If you are thinking about designs for pool decking around your Heart of Texas pool, there are plenty of options to fit whatever you need and want. You’ve worked hard and you deserve to be able to have this beautiful place to relax and reflect on everything in your backyard. We’ll continue to talk about pool decking designs that you can put around your swimming pool in this article.

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Pool Decking & Designing a Perfect Pool Area

When you are deciding on your pool decking, you need to remember that this is what is going to tie everything together. You have many different beautiful elements in your pool from the many add on features you have chosen for your swimming pool. It is a satisfying feeling when everything in your backyard is complete.

As you are deciding on what kind of pool decking you want, there are several factors to consider. Matching your pool decking and swimming pool is the main thing most people want to look into. It all comes together when the pool decking colors flow with the rest of your backyard. There is another factor to consider and that is safety. It is important that we keep your friends and family safe, this being said we don’t recommend a slippery pool deck. Instead we recommend a concrete pool deck, not only is concrete decking durable, it is also environmentally responsible. A concrete deck will last a considerably longer amount of time compared to a wooden deck, and with a concrete deck it can be designed how you want it to be.

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Brushed Concrete

This is a simple pool decking and it is a leveled layer of concrete that has a brush ran over the surface to finish it. The coarseness of the brush bristles is one of the important factors with this type of pool decking. When you use a light bristle, you’ll get a lighter texture and a heavier bristle will be a more coarse texture.

Hand Seeded P-Gravel

This is poured concrete decking that has pebbles scattered on the surface. Most of the designs are from 1/8th to 3/8th of an inch and they come in a range of natural colors like gray, white, black and even see through.


Deck Coating

A high quality decking depends on the coating and it comes in any size and shape that you want. It is also cooler than concrete pool decking, is resistant to slips and does not stain or mildew.

Other options that you may find attractive are:

  • Scoreline
  • Lime Coat
  • Pattern Concrete
  • Belgard Pavers
  • Travertine Pavers
  • Flagstone Decking
  • Tile Decking
  • Slate
  • Flagstone Inlays

As you can see, there are many options, but don’t let that overwhelm you. We are here to help you go through all of the options so you are able to pick the one that is going to work for you and your pool. Give us a call today to get started.

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