How to Get Started Designing Your Pool Deck  

by Pool Builders on 10-08-2009 in Articles

Are you tired of looking at your plain pool deck area? Want to give it a make over that won't make a burning hole in your pocket? There are simple ways on how you can up the appearance of your pool deck. You just need to be a bit creative and open minded.


What many people don't realize is that plants are the most basic things for decorating a pool deck but they are also the most effective and the most refreshing. Putting plants around the pool deck can do wonders for the area. They can give that tropical feeling and give you a really nice ambiance. Not to mention that having plants around is really healthy too.


Another thing to help you with designing your deck are colorful chairs. They may be simple too, but really nice chairs set the mood of your deck. If you want to opt for a casual look, the plain white ones can work for you. But if you're a bit more adventurous, picking brightly colored chairs like yellow, red, green, and blue ones really add that spice to your pool deck area and makes it more fun to hang around at.


If you have a slightly bigger budget and would like to invest a little decorating your pool deck, you can try something that's called decorative concretes. They are exactly what the name suggests, wonderful designs in concrete. You have several options on how to do this. You can do them yourself by molding the design of your choice, or you can hire a professional to do it for you, especially if you want to achieve a certain look like stone or brick pathway. Bottom line is that it's a really good investment and they look so elegant and classy, but without spending as much as when you actually put bricks in your pathways.


Designing your pool deck shouldn't mean having to take pains in planning it. The whole idea should inspire you to make you pool deck area more beautiful, but without giving you a headache with all the expenses.

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