Landscaping Nottingham Garden Swimming Pools  

by Pool Builders on 07-22-2010 in Articles

When landscaping Nottingham garden swimming pools its best to be aware of certain things that can influence the final design. Some have to do with safety while others are more about using the right plants and not clashing with other things like trees nearby.

First of all you have to make sure that there is some deal of privacy near the pool as its very comforting for the user to feel safe. The area around the pool and how much room there is can affect the overall feel of the place. For a more open feel then obviously more space is required which has to be hard landscaped. If you are starting from scratch and installing a brand new swimming pool then it's much easier to plan a landscape that will be safe as well as aesthetically pleasing on the eye.

Swimming pools can be in ground or above ground. Above ground the pool is a lot easier to maintain and design around because you can design many different types of pool furniture and all safety issues need to be adhered to. Its best to check with the pool installers what maintenance insurance requirements are needed to protect yourself from hefty repair bills if something goes wrong. They should advise you about this anyway especially if you have spent a large chunk of change then as part of good customer service and good consumer practices they should normally advise you of the best way to care for your new pool. Sadly, as with any trade you have to make sure you are dealing with professional swimming pool manufacturers and installers. If you do your due diligence then you should be all right.

For in ground pools its best to concentrate on vegetation that will appeal to your taste and fencing that is attractive and enhances the overall appearance of a landscaping Nottingham garden. This normally entails more expense but can be carefully controlled by planning a detailed budget of the things that are a must and you have to include in now and things that are not crucial to the overall feel of the garden and can be added later. Once you have that then you can get cracking on the installations. As the old saying goes 'if you fail to plan then plan to fail' must be adhered to because planning the project (or anything else in life) is necessary. It will make your life much easier.

Part of the planning has to include things like how many people will be using the pool, how often and how comfortable do you want them to be? The water in the pool is normally mildly chemically conditioned (for water safety) which gives a scent that some people find unpleasant. The way to overcome that is to plant aromatic plants that help offset this.

A Nottingham garden with a beautifully designed landscaped swimming pool can only enhance your lifestyle. The water in the pool has a wonderful calming effect on the spirit and can melt your stresses away after a long hard day at work. If you use the space well it will bring many years of enjoyment that can only help you increase your further enjoyment of a landscaping Nottingham garden.

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