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Designed For More than Pleasure: NJ Swimming Pools for your Home

November 5th, 2014 | By: Mitchell Knapp | Industry News

Swimming pools in NJ homes are welcome summer indulgences for homeowners, and although a swimming pool is a big investment that requires big money and space, more and more residents are nonetheless, consulting with pool builders to have a pool installed in their property. The key to avoiding any future regrets or problems on your pool installation is to be absolutely sure that you approve of the design before building it. Vanessa Grout’s recent article for Forbes cites the importance of design to ensure the pool functions the way you have envisioned it.

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Design plays a huge role in functionality. For example, the deck can’t be slippery. Wood looks great, but it’s unbearable in hot climates. Improperly secured objects can be a hazard. (Where do you think those loose deck chairs are going when the wind picks up?) You have to make a pool easy to access, naturally. The wrong temperature, lighting or even tile color can trip you up. Then all that water must be filtered and purified. The busier a pool, the faster every bit of water must recirculate.

Professional NJ swimming pool design by reputable companies, such as Tranquility Pools, Inc. can help design a pool that fits your lifestyle, from naturalistic to modern or kid-friendly. Space, budget, and your ability to maintain it will also determine your choice. Here are a few things to consider.

First, the pool’s location is an important consideration. For example, try to avoid building a pool in a windy location where water from the pool can evaporate a lot faster. Moreover, too much wind can make you chilly and uncomfortable while swimming. Avoid low lying areas where rainwater can flow right into your pool and pollute it with mud and debris.

Second, consider the features you want added to your pool. This can range from recreational items, such as a slide or a diving board, to accessories designed for comfort such as a heating system or a spa. A swimming pool, after all, is a place to relax, and the more features of comfort and recreation you incorporate, the more pleased you’ll feel about your pool investment.

Have a professional pool builder recommend the proper location, pool system and accessories to fulfill your property’s local zoning and safety requirements. Your local pool contractor can give advice on how to meet the local building code and help you obtain the permit. Additionally, they can recommend the appropriate circulation system and pumps to use, and provide you with tips to help you maintain your pool more efficiently.

(Source: Rooftop Pools To Make Your Head Swim, Forbes, October 31, 2014)

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