Pool Design

If you’re thinking of incorporating an in-ground or hybrid swimming pool and pool patio, call us now. We get too many calls of customers saying, “we wish we’d known about you before we put in our pool.” With years of pool design and outdoor living construction experience, we know exactly what it takes to design and manage your pool project. We have a library of testimonials from satisfied clients who have seen their projects completed on time and within budget by working with us.

Whatever your goals are, your style, your home and property type, prepare yourself for a stress-free experience and a rewarding relationship with our team. The impact you will see in your project is synonymous with our name; DESIGN really WORKS and we’ll make sure it works around you! Our practice tells us that good design and planning really do make the difference between an extraordinary outdoor living space and an average one. Let us be your advocate. We promise that we’ll leave it all out there so you can make the most of your time spent outside.

A pool design plan will guarantee that all of the elements that we consider together are accurately represented, for you and for our construction team, as it will also be the true blue print for building a quality and efficient pool project. Depending on the design package that best suits your needs, you will receive multiple plan renditions, available in a variety of formats.

Best Buy Installation Package

Below explains our best buy installation package which comes with a professional pool layout drawn to scale, including placement of the pool, patio spaces, outdoor living features (i.e. fire pit, outdoor kitchen, retaining and seating walls, walkways, hot tub, etc.), full list of hardscape materials and complete pricing estimate and contract. Additional design items can be provide as easy add-ons. Other options available to you when designing a pool include:

1-Time Consultation

Starting at $300.

This package is for homeowners who have many dreams and ideas and need a little help getting started in the right direction. Perhaps you’re a family who has plans to work in phases. For example, you’d love to put in a pool for the kids when they’re a little older. You’d love to install a patio and fire pit, but a current bathroom renovation is keeping you focused on the inside of the house. For the outside, your real priority this year is buying a shed and you want to make sure you place it in the right location. We can help! Let’s sit down and plan a schematic plan for the future.

What’s included:

We will sit down with you at your home for a minimum of one hour

Prior to the meeting, we will prepare an Autocad base plan (homeowner to provide plot plan)

We will listen and discuss your ideas

We will use our design expertise to create a schematic layout for during our meeting

Before leaving, we will provide you with a PDF of the plan to keep for your planning purposes

3D Design/Architecture

Our 3D landscape design service allows us to really enhance the design and gives you the opportunity to see the placement of the proposed pool and other outdoor living elements. 3D design has been a client favorite to help visually understand the project investment before we even start installation. Our 3D designs are perfect for the client who needs to see something to visualize the possibilities.

Plan Rendering

Plan renderings are a beautiful way to illustrate your plan in color and in detail. This tool brings depth and life to a 2-dimensional plan using a combination of our Autocad, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator programs.

Planting Design

Please refer to our Landscape Design page (insert link) for more information on custom planting designs to complement and beautify your pool oasis.

Master Planning – Starting at $1,500 designed

Design Works offers Landscape Master Planning to create a vision and roadmap for a successful and beautiful landscape. We offer a limited amount of Planting Master Plan projects from December 1 – end of February; helpful for the homeowner planning for a spring and/or phased installation. Please refer to other packages for design services outside of this time frame.

  3D Rendering of a Pool

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What To Expect

1. Initial Consultation

Jim and/or Jennifer DiNovo will come to your home and meet with you for an initial consultation. During our first meeting, you have our attention! It's important for us to get an understanding of your needs, style, and personality, which later translates into a design that is custom to you. It's also important for you to know that we're listening, so we often engage in a dialogue that evokes substantial ideas right on site. We will discuss similar project examples, rough cost figures, the aspects of the design/build process, and provide proof that we are the right team to hire. After getting acquainted, we’ll discuss design-build packages available to you and decide if both parties would like to continue to the next step.

2. Design-Build Contract

We will deliver an initial design-build contract for review and approval. We will collect a deposit based on the budget range of the project. We will perform a site assessment to understand grades, site opportunities and constraints, and to take measurements and photos. We will further discuss your needs, wants, options, materials, and budget refinement.

3. Renderings

We will present you with a concept. Any needed revisions will be discussed and the final plans, renderings, and construction contract will be prepared for your approval.

4. Coordinate

We will work with you on final logistics, coordination with other contractors, order materials, and notify Digsafe.

5. Break Ground

The Concept will start to be installed and take shape. We will stay in constant communication on progress and any issue that arise. Payment schedules will be invoiced and collected by our Team.

6. Finishing Touches

We will put on the finishing touches, walk through the project with you and explain how things work, review applicable warranties, collect final payment, and explain our maintenance services to keep your project looking great.

7. We Want to Hear From You

After the project, you will be provided with a testimonial and customer satisfaction survey request. We want to make sure we’ve upheld the projects to your standards.

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