Swimming pools provide a great way to escape the summer heat while also providing a fun and social way to spend time with your family and friends. However, your pool can start to look dated over time, or may even have functional issues. Remodeling can help bring it back to life and improve the overall look and feel of your backyard. While many homeowners may wonder if they can complete a DIY pool remodel, this is generally not recommended. You could do serious damage to your pool and yard by attempting it.
Remodeling a pool is a complicated and time-consuming process that requires specialized knowledge and experience. The average pool owner does not have the experience or expertise necessary to properly remodel a pool. Unless you are a professional pool builder, attempting to do the remodeling yourself could end up being a disaster.
When it comes to pool remodeling, there are a variety of issues you may wish to address. These range from aesthetic adjustments to repairing plumbing issues. Across the entire spectrum of pool remodeling, choosing a professional can help you achieve the best results and, depending on the type of remodeling, may even be a necessity.
At first, you may think updating the aesthetics of your pool would be relatively simple. However, there is a great deal of work that goes into even seemingly basic changes, such as updating your pool’s finish. Attempting to do this on your own could cause serious damage to your pool.
Other types of aesthetic changes, such as updating the shape of your pool or adding new features, present clearer difficulties for DIYers. In most cases, these aren’t tasks you can undertake on your own since they involve excavation and major structural changes to your pool.
If your pool has functional issues, such as cracks or an issue with water circulation, it’s even more important to work with an experienced remodeler. These projects often require excavating the area and completing work that requires technical expertise. Additionally, contractors may find other issues that need to be addressed during the remodel, which would be difficult or impossible to handle on your own.
At Pools By Design, we are experts in designing and building high-end pools. We can help you create your ideal backyard, whether you want to add a new pool or remodel your existing one. We take every detail into consideration in order to create a truly custom and unique pool. As the only Master Pools Guild member in Tucson, we have the expertise necessary to bring your dreams to life.