3 Tips for Remodeling Your Arizona Pool Shapes and Sizes

Pool Remodeling | 10/27/14

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State of the art technology and loads of creativity are to thank for the innumerable pool shapes and sizes that you’ll find in Arizona backyards today, but there are some key considerations that homeowners should make when choosing how to remodel their pool’s size or design. Apart from the obvious restrictions (i.e. the size of your outdoor living space and your current pool’s shape and size), there are some other important considerations that need to be taken into account.

  • Ambiance

Pool shapes and sizes have a huge impact on the ambiance of your backyard. Large, free-flowing pool shapes transform any old backyard into a tropical oasis, while natural pond-like swimming pools create a more understated tranquillity. Geometric designs tell a contemporary and creative tale while stretched lap pools reveal a desire for fitness and exercise.

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  • Maintenance

The larger the pool, the larger the amount of maintenance, but pool shapes can also have an impact on the amount of maintenance that you’ll be doing on your pool. Pools that have hard lines are easier to clean than other shapes because of their smooth edges. These designs make it less likely for dirt and debris to become trapped in corners and edges, and they are also easier for automatic cleaning machines to navigate.


  • Features

It may not be in your budget today, but perhaps you’d love to add an attached spa to your pool in the future. Or a water slide as the kids grow older. Or a splash pad. Whatever it is, the features you’ve been dreaming about adding to your pool should be taken into consideration when planning pool shapes and sizes. Set aside some space in your remodel design plans to allot for future features, and use that space in the meantime for other “temporary” structures like movable containers and planters.


If you’re ready to take the next step and start on your pool design or remodel click here to contact us today! We would love to speak with you about your options and how we can help you achieve your perfect backyard!


Shasta Pools is a Phoenix pool builder who provides a variety of services including swimming pool remodeling, commercial pool building, and pool service and repair. Since its establishment in 1967, Shasta has helped over 80,000 families realize their dream of pool ownership and we’ve helped over 30,000 families revive their backyard. By providing exceptional value, quality craftsmanship and superior customer service, the Shasta team continues to fulfill the corporate mission of astonishing and delighting their customers and exceeding expectations. You can learn more about Shasta Pools & Spas by visiting them online, or by connecting with them on Facebook or Twitter.


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