Elevating Your Pool Experience: Exploring the Latest Pool Features and Technologies

The Benefits of the Modern Pool

A swimming pool has always been a beneficial addition to a backyard, providing entertainment along with an opportunity to socialize, exercise, or just relax. As modern technology progresses, the benefits of having a swimming pool increase significantly. Picture your perfect swimming pool. What does that entail? Do you dream of a pool that is easy to keep at a consistent temperature, has luxurious features that allow you to customize your experience, and lacks the harsh chemical smells of a traditional pool? Does your perfect pool blend seamlessly with the landscape, using natural features and design that is eco-friendly and innovative? Can you control your ideal pool environment with the touch of a button? All of these things are possible when you elevate your pool experience using the latest pool features and technologies.

Design Your Perfect Custom Pool

Pools used to come in fairly standard shapes, but now the sky is the limit when it comes to pool design. There are so many options that you may have difficulty deciding which you like best. Infinity edges give the illusion of a spillover pool, where the pool seems to overflow endlessly and have no edge, for stunning impact, and beach entries allow for pool entry without bulky ladders or stairs, just a slope to create a seamless transition from land to water. Sun shelves, also called tanning ledges, provide a place to bask in the sun, in a shallow area, and it’s even possible to have underwater seating built into your pool. You can incorporate natural features, like a waterfall or cascading into the pool, or even use environmentally friendly materials and a natural filtration system, utilizing plants and gravel, to maintain water quality in a way that perfectly complements your landscape. On the other hand, you can add to the ambiance with a fountain in or beside your pool, or even incorporate a fire feature into your pool to make a spectacular impression. You can also install water jets in your pool, for a water stream that creates a strong current, making swimming laps more challenging. These are nearly limitless customization options so that you can create a pool that fits in with your lifestyle and your aesthetic preferences.

Enhanced Chlorination Options

Measuring and adding chlorine to the pool used to be the only option for chlorination, but as technology has advanced, alternatives have emerged. Now you can have a saltwater chlorination system, using a salt cell to generate chlorine, keeping the water clear while reducing the smell and irritation of traditional chlorine pools. Saltwater is not the only possibility, though. UV-C and ozone sanitization systems are growing in popularity, using ultraviolet light and ozone to get rid of contaminants and bacteria in the water, for a healthy swimming environment without traditional chemicals.

An Easier Way to Clean the Pool

In the past, you had to manually skim and vacuum the pool to keep it clean. Now, robotic pool cleaners can navigate your pool on their own, removing debris for beautifully clear water. These intelligent machines are remarkably easy to use and energy efficient, saving you work and making it simple to maintain your pool. Another way to keep your pool free from debris is to install a high-quality pool cover, which can not only keep the pool clean but also prevent water and heat loss. Automatic pool covers are extremely convenient, and there are even solar pool covers, to allow natural pool heating.

Luxury Pool Heating

Modern pool heating makes it easy to keep your pool at a comfortable temperature regardless of the season, turning your pool into an all-season retreat. Discreetly and seamlessly blending into your poolside environment, the new pool heaters come in a variety of tailored solutions, utilizing different technologies. Solar pool heaters harness solar energy for sustainable and cost-effective warmth, while high-tech heat pump pool heaters provide the kind of adaptability and precision needed for a cutting-edge heated pool. Pool heating systems can be customized, and tailored to meet your needs, aligning with the size and usage patterns of your pool, to ensure an inviting swimming experience, and can be installed in a way that is unobtrusive yet provides maximum efficiency.

Smart, Energy-Efficient Pool Design

If energy efficiency is among your top goals for your pool heater, you are in luck, as newer models feature variable speed pool pumps, allowing you to adjust the flow rate. When compared to older, energy-hogging pool pumps, these are marvels of modern pool technology, saving energy and money, while running more quietly and lasting longer than traditional pool pumps. They are also an eco-friendly option, making them an optimal choice for a pool owner. Combined with smart pool controls, these new heaters are truly the height of luxury. Just as you can have a smart home, where the temperature, lighting, and more are controlled by your smartphone, there are smartphone apps that can allow you to create a smart pool. Controlling your pool’s temperature, lighting, filtration, and water features is remarkably easy with a smart pool, and some systems even allow you to optimize your pool settings based on weather conditions so that the system reads the forecast and creates the perfect pool environment for a swim. Smart pool controls can even check the balance of your water and schedule necessary maintenance, at the touch of a button.

Light Your Pool Environment

The array of LED lights available for pools is simply staggering. These energy-efficient lights, in a dazzling array of colors, offering a wide range of effects, have revolutionized pool lighting. Lighting is now not just about making the pool environment safer, but also about creating an ambiance to make it more enjoyable. Using different lighting, colors, and effects, you can create a mood both within and around the pool, changing the mood to create the right atmosphere for a nighttime swim, a poolside gathering, or whatever else strikes you in the moment. You can use underwater lighting to highlight your pool’s special features, like waterfalls or fountains, add fiber optic lighting to create a starry sky effect in your pool or install lighting around the pool to create focal points in your architecture or landscaping. All of this lighting can be designed to be controlled remotely, for maximum convenience.

Look to Aaron Pools and Spas for an Elevated Pool Experience

When you are ready to explore the kind of features that can take your pool to the next level, there’s no better company to install a pool for you than Aaron Pools and Spas. We’ve installed countless swimming pools and hot tubs since our company was established in 1972, and this family-owned-and-operated business has a dedicated, award-winning team with over 400 years of combined experience. We love to help improve the quality time that families spend together at home, which is why we provide pools and spas with exceptional craft, bringing your vision to life with the best, materials, layouts, and styles available. We also offer pool cleaning products to make sure your pool looks beautiful, feels amazing, and is safe. For the best possible service from our highly experienced installation team, call 508.996.3320 or contact us today.

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