Question by  emilyr (12)

What are common problems with swimming pools?

I am thinking of getting a swimming pool and need to know the cons.


Answer by  amber33 (1941)

Having to run the pump and filter all the time can be a problem for some people, because of the electricity use.


Answer by  MelindaS (1694)

One problem is that people may have algae growing on their water, or have discoloration (green water, or cloudy). There may also be issues with the water smelling like chlorine, or problems getting the pH balance correct. Additionally, some people have issues with the water burning their eyes.


Answer by  ritujain (234)

Sometimes the life guard is not available. The water gets too much cold in winters. It should have its own capacity for limited people.


Answer by  Empress (122)

Pools require a lot of maintainance. You have to put chemicals in regularly, as well as keep it clean. Those both cost a good portion of money. Also, the chemicals have to be well balanced.

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