Holc Natural Pools FAQ's

Frequently asked questions

Here you will find a collection of the most frequently asked questions with the corresponding answers about our natural pool made of wood. Find out everything you need to know about how our Holc natural pools work, how they are constructed and how to care for them. What you always wanted to know about water quality or the interaction between wood and water. Or, for example, how much it costs to build a Holc natural pool. If you do not find the answers you are looking for or if you have any other questions, simply contact our customer service: kundendienst@holc.at.

In a natural pool, the water is treated with biological filters. The microorganisms in the filter remove the nutrients from the water. This keeps the water alive and crystal clear without the use of chemicals. The swimming and filter pool of our Holc natural pool is made of local wood from certified forestry.

Every Holc natural pool is an individual custom-made pool, adapted to the wishes of the customer. The price depends on the size of the pool, the equipment and the terrain, among other things. However, to give you an idea, we can quote an average price of € 68,000.00 including installation. Earthworks and crane work are not included in this price.

Yes, a natural pool can be heated. The water in our Holc natural pool can be heated up to 37 °C with a wide variety of heating systems.

Yes, before filling a Holc natural pool, a precise filling water analysis is carried out to check whether the water is suitable. If the basic requirements are not met, measures can be taken in advance to guarantee an unclouded bathing experience.

Yes, the installation of a natural pool in a swimming pond combines the advantages of both systems. With this solution, you get to enjoy the diverse fauna and flora with a visible and delimited swimming area.

A natural pool is basically divided into a swimming, filter and technical area. The areas are separated from each other with partition walls.

The walls and the floor can be cleaned with a pool robot. The filter area must be backwashed 2-3 times a year, depending on bathing intensity and environmental inputs.

In large parts of Austria and Germany, natural pool installations are only subject to notification. However, there are some regions where a building application must be submitted. In Switzerland, a building permit is mandatory. Detailed information should be clarified in advance with the local building authority.

There is no classic winterisation. The water remains in the pool all year round. As temperatures drop, the natural pool goes into hibernation. The pumps can run during the winter months without hesitation.

Only domestic wood from certified forestry is used for our Holc natural pools. Spruce and fir are preferred for the pool. The top of the pool and the decking are made of domestic larch.

A very clear "NO". The wooden body of the Holc natural pool is completely submerged in water, the wood is soaked, airtight and thus preserved. Rotting is therefore impossible.

The swimming pond has a diverse plant and animal life, it can also become cloudy at times. The natural pool does not require plants for cleaning and has a visible swimming area. Due to the permanent filtration, the water is clear throughout. Those who prefer swimming in clear water are better off with a natural pool.