Tired of looking at your boring swimming pool but worried that fancy upgrades will break the bank? We understand that many pool owners forgo additional upgrades in the beginning because of budget restrictions and you know, responsibility. Adulting is hard. Although, not all additions to your pool area have to cost a small fortune. Thankfully, R.I.G. Custom Pool & Spa has compiled this list of swimming pool extras that don’t cost a fortune and can make a big difference in your pool.

RIG Custom Pool & Spa cascade Swimming Pool Extras That Don't Cost A Fortune


A small waterfall feature, which is usually between 12 and 18 inches wide. Your pool professionals at R.I.G. Custom Pool & Spa can install a cascade inside an existing retaining wall or decorative structure. 

Stamped Concrete

Although normal concrete is durable and cost-effective, it lacks visual appeal. When you’re looking for swimming pool extras that don’t cost a fortune adding stamped concrete can easily change up the look of your pool patio. It’s only a slight price increase over plain concrete and a noticeable savings over pavers. 

Automatic Pool Vacuum

One of the biggest hassles of pool ownership is having to clean your pool. For added convenience, an automatic vacuum can help do some of the work for you. These vacuums come as suction-side cleaners, pressure-side cleaners, or robotic cleaners. 


Potted plants add aesthetic appeal and a lush atmosphere to your pool area. Adding built-in planters to your pool area can make make your swimming pool feel like the tropical oasis you’ve always dreamed of without the hefty price tag.

Waterline Tile

Concrete pools already have this type of tile, but it can be added for customers with fiberglass pools too. If you already have waterline tile, changing it out for a new, light-catching style can really up the wow factor of your pool area. We have plenty of options for you to browse in our showroom at 2001 Havendale Blvd NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881.

Bubblers & Deck Jets

Bubblers and jets have to be plumbed during the initial setup of your pool. However, they require less budgetary allowance than most swimming pool features. Bubblers are usually placed on a tanning ledge or shallow area of a pool. You can turn up the intensity from gentle bubbling to full water fountain. Deck jets are usually placed outside of the pool and shoot arching streams of water. These swimming pool extras that don’t cost a fortune can provide a captivating water show that is sure to impress!

Whether you are interested in adding on to an existing pool or having a new pool installed, you can turn to R.I.G. Custom Pool & Spa. Our professionals have experience working with all types of pools, and we serve both residential and commercial clients in the central Florida area including Winter Haven, Lakeland, Bartow, Haines City, Mulberry, Florida. To learn more, schedule an appointment by calling us at 863-294-4475 or drop by our office at 2001 Havendale Boulevard in Winter Haven, FL.

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