With many city pools closed this summer, families everywhere are considering whether this might be the time to finally put that pool in the backyard. A swimming pool can be a great investment for some families and some homes, especially if you’re willing to put in the time and effort to maintain it.
But before you jump in with both feet, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of installing an in-ground swimming pool. How will your home value be affected? What are the hidden costs? How much use will it get?