Design factors of custom pools
There are several important factors to consider when designing an inground pool.
Size and shape:
The size and shape of the pool will depend on the available space, the intended use of the pool, and the desired aesthetic.
The location of the pool should be carefully considered to ensure that it is safe, functional, and aesthetically pleasing. This may include features such as fencing, gates, and pool covers, as well as the inclusion of safety equipment and emergency protocols.
The maintenance requirements of a pool should also be considered when designing it. Budget: The budget for the pool project will also be an important factor in the design process.
Family of four – What’s a good custom pool size?
There is no universal answer to this question as the ideal pool size for a family of four depends on many factors including family preferences, available space and budget. Here are some general tips to keep in mind:
For Swimming and Exercising: If you intend to use the pool primarily for swimming or exercising, a minimum 25-foot length and 12-foot width is recommended. It gives you plenty of room to swim or play pool while being small enough to fit in a typical backyard.
For Recreation and Relaxation: If the pool will be used more for recreation and relaxation, consider a larger size.With a minimum length of 30 feet and a width of 15 feet, the pool is a good size for a family of four to swim, play pool, and relax.
For a Spa-Like Experience: If you’re looking for a spa-like pool, consider adding features like a hot tub or spa to your pool design. These features typically require additional space, so a larger pool size may need to be considered.
Ultimately, the best pool size for your family comes down to your specific needs and preferences. It’s a good idea to discuss these factors with your pool designer or builder to determine the best size for your specific situation.
You might want to read our other blog post focusing on custom pool pricing.
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