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Add-Ons to Customize Your Swimming Pool

In Pool Features by celement

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 …

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More About Water Features – The Grotto

In Pool Features by Swimming Pool Expert

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 …

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Pebble Surfaces are Better for Your Swimming Pool

In Pool Features, Pool Tips by Swimming Pool Expert

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

In Pool Features, Pool Tips by Swimming Pool Expert

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 …

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The Importance of Having Fire Pits

In Featured Post, Pool Features, Pool Tips by Swimming Pool Expert

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, …

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

In Ask the Pool Experts, Pool Features by celement

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 …

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Tanning Shelves vs. Beach Entry Pools

In Pool Features by celement

Swimming pools have become a great idea to enhance the beauty of your house. The inclusion is done in various ways as it depends on the preference of the people and the amount of space available. However, when it comes to swimming pools, the trends come and fade. Include a waterfall or a rock fall, no matter what you are …

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Why Install Pool Gushers

In Construction Process, Featured Post, Pool Features by celement

Ever see those extravagant pools, or large lakes with large gushing water fountains? Well you can custom design and add those crazy water features to your own pool. Pool gushers, also known as bubblers can be a fun and noticeable addition to your pool. The source of the bubblers are located at the base of the swimming pool itself, with …

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Why Add Fire Features To Your Pool?

In Pool Features by celement

The world of pool building and backyard design continues to constantly change. As a result, we are witnessing exciting new and crazy designs all the time. Adding extravagant pool features are all the rage. From waterfalls, slides, and tanning shelves– the sky is the limit. However, if you’re looking to add a very elegant flare, we recommend fire features as …

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Residential Splash Pads For Your Backyard

In Pool Features by celement

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 …