They are also safer choices for homes that have small children living in them. With a pool that sits on the ground, you don't need to worry about small children falling into the water while your attention is in another place.
Whatever the reason you choose a swimming pool above the ground, there is one other purchase you have to do: a swimming pool on your land. You can find custom retractable pool enclosures for indoor-outdoor pools from various online sources.
Having a cover on your pool is very important. Just because a pool on your land might be safer in terms of keeping children and pets out doesn't mean that it's fully maintenance free. It is still vulnerable to temperature fluctuations and bacterial attacks.
One of the most important types of ground cover above you can have is winter pool cover. The pool cover is thicker than the cover that you will use during the warmer months.
Winter pool cover is made of thick vinyl or even, in some cases, solid plastic and is tightly attached to the top of the pond. This makes mud; dirt, leaves and other environmental debris do not fall into your pond water.
A solid cover keeps the water from evaporating and holds back the heat of water which will help prevent it from freezing in the winter and damaging the structural integrity of the soil pool above you. If you choose a solar pool cover above the ground, you will be able to use the energy provided by sunlight to warm the pool water all year long.
During the warmer months, the ground pool cover above you should be lighter, maybe a net cover or even a simple solar blanket to help maintain water temperature. This will help you save on heating costs and maintenance and cleaning costs.
You need to practice using it. Your pool must be closed whenever you are not in the water. It might be annoying to take the time to cover the pool every day, but your wallet will be grateful when you realize how much you will save on maintenance costs – not to mention you will have extra time to swim because you don't need to clean the pool.