3 Things You Should Consider When Planning a Pool Remodel

Posted July 14, 2022 in 3D Design, Blog, Design/Build, Fence, General, Landscape Design, Landscape Lighting, Patio and Walkway, Pool, Videos

Now that pool season is in full swing, you might be noticing areas around your pool that may need upgrades and renovations. Remodeling your pool in the Lehigh Valley could make your backyard safer, more functional, and energy-efficient. But, without the right design, plan, permits, and build team you could easily end up with a project that quickly turns into a messy headache.

We don’t think that renovating your pool in the Lehigh Valley should be stressful. This is why we are sharing 3 things you should consider when planning a pool remodel:

  • Upgrade your lighting during your pool remodel 

Lighting can really transform your pool and the area surrounding your pool. But, new lighting around your pool can also improve safety. This is why it’s important to know where to place your pool lights and accent lighting.

We know pool lighting can transform your outdoor environment, enhance your family’s pool experience, and improve safety. This is why we help you strategically design and plan new lighting that can change the mood and feel of your newly remodeled pool in the Lehigh Valley. Your custom, full-color, 3D design will allow you to feel how your new lighting will add mystery and elegance to your new outdoor living space while increasing your safety by improving visibility and highlighting transitional areas, such as stairs and ramps.

  • Reimagine the patio around your pool 

If the area around your swimming pool is dated, the cracks in your concrete could cause major safety issues, your layout could be challenging when it comes to arranging furniture and hosting get-togethers, or everything could just simply look out of place. Most homeowners don’t think it’s possible to upgrade the area around their pool without completely starting over. But, with the right design, plan, and experience you don’t need to tear out your existing pool in the Lehigh Valley to upgrade the patio around your pool.

Our design-first approach allows us to help you visualize exactly how we will keep your existing pool in its position – to save time & money – while maximizing your pool’s aesthetic appeal by upgrading the area around your pool in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.  No matter the size, shape, or setup of your pool, we can work around your existing swimming pool to upgrade your backyard to an outdoor living space.

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  • Relocate your fence during your pool remodel

In Pennsylvania, there are rules regarding the height of the fence, the spacing of the fence, and inspections that you will need for your new fencing. These strict zoning requirements and rules typically leave homeowners with a fence that makes their pool look and feel like it’s “in prison”.

We know that dealing with townships and municipalities can be stressful, and keeping up with zoning changes, permit applications, and inspection schedules can be frustrating. This is why we eliminate this stress and hassle by handling all aspects of your project, including, but not limited to, developing your plans, filing your permits, hiring your pool contractors in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, scheduling your pool inspections in the Lehigh Valley, and more!

Designing and building a new outdoor living space should be an exciting experience, but we get that you don’t want to work with a contractor that will waste your money and you don’t want to get stuck wasting your valuable time managing multiple crews, contracts, permit applications, and other important details.  You are not alone!

At MasterPLAN, we have partnered with hundreds of homeowners – just like you – to eliminate the stress and hassle when transforming your backyard into an outdoor living space in the Lehigh Valley.  We make your unique journey stress-free by using our award-winning design/build process to handle all communication with your HOA and township, develop your plans, obtain your building permits, manage any and all engineering, schedule your inspections and so much more!

Here’s how to do it:

Call: Schedule your meeting!

Collaborate: Create your perfect plan!

Construction: With an approved design, construction starts!

Celebrate: Raise a toast to your transformed home and the new life that comes from it!


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In the meantime, download your exclusive copy of the Top 5 Design Secrets your Contractor Doesn’t Know. So you can stop fearing that you will make the wrong decisions about your new outdoor living space and instead be confident when selecting the right firm to help transform your backyard into the outdoor living space you always dreamed of!

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