Last updated 12 days ago
Adding a swimming pool to your backyard not only provides your whole family with endless hours of fun and entertainment, but also adds value to your property. To add to the overall aesthetic appeal of your backyard in the form of an oasis, you need the best swimming pools contractors.
Technology has played a vital role in ensuring success of pool construction. According to Forbes, “What 3-D Systems has gotten into is not just designing the thing but also building the thing.” This makes it possible to get a bespoke pool for your backyard. You get a replica of what you have in mind. However, you need to have the knowledge of how to get the best contractor.
Make sure that you ask all your candidates enough and relevant questions. Do not be under the impression that every contractor will offer you an education about pools construction. You have to dig deeper to learn about pools. Bear in mind that the more knowledgeable you are, the better buyer you are.
Safety comes before everything. How safe is it working with the chosen contractor? See to it that you get a contractor who is insured. This way, you are protected against losses that they may cause on your property. On the same note, you need to be concerned about the safety of the final product. In as much as pools are a place to recreate and have fun, they can be dangerous if wrongly constructed.
Ensure that you are aware of what you are getting yourself into. You must have a profound understanding of the construction contract. This way, you will be able to make claims and know how the contract protects you and the contractor alike. Normally, it is rather difficult to cancel a contract after a three-day rescission period, which is obligatory.
Understand that swimming pool contraction costs will never be cheaper in the future. More often than not, home and business owners presume that constructing pools in winter will cost less. Contrary to this assumption, steel, gas and concrete among other prices escalate as time goes by. Therefore, you need to begin the construction project as soon as you gather the necessary resources.
By averting the above mistakes prior to the commencement of your swimming pool project, you will be guaranteed of the best. You will not only have a pool on your premises but a suitable one for that matter. Contact us today and learn more.
Last updated 19 days ago
If you’ve been a swimmer for a while, you’ve probably swum in different types of pools, from large public pools with lanes to smaller, more intimate pools with trees hanging over them and beach views. Although you might get a lot more exercise in a large pool where you’re swimming laps, you’ll probably have a nicer time in a smaller, shady pool with a nice view. In addition to pool installation, if you get a hot tub as well, you’ll get a complete spa experience.
The Complete Spa Experience
You can start out by exercising in your personal gym which overlooks the pool. Not only is the sight of the blue water relaxing, it’ll also remind you that you have a great cool down to look forward to after your grueling workout. After working out, get in the pool for a couple of laps and some stretches. Finally, get your body to completely melt down in a hot tub. At the end of this routine, you’ll be so relaxed that you’ll fall asleep right away. Having a swimming pool can be a great cure for insomnia.
A Comprehensive Workout
Swimming can also help you get in shape quickly because it combines three different forms of exercise. It’s a great form of aerobic exercise, but it also has elements of resistance training because the pressure of the water works as resistance against your body. Plus, it helps you to stretch better because the human body is naturally more flexible in water. So all three ingredients of fitness are included in swimming and you really don’t need anything else.
A Touch of Vitamin D
Another great advantage of having a swimming pool is that you get a bit of sunlight. Although it’s a good idea to always wear sunscreen to prevent skin cancer in the long run, you shouldn’t forget that you get vitamin D through sunlight. So a little bit of sunlight is good for you, just not too much. If you are particularly sensitive to the sun, consider getting an indoor swimming pool which is also great for days or nights when it gets a little bit chilly.
Whether you’re looking to get a complete spa experience, a comprehensive workout or just a bit of vitamin D, contact us to create the pool and poolside that will be just right for you.
Last updated 20 days ago
You may not think that you need to be told the benefits of swimming. After all, everyone knows that swimming is a great form of aerobic exercise and can help you develop long, lean muscles. Plus, there’s nothing quite so relaxing as lounging by a pool and going in for an occasional dip.
Still, people seem to think that constructing a backyard pool is an unnecessary expense and opt for just creating gardens instead. A garden can be a great place to lounge and admire your handiwork, but a pool will not only help you get in shape, it can help to cure many ailments.
