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For many home owners, installing a pool is more than simply picking a location for a rectangular square. There are a wide variety of possibilities for enhancing your pool with popular water features. From deck jets to wading pools to splash pads, there is something for every pool owner.
Deck jets are installed flush and out of sight without unattractive or dangerous screws or edges. The streams of water seem to appear magically from the pool deck, creating graceful arcs of water that hit the pool with gentle splashes. Many deck jets offer adjustable height and water direction for easy customization in any pool setting. Point your jets in all different directions or concentrate the streams into a single entry point.
When you are considering enhancing your pool with popular water features, you may be noticing various features in other pools. Think about how many times you’ve looked longingly at a gorgeous pool waterfall. Now you may be able to make it a reality. Are you looking for a natural waterfall with water cascading down large rocks or a modern waterfall with flows against a stone surface? There are lots of beautiful waterfalls designed specifically for pools with varying aesthetics and flows.
If you are looking for a water feature for your pool and aren’t convinced that deck jets or waterfalls are right for you, think about fountains. A simple bubbling or upward spray in the middle of a rectangular pool or at the edge of a spa area can make a beautiful focal point. Do you want symmetry in your pool? Consider putting a fountain at either end of the rectangular space.
A wading pool or spa area can offer fun for the whole family. When there are young children using a pool, they can play safely in a wading space while in close proximity to the rest of the family. After children have outgrown a wading pool, it is easy to transform the space into a cozy environment for small groups at parties or a romantic space for couples.
Many people choose splash pads as a cheap alternative to a full pool, but they can also make a great addition to a pool. Splash pads are easy to install and require a minimal amount of maintenance without the need for additional pool fences, insurance, or alarms.
Swimming is not only a great exercise for the family; it is also a great way to get everyone out of the house and experiencing nature. If you have children, then you probably have many different questions regarding the safety of pools and the many different features that we offer. It is important to note that not every option is considered child friendly. With that in mind, here are a few of the water features we offer that are kid friendly and sure to please.
Fountains are always a great choice for the pool. Whether you are 8 or 80 years old, fountains are fun to walk through and they are about as safe as it gets when water is involved. Fountains can be placed in the pool itself or they can be placed on the deck. If the fountain is placed on the deck, it is often referred to as a deck jet. Deck jets typically shoot water in an arch directly into your pool. Fountains that are inside the pool will have a similar effect to a jet in a hot tub, except our fountains will push the water higher.
Another great kid friendly water feature is a waterfall. When choosing a waterfall, it important to understand that we never recommended that a child walk or dive off of the waterfall. With that in mind, our waterfalls can be built in the shallow end or the deep end of your pool, and they can be added to any existing pool as part of a remodeling project.
Perhaps the best water feature for most kids is a waterslide. The slide not only allows the kids to get wet, but it also allows them to experience the pool from a different perspective. Slides are very fun and your experienced pool builder can help you make sure yours is as safe as possible.