it.

Utility
Lap pools are perfect for exercise, but will it be able to meet the needs and expectations of your family? Adding an offset maybe a great idea, such as chairs, spas and other water features that will give comfort to everyone.

Heating
No need for high cost pool heating equipments, one of the most cost effective way to heat your lap pool is solar heating. This helps convert solar radiation to usable heat, keeping pools warm during cool seasons.

Covers may be placed all year round, one of the greatest options is to install outdoor pool covers. This will help maintain the heat of your lap pools without consuming too much energy. This can be a thermal blanket on a roller that will retract under your pool.

Lap pools are not just for sports, but also for recreational activities. They come in different widths and lengths, but all of them provide amusement and will help cater your loved ones' love for swimming. When it comes to lap pool construction, the builders at Zenith Pools know how to get the job done.

For lap pool construction in suburbs like Hawthorne, contact Zenith Pools via phone on 0414 708 572, or visit them at their office in Coorparoo.

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