Choosing the right pool design: what makes a perfect pool?
There is no correct answer when it comes to this question. However, this is a key question you must ask yourself. A swimming pool is a considerable investment. The style and design you choose should serve you and your family well for many years to come.
In order to help you navigate the various designs and styles, we have prepared an easy checklist to help provide a roadmap to guide you to the perfect pool for your lifestyle and needs.
How you intend to use your pool can influence the design you choose.
People use their pools for many reasons. Some like to just lounge around on a float. Others may prefer to swim laps and get exercise. Others still may want to splash around with a large group, playing games and just having fun.
Consider the size of your family, too. Larger pools are ideal for families, especially if you like to invite all your friends over, too. If your kids are small now, they will one day become teenagers…teenagers who will undoubtedly want to bring their friends over to enjoy the pool. (Pool party, anyone?) A larger pool will definitely fit the bill here, as it offers a vast range of social benefits.
On the other hand, if relaxation is at top of mind, then perhaps a plunge pool is your best bet. Compact in size in terms of length and with increased depth, this type of pool is the perfect way to totally immerse yourself and unleash your inner peace. Rejuvenation and relaxation never felt so good.
Our incredible line of fiberglass pools has been designed with your priorities in mind: family, fun, fitness, and relaxation.
The size of your backyard can impact the design style of your backyard pool.
Every backyard has its own size and shape. A larger, more expansive space obviously gives you more to work with. However, you will want to ensure the style of pool you get is in concert with the architectural style of your home.
The best pools blend well not only with your tastes but also with the style of your home. When you establish a cohesive look between your home and the pool, a layer of sophistication emerges which can increase the value of your home and entice potential buyers down the road should you decide to sell.
Fiberglass swimming pools are the perfect option for those who do not have a designer’s eye and desire a pool that can be tailored to their needs and wants. Because they are fabricated in a wide range of designs and sizes, it is easy to land on a style that suits your lifestyle and property best. Fiberglass pools can also be customed with various colors and lighting options. These will allow you to give your pool its own personality and originality.
Just a note of awareness: local building codes and homes association rules may factor into your final decision.
Your overall budget will also guide you on the right type of pool design you choose for your backyard.
The will clearly have impact on what kind of pool you eventually get. No matter the type of pool you have in mind, you still have to be able to afford it. This is where the pencil meets the paper and you sit down and determine what you are able to spend on this investment, and the bottom line can then steer you to pool options in that arena.
Side note: many people choose fiberglass swimming pools as they are affordable and also offer superior quality and structural integrity.
How much time you have available to maintain your pool should be taken into consideration when choosing the right pool design.
If you have a busy life (as most of us do these days), you probably prefer to spend less time taking care of your pool and more time enjoying it.
A fiberglass swimming pool is a wonderful time saver. They are easier to maintain than concrete or vinyl liner pools. Their non-porous and smooth surfaces are also more resistant to algae and bacteria build up. Plus, they require fewer chemicals to keep them clean and healthy.