A swimming pool is an essential luxury for a villa or a detached house and there’s a variety of existing swimming pools which count on plenty of designs, sizes and materials. As a result, swimming pools are the architectural elements which better define luxury.
In this following post we’ll talk you about all kinds of pools. As they are: infinity pools, in which the water seems to lose in the horizon, those on rooftops, those with colourful bottoms, those underground… all of them have in common their beauty and exclusiveness.
Kinds of swimming pools:
According to their design and construction, swimming pools could be:
They’re known as prefabricated swimming pools. It’s a kind of pool which doesn’t require of much work talking about big works’ execution when installing them, as they don’t need a space on the ground. Although this kind of pools doesn’t exceed to ground level’s ones, those are yet the preference despite of the great technical advances in the last years.
We find the vast majority of pools this way. These kinds of pools require of a hole work on the ground. The builders prefer this kind of swimming pools against the prefabricated swimming pool models. Although there’s a increase in the demand of these in the last years.
Glass fiber reinforces polyester’s swimming pools
Since these are made of one single piece on a preformed shape. It embraces the shape of a mould or specific moulds which could be modular or single pieced too. For its installation, as it’s under the ground, a hole with the shape and size of the polyester pool must be dug. But, they exist many qualities and depending on those, this kind of pools would require more or less maintenance, but generally, it’s necessary to protect them for down times and to make a maintenance each 4-5 years at least, as the chemicals used for the water’s treatment affect the polyester and could produce a crack on the pool’s structure.
Stainless steel swimming pools
Stainless steel swimming pools are pools which installation consists mostly on stainless preformed modular panels which size would depend on the model and design of the chosen pool. Hence, they usually have a more similar finishing to a working pool. For the execution of this kind of pools, it requires a time of 7-10 days.
They’re usually made custom size, according to the client’s specifications. Especially relevant, this is the most common underground or ground level kind of pool. Its installation costs less than a glass fiber polyester pool. The construction phases for these pools are:
Also design, hole digging, pieces placement and installation, plumbering installation, fittings of technical equipment, concrete’s spraying, slabs and glassy tiles placement and exteriors and interiors installation.
Mixed or steelglass swimming pools
It’s an underground pool’s construction system which covers the best of each pool. Adding quality, durability and finishings completely uniques in the market. This kind of pools brings us some advantages as they are: security, construction and assembly speed, quality/price ratio and its durability. But the greatest advantage which brings is the complete personalization for every single customer. As this one can choose the size which better fits, the desired shape, the numbers of entrances to the pool, the colour and engraving, the glass mosaic drawings or the lighting…
Wooden swimming pools
Probably, this kind of pools are the most uncommon, in Spain they’re not very usual to find, although it doesn’t mean that they don’t exist. Among the kinds of wooden pools, they exist several models: ground level pools or underground pools, semi-underground pools or elevated swimming pools.
Finally, pools are one of the most sought elements in a luxury home, having a great swimming pool, a whirlpool bath… it’s what the customer who wants to build his/her dream home looks for, a private wide pool with water falls is essential.
In conclusion, some luxury pools features:
- Being able to join architecture and relax. Luxury swimming pools, apart from being amazing and large, usually have as the main feature its design. It’s usually related to the fact of being able to enjoy of it.
- Betting on vegetation: nature adds much value to the bath’s enjoyment.
- Rustic colours, navy colours.. But colours are important when choosing a luxury pool.
Furthermore, here you have an article with 20 examples of the most amazing swimming pools:
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