Swimming pools add value to homes in Perth

AUSTRALIA boasts 1.2 million household swimming pools; the world’s highest per capita rate of pool ownership. An overwhelming majority of homeowners believe pools add value to their property.

A Swimart survey found 90 per cent of pool owners believed their pool boosted the value of their house by an average of $30,000; with estimates ranging between $10,000 and $100,000, depending on size, style and location.