A backyard swimming pool is an excellent source of relaxation and entertainment for any homeowner with enough space in their yard. A swimming pool enhances the look and value of a home, and is an investment most swimming pool owners are very proud of. A swimming pool can provide a safe environment for exercise, or therapy for an injury, the disabled or the elderly. Swimming pools are available to fit almost any size yard, and to fit any homeowner's budget. Although a swimming pool can be a great joy to own, a good deal of work is involved with the daily and seasonal maintenance of a swimming pool. Many homeowners choose to install above ground swimming instalation by pools themselves, and some even tackle the large task of installing an in ground pool (with limited assistance from professionals). Click here to shop for quality swimming pool kits at competitive prices.