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    Salt Finish Concrete Pool Deck (Design Guide)

    Here’s our salt finish concrete pool deck including what it is, pros and cons, cost and design tips.Homeowners with backyard swimming pools know very well how slippery an ordinary pool deck can be. While adults can watch their steps to prevent falls, children are often not so lucky. That is why many swimming pool owners […] More

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    Pea Gravel Pool Deck (Design Guide)

    Here’s our pea gravel pool deck design guide including what it is, pros and cons, exposed aggregate and resurfacing.If there’s a material a new landscaper or an enterprising homeowner should look into, it would have to be pea gravel. This material is very versatile and cost efficient; it really stands out as one of the […] More

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    Travertine Pool Deck Pros and Cons

    Here’s our travertine pool deck pros and cons including colors, cost, sealing and cleaning travertine stone.Ever so popular, travertine remains one of the most favorable stone tiles because of its unique aesthetics and functionality where it is also used as indoor, patio, and path walk tiles for both residential and commercial use. What is a […] More

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    Cantilever Pool Deck (Edge & Coping Design Guide)

    Here’s our cantilever pool deck design guide including what it is and types of coping & edges.An in-ground pool is an excellent option for any backyard. It’s the perfect centerpiece for stay-cations, summer barbecues, and family gatherings. Part of the many decisions to make when having an in-ground pool installed is the type of pool […] More

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    Exposed Aggregate Pool Deck (Pros and Cons)

    Here’s our exposed aggregate pool deck design guide including what it is, pros and cons, cost and resurfacing tips.Exposed aggregate is a decorative surface treatment, both affordable and stylish option for home pool decks.  This type of concrete surface has been around since 1900s and now becoming increasingly popular again.  Exposed aggregates patterned beauty is […] More

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    Marble Pool Deck (Backyard Design Guide)

    Here’s our marble pool deck design guide including pros and cons and popular types of marble styles.As the temperature rises, it’s the perfect time to hop into the pool. However, it’s important to make sure that your pool has the right pool deck to offer an eye-catching way to make sure your pool fits into […] More

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    Saltwater vs Chlorine Pools Pros and Cons

    Welcome to our saltwater vs chlorine pools pros and cons including differences in cost, installation and maintenance. Saltwater and chlorine pools are the most common pool systems. Whether it’s an in-ground or on-ground pool, we all need to understand how best to keep the water clean and safe. However, when it comes to saltwater vs […] More

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    Artificial Grass Around Pool (Deck Turf Guide)

    Here’s our artificial grass around pool guide with what it is, pros and cons, top brands to use and the most popular questions regarding fake grass.Artificial grass has come a long way since its first commercial application as new materials and advances in its manufacturing process have led to a more natural-looking and durable product. […] More

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    Natural Stone Pool Deck (Types & Designs)

    Welcome to our natural stone pool deck design ideas including color, cost and popular types such as limestone, travertine, flagstone, marble, shell stone & sandstone.You can complete the look of your swimming pool design by using a natural stone pool deck. Whether emulating the beauty of nature, or aiming for that clean-cut modern theme for […] More

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    Types of Pool Finishes (Design Guide)

    Here’s our guide to the types of pool finishes including plaster, tile, exposed aggregate, stone and concrete.The finishes can make or break the whole mood and appearance of your swimming pool. Once you have decided the dimensions, shape, and style of your pool – the next major step to take is the materials and finishes. […] More

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    Swimming Pool Sizes (Dimensions & Design Guide)

    Welcome to our guide to standard swimming pool sizes including dimensions for inground, above ground, lap, plunge, endless and l-shaped pool designsSwimming pools are a multi-functional item to install in your home. They can be used for everything from family swims to pool parties and even fitness endeavors including everything from casual workouts to rigorous […] More

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    Top 10 Pool Design Software Programs (Free & Paid)

    Welcome to our guide to pool design software including free & paid programs and their features. Aside from the usual home interior and exterior, a swimming pool is probably one of those features of a home you want to be functional and beautiful at the same time. After all, this is your personal backyard oasis. […] More

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