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Add Fun To Your Pool With A Slide

Although having a swimming pool at the house is pleasant enough, over time, they can also be a bit boring as well.  Eventually, owners will not use it as much.   Capture the fun again by installing a pool slide to liven up your backyard enjoyment.

Contrary to what most people think, slides do not just belong in water parks.  Home owners can also take advantage of having a slide.   Just make sure to choose the right model and style for your pool and your yard.

Here are some various tips to help you choose the right slide.

1. Check with your local town and county to make sure there are no ordinances or codes about pool slides.   If there are restrictions, make it a point to follow these rules to a tee so you would not have to deal with having to remove and maybe return your slide to the store.

2. If you are going for thrills without any expense spared, then definitely have one designed by an engineer just for your pool.   But if you want something that is easily removed and installed again, just go ahead and buy those collapsible slides on the market which are made from PVC, plastic and/or fiberglass.

3. Take a look at the design.  The classic straight slide occupies a lot of space or would you rather experiment on a curly slide with a lot of bumps? Whatever your choice is, just make sure that the design of your choice is appropriate for the people who are going to use it. If one expects a lot of kids to play on your pool slide, then perhaps the simple straight design will work best.

These are some general guidelines to follow when buying and choosing a slide for the pool.  As long as you follow them then one can be assured of finding the perfect fit. Now before we end everything, here is a final tip that we can impart. If one is not familiar with pool slides, then do not attempt to install the slide yourself because it can just be too risky and dangerous for your family.  An improperly installed piece of equipment is definitely an accident waiting to happen and the repercussions may be costly.

To find out how you can have a pool slide for your back yard fun, visit us for all your swimming pool slide needs. And if you have an above ground pool, please visit SplashPoolParts.com for your Splash Pool parts!

May 31, 2010 at 3:06 am Comments (0)