Swimming pools are the grand reservoirs of entertainment during summer. In fact, summer escapades are not just complete without taking a dip in a body of water, and having it right at your very home adds more to the fun and convenience. Having a home pool is good and all, but how do exactly determine the right location to place your “home”-side pool? Here are a few suggestions and tips to help you decide:
Assess first the general structure of your entire property. Is it spacious enough to accommodate a swimming pool of its own? It is important that you don’t squeeze in the space that it can take up. Having a large and spacious pool is important if you want to spend large barbeque parties, but you can also settle for a small, spa like pool if you just feel like taking a dip to relax after a busy long week from work.
As for the actual location, there is actually no limit on where you can place your home pool based on the facts that we have deducted earlier, but if we are speaking of a standard sized pool, the either the lawn or the backyard would be the perfect area to fit a standard size swimming pool (you still of course confirm that a standard sized pool can actually fit in, otherwise go for the custom sized ones).
For the smaller sized pools however, you might want to limit yourself to the backyard, or even somewhere inside you house, like an extended bathroom of some sort. Private dipping can be well, a little more intimate than usual, and you certainly don’t want taking a dip right in front of your former lawn at night alone would you?
Always locate your swimming pool to somewhere near the entrance of the house, preferably the entrance nearest to the bathroom. This is quite self-explanatory, as people would of course need to use a shower for a quick “rinsing” before and after taking a dip in the pool. But with the length of a standard sized swimming pool, this requirement would most probably be met already without you ever realizing it.
Better yet, if you’re not that low on cash and would want to spend a few more bucks, try creating a custom swimming pool that is neither on any regular area where you place a swimming pool. Yes, you heard me correctly, that means you don’t place the swimming pool either your lawn or your backyard, but somewhere else. Depending on the structure of your house, you may place your swimming pool right inside your home! You can even place a swimming pool at the rooftop, if your house’s structure matches the requirements needed to hold that large mass of water above ground efficiently.
Well, I can’t say that you can’t use your imagination if that’s what you really want, but if you’re asking for an average place where you can place your home pool, it’s none other than the backyard, period.