—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.
Topics: Design / Features, swimming pool plans, LED, remote controls, Pool Financing, Construction, custom pool ideas, backyard design, pool deck, swimming pool construction problems, pool builder, Landscaping, Owner/Lifestyle
—How building a pool-spa combo enhances backyard appeal and lifestyle options
From bubbling relaxation to a more attractive outdoor space, including a custom spa with your inground swimming pool offers a variety of advantages—making it an extremely popular feature.
—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.
—Make the right choices for the microclimate around your pool and patio
Guest Author: Tony Steine
When homeowners build a swimming pool, they often add landscaping to complete the project with style and beauty. A common approach is to pick your favorite plant varieties. However, this could be a mistake.
—Yes, you can include this relaxing, functional feature during a major renovation
A Baja shelf on a swimming pool delivers a big win for both relaxation and convenience. And for existing pool owners, the good news is that you can add this handy, attractive feature during a major pool renovation.