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Inground Pool Design: What’s Your Style?

You’ve decided to take the plunge and install an inground pool. Congratulations! You now have several decisions to make. The big ones are concrete vs fiberglass, location, and pool design style. Today we’re going to address inground pool design style. There are two main types of inground pool design: classic rectangular and freeform.

Is one style better than the other? No. Both styles can be beautiful and bring you and your family joy for years to come. The shape of your inground pool is a personal preference. But there are some factors to consider that might help you make a pool design decision.

Classic Rectangular

Inground Pool Design, Rectangular PoolRectangular pools are available whether you choose a fiberglass pool or a custom concrete pool. The shape is modern and classic at the same time. The clean lines and sharp edges can make the pool area more formal. If the pool will be close to your house and your home’s architecture has lots of clean angles, a rectangular pool will complement the style of your home.

Inground Pool Design, Rectangular Pool

Do you want to swim laps? If so, a rectangular pool is the way to go. Do you want to install an automatic pool cover? A rectangular pool can accommodate one easily.

Related Reading: Top Reasons to Get an Automatic Pool Cover for Your Inground Pool

Do you want classic straight lines AND curves? The Roman style might suit you. It’s essentially a rectangular pool with semi-circular ends and stylized corners. image alt text Roman Pool Design



Inground Pool Design, Freeform PoolA freeform pool is one with multiple curves. It can give a more relaxed feel or lagoon-style feel. If you’ve always wanted a pool rock waterfall and pool water slide as part of your outdoor oasis, a freeform pool design might appeal to you. A freeform pool design gives you endless options for pool landscaping as well.

Freeform PoolThe freeform style is available in fiberglass pools and custom concrete pools. Be aware though, that the more complex the shape of a concrete pool, the higher the cost will be. That’s because of the additional labor involved in framing and building it by hand.

What Is Most Visually Appealing to You?

Sometimes you have to see a pool design first to know if it appeals to you. We invite you to browse our Portfolio for examples of our custom work. You can also visit San Juan Pools if you’ve decided to get a fiberglass pool. Try their visualization tool to see what various pool designs would look like in your backyard. We’re an authorized installer of these high-quality pools.

Related Reading: Why Woodfield Installs San Juan Pools

Make It Exceptional. Make It Woodfield.

Turning your backyard into a pool paradise starts with hiring a pool builder who shares your vision and can execute it flawlessly. Our team has decades of pool design and pool installation experience, and hundreds of satisfied customers. We hope you’ll consider us to help turn your dreams into reality. We work with homeowners throughout the Baltimore area, including Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Cecil County, Harford County, and Howard County. Schedule a call today.

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