When it comes to your backyard, what do you see? If you’re looking out back and only see green space, you’re missing out. Backyard design often gets overlooked as a “must have” and is most often categorized as a “one day.” The reality is that your dream home deserves a dream backyard. Since your backyard is an extension of your home, you should treat it as such. 

Expanding your home’s functionality and adding to its aesthetic to include a custom pool and gorgeous outdoor living space is something you’ll never regret. Read to learn more about why your home deserves a custom space and why you should invest in a dream backyard. 

1. Improve the Aesthetics

Well-designed outdoor living spaces are more than just a traditional pool and pool deck. Your outdoor living space blends seamlessly with your home’s aesthetic, creating a stunning focal point and adding a touch of class and elegance to your property.

To make your backyard area even more welcoming, consider incorporating different water features into your pool’s design like fountains, water bridges, rock structures and more. Don’t forget to expand on the functionality of your backyard by adding a fire pit or fireplace with seating or an outdoor kitchen where you can enjoy many meals with family and friends. A beautiful, well-maintained outdoor living space translates into a perfect backyard for your perfect home.

2. Convenience

A backyard pool also brings an unmatched level of convenience. Gone are the days of packing up and going to a local pool, amusement park, or beach to enjoy a good swim. With a backyard pool, you just need to step outside and take a dip in the pool in the comfort and privacy of your home while on your timeline. 

3. Great Entertainment Spot

A well-designed outdoor living space serves as the perfect entertainment spot. A pool offers unlimited entertainment opportunities such as pool parties, water games, and just good old-fashioned fun. And an outdoor kitchen allows you to prepare and serve food right around the pool area to maximize your time outdoors. Don’t forget to wrap up the evening under the stars and around the fire pit! 

4. Encourage Family Time

A backyard pool also offers an excellent spot to spend time and bond with your family in the comfort of your home. And the beauty of it is you don’t have to leave your home! Whether you’re all jumping in the pool on a hot summer day or hanging out poolside at night, there are many ways you can enjoy genuine family time out back. 

5. Increased Health Benefits

Installing a pool in your backyard adds to your overall health benefits. The convenience of having a pool within your home motivates you to get up and take a dip which is a great way to incorporate more physical exercises into your schedule.

Swimming is a low-impact exercise ideal for everyone in the family. It has multiple health benefits, such as improving heart health, building endurance and muscle strength, and maintaining a healthy weight. It also increases flexibility, reduces stress, improves coordination, and offers full-body relaxation.

6. Increased Property Value

Expanding your outdoor living space goes a long way in increasing your home’s value. Your backyard pool can be the difference between selling your home quickly or keeping it on the market list for months. So, although building a backyard pool and customizing a gorgeous outdoor living space may have large upfront costs depending on the size and design, it’s an investment that can pay off in the long run.

Your Pearland Pool BuilderWhen it comes to creating a seamless transition from the indoors out, let the pool building experts at McKinney Custom Pools help design a space that complements your dream home and brings it to the next level. Every dream home deserves a dream backyard, and your expert pool designers at McKinney Custom Pools have the knowledge and experience to handle your pool project with the highest level of professionalism to guarantee satisfaction. Contact us today.

About the Company 

McKinney Custom Pools specializes in the design and construction of luxury pools, working closely with Pearland area homeowners to create beautiful pools customized to reflect their unique style and needs. Started by Anya and Jeremy McKinney, both long-time Pearland residents, McKinney Custom Pools serves the areas of Friendswood, League City, Sienna Plantation, Sugar Land, Manvel, Kemah, Deer Park, and surrounding cities. 

Jeremy McKinney brings a work ethic that led him to a career in the NFL and Anya McKinney brings industry experience and a keen eye for pool design and details. When you work with McKinney Custom Pools in Pearland, you will be working directly with the owners who will make sure your project is done perfectly. 

McKinney Custom Pools is a member of the Better Business Bureau, The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP), and the Pearland Chamber of Commerce, among other prestigious business and swimming pool industry associations. Contact McKinney Custom Pools today to get started on your dream backyard.