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How to Pick a Shape for Your Swimming Pool June 18, 2019

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How to Pick a Shape for Your Swimming Pool, 10, Illinois

There’s no better way to transform your backyard into your own paradise than by installing a swimming pool. Though there are several different design features to consider, such as decking materials and tile colors, it’s also important that you choose a shape that will work well and fit comfortably onto your property. Professional swimming pool contractors suggest the following handful of ideas. 

4 Swimming Pool Shapes to Consider 

1. True L

True L-shaped pools resemble rectangles with the exception that they extend out at a right angle in either direction. These types of pools make it easy for you to separate deep and shallow ends for diving and kids’ areas, respectively. L-shaped pools fit well into backyards with sharp corners. 

2. Oval

Ovular swimming pools have rounded edges, which will help you save space if your backyard is on the smaller side. They have an elegant, yet laid-back look and permit you to install all types of water sports equipment, including volleyball nets and basketball goals, with ease. 

3. Kidney

Kidney-shaped pools have a versatile arc to them, which makes them easy to fit into backyards of virtually any shape or size. Since they save so much space, have your swimming pool contractor install a spa into the indented section. Their shape is informal and more relaxed, making them perfect for residential properties.  

4. Rectangle 

Rectangle pools have a more formal appearance and are usually popular in commercial spaces, such as hotels and gyms. They are long and narrow, making them ideal for lap swimming. Include cut or rounded corners to make them look a bit more sophisticated and interesting.

 

When you’re ready to install your own backyard oasis, get in touch with Destination Pools. Since 2008, this swimming pool contractor has provided construction, maintenance, and repairs to clients throughout Columbia, IL. Call (618) 281-7776 to get started on a pool design and request an estimate. Visit these swimming pool contractors online to learn more about salt generators, safety covers, and their other products and services. 

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