Which pool accessories are needed and which can optionally be integrated?

Exit opportunities should be provided. Although there is in this regard the private sector no rules, at least one brick staircase or metal stairs, however, highly recommended! Also you can provide a springboard or a water slide for additional bathing fun.

Technical Pool Accessories: What is needed and why?

The lighting of the swimming pool is on private land not mandatory, but is now part of the standard equipment, so to speak. Especially on warm summer evenings, the pool can be used safely even after sunset. Note, however, that the Beck lighting has to meet special requirements so that they can withstand the constant pressure of the water and the temperature variations. They should be integrated in the pool that they (in drained water level) still are in winter below the water surface. Other pool accessories such as skimmers, inlet nozzles and counter current system, however, must in winter are above the water’s edge. Thus, the mounting hardware securely and eingewintert Eisdruckpolster are not required.

What is the function skimmer and Co.?

Skimmer and inlet nozzles are combined with the filtration system, which is usually in the utility shaft of the pool, important components of the water treatment! The skimmer sucks the used water from the tank and pumps it to the filter system. There, the water is treated; Dirt particles and other foreign objects are filtered out. The inlet cones then transport the cleaned water back into the basin. They are optimally installed if the flow of this nozzle is directed towards the skimmer so that the water exchange is promoted.

Practical Pool Accessories:

Who has limited space and for this reason has a small pool, but like longer distances would swim without ever to reach the water’s edge, which can be an additional counter-current, also called jet machine, can install.
More pool construction and supplies, which can be installed optionally, is a floor drain. A price advantage is, however, from the waiver of such expiration. If the bottom of the pool laid with a slight slope, all the water can be removed from the pool if necessary with a pump. Normally, however, such an effort is rarely necessary.


The installation of these components can be very complicated, especially as lighting elements must be almost completely disassembled first. Consult therefore best to a specialized company!
Swimming pool supplies above the water’s edge

For the upper end of the pool to curbs are (for example, natural or artificial stone) or wood panels. It is important that the material chosen is resistant to moisture and frost. If the pool is not completely embedded in the ground, the same also applies to the cladding of the outer walls.

As a very useful pool accessory proves a pool cover! They should be purchased in any case and used when not using the pool, since it is equal fulfills several functions:

At night, on windy days and colder seasons the cover prevents a fast cooling out of the water.
Dirt, plant matter and other foreign materials can not enter easily into the pool. The pool needs to be cleaned less frequently and the filter system is relieved.

The pool cover also provides increased safety because toddlers are prevented from unattended to go to the swimming pool.

Therefore Obtain either a pool roofing – optionally also with sliding system – a walk-cover made of wood, a film or a solar film.


In Germany apply for private swimming pools are no legal provisions concerning the pool accessories. However, you should never give up the skimmer, filter unit and inlet cones, as they contribute significantly to water treatment. Even on a pool cover you should insist. Countercurrent system, lighting, diving board and floor drain, however, are a cost and taste.