What could be more luxurious than installing a swimming pool in your back garden? It’s a great way of adding something new to your home. And it could even add a lot of value to your home. Here are the steps to take.
Choose a Pool
There are many different types of pool. So, the first thing to do is choose the type of pool you want in your garden. The main materials that pools are made from are concrete, fibreglass and vinyl-lined. They are all different, and they all offer different things. If you’re looking for adaptability, you should use concrete. They can be used to create any kind of size or shape of pool. But fibreglass pools are faster to install.
Check the Regulations
Many people don’t realise this, but installing a pool often means having to get permission from local authorities. You have to take planning into consideration. Some of them are subject to building and zoning regulations. Not all of them are, but you still need to think about this. Check with your local authority whether or not your pool will be subject to these kinds of regulations.
Choose the Site
The next step in the process is to choose the exact location in which the pool will be placed. When you do this, there are a number of things that you should consider. For example, do you want it to be in the shade or in the sun? And you should think about the extra problems that will be caused by having trees overhanging the pool. If there are lots of trees near it, you will have to be willing to clean out lots of leaves and twigs.
You can’t do this kind of work by yourself. You will need to hire a team of builders who are able to carry out the work for you. They will start off by digging the hole in the ground and then filling it with the right materials. They will also have to take care of things like circulation and filtration. Both of those things are important in swimming pools. When you’re hiring, make sure you check the past work they’ve done.
When the material has been put in place, and they’ve set, you will need to paint it. Bare materials never look very good, so you will want to use white or blue paint to make it all look a little nicer. Click here for more information about the kinds of paints that you should be using. When the paint is dry, you just have to finish it off by filling it with water.
Now that the pool is in place and complete, all that’s left to do is to use it. After all that hard work and time-consuming effort, it will be a relief for you to finally make the most of the pool. Many people have a big pool party to celebrate the fact that the work is complete. But the work isn’t entirely over. You will need to think about how you will keep it clean and in good condition.
Blog uploaded: 14th December 2015