If you’ve been considering installing a new pool for a while, and you’ve finally decided to move ahead with the project, you’re probably eager to start with construction. But if you want a pool that you know you’re going to love for years to come, it’s important to slow down and make sure that you’re choosing a design that’s perfect for you. When designing custom swimming pools in Katy, TX, you’re essentially given a blank template on which to create your ideal swimming pool—a thrilling, but often overwhelming concept. Where do you even begin? Well, we have the answer. Keep reading for tips on choosing the perfect pool design for your home.
Start with a Property Assessment
Before you start considering what features and design you want for your pool, it’s a good idea to begin with a professional assessment of your property. Have your pool builder come out and take a look at your backyard. We’ll measure available space, make note of backyard landscaping features and structures, and get an idea of what kind of space we’re working with. Your yard has a large impact on what your options are, so get this done first, before you fall in love with a design or an idea that just won’t work in your space.
Talk about Your Budget
Next, you should sit down with one of our designers and talk about your budget. We take your budget very seriously, and we’ll work to find a design you love that fits your financial constraints. But it is important to keep in mind that your budget is another factor that largely impacts the options available to you. If you have a large budget, you might have a long list of material options and add-on features to choose from; smaller budgets will have fewer choices, but we can still find something that works beautifully in your yard.
Explore Trends and Past Projects
Now that we’ve addressed the factors that will impact your pool design, it’s time to get inspired. We encourage you to look at photos of our past projects to see pools we’ve built before. You should also explore current trends in pool design, water features, and decking to see what the latest styles are for this type of project.
You might find that you love certain elements of one design, but don’t love everything about it. That’s perfectly fine! Those photos are not a catalog you have to choose from. Make notes about the things you love and the things you hate, and we can help you blend those elements together into one perfect design for you.
Start Designing Your Pool
Once you have an idea of what you’re looking for, you can work with one of our custom pool builders to start on the actual design! This is a very exciting step in the process for most of our clients, as you get to see your vision mapped out right in front of you. Our pool designers are some of the best in the business, and they can continue working with you and tweaking your design until it’s absolutely perfect. We’ll also talk to you about other elements of your pool not related to the design—the type of pool you want (saltwater or chlorinated), the pump system, filter systems, and so on.
And once that design is something you truly love, we’ll get to work constructing it in your yard. We are experts in new pool construction in Katy, TX, and our contractors can bring that design you created to life. If you’re ready to get started on designing your new pool, contact Suncor Outdoors today and speak to one of our professional pool designers!