Purchasing a home with a pool provides your family with endless hours of free entertainment and helps you maintain the overall value of your home. However, there are times when a person buys a property with a pool only to discover that there are some things about their purchase with which they are not completely happy. Fortunately, it is possible to remodel an existing pool to make it more appealing or allow you to completely change the entire landscape of the exterior of your home. Utilizing this pool remodeling advice will aid you when you are ready to begin reshaping an existing pool.


Decide How You Will Use the Pool

It is possible that between the time you purchased your home and the time you start remodeling, your needs will change. A person who swims less or no longer has children may have different pool needs than a homeowner with a large family full of active swimmers. The way you plan to use the pool will impact the type of design that will be most practical for you. Knowing exactly how you intend to use the pool will make things easier when the time comes to get an estimate for your pool remodeling.


Make a List of Potential Accessory Additions

Pool remodeling gives you a unique opportunity to make changes to the accessories in and around your pool. Make a list of accessories that you have seen and enjoy so that you can tell your landscaper exactly what you type of finished design you are envisioning. Popular accessories and additions to pools are:

  • Lighting inside or outside of the pool;
  • Fountains next to the pool;
  • Rock waterfalls or spa features.

Remodeling is also the perfect excuse for upgrading the finish of your pool or adding fresh paving to the exterior of your house.


Explore Ways to Make Pool Ownership Easier

Maintaining a pool is not always easy, but there are ways that you can simplify things for yourself as a pool owner. During your pool remodel, discuss changing your existing sanitation system to something that is more efficient and easier to manage. Changing from a chlorination system to a salt water pool is something many homeowners consider. Also, adding elements that help you conserve energy and water allow you to install efficient pool heating systems or benefit from having a completely mechanical pool cover.


Contact a Landscape Specialist

Regardless of your reasons for remodeling your pool, it is always best to contact a professional to schedule a project estimate. The team at Luxe Outdoor Environments is ready to view your existing pool, discuss your needs, and provide you with a free project estimate.  Luxe Outdoor Environments is prepared to help complete all of your residential and commercial landscape and pool projects. Call us today at 480-634-8060 to speak with one of our landscape experts.