Swimming Pools Decks: What Factors Should You Consider?
Style, Comfort, and Beauty, are sure things to consider, but let’s look at some other important characteristics. Besides having a cool, aesthetic appeal, there’s some safety, and cost-savings features to keep in mind.
Slip Resistance – When planning your pool deck design, it’s important to have safety at the forefront. A few safety concerns are, slip resistance, surface temperature, surface contour.
Making sure your pool deck is as slip-resistant as possible will require a surface that has some texture. Also, a surface that inhibits mold, and algae growth will be beneficial.
Surface Temperature – Most people that have spent any time at the pool, has experienced a scorching hot pool deck. It doesn’t have to be that way!
Choosing a surface that reflects solar radiation is much more bare feet friendly. There are decorative coatings for concrete that will significantly decrease the surface temperature of your pool deck.
Surface Contour – There are a few pool deck options that create a beautiful deck area, but, at the same time, can be a tripping hazard if installed improperly.
When using stone, brick, or pavers, pay close attention that the installers are creating a level surface. This will help keep you, your family, and your friends safe when walking around a wet pool deck.
There are other things to consider, such as ease of maintenance, design, and budget.
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