Pools for Physical Therapy
Often, people undergoing some form of physical therapy are told to do stretches and exercises in a pool. This is because the pressure of the water makes you more buoyant. You move slowly and all the shock is absorbed by the water. If you were to do jumping or running motions on land, your knees and joints would definitely feel the shock. But when these motions are done in water, you’re sparing your joints the wear and tear you would have caused them on land. This is why a pool is great if you have any kind of joint problems.
And although you might feel reluctant to get in the water in a public pool where you’ll have to go through all your exercises in front of an audience, a pool in your backyard will give you the privacy you need to do as much or as little as you want on a certain day. You can move at your own comfort level.
Pools for Stress Relief
Water resistance is also great to help you get all those kinks out of your body after a long day at the office. Nowadays, people sit for long periods of time at their computers which can lead to backache and a general feeling of fatigue. Stretching it out in the water will help you to relax your body completely, which in turn is soothing for the mind as well. Since your body is more flexible in water, you’ll find yourself stretching more and strengthening all your muscles, including those in your back. This leads to a good night’s sleep and more energy the next day.
Contact us to create a beautiful, therapeutic poolside as per your specifications.
Last updated 1 month ago
Whether you’re the kind of swimmer who likes to get in the pool and take twenty laps or you just like to lounge in the water and have fun, there’s a poolside that will be just right for you. Swimming can be a great way to get in shape, and you might want to go the athletic route, in which case you probably think that it’s best to have a rectangular pool.
But did you know that swimmers who take a more circuitous route are more likely to develop all their muscles? You can become equally strong as a swimmer if you have a kidney-shaped pool or a pool that’s divided into three small sections with a narrow connection between them. By getting pool construction like this, you’ll be able to develop your muscles as well as stretch your body or just float.
If you are fond of art, there are a number of sculptures you could choose from for your poolside, in geometric or realistic shapes. Those who are going for a Japanese Garden aesthetic might want to get a little Buddha and place flowers around it, creating a lovely shrine. No matter what kind of sculpture you get, you should keep in mind that it ought to be water-resistant. Stone and metal are good choices, but wood might warp in the long run.
If you like, you can even have a part of your backyard covered with a translucent roof that lets in some light but also creates a bit of shade with a green or blue hue. This way, you get some protection from the sun but you’re not blocking it completely. Under this part of the backyard, you could have a bar or set up a grill.
Next to your bar or grill, you’ll probably want to set up a table and chairs. Outdoor seating comes in a variety of materials including cane, molded plastic and wrought iron, each of which can create a distinct look for your backyard. Whatever direction you decide to go in, contact us and we’ll create the perfect poolside for you.
Last updated 1 month ago
A pool in your backyard can be a great place to lounge and get a bit of sun. But, if you want to go one step further, you can design your pool so that you get a complete outdoors experience. Pools can be constructed in various shapes and sizes, just like bodies of water in the natural world. They can also be accentuated with picturesque ponds, tiny wooden bridges, decorative accents like urns and sculptures as well as mood lighting that comes on at night.
Decorating your poolside in this way will make it into a little paradise that you’ll want to disappear into any time of the day or night. Whenever you need to get away for a short while and pull your thoughts together, looking at the fishes in your koi pond or just enjoying the sight of a flowering tree will help to center you. Your poolside can contain a number of little nooks and crannies which are conducive to meditation. An intimate pool like this can also serve as a romantic getaway for you and that special someone.
On the other hand, if you want to create a poolside which is more conducive to socializing, you’ll want to have a lot of space and keep things really open. A poolside bar, a net for water sports and a great sound system are a must. If your backyard looks on a beach, you’ll want a completely unobstructed beach view for your guests to admire.
Whether you choose to make the landscaping around your swimming pool intricate and intimate or open and spacious, we’re here to help you create the kind of poolside you want. A quiet poolside which looks like a Japanese garden can be as invigorating as a luxurious one where you can throw a pool party. Contact us to create the kind of pool design you visualize for your backyard.