Columns With Planters and Scuppers

The Advantages of Having Scuppers for Your Swimming Pool

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When you add water features to your swimming pool design, you are adding beauty and excitement to your custom-designed oasis.  There is a wide selection of water features to choose from, but it all boils down to your imagination and preference.  Scuppers are a popular water feature when it comes to a swimming pool design. There are scuppers that range …

Why Timers and Pool Automation Systems are Important?

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Your swimming pool is the ultimate recreational space at home; and like everything, it requires maintenance to keep it in optimal condition.  A timer is an idyllic device to run your filter system at set times each day.  Not only it will help automate the filtering process, but it will also provide you additional time to relax and do other …

Fire and Water Pool Feature

Fire and Water Features – Beauty and Excitement!

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When Greek philosophers studied the materials that make the concept of reality, they concluded that four elements would always exist: earth, water, fire, and air.  Today, these elements play a vital role when it comes to pool construction, and how a project with those features can create a wow effect. Fire And Water Pool Features Fire and water features give …

Lighted Sheer Descent

Sheer Descents: Add Beauty and Life to Your Pool Day and Night!

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Sheer descents are a captivating water feature that can be added on any new, remodeled or existing pool or spa. Characteristics Sheer descents produce a clear water arc.  They are versatile in providing a wide variety of water effects and simple adjustments, easily adapt to your taste or any environment.  This water feature is available in different lengths, anywhere from …

Outdoor Speaker Sound System

Outdoor Speakers for Your Oasis – Know the Facts

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All outdoor speakers generally have a protective seal on the diffuser, connectors, and wiring to protect them from outdoor elements such as dirt and moisture. Many people believe that a diffuser when “weather sealed,” has a weaker sound quality than a home stereo system. This statement is not accurate since: The speakers are the proper frequency to compensate the shell. …

Stream that connects spa and pool

Streams – From the Spa to the Swimming Pool

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An in-ground swimming pool is a significant advantage when it comes to design, beauty, and a long-lasting feature for your home.  It gives room for customization.  When a customer comes to visit our offices, our team of experts helps to design the oasis that expresses a personality. We provide an array of features to complement any pool design.  Streams are …

Designing an Outdoor Kitchen

The Advantages of Having an Outdoor Kitchen

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Americans are no strangers to cooking outdoors, especially in the summertime.  Ever since the Food Network started, we couldn’t resist watching Bobby Flay preparing a great BBQ on the rooftop.  We also can’t help but watch do-it-yourself channels, showing off different people’s ideas and designs of outdoor living spaces.  Who wouldn’t want to have their own outdoor family room? Or …

Custom Pools in Katy with Gusher water feature

Popular Pool Add-On Trends for 2018

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Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial welcoming of the season of sun and fun.  It is also a great time to enjoy a staycation, where your backyard becomes the new family room and your oasis is the most envied resort in the neighborhood.  Like every year, new and innovative trends come along the way.  Some popular add-ons are now entering …

$80k-$100k Custom Pool with spa, waterfall and flagstone pool decking

Different Types of Pool Decking

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The swimming pool is not just a hole in the ground filled with water; it’s so much more.  A swimming pool has lights, waterfalls, grottos, tanning shelves, etc.  When the time comes to build an oasis, it’s the decking that will make your pool stand out.  We could say that pool decking is the add-on fashionista of the backyard; the decking will …

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The Future of Swimming Pool Automated Apps

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It’s great to have a pool to relax, exercise and have fun with family and friends.  With today’s technology, you can now control your pool via apps conveniently located on your smartphone.  Imagine turning your pools fountains on or off, programming the filter and water pump, turning LED lights to go on at night all from your mobile phone.  Mobile …

Swim Jet

The Advantages of Having a Swim Jet in Your Pool

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For baby boomers, Mark Spitz was the athlete who set the standard of competitive swimming while for millennials, Michael Phelps is the epiphany of the Olympic sport.  We all know that these two swimming heroes started their sports careers in their very own backyard.  The notion of swimming from one end of the pool to the other, whether among friends …

