Choosing an Inground Pump

Published February 27, 2015 41 Views

Reliable, Durable Pumps For Inground Pools Circulation/filtration pumps for inground pools are the heart of the swimming pool’s circulation system. Pumps pull water from the pool through the skimmer and main drain, push it through the filter, and return it to the pool through the main returns.  D...

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How Much Does a Pool Cost?

Published February 26, 2015 54 Views

Five questions that will help you build your pool budget. Wondering what a new pool might cost? It’s a simple question that can be difficult to answer.  Here are five questions that will help you design and build a pool that fits your lifestyle and your budget. What size pool do you want? H...

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Comparing Pool Materials

Published February 17, 2015 76 Views

Gunite vs. Vinyl vs. Fiberglass Pools When evaluating materials used in the construction of an in-ground pool, there are three primary choices: Gunite (a mixture of cement and sand) Fiberglass Vinyl lined Each has its own distinct advantages and disadvantages, and the choice for yo...

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7 Steps to Choosing the Right Pool Builder

Published February 17, 2015 42 Views

Thinking about building an in-ground pool? It’s exciting to imagine all the fun and relaxing times you will have with friends and family. Before you build, be sure to follow these seven key steps to ensure your investment truly delivers the pool of your dreams. Step 1: Select Pool Type Before...

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FAQ: Should I consider companies that offer very low prices?

Published December 23, 2014 37 Views

It is actually possible to build a pool at a low price. But you should be aware that to build a low cost pool, structural elements, craftsmanship, equipment, and design are all compromised.  Using an inexperienced builder, or poor quality construction materials can also put you and your family at ri...

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FAQ: Why do pool cost estimates vary so much?

Published December 2, 2014 44 Views

The price of a pool is determined by much more than just the size and shape of the pool. Unfortunately, many contractors don’t include important factors that affect cost in the actual estimate they provide. This also means that you can get hit with hidden charges after construction has begun. Some i...

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FAQ: What factors affect my pool cost?

Published December 2, 2014 34 Views

The costs involved in building a swimming pool vary from one swimming pool installation to another. Some of these factors include the type of pool you choose, the pool size and shape, the extent of the hardscape you choose to enhance the design of the pool, and the options or “frills” you select.  A...

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FAQ: Can I have a pool in a small, difficult yard?

Published November 25, 2014 49 Views

Yes!! Our expert design and construction team can work with even the most challenging properties. You’ll be surprised by our innovative solutions that can turn your dreams into a beautiful backyard escape. Before you give up on your impossibly small yard or hillside location, call us for design advi...

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FAQ: How much work is it to maintain a pool?

Published November 25, 2014 35 Views

How much work is involved in owning and caring for a swimming pool?  In the past, pool maintenance was more of a chore. But with today’s technology and conveniences, owning a swimming pool is easier than owning a car!  Automatic pool cleaners, pre-programmed filtration and heating, as well as variou...

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FAQ: How do I select the right pool builder?

Published November 23, 2014 44 Views

When considering having a pool built in your backyard, hiring the right builder can be a challenge. Here are a few things to consider in determining the best fit: What is the company’s experience and skill level? Do they have a competent, professional team? Is the company in good standing wi...

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FAQ: What kind of options are available for my pool?

Published October 25, 2014 29 Views

Technology is changing at an unprecedented rate, and swimming pools are no exception. Automatic cleaning systems, innovative water treatment options, LED lighting, automated pool control systems, spa products, waterfalls and many other options are now available to make your pool easier to maintain a...

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FAQ: How do I pick my pool design?

Published October 25, 2014 38 Views

Each property has unique features that should be considered when your pool is being designed. So does your family! At your request, a design expert from Design Pool & Spa will meet with you at your home to discuss your pool needs and desires. He or she will ask you how you intend to use your pool. I...

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Top 5 Reasons to Build Your Pool This Winter

Published October 7, 2014 34 Views

A Pool in the Winter? 5 Reasons why Winter is a Great Time to Build While cold weather may not inspire you to think about swimming outdoors, winter is the ideal time to buy a pool. (Yes – we can build year round, even here in Upstate New York.) Here are five great reasons to build a pool during t...

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Duck, Duck, Don’t!

Published August 31, 2014 55 Views

Ducks are cute – but they don’t belong in your pool. There are three really good reasons to try to keep them out. It will harm the ducks. Drinking large amounts of pool water can damage their kidneys. Duck droppings can contain harmful bacteria. According to the Center for Disease Control, m...

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We Still Make Them Like They Used To

Published August 11, 2014 37 Views

Have you purchased a washing machine or refrigerator lately? It’s frustrating to find shoddy parts and weak construction. Things you could once count on to last 20 years now only last 7 or 8. As the saying goes, “they don’t make them like they used to.” So, when people ask me why we build gunite...

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The Things That Matter

Published July 31, 2014 45 Views

What’s most important to you? If you’re like many of the wonderful clients we’ve worked with over the years, your list looks like this: Family Friends Health and relaxation Beauty and tranquility How do we know this?  Because these are the same reasons our clients decide to build cu...

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Yammy desserts

Published April 25, 2014 37 Views

“The details are not the details. They make the design.” – Charles Eames

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Design quote

Published March 1, 2014 41 Views

“A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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