Building a deck around a pool, whether it is an aboveground or an in ground pool, is a tough job, it is pretty time consuming as well but it is worth it in the end. This article is all about decks, it will give you an overview about all kinds of decks, different ideas and designs for building decks around your aboveground pools.
The basic purpose of constructing a deck around your pool is to have a space for people to take a sunbath or walk around the pool easily. But it is not just this space, it gives an amazing look to your pool and backyard as well. All you need to do is to first decide which type of deck you want to build, consider all the options, pick one that is the most suitable for you and only then you can start thinking about the design of the deck.
Building a Pool Deck!
There is not really any quick way of building a pool deck, it does and will take your time. Also, if you are thinking about doing this yourself, you will need a lot of equipment like proper tools and a work force as well, even if you are a pro when it comes to above ground pools.
There are basically 4 major steps involved in building a deck around your above ground pool.
- Installation of the supporting poles.
- Construction of the frame.
- Then, installation of the deck
- And finally, installation of fence.
Types of Decks around the Pool
- Wooden Pool Decks
The wooden pool decks are one of the best options you can go for. These are the most popular ones as well. The best thing about this type of pool deck is that one can build it of any size and shape. It only depends on your imagination and creativity.
It looks fantastic around above ground pools.
- Resin Prefab Pool Decks
The best thing about resin prefab pool deck is their ability of not deteriorating in cold climates. They can be the ideal alternative for the aluminum decks. They are available in different colors and interesting shapes. If you seek help from experts, you can even have a custom design for the deck around your pool.
- Aluminum Pool Decks
The aluminum decks often come with the aboveground pools. That’s the thing about these decks, their usage is limited to a specific pool model. The good thing about these decks is that they can be installed pretty easily, they can cope with the colder temperatures quite well and the flooring provides comfort for your feet.
- Stone Decks for your Pool
The stone decks are the most expensive ones. But they also provide the most beautiful look to your pool as well.
- Composite Style Pool Decks
These are the best ones, in my opinion. These decks can very easily fulfill the requirements of an above ground pool owner. These are basically a combination of the above mentioned 4 types. You can have a wooden deck with surrounding are of aluminum.