Best Swimming Pool Fire and Water Features

Pool Renovation – Add Water Features

In Pool Remodel by Platinum Pools

One of many reasons for homeowners to remodel their swimming pools is to add water features. From waterfalls to pencil jets, water features can enhance even the smallest and simplest pool, transforming it into a sensory experience.  Not only do water features look good they also add the sound of falling water, providing a sense of serenity and peace in your backyard oasis.

If you want to have a pool that looks spectacular or bring new life to an existing oasis, a great option is to install a water feature.

Placing Water Features

Many factors can contribute to setting a water feature. Usually, you may want it in an area where everyone can see it. For example, if a homeowner wants to incorporate a waterfall with a grotto, a pool designer must know to set it up with the existing plumbing and filter system.

Another solution for integrating water features is by adding a raised wall. Raised walls are excellent for any swimming pool accessory available.

What Should a Homeowner Consider on Installing a Water Feature?

It is necessary to consider the materials to use and combine it with the pool’s design without regarding the water feature. 

It is also essential that, when installing a water feature, to consider the depth of the pool. For example, place a waterfall with a grotto in an area of the pool that is, at least, five feet in depth.

Advantages in Adding Water Features to Your Oasis

  • A water feature can give a swimming pool a visual and attractive look.
  • Many water features such as gushers and scuppers can give hours of swimming fun.
  • It makes your backyard come alive with the sound of flowing water.
  • It helps to create a calm and relaxed environment.
  • The sound of the falling water helps to create a calm and relaxed environment.
  • You can find different creative and colorful designs.

Types of Water Features

Gushers – These water features are great for tanning ledges, and beach entries where the water depth does not exceed six inches. A homeowner can add many bubblers to a pool but rarely are there ever over three in any pool.

Pool Scuppers


Add a visual enhancement and add a soothing backdrop of sound for your pool. Scuppers come in a variety of designs and sizes, allowing you to choose the size and design that you like the best.

Sheer Descents

swimming pool scuppers

Sheer descents produce a clear arc of water, projecting away from a raised wall into your swimming pool, offering a dramatic focal point. Adjust the flow of sheer descents to create a wide range of effects. The sounds of sheer descent water features can be almost a silent, glass-like sheet of water or a rushing mountain waterfall.


Accessorizing your pool with a waterfall truly adds a natural look and feel to your swimming pool. The sounds of flowing water cascading down a natural rock waterfall will transform any swimming pool into a backyard oasis. 

Pencil Jet Pool Water Features

Mini Jets

Create a “WOW Factor” when your family and guests see it. Mini jets are a unique water feature that shoots streams of water from you the deck into the pool.

Laminar Jets

If a homeowner is looking to add a water feature that outshines the rest, then laminar jets is the answer. These features create bright, uniform arcs coming from the deck or landscape. The impressive feature can reach from seven to eight feet high, landing into the pool, spa, or other water feature. Adding LED lights makes these streams spectacular with brilliant colors.  

And there you have it!  The task of pool remodeling is a huge decision.  We invite you to visit our website and our pages on Instagram and Pinterest where you can find a variety of water features to choose from. Call us at 281.870.1600 for more information.  Our staff is ready to make your backyard dreams come true.