Alternative Uses For Your Empty Pool
Let’s face it, not everyone will opt in for complete pool removal and have it filled. There will be some that will choose to have it drained for winter and then filled when summertime comes. Although leaving it drained far too long isn’t recommended due to the possibility of walls to collapse, pop out of the ground etc.
Ask most any pool builder if they’ve ever constructed a skatepark and they’ll likely reply, “Not intentionally.” That’s because they’re not keen on seeing their creations shredded by unruly daredevils.Read more here..
An example of a choice between having a broken, empty swimming pool fixed and having it repaired and filled. This family decided to make their empty pool as a garden pool.
At first, McClung just wanted his own family to live more sustainably. Now that he’s seen the all the traction these ideas are getting, and how awesomely productive a Garden Pool can be, he says, “I want everyone else to build great systems.”
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And these systems are pretty great. Instead of soil, the Garden Pool’s plants grow on clay pellets or coconut coir. Excess moisture drips into the pond below, and that, plus a rain catchment system, means that the whole thing requires a tiny fraction of the water used in a conventional garden. This is especially crucial in a place like Mesa, which gets just a little over nine inches of rain per year.
Graffiti tagging spot/street art museum
Really is no description needed on this. For some swimming pools that already have the liners removed and the concrete exposed, this will then the perfect canvass for artists to showcase their graffiti/street art talents.