With warm weather comes looking forward to buying new bikinis and swim trunks, readying our outdoor patio furniture and — of course — dipping our toes into a pool of some kind.
It’s no surprise that in-ground pools cost a pretty penny to add to your backyard. Not to mention, a whole lot of upkeep. For a fraction of the cost, you can buy a quality above-ground pool from retailers like Amazon, The Home Depot, Lowe’s and more.
“Above-ground pools are a great way to get more bang for your buck in comparison to in-ground pools,” Ashley Murphy, fire and pool merchant at The Home Depot, told the New York Post. “They require less construction work, excavation and materials, which makes them a more budget-friendly option for families who want to have