The short answer is yes. By working with professional pool builders and landscapers, you can still have a pool, even when you’re dealing with a slope. However, you may need to be creative to ensure the final result is aesthetically pleasing, functional, and safe.
One option is to grade the land. A slight slope can be fixed with some minor landscaping, which may be the easiest option in certain cases. You can also build up the lower side of the slope to even it out. However, that might not be viable if you have a more severe slope in your yard. But never fear — there are some other ideas that your pool building contractor can use if necessary.
Retaining walls can allow you to separate higher areas in your garden from lower ones (the latter of which will likely contain the pool itself). You can use the retaining walls to ensure runoff won’t end up in the pool or even create water features or ledges for sitting and entertaining. In some ways, this can allow your pool area to be much more interesting than swimming pools built on a completely flat surface. Using retaining walls, it’s even possible to opt for hillside pool installation, which can make your property look enchanting and add some privacy.
Another possibility is to play into the slope feature, rather than try to hide it. Infinity pools, which give the impression of having no end, have become quite popular in recent years. This type of swimming pool can highlight the magnificent view over your property and create something truly eye catching and luxurious. While not all properties are well-suited for this type of pool, it can act as a stunning statement.
In the end, most gardens with enough space can benefit from some type of pool. It may not be the most straightforward process, but qualified contractors can come up with an ingenious plans that will allow you to enjoy your property even more. For additional information on how we can improve the look of your outdoor space, please contact us today.