Pool Construction Done Right: Making the Most of Your Pool Time

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The first day of summer is officially here. That means everyone will want to spend more time in the pool. It’s a known fact that pool time is the most popular summertime activity for all age groups during the summer. With the Atlanta heat being particularly scorching this summer, a pool is the perfect outdoor living space accessory.

While the pool may be the more popular summer activity, homeowners might ask themselves, “is there anything I can do to enhance the aesthetic quality of my swimming pool?”

The answer is – Absolutely!

Where To Begin With Pool Construction

There are many creative ways to make the most of your pool area.

Step one: Add extra water features! Sometimes adding an additional water feature, such as a small waterfall or water jets, can enhance the atmosphere for your outdoor living space. A waterfall not only enhances the aesthetic of your pool but also creates the feeling of being in a more tropical oasis. You may forget you’re in your own backyard. It’s also been proven that the sounds of nature (i.e. running water) can reduce bodily stress.

Step two: If you’re wanting your pool area to be less traditional, you can add stone walls and pathways around the pool. This will create a more natural atmosphere. Stone and rock walls have become more popular in outdoor construction. Adding walkways is simple, and will add depth and character to any outdoor living space. The more you incorporate nature into your pool area, the less it will appear man-made. You’ll be able to escape from everyday life more thoroughly.

Take It Up A Notch!

Step three: While hot summer days may call for a jump in a cold swimming pool, some may be more inclined to enjoy the warm jets of a jacuzzi. A jacuzzi also has the added benefit of water jets which are good for sore muscles and ideal for relaxation time. With the proper construction team, a jacuzzi can be incorporated into the floor of your outdoor living space. Imagine you and your guests experiencing a sauna-like steam, right in your backyard. Similar to a sauna, the heat from a jacuzzi causes individuals to sweat out toxins in the body which also reduces stress in the body.

Step four: The perfect addition to enhance the atmosphere of any pool party is music. Adding an outdoor stereo system to play music can be the cherry on top of a perfect summer get-together. If you’re afraid of a stereo system disrupting the “nature escape” that you want your pool to provide for you and your guests, you needn’t worry. Many stereo systems can be routed through your outdoor living space so there’s no sign of actual technical equipment.

Your Pool Solution

At Outdoor Makeover and Construction, our Atlanta designers are fully equipped to bring the out the best in your pool area. Check out our gallery and contact us today to begin construction on your dream swimming pool! Learn More