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Is your backyard oddly shaped or so small that you never thought you could fulfill your dream of having your very own in-ground pool? Crites Custom Pools has actually worked with all kinds of spaces – very big and very small – and we can figure out a way to install your dream pool right in your backyard no matter how much space you have to work with.
Pools don’t have to be a certain size to be enjoyed, but it can be hard to picture one that’s not as massive as the one at your gym or local school. Pools can come in all shapes and sizes, but if you’re lacking in the inspiration department, head over to Decoist to check out some cool small pool ideas and discuss what you have in mind with us. We can take any idea and help identify how feasible it may be and offer alternatives and suggestions to create a custom pool to fit your space.
Extend Your Living Space
Decoist suggests melding your small pool into your home’s already-modern design and making it an extension of your living space. By adding a deck next to the smaller-than-normal pool, you can extend your common seating and relaxing areas and join them right up to the pool. A classic rectangular design with some well-placed lighting features can make a small pool seem bigger than it actually is.
Tall, Lush and Green
For a backyard that’s mostly green, make the focus of the pool area your plants. Adding lots of lean, tall trees and shrubs surrounding your pool space can create a green and inviting space. Plus, the height of these plants as they grow will make the area seem larger.
Be Creative with Seating
If you’re worried about seating areas, install a long, narrow pool that’s perfect for soaking or swimming laps. Home Design Lover suggests you can even create seating on top of your pool by adding a built-in bar or cabana where guests can sit and dangle their feet in the water without being totally submerged.
Embrace Wacky Shapes
Finally, when you’re pressed for space, shape doesn’t matter. If your backyard has a natural angle to it, see if you can incorporate that into your pool design. Embrace triangles, rectangles, squares and even more eye-catching shapes like octagons. Is your home directly next to a steep hill? Try a sloped-edge pool or wet edge pool to take advantage of the incline.
For more design tips or to talk to a custom pool installer about what’s possible with your uniquely shaped yard, call Crites Custom Pools today at 512-759-2630.
Are you planning on installing a new swimming pool in your backyard? You could put in the same old rectangular or oval-shaped pool that everyone else in your neighborhood has or you could put in something totally unique with a free form pool.
Crites Custom Pools has experience building all kinds of custom-made pools, and we can come up with something truly special for your backyard if you want to wow all of your guests and have a unique design for you and your family to enjoy every day.
There are many advantages that come with adding a free form pool at your property. The most obvious one is that you will get to create a pool that takes on any shape that you want it to. You don’t need to be confined to straight lines and 90-degree angles or simple rounded forms when you sit down to design your free form pool. Rather, you can let your mind wander and come up with any design you want.
This is a great option to have because it will allow you to fill the space in your yard better than a traditional pool. So if you have an unusually large yard or a yard that isn’t simply a rectangle, you can give it some personality with a free form pool. The pool will give your yard – and by extension, your home – a unique look and feel that can carry your home’s unique style into the outdoor spaces.
You will be blown away by what Crites Custom Pools is able to do, and you will fall in love with the design that we come up with for your new pool. Just take a look at some of the work that we have done in the past so that you can get an idea of what to expect from us. Not sure what you’d like to do? We can also come to you and provide a free consultation to discuss what’s possible with your property.
Get started by calling Crites Custom Pools at 512-759-2630 and speak with one of our free form pool designers today.