Owning your own private swimming pool is a wonderful thing. It’s a terrific spot to relax, cool off or just enjoy some peace and quiet. Pools are also an excellent place to host parties and entertain guests. The reasons to install a pool at your home are simple enough to appreciate.
However, if you own an elaborately designed residence, the standard peanut-shaped or boxy pool will not suffice. Building an uninteresting, ordinary pool at your house won’t improve the appearance or do much to improve the value of your investment.
You need a pool that blends with the charms of your residence. Here are two pool design ideas, which will provide you with hours of endless enjoyment. In addition, these exotic pool designs will make a visual proclamation that perfectly accents your spectacular home.
Most of us here in Western Washington have extremely soft water, but if you live in a part of the country with a calcium or magnesium-rich aquifer, you may find yourself removing a scaly film from your sinks, showers and even dishes on a weekly basis. These aquifers generate mineral-heavy water, which can make it all but impossible to keep your swimming pool free from a white or yellowish scale, even with regular scrubbing sessions.
Fortunately, reducing the mineral content of your pool water doesn’t need to be an arduous process. If you’re still in the process of planning your future swimming pool, you may also benefit from some strategic material and design choices that can reduce the wear and tear that your new pool will experience in a hard water environment.
Read on to learn more about maintaining your freshwater or saltwater swimming pool in an area with mineral-rich water.
A swimming pool is a luxurious addition to any home. However, many homeowners are going beyond just adding a pool to the backyard. In fact, they’re making the pool the centerpiece of a relaxing entertainment complex. Such a design gives their backyard the feel of an oasis getaway typically only found at a resort. Their getaway includes both the practical and aesthetic amenities.
Transform your backyard into your own personal resort getaway by creating an entertainment complex.
Design a Custom Pool Shape
Some resorts feature uniquely-shaped pools. KrisCo Aquatech Pools can design and build a custom pool for your backyard. Some of the many styles to consider are lagoon-style pools, Mediterranean style pools or beach-entry pools. You can customize your pool to look more like the natural pools found in nature as well.
Installing a backyard pool is a great way to take a yard from drab to fab. But, if you’re going to invest in such a prominent feature, you surely want to create a real centerpiece attraction.
When a simple and basic pool just doesn’t add enough pizzazz for you, adding a grotto can be just what the doctor ordered.
What is a pool grotto, and how can you design the perfect one? Here’s a quick guide to these luxurious add-ons.
You love relaxing with your family in your bubbly hot tub while enjoying the greenery the Pacific Northwest has to offer. But if you want to keep enjoying your hot tub, you need to make sure the water stays clean and safe. This is particularly important in Washington State—the rain and pollen we get can change the water chemistry more frequently.
Here’s what you need to do to maintain good water quality in your spa.