Drainage may not be something you have really thought about as a home-owner, but you should. Learning that badly designed outdoor landscaping and pool deck areas could be causing permanent damage to your home’s foundation right now without you even realizing it could save you thousands of dollars and many sleepless nights in the future. Continue reading How to fix drainage issues in your backyard
We are so excited about a recent project, just completed, in Scottsdale Arizona. The challenge was to change the owner’s existing swimming pool and patio kool deck coating to travertine stone.
Travertine stone is a porous stone that provides an excellent natural non-slip surface for pools, patios and decks, and it is one of our favorite materials to work with. Continue reading Change Your Concrete Coating to Stone
When homeowners are designing their new pool or contemplating an upgrade to an existing pool deck it is essential to consider ways to keep the surface of the pool decking at a low and comfortable temperature. Walking on a paved pool deck on a hot day can feel like walking on hot coals, especially if the surface is made from a dark dense material that soaks up the sun’s energy and holds high temperatures all day long. The surface temperature of your future pool deck is an especially important factor to consider when designing a pool deck in states like Arizona and Texas, where temperatures soar in the summer months when you want to be in your pool every day relaxing on your comfortable pool deck. Continue reading How to keep your pool deck surface temperature low