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Choosing a Pool Shape Considerations

May 13, 2022 / Written by: West Hills Masonry

May 13, 2022
Written by: West Hills Masonry

Not all swimming pools are created equal, and the right pool shape has a significant impact on the overall experience. It's critical to choose a style that's appropriate for both how much space you have, and your intentions when it comes to hiring pool contractors for in-ground pool design.

Today, we'll look at the best pool shape varieties and how to choose the best one for your needs.

Other than deciding on pool size, you may also have to consider various factors like whether you had a previous pool that you are planning to rebuild or what other landscaping elements you want to incorporate. According to these factors, you may have to decide how to go forward with your renovation project.

For instance, say you want to remove an existing pool from a deceased property that you are planning to renovate and install a new one.

Once you have taken care of all these site preparation necessities, you can decide on what type of pool you are planning to get.

Different Swimming Pool Shapes

With so many compelling reasons to install a pool in your home or backyard, the decision is simple. If you're having trouble deciding on a design, these most popular pool shapes should help.

Rectangular Pools

Rectangular pools aren't the most creative pool shapes, but they're certainly popular and functional. They can also be fitted into uniform areas, making them ideal for skinny backyards, apartment buildings, and luxury penthouses.

L-Shaped Pools

An L-shaped pool is considered a geometric design. Aside from creating a distinct aesthetic to complement your backyard, the design also provides a versatile space.

Geometric Pools

Geometric swimming pools come in a variety of shapes and styles. You can use any number of angles and lines to create the exact modern layout you want.

Free-Form Pools

Curvilinear in nature, a free-form pool has soft bends, bows, and arcs that resemble bubbles or clouds. This pool's shape is attractive and unique, and they are also a good choice for pool owners who want to break up hard angles in smaller, square-edged yards.

Circular Pools

You can't go wrong with a circular pool if you have a lot of open space outside your home. Installing these kinds of pools is a visually appealing way to divide large areas of land, and they're ideal shapes for having fun swimming laps with friends and family.

Custom Pools

It's important to remember that you are not limited to traditional pool styles. If you choose to install a custom pool, you can do whatever you want.

What to Consider When Choosing a Pool Size?

It's one thing to be aware of the various shapes available, it's another thing entirely to know which is best for your home. Here are our best tips for choosing the best shapes.

Determine Your Activities

Begin by considering what activities you have planned for the pool. Do you want something for fun, for frolicking with family and friends on lazy weekends?

Consider Your Budget

The shape of a swimming pool has a significant impact on its cost. Pools that are less expensive are usually smaller and curved, whereas more expensive options are larger, more complex, and have a lot of straight edges.

Trust West Hills Masonry for Your Pool Building and Design Needs

One of the most exciting parts of house renovation is installing your own swimming pool. They are fantastic structural and decorative features to any property, providing a sublime space for family fun while also increasing the value of your home.

If you have any questions about your home's exterior appeal or want to learn more about how the best landscape contractors can assist you in making changes, make West Hills Masonry your first choice.

To learn more, email us at info@westhillsmasonry.com or contact us at 714-519-5009 at West Hills Masonry today!

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