When it comes to outdoor spaces, privacy is one important thing to consider. Being out and about in your trunks or bathing suit is much more comfortable in a private space. It can be quite awkward to have strangers and passers-by ogle and stare at you while you enjoy a swim. Privacy can be quite the luxury especially in cities that are highly populated. In this article, we discuss how you can keep the pool area from your neighbor’s view. Here are four different ways to add privacy around the pool area.

Privacy Panels

privacy panel for stamped concrete pool deck

Privacy panels are great for keeping you out of view while also being stylish at the same time. The most ideal materials for privacy panels include concrete and wood. Wooden panels are great for complementing the natural elements of the outdoor pool area. It also adds natural warmth to the whole space. For those who wish for a sturdier option, you can opt for concrete as a material. This is highly versatile and complements a stamped concrete pool deck.

Living Privacy Walls

concrete pool deck

Living privacy walls are an eco-friendly option for the environmentally conscious. This makes use of plants that have dense foliage or vines that cling and wrap around structures. Living privacy walls can also double as a vertical garden depending on how they are built. Deciduous shrubs and evergreen shrubs are an excellent option.

Dual Purpose Privacy Features


Nowadays, it is all about multi-tasking when it comes to day-to-day life. What if the privacy screens and walls can multitask too? With some creativity and a skillful contractor, these definitely can. Privacy screens can also be home to wonderful succulents. These can be made to double as vertical plant boxes. A great way to include additional use to masonry walls is to put up outdoor wall seating. This installation has made rounds in the outdoor design industry and for good reason. It is practical, functional and earns a bonus for looking chic.

Consider these ideas when you are planning your next outdoor improvement project. While you are at it, why don’t you look into stamped concrete overlays to enhance concrete surfaces? This decorative application is applicable for pool decks, patios, walkways, and driveways. Feel free to visit our homepage to know more about the different decorative concrete applications. Read more on our blog page with this article on making your pools usable for the entire year.




If you represent apartments or condominiums, you understand that maintaining a community swimming area for safety and appearance is very important. One of the nice features about knockdown texture is the slip-resistant surface. With a wide variety of paints and designs, you can have safe concrete overlays that are functional for your decks and a visibly pleasing entertainment area for your residents and guests.




Whatever commercial industry you represent, if you need to resurface, refinish, or repair your commercial pool decks, call Decorative Concrete Surfaces at (323) 319-5230 today. Even if you need to completely remodel your outdoor swimming pool deck, email us at info@losangelespooldecking.com. If you prefer, you can fill out a “Request a Quote” form, and someone will get back to you shortly about your renovation needs.


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