When you purchased your home in the suburbs, it may have had the traditional pool as part of the property. This pool may have been the typical in ground pool with a small cement walking area around the pool. Over the years, you may have thought about upgrading your traditional suburban pool to a spot that is an extension of your home, shows off your style, and is an ideal spot to host parties or gatherings. If this sounds like your situation, then consider the ways a pool contractor can help you reach your pool landscaping goals.
Repaving and Landscaping Bricks
One of the ways a pool contractor can help you upgrade your traditional suburban pool is to repave the area around the pool and add landscaping rocks and bricks. This can transform the look around your pool and give you more area to lounge by the pool as well. During this repaving, you will have to have the concrete around your pool broken and removed, but you can have tiles or landscaping bricks placed that are non-slip and safer for your family.
Building a Bar and Fire Pit
Though most people do go with a repaving and landscaping option for their pool, they may also take a second step with their pool contractors and have a fire pit and bar built for outdoor entertaining. This gives you an attractive space to grill during the spring and summer months, hold outdoor parties without having people going in and out of your home for food and drinks, and store your grilling items where they are in easy reach.
You may enjoy your pool during the warmer months of the year, but find yourself staying away from it at night or during mild months between summer and winter. If you are missing out on using your pool during these times, you can have your pool contractor install heating coils into your pool. They can install a temperature gauge so you can adjust the temperature to your personal settings.
Pool Fencing and Covers
If you are looking for a way to make your pool safe for younger members of your family and a way to use the pool year round, you can have your pool contractor handle placing a pool fence and cover combo. This creates an area that is safe for your kids, keeps them away from the pool when adults are not around, and keeps the pool away from the natural elements so you can enjoy it at anytime. Keep in mind, this combination design does have the ability to lock the door or the main gate to the area and use a combination or biofeedback lock to keep unwanted people out of the area when you are not there or able to accompany them.
These are just four of the ways a pool contractor can help you upgrade your traditional suburban pool and make it more family friendly. For more ideas, consider a consultation with your swimming pool contractor.