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Considerations Before Building a Swimming Pool

Considerations Before Building a Swimming Pool

As people have been spending more time in their homes than ever before, many have been thinking of ways to invest in making their personal space as peaceful and relaxing as possible.

If that sounds familiar, then now is the perfect time to start preparing and planning your outdoor swimming pool project. Here are three things to consider before you get started.

Is your garden suitable for construction?

Heavy machinery is needed to dig out an outdoor swimming pool, and this may cause issues for the proposed pool area, especially if your land has a high water table.

It’s always best to speak to an experienced swimming pool contractor before any work is planned. They will consider if the site is suitable for construction and other ground factors that may make a pool project impossible.  If construction is feasible, there may still be limitations regarding the size or location that they can also provide valuable information on.

Who will be building the pool?

An architect or landscape designer may be able to perfectly conceptualise your pool design aesthetics. However, to ensure you receive the pool of your dreams, you’ll need to choose a highly experienced, specialist swimming pool designer and builder.

Guncast works alongside leading architects and project managers and understands the importance of these partnerships when creating luxury swimming pools.

What materials are suitable for an outdoor swimming pool?

This all comes down to the look and feel you want to achieve. Do you want a swimming pool that harmonises with your surroundings and creates a naturalistic feel? Or maybe a pool that stands out and creates a feature to steal the spotlight? It’s important to really think about what the atmosphere of your outdoor pool will be and discuss this with your designer.

You can use your surrounding architecture and landscape to guide your choice of materials. Rocky waterfalls and natural stone can help an outdoor swimming pool beautifully blend into an earthy environment, while sleek glass tiling and modern water jets can complement a home in a contemporary, city setting.

Luxury swimming pools from Guncast

From initial design to expert finish, the team at Guncast is committed to delivering beautiful, outdoor designer swimming pools on time and on budget in collaboration with architects and contractors.

For expert advice on an upcoming project, contact our dedicated swimming pool builders on +44 (0)1798 343725. Alternatively, complete our online contact form and one of our specialists will be in touch.

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