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Sun Shelf Opinions needed

Posted by reno10 (My Page) on
Tue, Mar 5, 13 at 17:57

I have a gunite pool and would like to add a sun shelf. I was told that adding it directly to the pool is not recommended bc of risk to the gunite cracking/falling apart. What do people think about a separate sun shelf/kiddie pool next to the original pool? Is it weird looking? Does anyone have photos of something similar? Any help you can give would be appreciated! Thanks!

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RE: Sun Shelf Opinions needed

The looks will always be a personal preference, but I would imagine a talented designer/builder can do it in a way that it will look good.

RE: Sun Shelf Opinions needed

I love the sun shelf with the umbrella holes, but I designed the pool to have that feature. An afterthought? Not sure how that would work.

We have purchased a new home with a funky pool. Truly funky! There is no way to have a tanning shelf, but a nice floaty with an umbrella might work! What is cool about this funky pool is the grotto, waterfall over, but under... OH MY!! A jacuzzi with a shelf for your cool drink.

I hate to leave this pool with the tanning shelf, miles of umbrellas, and an olympic pool, but I'm getting used to this little funky one!

Good luck to you!


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