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Swimming Pools in France
Welcome to our comprehensive guide to swimming pools in France.
When you picture your dream home in sunny France, a swimming pool is high up on the list of must-haves. But a swimming pool doesn’t need to limit your search for a property. As long as you have the space, here’s the information you need to choose, install, and maintain your swimming pool in France, plus the pertinent information on safety and insurance regulations in effect..
Swimming Pool Information
Important information on swimming pools in France, including law and practicality.
Keep Your Pool Clean
A concise how-to on keeping your pool clean and usable during different times of the year.
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Preparing your pool for the winter is an essential task that will keep the pool and equipment in good condition ready for quickly re-opening the pool in the spring. Here is a guide to the procedure that should be followed…
Pool security is a legal must in France. There are four government approved methods – here is an explanation of the pros and cons of fencing, alarms, covers and abris.
There is an unbelievable choice of swimming pools available nowadays. Here, Chris Harrison of Piscine-Plus runs through how they differ in terms of price, space, number of pool users, filter type, sanitation and security.
All in ground swimming pools in France require planning permission. Abris or pool houses also require planning permission, but above ground pools that are not built as a permanent structure do not.
Swimming pool water needs to go through a variety of purification processes in order to keep it clean and safe. Chemicals, filters, ph, water types and many more factors need to be taken in to account.
It doesn’t matter how well we look after our pools, at some time, for one reason or another, the chances are you will have to battle with a green pool…
British expat Wyn Lucas tells us about why, how, and the types of pools he has had installed in France. Along the way, he gives us some interesting hints and tips.
This article endeavours to explain the process of how to balance the water of domestic swimming pools and spas. This is by no means a complete bible of pool care but will hopefully remove some of the myths and clarify the basics.
I expect everyone will have experienced the strong smell, dry skin, red and stinging eyes you get after visiting public baths, so it’s no surprise that many people who own or are considering a swimming pool for the first time will look for an alternative sanitiser to chlorine.
Installing your own swimming pool can be very rewarding and certainly save you a packet. Follow these 10 easy stages and you won’t go far wrong.
Buying a new pool can be like buying your weekly shopping at the supermarket or investing your hard-earned cash in the property market…