Recent content by atlas5

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    Thoughts on pool design/layout/features

    Thanks so much to all for taking the time to read and comment, really appreciate you and this forum! Thinking we'll save the IFCS money and complexity, and go robot, however we were told Polaris may be better for us due to leaves. We have some big trees close by and I'm sure we'll have plenty...
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    Thoughts on pool design/layout/features

    @Soggydoggies Great pics, that Tahoe color looks amazing! May have to try to see which Luna Quartz color is similar to Tahoe. Great idea with stepping down the decking on the back side, that may really help the feasibility for us. Also good to know about the kids tendency to jump off the...
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    Thoughts on pool design/layout/features

    @kimkats The spa is 12" raised, but with the pool being so far below the level of the house, I don't think it will impede. Good advice on the water depth, I need to amend the bid to explicitly state the water depth rather than just a nominal pool depth. Very reassuring that you didn't see any...
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    Thoughts on pool design/layout/features

    @bmoreswim your build looks amazing! Time spent wandering, lol!!! If I had that privacy back there I would too. You bring up some great points about the deck on the back, you've convinced me to get some costs on that. And totally agree on the bench in that shallow end nook, that's...
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    Thoughts on pool design/layout/features

    Thanks Jim and Bmore, appreciate the bluntness! 😁 I did know folks are pretty much unanimously in favor of SWG, however for some reason most every PB we've talked to has tried to talk us out of it. I'm not totally sure why, and am not sure of the cost difference if there is one versus that...
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    Thoughts on pool design/layout/features

    Hello all, we've been trying to figure out a pool design and this is what we've come up with so far. Hoping to get some thoughts on general design/layout, features (or lack thereof!), spa placement, bubbler steps vs sun shelf, equipment, bench locations, etc as I don't know proper design, but...