Thinking of the best way to give your age old pool a breathe of new life? It’s simple. Just consider remodeling. It won’t take you long though before you quickly realize that the whole exercise is easier said than done. This shouldn’t worry you at all because the bigger picture is rewarding. You end up with not just an energy efficient pool but also one whose functionality and aesthetic appeal can only be described as optimum. Read on to learn more.
Many old pools use old equipment. While there is nothing wrong with this, it is worth noting that many of the said old equipment use lots of energy in terms of electricity and some cases, fuel. This includes electrical and plumbing equipment as well as pumps and water filters. In the end, you spend more than you should. That is where an upgrade comes into the picture in the name of pool remodeling. It won’t take you long before you realize that modern electrical and plumbing equipment used in modern pools are designed to save energy. Some use solar energy while others simply use less amount of fuel.
A decade or two ago, all there was into pool finish was plaster. Much has changed since then, with so many varieties of pool finish in the market. Plaster does not in any way look like anything special. So why not go for new aggregate finishes that guarantee a nice curb appeal and breathtaking aesthetics. The best part about these modern finishing options boils down to the fact that they are durable. They also look great and always end up adding a unique visual appeal to pools.
Kid Friendly Options
Children love water. This is a good thing, if they are old enough to swim at the shallow end on their own. But why take chances when you can remodel your pool to include safety features that take children into account. You can level off the deep end, mark and highlight where the deep and shallow ends begin and end and so much more.
The whole idea behind pool remodeling revolves around creativity. With that in mind, feel free to explore several options so as to end up with a unique pool. You can for instance, add new features like a spa or a hot tub. You can also go for new pool copping or simply update your pool with simple but modern pool design trends.
Remember you do not have to spend so much on the project. The best way to go about it is to request for quotes from different contractors. Come up with a list then work your way down the list till you remain with a contractor that is both affordable and reputable for stellar work. Remember too that in any pool remodeling project, patience pays. With that in mind, set aside at least a month for the project. Then by all means, remember to take good care of your pool for it to last. Have it inspected at least every two months.