Arizona Pool Design Trends Everyone is Talking About  

Landscaping | 11/18/19

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As you consider the Arizona pool designs for your own backyard swimming scape, start with these tips. Focus on the shape. Do you want a rectangular lap pool or a more modern style like a freeform pool or Baja shelf feature? From there you are able to plant and landscape your Arizona swimming area into a relaxing retreat that everyone will be talking about.

The Shape 

Start with the shape of the pool as this will influence your overall pool aesthetic. Looking for a more natural landscape? Consider a freeform swimming pool as it takes on the same look and feel as a pond. Not sure about the pond-like design? Don’t worry, there are plenty of other shapes to choose from that will have your neighbors wanting a new pool of their own. Ask us about our most unique pool shapes.

The Style

Currently trending right now: The Baja shelf. This is a newer upgrade to pools that Arizona homeowners are loving. According to the Arizona Report, this swimming pool feature is typically only found at resorts. The Baja step is also known as a sun shelf or thermal ledge. Perfect for smaller children and sunbathers, this flat space of 8 to 16 inches mimics the natural flow of the ocean along a sandy shore.

The Landscape

When it comes to finishing your pool design in Arizona, plants breathe life into the area. The Maricopa County Cooperative Extension in Phoenix notes that the water will reflect an already intense sun. Therefore you need to make sure you use local flora including cacti and succulents abound. Showy flowering plants are also well suited for around swimming pools as these are pollinated by animals rather than the wind, which means fewer allergies. Visit our website for landscape inspiration and connect with us today. 

Shasta Pools is ready to assist you with finding and designing the perfect pool for your home in Arizona. Contact our office today for more information.

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