A swimming pool will keep you cool and provide fun all summer long. But it can also serve as an attractive focal point for your backyard, and a fun place for social gatherings. So naturally, you might want to add a few components to beautify your pool or increase your enjoyment of it. The following additions have grown in popularity these days, and are worth your consideration if you’re looking for a few extra bells and whistles.
To increase the attractiveness of your pool, consider…
Pebble surfaces. Available in a wide variety of colors and textures, a pebble surface instantly transforms the look of your pool. And with three different finishes available, this type of surface is often more durable than the standard plaster option. However, pebble surfaces can be rough on your feet when not installed correctly, so definitely consult with a reputable professional before making this choice.
Colored LED lights. LED lights aren’t a must-have, but they’re definitely a nice-to-have! LED lights help you enjoy your pool at night, and add ambiance to backyard parties. At the touch of a button, you can change the color of your pool or even set it to change automatically. LED lights also increase safety, as a well-lit area helps you to monitor the pool and the area around it much more easily.
To increase the convenience of pool ownership, consider…
Pool automation. Pool automation, or a pool computer, mainly functions as a convenience feature for you. Pool maintenance, such as cleaning and monitoring pH levels, is the part of pool ownership that almost no one enjoys. When you choose an automation system to handle those tasks for you, you will gain more time to enjoy your pool! Automation systems vary in their complexity, so you can choose one that provides the features you want.
Salt system. Treating your pool with traditional chlorine can be a lot of work for the homeowner, and you might also have concerns about your exposure to chemicals. Salt systems provide an alternative, by using salt to clean the water naturally. You won’t have to buy and haul chlorine anymore, making maintenance so much easier. And no, the water won’t taste salty or corrode your pool surface.
Ultimately, your decision will come down to what is most important to you.
If you feel interested in any of the above upgrades for your pool, or anything else that will add to your convenience or enjoyment, call us to discuss your ideas. We will help you determine which features best suit your needs.