When designing or building a new home with a pool, many times residents forgo or discount the value that pool screens add to a property with a pool. While at the design phase, it makes good sense to include a quality, certified pool screen to your new pool home or residence. The costs to add a pool screen enclosure at a later date can many times be much higher than at the actual time of construction. This, do many times to the fact that local building codes can change, and the cost of labor and materials can increase over time. And add to that the fact that the cost not only of the pool screen, but the pool itself will be rolled into a potential mortgage, it just makes good sense to include a pool screen. Now lets look at some of the benefits of a certified pool screen:
In Florida especially, the amount of flying insects such as wasps, hornets, mosquitoes, and bees are quite significant. A certified pool screen plays a great role in keeping your pool secure from these nuisance insects. This in turn protects your family from potential bug bites and stings.
Summer storms many times can bring leaves, pine straw, branches, clippings, or other debris that can be blown into a pool deck or pool area. A certified pool screen helps keep your pool area clean and secure from debris blowing in and creating a mess. The amount of pool skimming required goes down immensely if your pool has a certified pool screen.
Another great benefit to a certified pool screen is that it secures your pool area from neighborhood children or pets wandering into your pool area while you are away. And, a certified pool screen is covered by your homeowners warranty too.
And lastly, by protecting your pool area with a certified pool screen, it considerably lowers the yearly maintenance costs associated with pool ownership. This in turn can significantly extend the life of the pool equipment.
When considering a pool screen for your new home, only use a certified pool screen contractor that is certified in your state and municipality to construct pool screens. This makes the process infinitely easier as a certified building contractor stays up to date and current on all the latest building codes and permitting requirements.
In conclusion, if you are in the process of designing and/or building a new home with a pool, dont miss the opportunity to include a value adding certified pool screen to your property. The benefits are definitely worth the investment.