1. Check with the city or county to determine their regulations before you begin building. There are many laws and specifications, which can vary from area to area regarding things like how high your fence needs to be, what type of pool you’re allowed to build, and whether a permit is required for construction.
2. Choose a location for the pool that gets plenty of sun and shade throughout the day so that it feels comfortable no matter when you use it. Make sure whatever space you pick has enough room around it for lounging chairs and tables without interfering with any other parts of your yard or garden design plan.
3. Put in an outdoor electrical outlet near your fencing if there isn’t one already. It’s pretty useful to be able to plug in a radio or other electrical devices such as an air pump, which can help make your pool more enjoyable.
4. Avoid planting any trees that are close to the fence of your pool because you don’t want them dripping water into the pool or dropping leaves that could clog up the filters and skimmers.
5. Don’t forget to use a ground cover around the edge of your pool so it looks attractive and makes it safer for kids and adults alike when walking around the edge of the pool on bare feet or at night.
6. If there are many hills near where you live, then consider building a retaining wall around one side of your pool so that it retains the level of water in your pool.
7. If you’re building an above-ground pool rather than a ground-level one, then make sure that there is enough land underneath to support the weight of it and give it room to expand as the weather heats up and cools down, which can cause the water level inside the pool to change quite drastically at times.
8. A great way to decorate your pool area is by installing some nice patio lights around the edges or stringing them from trees on either side of it that you have something pretty to look at when you get out of bed at night or want a romantic evening with someone special outdoors.
9. Make sure the gate to your pool area is sturdy and can be secured with a padlock so that no children or animals get into it when no one is around.
10. It’s wise to add in a few umbrella tables around the edge of your swimming pool so you can relax and enjoy a cool drink or snack without having to go back inside the house for them when you get hot from being in the water.
11. Make sure that you have a large enough area around your pool where people don’t have to walk over any concrete patio stones, which will become slippery and dangerous if you spill something on them after coming out of the pool. You may want to put grass down instead, or use tiles that are designed to be slip-resistant.
12. Don’t forget that there are a wide variety of filter systems to choose from when you’re building your pool, so take the time to find one that is right for how many people are going to use it on a regular basis and its size so you can keep it clean without having to wake up early in the morning or late at night in order to do so.