—More than good looks, pool tile protects your liquid investment
—How executing your entire backyard makeover as a single endeavor delivers greater value
If you are planning a new swimming pool along with other outdoor-living amenities, consider a strategy that optimizes style unity, smoother construction with better costs, and overall project cohesion—as well as some additional benefits.
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—Gain functionality and save on operating costs by reducing your pool’s depth
Have you ever thought about changing the depth of your swimming pool?
If you have a deep backyard pool and are planning its renovation, consider the advantages that come from making the deep end shallower.
—Keep project costs down with simultaneous house-pool construction
Are you buying a home in a planned development or hiring a builder to construct a custom residence? Well, if you also plan a swimming pool in your new backyard, consider building the pool right along with your new home.
— Customize your patio with stylish techniques for color and texture
High durability and versatility for customizing color, pattern, and style make decorative concrete decking one of the most popular choices for the patio material around swimming pools.
—How raised gunite pools beautifully triumph over building challenges
One reason to build a raised, out-of-ground concrete swimming pool (gunite or shotcrete) is for style: The configuration achieves a distinctive, multidimensional aesthetic and delivers an original backyard design.
—Raise the “bar” on outdoor entertaining by bringing the resort experience home
The first time people discover the upscale delight of enjoying a cool beverage in a swimming pool swim-up bar is often when they’re vacationing at an exotic hotel. Relaxing on a barstool built under the water with a handy countertop to place your drink or a snack is the ultimate resort experience—and it’s a feature that more homeowners are now including in their own backyard retreats.