3 Considerations for Designing a Swimming Pool

Looking to upgrade your backyard even more? Why not add the ultimate summer feature–a swimming pool! Your family will love the chance to go swimming even in the era of social distancing.


A backyard swimming pool unlocks endless possibilities! Here are a few things to keep in mind while you get ready for it. #Creekstone
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Before You Start Digging

Installing a swimming pool isn’t as simple as lining a hole with concrete and filling it with water. Not only do you have to find someone you trust to install it, but you also have to consider your long-term plans and work around whatever backyard features you already have. Here are just a few things to remember during your pool design process:

  1. Future backyard renovations
  2. Current backyard features
  3. Finding a reliable contractor

1) Future Backyard Renovations

Do you have future projects planned for your backyard? If you’re trying to design an outdoor space fit for hosting, you may also be considering features like an outdoor kitchen or a shaded dining area. You won’t want to have to move a pool pipe to make room for a propane line later! Have a clear image in your mind of where you should or shouldn’t place your pool hardware.

2) Current Backyard Features

What’s in your backyard already? Aside from decorative features like plants, consider any electric or gas appliances with buried pipes or cables. Their placement will influence your pool shape and where all the hardware ends up.

Pro Tip: A lot of important factors go into designing your new swimming pool. Don’t get overwhelmed–focus on one thing at a time.

3) Finding a Reliable Contractor

Finally, hire a pool contractor you know you can trust. You’ll have this swimming pool for years–you want it to be high-quality and reliable! With a general outdoor renovation company, you can rest assured the team will take your entire backyard and your future design plans into account during your pool construction.

Get Ready for Your New Pool

Once these primary factors have been dealt with, it’s time to start designing your swimming pool! Your contractor will help you find the right features and style. Design the pool of your dreams to add that finishing touch to your yard!

Get in touch with us to see what your completed pool could look like.

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