Pools are rising, with more and more people installing them in their homes. They are stylish, and the luxurious features can provide an added touch-up to any outdoor or indoor space. Infinity pools have become increasingly popular recently as more people discover the benefits, including their aesthetic appeal and functionality, besides providing a memorable outdoor living space for entertaining or relaxing with friends and family.
However, before installing one, consider some of the principal elements that should be taken care of. These include:
Lighting is an essential element to consider in any pool design. You must ensure it is well lit to take advantage of this feature during the day and for safety reasons at night. You may need to install a separate light fixture on your exterior to light up the pool area at night, and this will help prevent accidents from happening when you have people swimming in the late hours of the evening.
2. Water Treatment System
You will need to install a water treatment system suitable for an infinity pool. This system should be installed in such a way that will allow the water to be filtered and treated. It should also remove contaminants that can clog your pool equipment and fixtures. When you install the system, you will want to ensure that it is appropriately maintained to work throughout its lifespan. The system should also be regularly inspected for any signs of trouble.
3. Water Filtration System
You will also want to consider an aquatic filtration system for your pool water, particularly if you have a large family or would like to have open barbeque areas at the end of long summer days. This filtration system will ensure that the water does not contain stains or other debris that can pose problems for you and your guests when relaxing around the area or outdoor living space.
4. Walking On Water Wall
You will want to consider the installation of a walk-on water wall in the area. This wall can be installed at the end or near the seating area and is ideal for those who want to take a dip as they relax on their patio. It can also be installed as a unique focal point in your outdoor space so guests and family members will stop and admire its unique structure.
5. Proper Fixture Placement
Another thing to consider is proper fixture placement. You will want to place a few things within the area so that they can adequately complement the overall design. These can include small tables, chairs, and other accessories you may want to have around the pool area. It would help if you also considered placing lighting poles and other fixtures around it, as seen in other infinity pools, to create a greater sense of light and ambiance in your outdoor or indoor space.
6. Falling Over The Edge
When you enter an infinity pool, the edge may appear to be a long way away. This illusion makes it seem like you have enough time to get back to the edge, but this is not always the case. If you swim in a deep pool, lose your balance, and fall into the water, you will not have enough time to get back to the edge. This means there is a greater likelihood of drowning, especially if you are in water over your head.
Infinity pools are a great way to add value to your home, and they can provide an added touch-up that can make your living space more enjoyable and relaxing. If you are planning to install one, ensure that you take into consideration the principal elements discussed above before installing one in your home environment.