Like most other things that revolve around residential living and design, swimming pools can become outdated. Back in the 80s it was common to see kidney-shaped pools with that traditional sand-colored slip-proof concrete surround. While it was a practical option at the time, today’s standards, predicated by the outdoor living trend that’s sweeping the nation, … Read moreLearn About Stamped Decorative Concrete for Pool Revitalization
Back in the 80s and 90s most swimming pools looked alike: they were either kidney-shaped, had a rectangular design, and most had that iconic, porous slip-proof concrete surround. Most tiles were aqua blue or navy, and the pool’s surface was typically blue or white.Today, however, homeowners are jumping at the chance to utilize advancements in … Read moreWhat to Consider When Investing in a Custom Pool
Outdoor kitchens became popular when the indoor-outdoor living trend exploded as a movement within the home decor and remodeling industries, and they were further popularized by networks like HGTV where dramatic unveilings revealed stylish living spaces. There is a huge demand for homeowners to emulate living spaces on patios, decks, in backyards, or to install … Read more4 Things to Consider When Building an Outdoor Kitchen
Have you been thinking that its time to invest in a pool? Perhaps the kids have been asking for one, or maybe you are just toying with the idea. Regardless of where you sit in making an investment decision, you might be interested to know that there are a plethora of good reasons to pull … Read more4 Reasons Why Families Should Invest in a Pool
If you’re thinking about installing a new outdoor fireplace, you might have questions about its safety. For example, could the fire escape and spread to nearby trees or structures? Although some risks do exist, outdoor fireplaces are actually safer than the alternatives. Protection This type of fire is surrounded by materials that won’t burn. Consequently, … Read moreAre Outdoor Fireplaces Safe?
The process of designing your pool is one that is super fun and exciting. However, it is also one where a lot of decisions must be made. This is essentially the final step before the actual building of the pool, so you want to make sure that you have a vision in your head of … Read more2 Important Questions To Ask Yourself When Designing Your Custom Pool
The thick smell of chlorine is a part of every childhood swimming pool memory, but that doesn’t mean your swimming pool now has to carry the same scent. Today, there are multiple alternatives that can supplement the chemical so your using less chlorine or replace it altogether. If you’re allergic to chlorine or you don’t … Read moreHow to Keep Your Pool Clean with Less Chlorine
Whether you live in Waco or Central, Texas, most of the year is hot. Even when the temperature dips below triple digits, it can be hard to stay out in the sunlight without heading indoors early. If you love spending time outdoors but your backyard isn’t giving a break, make sure your remodel includes more … Read more5 Ideas for More Shade in Your Next Backyard
Unlike residential pools, commercial pools are used more frequently, possibly daily, and attract higher traffic. Subsequently, commercial pools suffer from wear and tear quicker than residential pools do. And even though pool maintenance guidelines recommend for commercial pools to be replastered every 10 years, depending on the frequency of use of your pool, it may … Read moreIs Your Commercial Pool Due For A Re-Plaster?
Many people have seen decorative concrete and may have not even realized it. That is because concrete is so diverse. It has several possibilities to be used while still serving its function as an integral part of the building itself such as floors, walls, driveways, patios, and pool decks and more. Using decorative concrete is … Read moreThree Things About Decorative Concrete You Should Really Know