Best Way to Handle the Houston Heat

Best Way to Handle the Houston Heat

In the summer when the temperature outside regularly exceeds 90F, it can seem impossible to escape the Houston heat. The good news is that by incorporating just a few elements in your backyard, including a new custom pool, you can create a cool and comfortable escape to enjoy all season long.

Create Shady Spaces

The sun in Texas can be blistering hot, which is why it is important that you have one or more shady spots in your backyard.

  • Build out shading onto your existing deck or patio
  • Incorporate new freestanding structures like a pergola or a gazebo
  • Make your own shade sail

Build Your Own Custom Pool in Houston 

A swimming pool is the ultimate way to beat the heat. A a well-designed pool will provide you with endless opportunities to stay cool while also having fun with friends and family.

When homeowners think of owning a pool, they often picture the standard rectangular lap pool. But modern technology now allows pool lovers to design and build the perfect aquatic getaway for their home and lifestyle.

  • Freeform pools: As the name suggests, these pools are built to be any shape, size and depth.
  • Lap pools: These modern pools are rectangular in shape and can be any length and width
  • L-shape pools: This shape of pool offers ample space for swimming, as well as a separate area for lounging and relaxing
  • Geometric pools: Featuring various angles and lengths, these pools are striking in appearance

Why Choose Laguna Pools & Designs in Houston

Laguna Pools & Designs custom pool builders in Houston uses state of the art 3D pool designing software so that you can plan and build your perfect customized pool before a shovel hits the dirt. We are an active member of the Association of Pool Spa Professionals and we are committed to building the pool you have always dreamed of.

To learn more about building a pool and spa in your backyard, we invite you to call us today at (281) 392-8833.


Laguna Pool’s reputation for unprecedented quality craftsmanship and customer satisfaction has made them a leading custom pool builder in the Katy/Fulshear area and all of Greater Houston. Founded by Robert W. Traugott, they’ve been in business since 1973 and have an A+ rating with the BBB. Laguna Pools has received numerous awards, and are nationally recognized for their commitment to design excellence. They build pools in all areas of Greater Houston, from Conroe to Texas City and beyond.

Creating breathtaking backyards for over 40 years, Laguna Pools combines experience and expertise to create outdoor living spaces you will love and use for years to come. Their long history is proof you can depend on them to be there when you need them for the life of your pool. Give them a call at (281) 392-8833, visit them online, or stop by 1010 Greenbusch Road in Katy to tour the largest outdoor showroom in the Houston area.

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