Designing a Poolside Deck
When it comes to designing a poolside deck, there are a few considerations to keep in mind.
1. Safety is paramount
Is there enough room to comfortably move around without squeezing past furniture or pool equipment or having to step too close to the pool? Will it be child safe? Is the decking surface slip-safe when wet?
2. Space is great:
Lounging by the pool is such an idealistic past-time, lounging with friends and family is even better, so really consider how much space you can allow for your decking area. Remember to include space for pool equipment and storage options.
3. Materials are key:
The materials around a pool will usually be subjected a little more harshly due to pool water splashing, dripping even sloshing about. Each decking product has, of course, its pros and cons, such as certain decking options become too hot for bare feet in the sun, whilst others require more maintenance. As new and improved products are introduced to the market, research will help you understand what your best options for materials.