Do you own a pool? Did you just buy it or have it installed? If so, you may want to think ahead as to the fun toys and accessories you will need for it. Of course, you will need cleaning supplies and safety devices such as ropes, paddles and life jackets. Have you thought about the fun stuff? But, you may want to consider a pool slide, which are typically purchased for pools. A pool slide will make the pool much more enjoyable.
You may not have considered purchasing one because you have a smaller pool and do not think it is large enough to warrant a slide. However, this is not the case. You can purchase a pool slide for any size pool. If you have been to a public pool, chances are you have seen one or more slides. They can actually accommodate any size pool.
It may take some research to determine where and what size pool slide you actually need. If you are unsure, there are a multitude of websites on line that can assist you. Or you may want to go to a pool store and speak to a customer service representative. Many of these slides can be used for above ground and in ground pools.
You may want to consider the variety of options available also. There are numerous, numerous models to choose from. Some slides have a straight angle while others curve and twist around. The slides with several twists and turns may run a little bit larger so you may want to take that into consideration. However, if you are not concerned about space, then it does not matter what type of slide you choose.
You may want to consider speaking to a pool professional before purchasing your perfect slide pool accessory. There are a variety of manufacturers and you may want to consider obtaining advice on where to place the slide. Or, if you know of someone who owns a pool that may be a good place to start. It may seem like a simple decision, but it really can become complicated if you are not sure of the size, manufacturer, angle, where to place it, etc.
Similar to a pool, a pool slide is quite an investment. They can be pricey and average around $1,000.00 and up. You may want to look into what warranties are available as they can break and may be damaged in serious weather conditions.
If you do decide to purchase a pool slide make sure you have done your homework and feel you have enough information to make a sound decision. Pools are so much fun and a pool slide with make it much more exciting and fun to swim and play in.