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Do all pools need a birdcage enclosure in Florida?

Do all pools need a birdcage enclosure in Florida?

Owning a pool in Florida is a great way to beat the heat. With warm weather all year long, many homeowners elect to have an in-ground pool built in the backyard. Numerous homes typically have what's referred to as a "birdcage" style screening covering the square footage of the outdoor pool area. The style "birdcage" is referring to large beams with screening in between that resemble that of an oversized birdcage, just for humans in their leisure time. But does a pool really need to get that sort of outdoor covering? Explore the benefits that come from a birdcage pool enclosure here and decide for yourself!

  • Less bugs! Skimming the pool continually is going to get real old, real quick. With the screen enclosure, this limits the amounts of fallen leaves or strange bugs (or other critters) that may end up in the water.
  • Filter out that sunburn! Now it's not recommended to ever spend too long outside without some SPF sunscreen on, but with the screen filtering, some of the harmful UV rays there shouldn't be any extra worry.
  • Hurricane ready birdcages. The birdcage enclosure can take a beating typically, especially if newly installed. The screens may come loose or tear due to debris in a rough storm, but the beams will stay secure. This also goes back to keeping the pool as free from debris as possible.
  • No hot pools! As well as filter the UV rays, the screens act as a buffer from the heat as well. It may make the pool a few degrees cooler than usual, but a pool heater can always be installed and used to regulate the temperature.
  • An enclosed pool is a happy pool! Keep the pool area and anything that might be kept in a patio area safe outside under the protection of the birdcage instead of out in the open or crammed into a room at the end of the day.

Installing a birdcage pool enclosure is not something that absolutely needs to be done, but from the points brought up here, it would be a smart addition to any home with a pool. Keep the family cooled off and chilled out this summer under a protective, reliable enclosure.

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Steve came out to talk us about our project. He listened, made suggestions, and told us he could complete the project in 2-3 days. He had his crew at our home 2 weeks later, and they indeed finished everything in 2 days. It turned out perfect and he did everything and more than he promised. We would not be afraid to recommend Mansfield Landscaping to anyone!

Leo&Pat Trainor
August 29, 2023

Our primary goal was to eliminate some lawn and replace it harmoniously with our lot. To do this we wanted a fairly natural looking garden. We also wanted easy access between the lanai and the pool equipment. A secondary goal was to improve the curb appeal. Steve and his crew met these requirements in only two full days. We have had several neighbors comment on how nice it looks. We are very happy with the results. Steve met with us in the evening to refine what we wanted. He presented us with a contract to meet our budget. The job was started 8 days later. We really like the improvements. We also liked the "no risk" approach. We did not pay a thing until the job was done.

Fred Mitchell
August 25, 2023

The crews that came to install the landscape and hardscape were very professional and very hardworking. Once the work began, the project was completed in a very timely manner. Steve Mansfield did not take any money for the materials and work until the job was completed.

Tara Adlesic
August 14, 2023

Thank you Steve and the folks at Mansfield Landscaping for your excellent work. Everything looks great and I'm receiving compliments from my family and neighbors as well. Thank you for accommodating my tight travel schedule as well.

Thomas Welch
August 1, 2023

Steve was to the point on exactly what he was going to accomplish with our landscaping. He had his team of contractors here on time and they performed the work with utmost professionalism. I would highly recommend them.

Ronald Cole
July 22, 2023

Steve shared his ideas to how to restore our yard after our pool was installed. My wife and I loved his ideas and he worked within our ideas to restore our yard to better than it ever looked. Steve knew we had a tight deadline and he over delivered. His team started on time and finished on time despite us asking for a change to the agreed upon plan. Thanks Steve.

Joseph Soldner
June 16, 2023

I recently had Mansfield Landscaping LLC completely landscape my home. It was a big job involving several palm trees, other trees, many plants, garden wall enclosures as well as the repair and sealing of my paver driveway, walk way and lanai landing. They developed and executed a complete landscape plan. They were prompt, fair and worked up to a high standard with no corners cut. Their work greatly exceeded my expectations. They have my highest recommendation and I certainly will use them to perform any future work. Tom Robinson

Thomas Robinson
June 15, 2023

This company came very highly recommended and did not disappoint! Awesome job in building stone garden walls and totally redoing the entire lawn. The owner explained everything and is probably the most honest guy I’ve dealt with in years. Responsive and got the job done on schedule. Fixed my sprinkler too. Great work!

Michael McEntire
May 11, 2023

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