The purpose of a pool is to provide space for your family and friends to hang out under the summer sun. But did you know you can make it extra fun by adding a deck to your pool design in South Florida? Pool decks allow you to have an area for pool parties or afternoon sunbathing.  

sleek pool design in South Florida with pool deck 

What to Consider When Building a Pool Deck

Aesthetics 

Your deck has to do your pool justice. Think about how it will look with the rest of the structure. An aesthetic deck adds value to your home by serving as the centerpiece in the overall design of your house.   

Safety 

While aesthetics comes first, you shouldn’t compromise the safety of your family and friends. Choose a material that does not make people prone to slipping. Wood slabs have a high non-slip factor, and they are heat-reflective. However, they may not be the best option for low temperatures and moisture.  

Maintenance 

Another factor to consider when building your deck is its maintenance. How often does it require cleaning? How much is the cost of upkeep? To make the most of your money, go for a material that requires less maintenance.  

Budget 

The budget for your pool deck includes the cost of installation and repairs. While there are many DIY ideas you can find online, we strongly suggest that you hire a professional team to construct your deck. It prevents building issues from happening, which can be more costly. However, you still have to prepare for the repair cost as your deck will naturally wear out and face future problems.   

outdoor pool with contemporary pool design in South Florida 

Do You Need to Rethink Your Pool Design in South Florida?

While we at Fountain Blue Pools do our best to build the pool you dream of, we recommend you consult with a professional when designing your pool. Doing this will ensure that all building requirements are met, and you won’t have to repair your deck earlier than you should. Give us a call today to learn more about our services.   

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