Unless you are lucky enough to live in a tropical paradise, the fall and winter aren't exactly pool seasons. However, if you are planning to have a custom pool installed by the time it gets warm again, this is a good time to be thinking about your pool. Pools are a great retreat and can help increase the value of your home, but only when done right. Here are just some of the things you should consider as you prepare to have your pool installed.
If you have a pool and you don't utilize it because it needs some repairs, there are a few things you can do to create a great entertainment space. If this is a liner pool that went without proper maintenance, fixing the pool may be easier than you think.
You can turn the old pool that no one uses into a spot where you can relax and where friends gather to have fun.
If you are considering a backyard pool, then there are two main things you need to consider: the materials used in the construction and the design. The design of the pool will be up to your aesthetic sensibilities. However, depending on where you live, you might be restricted with regards to materials.
Here's an overview of the three main types of materials used.
This is the cheapest option. These pools are sold as packages.
Are you in the market for a hot tub? Is this your first time buying one? Most people base their hot tub purchase off of size and budget. Those are two important factors, but they shouldn't be the only considerations. You'll also want to think about how comfortable the tub is and how easy it is maintain. All of those things, in addition to the tub's size, will help you decide which tub is the right one for you.
Pools are expensive to install and maintain, but giving your pool a new look doesn't have to be so pricey. A swimming pool renovation can include everything from your pool itself to the surrounding area, so there's plenty you can play with, and you can achieve a drastically different look without having to tear anything out or start fresh.
Change the Plaster
Many pools come with a basic white plaster for a surface finish.