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Restoring an Old Swimming Pool

Last year, I purchased a wonderful property which was located in an old town just south of Sydney. The property had been constructed in the 1920s and still looked absolutely wonderful. However, the pool had not been used for many years and it was in a very bad condition. The concrete was cracked and chipped, and weeds had grown up and pressed through the cracks in the pool surface. I called in a pool contractor who assessed the condition of the pool and then carried out renovation work. I am really pleased with the work and I learnt lots of cool things about looking after my pool.



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If you have an old pool that you hate looking at and never use, it could be time for you to upgrade your pool. If your pool always has a thick layer of algae on it year-round, why not take advantage of the space and make a more inviting area to cool off in? Finding a luxury pool builder can be quite simple in many cities across the country. If you want to really start using your pool for what it was always meant for, or perhaps you want to try a pool for the first time, then do it in the best way possible.

Luxury Pool Builder

The difference between a luxury pool builder and a regular contractor is the design and quality. A luxury pool builder can make you a pool that you never want to get out of and one that you might see in a 5-star hotel or on a magazine cover. Regular concrete pool builders are all well and good but at the end of the day many people get tired with normalcy. Some things luxury pool builders can implement for you include the following:

  • infinity pools
  • heated and indoor pools
  • floating steps through the pool to make it part of a walkway or with a centre island
  • unique and impossibly hard-to-imagine angles
  • rooftop pools

If you want to create your own oasis this summer then this is the only way to do it.

Won't It Cost Too Much?

Pools are quite expensive to make no matter how luxurious they are, but it is true that luxury pools command a bigger price. However, if you already have a pool you can reduce this cost by upgrading it to what you want. Pool heaters or a plunge pool are easy additions that can make your pool feel much more exclusive. If you are starting from scratch you should also consider that adding something of great value to your property can exponentially increase the value of your home. That means the money is not being wasted but is rather a bit of an investment that you can still enjoy while you own the house.

 Compliment Your Pool With Additional Features

Another way to spruce up your pool area is by adding in pool-centred designs such as a pool house, storage area or even outdoor living space. A pool by itself is a lonely thing indeed, and it doesn't cost much to add a bit of a gazebo or a small dining area. There are many options for outdoor furniture that won't degrade over time or, if you prefer to have something more permanent, a pool house can double as a spare bedroom or granny flat for guests.