Pool Water Features

Add-Ons to Customize Your Swimming Pool

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Purchasing an in-ground swimming pool is a major decision.  There are many shapes and sizes to choose from but choosing the best shape and size is dependent on the available space in your backyard.  Another thing you need to consider when having your pool designed is making sure that the pool design will match with your home and the surrounding …

Custom Pool Grottoes

More About Water Features – The Grotto

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Did you know that one of the most popular features of a swimming pool is a grotto? It is a perfect addition that brings added beauty and privacy. Pool designers can create grottos appealing to the eye, providing an excellent channel for water to pour, all while meeting specifics from a client’s preference and circumstance. What is a Grotto? A grotto …

Pebble Tec Pool Finishes

Pebble Surfaces are Better for Your Swimming Pool

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Pebble surfaces are the rage when it comes to custom-built swimming pools. If you are looking to have an oasis in your backyard, and you are considering low maintenance, then pebble finishing your pool is what you need. But first, why Pebble Surfaces and not plaster surfaces? Pebble finishing is more expensive than plaster, but it has a much longer …

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How to Choose The Right Pool Cover

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One of our colleagues told us recently of why her father bought a pool cover. She said that the swimming pool was not in her family’s home but at a weekend retreat they owned. Every weekend they found strangers jumping over the fence and having fun. “It was at that moment that my father decided to get a cover for …

Pool with Fire Pots and Tanning Deck

The Importance of Having Fire Pits

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Savvy homeowners are gearing more into outdoor living.  Outdoor kitchens, flower beds, and swimming pools with spas took over the once popular wooden decks and grills.  But it is the fire pit that is in high demand- illuminating evening sky across the country.  Note that it is essential to select the right fire pit based on available space, budget and, …

swim up pool bar

The Swim-Up Bar – Who’s Idea Was It?

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The first time I ever saw a swim-up bar was at my best friend’s home.  The year was 1977; my friend and I were about to graduate high school, and I would spend weekends at her home.  There is no denying that her swimming pool beat every other in a residential area.  It was the most expensive neighborhood, and her …

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Change the Color of Your Lights and Change the Ambiance in Your Pool

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Let’s face it.  We are creatures of change.  Our homes have to be up to date with the latest trends in decoration.  But when it comes to changing your swimming pool lighting, it’s another dilemma.  The process of changing out your pool’s lights isn’t easy but it’s also not impossible. The most significant change is going from traditional incandescent pool lighting …

Custom Pool With Water and Fire Features

What Pool Features Should I Add To My New Pool?

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Looking to build a pool? Can’t decide what to add to your pool? Well the possibilities are endless. But here are few of our favorite pool features for you to consider! But before you decide to consider adding any pool features, make sure you have a concept, theme, or idea in mind. There’s almost nothing worse than a tacky pool …

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Should I Build a Spa? Does a Spa Add Value To My Home?

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A spa has always been considered as a luxury. People build a spa or a hot tub to make their houses look expensive and obviously to enjoy the benefits of a spa. Though spas come with a heavy price tag, they also come with a lot of added bonuses. Like most of expensive things, building a spa can also be …

swimming pool finishes

Swimming Pool Finishes & Surfaces

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While building a pool, there are a lot of things that should be considered: The size, dimensions, motors and chemicals. All such technical matters are better left to the architect while you just wait for the time when you’ll be floating around. However, one thing that you should be interested is in selecting the surface of the pool. This part …

hydrotherapy spas and pools

Hydrotherapy At Home

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Hydrotherapy can help and treat various health issues. This whole-body treatment mainly involves the movements of water and water pressure. Hydrotherapy is a type of physiotherapy that can be performed in your own pool or spa. Adding hydrotherapy to your pool or spa can provide you with many convenient, at-home, health benefits. So, if you want to save your time …

backyard splash pads

Residential Splash Pads For Your Backyard

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Splash Pads, also known as spray pools, are a source of water activities mainly for children. Splash pads have nozzles and pipes of water and involve little or absolutely no standing water. The reduced risk of drowning makes splash pads safer for young children, unlike any swimming pool. For people who are not comfortable with going in a typical swimming …