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There are several reasons why adding a swimming pool to your property is a great idea. For starters, a swimming pool adds to the value of your house. You will get much of your investment back when you sell your home and your property will appeal to a much larger audience. Furthermore, adding a swimming pool increases the ways in which you can entertain guests and your own family.

Let’s face it, everyone loves a swimming pool. Being near the water makes people feel good and children especially love to play in pools in their free time. In general, swimming pools provide a place to relax without having to leave your home. They also provide a great place to exercise considering the fact that swimming is one of the very best means of exercise for your entire body. Ever heard of water aerobics?

Some homeowners worry that shape of their yard is not accommodating to a swimming pool. Maybe in the past this may have been a serious concern, but today’s pools are designed in an array of shapes and sizes so that they can fit just about any yard. Keep in mind, if you are thinking about adding a hot tub or home sauna to your backyard activities then make sure to consider the space that will be used by both when thinking about the size and shape of your pool.

Decking is another design feature that can be added to your pool experience. There is a great variety of decking options if you are interested. The first thought that most people have when they hear decking is “a wood or composite” deck, but the truth is that decking refers to any material that surrounds your pool. It may be concrete, brick, stone, gravel, or some other alternative. The idea is to expand the area surrounding your pool as to increase the space available to entertain and utilize. Review your options carefully to ensure you select the best possible material for your home.

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ADDITIONAL SWIMMING POOL REMODELING IDEAS

Tile and Coping: Consider adding coping and waterline tile along the perimeter of your pool for added style.
Accent Lighting: Make your pool mesmerizing at night by installing accent lighting around the landscaping and deck areas. Consider adding gas fueled fire pits.

  • Waterfalls: Consider adding custom designed fountains and water features to compliment your pools landscape design.

  • Spas and Saunas: Spice up your pool experience by adding a therapeutic spa or sauna.

  • Landscape Design: Get as creative as you want with your poolscape and add as much personal taste to it as you want by working with a custom design team on your landscaping.

  • Outdoor Kitchens: Let the party begin by installing an outdoor kitchen right on your pools landscape. Outdoor kitchen areas can include swim-up bars, mosaic patterned countertops, outdoor grills and quality stainless steel appliances.

  • Fencing: Often times, the city will require that your pool be enclosed by fencing. If this is the case, consider working with a design consultant so that they can make fencing recommendations that will not only add to the overall pool design, but also abide by local requirements.

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