Picking the Right Water Feature for your Pool
Mar 2, 2023

In addition, you may not have considered it a water feature. A beautifully-designed water feature is a perfect way to take your pool to the next level.

You might be wondering how a water feature will make your pool more useful. Let’s take a look at some different types of water features to learn about their benefits and help you to determine which would complement your space best.

Sunpods and Splash Decks

A sunpod is a tiled space that often juts out from the side of a pool, and a splash deck often runs along one of the sides of the pool. Often, they both feature small bubbler-like additions, which create a small-scale fountain effect. You can select how many of these bubblers you would like, depending on how much space you have to work with. You can also select the type of tiles you like, so your sunpod or splash deck blends perfectly with the color of your pool. Sunpods and splash decks also act as seating and play spaces for children.

Water Wall/Blade

A water wall (also known as a water blade) is a visually striking display, constructed on the perimeter of your pool. The idea is that water feeds out of a thin spout, directly back into the pool, creating the effect of a wall of water. A great feature of water walls is that there are many ways to customize their appearance, in terms of material, texture, and color.

Rainfall Curtains/Waterfalls

Especially fun for kids, rainfall curtains are similar in concept to water walls but tend to be built on a larger scale to create the look of a waterfall that goes into your pool. Not only are they a fantastic play feature for children, but they’re also incredibly beautiful to look at! Rainfall curtains, like many other water features, can be further customized with lighting in an array of colors.

Deck Jets

Deck jets are installed in your poolside decking or paving, and when activated, create an arched fountain of water that falls directly into your pool. These water features are great if you want to add an interactive feature to your pool but aren’t looking for something that takes up room beside the pool, like a water wall, for instance.

As you can see, there are several types of water features you can choose from, to add even more style and functionality to your pool. You can opt for more minimalist water features like deck jets, or go grand with a rainfall curtain – the choice is yours!

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