Swimming Pool Types: How to Choose The Right Model For You

contemporary house with sea views and swimming pool
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There is a plethora of swimming pool types out there, all with their own set of pros and cons — so if you have decided to take the plunge and install a home pool you should acquaint yourself with the various options to ensure the style you choose will tick all your boxes. 

With such a huge range of swimming pools for a garden out there to choose from, it can be hard to know where to begin when selecting the right type — this is a big investment and so really requires proper weighing up. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.