Which Shaped Pool is Right for Your Backyard?

A well-designed pool will enhance the entire look and feel of your home. It should blend in beautifully with your landscaping and complement the shape of your yard. It should NOT feel like someone just dropped a pool into an empty patch of lawn. An inground pool can be constructed in any shape, and an oddly-shaped lot can actually lead to the creation of a unique and beautiful pool. But, how do you pick the best location and the most flattering-shaped pool for your backyard?  The examples below address these and other issues you should consider before building your own personal oasis. Please feel free to send me any questions you may…

We’re celebrating our 2500th pool!

By Kody Bednarcyk Design Pool & Spa is celebrating a major milestone this summer. Our company, which began operations dating back to 1968, recently completed construction of its 2500th inground pool. The pool is extra special to its owners, James and Jessica Barons, because it represents a family dream come true. Here’s what they had to say: “We envisioned a pool that would become an extension of our home and create a place our whole family could spend time together,” explains James Barons. “It was amazing to see our design ideas come to life.” Design Pool & Spa builds custom, gunite pools that can be contoured to suit almost any environment…

How to Build the Perfect Sized Pool

By Bucky Frusco It’s fun to plan and design a new pool! One of the first questions we hear is: “how big should our new pool be?” There is no easy answer to that question. However, one of the best things about building a pool means that you can tailor the design to suit your specific wants and needs. Here are some key questions to help you figure out the perfect pool size: Who will be the main users be –kids or adults? And, how often will they use the pool? What will they use if for? Taking a quick dip? Laps? Floating on a raft and sunning? How much…