Contractor Tips Blog

Apr
19

Tips for a Complete Pool Remodel

Posted in Swimming Pools

During the sunshine and swimming season, your pool area is the busiest place around your home – a cool dip in morning, a refreshing swim in the late afternoon and many evenings relaxing on the pool deck with friends and family. If your pool area needs a remodel to get ready for the busy season ahead, here are some tips to make this popular spot spectacular.

  • One of the simplest ways to make your pool look new again is resurfacing. Adding a quality surface like Pebble Tac or Diamond Brite will make the surface safe for swimmers and soft on their feet while giving the pool a beautiful appearance.
  • Pool deck. Adding a new pool deck can change the entire appearance of your pool area. Tumbled marble pavers are a stunning choice for pool decks, with excellent drainage, a cool surface and fade resistance.
  • For a complete pool area remodel, you also need to incorporate the landscaping. Adding plants that compliment your pool area adds a natural touch and blends in your property with the pool space.
  • Features. Adding a water fall or wall to your pool can add sound and movement. Other features to consider are underwater lights, spot lighting and fire features. ‘These little elements can make your pool area the centerpieces of your home and are especially beautiful for nighttime entertaining by the poolside.

This year, be the envy of the neighborhood with a complete pool remodel. Call your local contractor that offers pool renovations, pool resurfacing, pool decks and landscaping – It is simpler when one contractor can do it all, from design to completion.

Posted on behalf of:
Tri County Pavers & Design
3300 S Congress Ave
Boynton Beach, FL 33426
954-603-3244

May
27

Pool Deck Renovations

Posted in Swimming Pools

It is closing in on time for summer, and for those who have a pool in their back yard or who are over their neighborhood’s home association and are interested in having their pool deck renovated, now is the time. For many, the pool deck is not something that many people take into consideration. They simply walk on it from one end of the pool to the other. However, when a pool deck becomes slippery or cracks it can be a dangerous place to be. A slippery surface can cause many falls, and cracks that continue to grow and raise can cause people to trip. In fact, many more injuries occur around pools than in them. 

A pool deck renovation includes many different options. Current trends include travertine pavers, clay brick pavers, and concrete pavers. These options are very attractive as the pavers can be laid out in different patterns and designs. Pavers are a sure fire way to enhance the appearance and value of a pool, yet they require very little maintenance once they are laid. 

There are other things to consider besides just the appearance of a pool deck. Taking into consideration the budget and the ideal function of the pool deck is also very important. For instance, if the pool deck is designed for small children, a paver or stone with a rougher surface is highly beneficial since children tend to forget not to run around the pool. Hiring a renovation company with high credentials and experience is important. Make sure to always ask for their license and insurance information in order to protect you during the pool deck renovation.

Posted on behalf of Tri-County Pavers & Design Corp.

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