Designing Your Outdoor Kitchen

An outdoor kitchen expands your living space and allows you to cook, eat and entertain without having to leave the comfort of your own backyard. A well designed outdoor kitchen should allow you to enjoy cooking outside year round. Our designers deliver breathe-taking options for outdoor kitchens which are as functional, welcoming and entertaining as any room inside your home. Outdoor Kitchen: Choosing Kitchen Design Features An outdoor kitchen can be as simple as a grill, table and chairs, or as elaborate as a fully Continue Reading

Custom Build-Ins for Designer Pools

Custom build-ins for designer pools allow the home owner to maximize their enjoyment of the outdoor space with endless options for customization and creativity. Available features for your custom pool or spa include: Custom Build-Ins: Steps & Seating Beach Entry: Resort style area for sunbathing or lounge chair seating Tanning Ledge: One large oversized step into pool follow by 2-3 standard pool steps Standard Pool Entry: 3-4 steps at the shallow end of pool Floating Steps: Swim Up Bar: Underwater bar stools Continue Reading

Common Causes of Cloudy Pool Water

Cloudy pool water is one of the most common pool problems and can be caused by a number of factors. It can be a symptom of inadequate filtration, a pH imbalance or inadequate chlorine levels in the pool water. The treatment depends on the cause. Cloudy Pool Water Cloudy pool water is usually the result of one or more of the following: High calcium hardness level High conditioner level High pH or Low pH levels High total alkalinity High level of total dissolved solids Low chlorine level Algae Large Continue Reading

Caring for Your Pool During Cold Weather

Pool Covers If you plan to winterize your pool by using a winter pool cover or safety pool cover make sure it is secure, making sure all components are securing the cover to your patio/deck area. Remove Leaves and Debris Eliminating sources of debris will prevent your pool cover from being ripped, torn or otherwise damaged during the winter months. Wet leaves can be very heavy and weigh your pool cover down. Keeping the pool area free of leaves will also help prevent water contamination if your pool is not covered for Continue Reading