Designing Your New Custom Pool

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Designing Your New Custom Pool

19 July 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

After you have come to the decision to install a swimming pool, going through the necessary design steps will be the first phase in the process. Individuals can underestimate the range of design options that are available, and this could lead to them becoming overwhelmed when it comes time to make a decision.

You Can Create An Attractive Pool Design

The swimming pool that you have built on your property will be a major feature of the landscaping, and this makes it important to ensure that the new pool will be as attractive as possible. Luckily, custom swimming pool designs can be created that will be a beautiful addition to the property. Custom pool designs can also have the added benefit of being able to make full use of the space where the pool is going to be installed.

The Construction Process For The Pool Will Be Influenced By The Materials Used In It

Homeowners can be guilty of failing to realize that the materials used in the construction of the pool will have a large impact on the building process. For example, concrete pools can take significantly longer to complete as they will need to fully cure before the liner can be installed and water added. In contrast, fiberglass pools can have among the shortest construction times. The area where the pool is being installed will also have to be leveled so that the water will be even in the pool, and the amount of leveling that is needed can vary depending on the size of the pool and the unevenness of the terrain.

The Placement Of The Pool Should Not Be A Factor That You Underappreciate

Where the pool is located on your property may not seem like a substantial factor, but sound placement is necessary for maximizing the comfort and safety of your swimming pool. A simple example of this could be placing the pool away from powerlines as they could cause serious damage and even death if the powerlines were to fall into the pool. You may also be tempted to place the pool under tree branches for added shade, but this could increase the number of leaves and other debris that fall into the water. If you are wanting a shaded area for your pool, adding an awning or other cover to this area may be a better option as this could actively shield the water from much of the debris that could get blown into it.

For help designing your pool, contact a pool design service in your area.