Inground swimming pool designs Tag

Inground Pool Designs Ideas

From Outdside Designs

There are swimming pool designs and then there are Swimming Pool Designs, as anyone who has looked on the Internet can attest.  Some of the modern examples of waterscape design are literally sublime in their ingenuity, technical prowess, and hydraulic complexity.   This post from Outside Designs presents an amazing gallery that showcases some of these examples of the artform that represent the pinnacle of the discipline.

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15 Modern Inground Pools to Love

From Home Design Lover

Modern Architecture is a unique aesthetic, utilizing clean rectilinear lines, and modern materials.  Modern swimming pool designs utilize this aesthetic brilliantly, as the canvas of the outdoor living space provides the perfect medium to express this art.  This post from Home Design Lover illustrates some brilliant examples of the modern swimming pool from around the world.

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Making the Pool-Buying or Pool-Building Commitment

From Pool FYI

Most people probably wouldn't jump right into a $50,000-$150,000 investment without at least doing some homework, but swimming pools can me a mystifying entity.  Many people, believe it or not, will enter into this investment without a true understanding of how this investment will impact their home value, the ongoing costs of utilities and maintenance, or their duties as a swimming pool owner.  This post from Pool FYI explains these in detail, as well as the benefits that alot of pool owner may not realize before actually using their pool.

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6 Things to Look for Before Hiring a Company to Install Your Pool 

From Pool FYI

Let's face it, you are most likely very knowledgeable in your chosen field.  You spent years learning your field of expertise, and probably are quite confident that you know enough to be considered an expert.  You have reached a certain level of success, and you have decided to reward your family with a new inground swimming pool.  It is also probably safe to say that you are most certainly not an expert in the inground swimming pool design and construction field. Swimming pools are complicated projects, involving many different construction trades and disciplines.  How to you approach the process of choosing an expert to not only deliver the finished product, but to hold your hand and ensure you that you are with the most professional, quality designer and builder possible?  This post from Pool FYI gives you six things to use when you are vetting your swimming pool company, to give you the confidence that you will be in good hands through this potentially confusing process.

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Meet the man who invented the pool noodle

From Marketplace

If you have ever spent time around an inground swimming pool, the chances are that you have seen them.  They are brightly colored, stimulate fun activity, and one of the most simplistic designs imaginable.  They are pool noodles, and the history of them is fascinating.  This post from Marketplace tells the story of the man who invented this unique and ubiquitous swimming pool toy.

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Top Swimming Pool Myths Debunked

Water and Pools: Sorting Out Truth From Fiction

From About.com Pool and Patio

When it comes to swimming pools of all kinds, there exists no shortage of urban legends, myths, and misconceptions that have been accepted as fact.  Who among us hasn't heard that if a certain chemical is placed into the pool and someone pees in the pool, the chemical will turn colors and reveal the pool pee-er?  This post from About.com Pool and Patio takes a mythbusting tact to this an many other popular urban myths to separate truth from fiction.

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The world's nine most incredible natural swimming pools

From News.com.au

For the skilled inground swimming pool designer, there are no shortage of tools to derive inspiration.  The different types of edge treatments, material choices, elevation changes, and wonderful vistas and settings provide a bevvy of opportunities to create sublime water creations in backyards and properties.  Nothing can compare, however, to the amazingly beautiful inspiriation that can be gleaned from nature.  This post from News.com.au provides a gallery of 9 amazing naturally-occurring swimming pools from across the globe.  

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Outdoor Entertaining Tip of the Month: Popular Outdoor Products for Fall

From Belgard

If you live in the Midwest, it seems like the Summer hasn't really even started.  Unfortunately, with the 4th of July in the rear view mirror, the Summer is all downhill from here, and Fall is literally weeks away.  If you haven't had a chance to utilize your fabulous outdoor living space yet for entertaining, this Fall may provide that opportunity.  This post from Belgard provides some essential outdoor products that will make your Fall entertaining season memorable, and easier.

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