Choosing The Right Swimming Pool For Your Lifestyle

Choosing The Right Swimming Pool For Your Lifestyle

Creating the ideal backyard retreat involves choosing the right pool that aligns with your lifestyle, budget, and long-term vision. In this guide, we'll dive deeper into four distinct pool types—Intex, above ground, semi inground, and fully inground pools. We'll explore the unique features of each, ensuring you make an informed decision for your outdoor haven.

Intex Pools: Budget-Friendly and Easy Set-Up

If you're seeking a wallet-friendly option, Intex Pools are a fantastic choice. These portable pools are available in various sizes and designs, offering a quick and easy solution for those looking to enjoy a splash of summer without the long-term commitment. While Intex pools are affordable and can be set up without the help of an installer, it's important to note that they are typically designed for seasonal use and may have a shorter lifespan compared to more permanent options.

Above Ground Pools: Versatile and Cost-Effective

Above ground pools strike a balance between affordability and durability, making them a popular choice for many homeowners. Available in a variety of shapes and sizes, these pools offer versatility to suit different backyard layouts. The installation process is relatively straightforward since we work with professional installers to install this type of pool. This makes them a cost-effective solution for those seeking a more permanent fixture without the extensive costs associated with inground options.

Semi Inground Pools: Blending Aesthetics and Affordability

















Semi inground pools combine the aesthetics of inground pools with a more affordable price point. These pools can be partially submerged into the ground, creating a seamless integration with your landscaping. If you desire a customized and visually appealing pool without the full investment of an inground option, a semi inground pool may be the perfect option for you.


Fully Inground Pools: Luxury and Long-Term Investment
















For those who envision the epitome of luxury and are willing to make a long-term investment, fully inground pools offer the ultimate solution. With limitless customization options in terms of shape, depth, and features, these pools seamlessly integrate with your outdoor space. While the initial investment can be higher, fully inground pools add significant value to your property and provide an unparalleled level of customization.

Price Considerations: Short-Term vs. Long-Term Investment

Consider your budget, maintenance costs, and the permanence you desire when making a decision. Understanding the upfront costs, ongoing maintenance, and potential resale value can guide you toward the pool that aligns with your financial goals.

As you navigate through the myriad of pool options, it's crucial to assess your priorities, budget, and long-term vision. Each pool type brings its unique charm, and the right choice for you depends on how you envision enjoying your outdoor space. Whether it's a quick summer splash or a lifelong investment, American Sale is here to guide you toward the perfect pool for your lifestyle!

Our team of Pool Product Experts are here to help guide you and ensure your pool experience is nothing short of extraordinary! Stop into any one of our 8 Chicagoland locations to get started. 

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