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What is a reverse infinity-edge swimming pool?

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Aug 12, 2023 9:12:15 PM

—Redirecting a fabulous flow where you can see and hear it

A reverse infinity swimming pool boasts a “vanishing” edge that faces the home and patio area so you can see the decorative wall with overflowing water and catch basin—versus being hidden from view on the pool’s far side where it appears to merge into the horizon.

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Topics: hardscape, pool layout, Design / Features, pool buyer tips, LED, zero entry pool, zero-edge pool, custom pool design, Buyer Tips, vanishing-edge pool, backyard design, lighting

In-Pool Tables, Stools, Benches: Design Options for “Swim-up Dining”

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Aug 13, 2022 8:44:10 PM

—Add extra style, fun, and function to your swimming pool or major remodel

With a swim-up dining table and seating in your swimming pool, even the most ordinary activity can become special.

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Topics: pool layout, Remodeling, Design / Features, Gunite pool construction, Construction, custom pool design, custom pool ideas, Backyard Entertaining

3 Family Factors that Should Drive Your Swimming Pool Plan

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Feb 12, 2022 7:00:00 AM

—Questions to determine purposes for your pool to ensure a result that achieves your goals

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Topics: Backyard Additions, pool layout, pool designer, Design / Features, LED, Equipment/Technology, infinity swimming pool, aquatic fitness, custom pool design, Buyer Tips, custom pool ideas, gunite spa, sanitizer, swimming pool waterfalls, lighting, tanning ledges, Backyard Entertaining, Landscaping, Owner/Lifestyle, Heating, swimming pool accessories, decking

Rock Waterfall Swimming Pool Slides—Detailed Guide & Photos

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Aug 14, 2021 6:00:00 AM

—Get the facts on custom landscape slides and integrating them into pool waterfalls

Incorporating an attractive slide into your swimming pool rock waterfall or grotto waterfall will boost the entertainment possibilities in your backyard while enhancing its overall beauty.

Compared to free-standing slides, rock waterfall slides—also called landscape slides—are both permanent and more visually appealing.

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Topics: Backyard Additions, pool layout, Design / Features, swimming pool photos, swimming pool plans, swimming pool waterfalls, pool deck, lagoon pools

Mid Century Modern Pools: 7 Retro-to-Contemporary Design Evolutions in Photos

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on May 8, 2021 6:00:00 AM

—See today’s take on key elements of gunite-pool style and configurations

The Mid-Century Modern swimming pool has come a long way. Inground designs from that era have changed over the decades and given way to more sophisticated contemporary looks.

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Topics: pool layout, Design / Features, LED, infinity swimming pool, interior finish, custom pool design, swimming pool waterfalls, lighting, tanning ledges, swimming pool accessories, tropical pools

How Long Does it Take to Build a Gunite Pool? 8 Delay Factors

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Jan 9, 2021 7:02:18 PM

Real-world variables beyond your control that slow construction

Just how long will it take to finish building your inground pool?

Let’s be candid: Rome wasn’t built in a day—and neither will your new backyard aquatic resort. Nor will your custom pool be finished in a week. Or in a month.

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Topics: pool layout, pool construction, pool buyer tips, Gunite pool construction, swimming pool weather delays, swimming pool digs, swimming pool construction problems

Inground Rectangle Pools: 10 Design Ideas to Add Style & Flair—with Photos

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Oct 10, 2020 11:46:28 PM

—Up the visual drama in a basic 4-cornered shape with these attractive, functional features

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Topics: pool layout, Design / Features, swimming pool photos, swimming pool plans, LED, infinity swimming pool, Buyer Tips, custom pool ideas, gunite spa, vanishing-edge pool, lighting, tanning ledges

   

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