What if they told you that there is an alternative option to your traditional in ground pool that is a Shipping container pools, a cement pool that has the same main features but is ten times more interesting? Mermaids are already unique enough; now imagine swimming in a unique pool that will have people talking.
- Why they got a container pool
Shipping container pools have become the newest option for swimmers. Today, shipping containers are often turned into tiny houses and even swimming pools! Aquamermaid receives a shipping container for the North American Mermaid Championship!
In the following article, they will share their experience with obtaining their shipping container fund and answer the most frequently asked questions about shipping containers. Be sure to check out their video series on the entire process.
- How to convert a shipping container into a swimming pool
In order to build a swimming container pool, many necessary steps must be taken to ensure the safety and quality of the pool. All pools have a drawing stage to ensure the construction is approved by the customer, engineers must ensure the pool is compliant with the weight and water load so the pool walls do not sag. The funds have to go through some strict testing protocols before being released to the customer. Once all safety and security checks have been completed on the pool, the team will assemble the mechanical room and other pool features such as: windows, stairs and decks. Once delivered to site, it can be filled with water and becomes a floating shipping container.
To install your container pool, you need to hire an electrician and a crane operator. This is the responsibility of the customer. Sometimes a contractor may also be required.
- Suitable for everyone
Shipping container pools are suitable for everyone. They are a stylish choice for any home with a rustic aesthetic. They come with many benefits such as customizable features, easy installation, and can be a safer option. You can even get one with a built-in hot tub!
The following are the basic pool model
- 3 depth options: 4, 6 and 8 feet
- Chlorine system
- Master temp Gas or electric heating system
- Digital and mobile control system for filtration, pumps, lighting, chemical management and more. With Pentair ScreenLogic2® interface.
- LED lighting system fully adjustable with many colors and controlled by your smart device
Here are some benefits of choosing a floating container pool over a typical in ground pool.
People love new things. Tell them about how shipping containers are now being made into houses, pools and hot tubs, a trend that is relatively new.
Since Shipping container pools are completely customizable, you can design yours exactly according to your preferences! There are many different features, some for function and some for aesthetics. For example, most pools don’t have windows, but you can use them to add a few windows. This is great both for mermaid artists to put on a show or take photos, and for kids to have fun showing off their swimming skills and posing underwater for friends and family. It’s also fun at parties where the swimmer can make silly faces or wave underwater to anyone outside the pool who might be watching.