Constructing Custom Gunite Pools

Spending the summer in your backyard is far more fun if you have a pool to swim in. A feature of gunite pools is their adaptability. Pool professionals at Southern Poolscapes can create almost any design or shape with a gunite pool. Although it might seem simple, constructing custom gunite pools is a huge undertaking.

Constructing Custom Gunite Pools

It’s important that you stick to the correct procedures for building a pool. Repairs and replacements could cost thousands of dollars if you don’t take preventative measures. In light of this, it is highly recommended that you work with a professional pool builder, such as Southern Poolscapes. At Southern Poolscapes, we install custom gunite pools in outdoor spaces to make them unique pools.

Customizing gunite swimming pools

The modern gunite pool offers a wide variety of possibilities for customization. Find the option that satisfies both your budget and your tastes. Our pool professionals can customize gunite pools using various methods, like:


The pool will look even better after you update the landscape. Put some palm trees or herbs in pots and place them around the pool. If you do this, you can transform your yard into a more natural setting. The trees also provide a cool place to rest after cooling off in the water. Be careful that the landscaping you put in place doesn’t end up causing any problems for your pool. If you have a pool and plant a tree next to it, the leaves from the tree will inevitably end up in the pool, eventually clogging the filter.

Look for a unique pool design:

A gunite pool can take whatever shape you want. Consequently, you should consider constructing either a perimeter overflow swimming pool or an infinity-edge gunite type. The aesthetic value of these designs is extraordinary. Do some homework on the internet before deciding on a design for your backyard pool. On the other hand, you might ask your builder about the most well-liked designs of custom gunite pools.

You get to decide on the fittings and fixtures:

The visual appeal of a gunite pool can be greatly improved by selecting a beautiful pool finish. Natural stone, aggregate, tile, and plaster are some of the greatest options for a pool’s finish material. The nicest-looking option is a glass mosaic. But it might be out of most people’s price range. Make sure the color of the pool finish you choose complements your outdoor space. Pick a pool coating that will endure for a long time without needing maintenance or replacement.

With the wide variety of colors and textures available for gunite plaster, you can choose the perfect look for your pool. If you want to give your inground pool a luxurious appearance, you may select finishes made of glass or stone. Then, you can have it blend in with the rest of your yard.

Construct an outdoor cooking area:

Put up an outdoor kitchen to make your gunite pool even more attractive to the eye. An outdoor kitchen allows you to host frequent barbecues for friends and family. By taking these steps, your pool area will be the envy of all who attend your backyard pool parties.

Good deck material:

The pool deck should match the pool. Concrete, stone, and wood are some of the more typical materials for pool decks. Because of its versatility, concrete can be stained in a wide variety of colors. This will make it an excellent choice for a deck. Heat-resistant and non-slip materials are ideal for use as pool decking. The decking material will be much more pleasant to walk on after completion, particularly when wet. In the same way, you should make sure that the material of your pool deck matches the style of the rest of your backyard.

Adding water features:

Adding at least two water features is another way to customize your pool. The inclusion of water elements enhances the pool’s aesthetic and practical value. For instance, adding a pool slide might increase the number of hours your kids spend in the pool having fun. However, installing a spa in your gunite pool is a great idea if you want to unwind and relax after a long day

What to consider while designing your own gunite pool.

There are a number of things to consider before making any changes to custom gunite pools. Among them are:

Your backyard’s shape:

Typically, the pool’s size and shape depend on the shape of your outdoor space. You should measure your property to be sure your ideal pool design will fit.

Constructing Custom Gunite Pools

Pool size:

Consider your pool’s current size before investing in a new water feature. A limited number of water features are all that can be fit into a small pool. However, the number of water features in a large pool can exceed three. Brighter colors in the pool finish give the impression of more space in a smaller pool.

Hire the best custom gunite pools today—Southern Poolscapes

As you can see, custom gunite pools provide a wide range of customization options and are incredibly long-lasting. They also have a sophisticated appearance that can turn any backyard into an elegant retreat. Contact us today to talk about installing a gunite pool in your backyard.

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