A lot of advertisements tell you how easy and affordable owning your own swimming pool can be. The problem is reaching the consumer and getting them to understand that truth without them thinking it’s just another sales pitch. The problem is that there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding pool ownership. This stems in part from the fact that pools have been around for hundreds of years. What it took to own a pool today is a lot different than it was 50, 75 or 100 years ago. To begin with, the pool shapes and sizes have changed. There is more selection so you can get the correct size pool you want, along with the features. Some South Carolina residents want stairs at both ends or perhaps a pool built for more activities. Now, you can get the right pool to fit your exact needs. The second big misconception is that pools are expensive. Prices have become more and more agreeable over the years and along with financing options, it is extremely easy to be able to afford, not just purchase, a new swimming pool.