Does your house have a swimming pool? Then you’re one of the lucky ones this summer. Having a pool is like having your own little oasis, your own slice of paradise. But simply having it there is not enough. You have to know how to take advantage of this marvelous feature. Next, we’ll show you 10 upgrades you might enjoy getting this summer, 10 things that will make your poolside areas even more enjoyable.
Who doesn’t like a waterfall? It’s one of those things you can watch for hours without getting bored, which get you relaxed and in a pleasant mood. There are numerous types of waterfalls you can have on your property and we’re talking about these simple types which can make your pool more interesting.
It’s always nice to get inspiration from nature. If you prefer a landscape which looks organic and natural, then you should forget about the clean and sharp lines most pools feature and opt for something less symmetrical and less artificial-looking.
Plants can help you completely transform the way your pool looks like. Opt for exotic plants to transform your outdoor spaces into gorgeous retreats that remind you of your favorite vacations. Mix them with local vegetation for an eclectic look. Have fun mixing colors and textures and come up with your own design.
Don’t let yourself believe that outdoor spaces don’t need artificial lighting. It plays an important role in the overall design so, if you wish to update your pool this summer, maybe you should consider this option. Light up the pool and the areas around it and you’ll immediately see the difference.
Depending on your needs and preferences, there’s a variety of pool covers to choose from. Some are designed to be used during winter, some are safety covers and some are high-tech. Explore all the options and pick the one that best suits your lifestyle and the design of your pool. Each type has pros and cons so take your take before making a decision.
Lounge chairs are a must-have by the pool. You can pretty much place them anywhere you want as long as they’re close to the water. They’re incredibly comfortable and wonderful if you wish to relax, get a tan or simply spend some time outdoors. Add an umbrella and a comfy pillow and you’ll forget about everything else.
What could be better than relaxing in a lounge chair by the pool, protected by an umbrella? Perhaps a water lounger could be the answer. With these ones you can enjoys two things at once: relaxing and feeling invigorated by the water, especially on a hot summer day.
Combine the pleasure of relaxing outdoors in a comfortable lounger chair with the opportunity to choose a stunning, contemporary design for your outdoor furniture. Pick a sculptural design or one with an unusual shape and you’ll get comfort, style and originality in one single piece.
An outdoor bar.
If you plan on inviting friends over for a pool party, then you’ll wish you had a bar out there too. It’s a great feature for those who enjoy entertaining guests or simply being able to prepare a nice cold drink and enjoy it in the pool or under the umbrella on a hot summer day.
A beautiful lawn.
As you’ve noticed, there are tons of things you could do if you wish to upgrade your poolside area. Some require planning, some require a generous budget and some are actually very simple. If a big change is not the best option for you, then you could simply maintain a beautiful lawn and you’ll be able to take full advantage of this feature.