At Imagine Architectural Concrete we love that every project is different. Recently we worked on a backyard and pool deck that used marbella pavers in a really innovative way to create a luxurious backyard design. For many reasons, marbella pavers are becoming a very popular choice for creating a luxurious statement in pool decks and backyard hardscaping, and this project is a great example. (more…)

As the weather starts to warm up you may be sitting outside checking out your pool deck, and noticing the cracks and damage that need attention. It is natural for any pool deck to display wear and tear over the years. Proper and regular maintenance can minimize this but eventually most pool decks require a little more attention and perhaps a new coating.

There are several pool deck coating options and it makes sense to do your research before deciding which one will work for you, your pool deck, and your budget. To help you out we have compiled below a list of three of the most popular pool deck coating options. Whichever you choose, the Imagine Architectural team brings experience, artisan skills and exceptional customer service to make sure that the finished product exceeds your expectations. (more…)

As pool deck installation and resurfacing experts, “Can I paint my pool deck?” is a question we sometimes hear. So today, we thought it might be helpful to try to answer this question, and to provide some of our insight into whether or not you should, in fact, paint your pool deck.

The first thing we should address is that pool deck paint is rarely the solution to pool decking issues. When we talk about resurfacing a deck what we are really talking about is applying a coating or using specific materials, other than paint. Materials such as acrylic, natural stone, or stamped concrete for example. Ultimately, the times when it is truly appropriate to paint a pool deck are very limited.

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Our team recently worked on a project in Phoenix, Arizona that would be any concrete contractors dream. The architecture of this designer home centers around the use of concrete to create unique spaces, that are both stylish and functional. For this post we wanted to share with you some of the unique ways that concrete was used to create a truly stylish finish.

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The big question for customers in Arizona and the south west of the United States when choosing pool decking is always, what is the surface with the coolest temperatures during the summer?
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Basketball, tennis, soccer, handball, and volleyball are all popular sports in Arizona, played on sport courts in homes and on commercial properties across the Valley. Hundreds of Arizona resorts, parks and sport complexes in Scottsdale, Mesa, Phoenix, Tempe, Chandler, Glendale, Sun City and beyond include sport courts that are well used by the local communities and visitors to the ‘Valley of the Sun’.
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Exposed Aggregate Pool Deck & Patio SurfaceExposed aggregate is a decorative treatment of concrete. This type of concrete surface has been around since the 1900s, and is becoming increasingly popular again. Exposed aggregate is both affordable and stylish, making it a fantastic option for home pool decks, walkways, patios, and driveways.
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Limestone Pavers in Scottsdale, AZWe worked on a remodeling project recently which is too good not to share. The job location was Scottsdale, Arizona, and the primary material for the pool deck and patio was ‘Boulevard Lights’ limestone.
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Marbella Stone Scottsdale Backyard RemodelUpdating and upgrading outdoor living areas in Arizona not only adds value to a home, but also adds quality of life for the homeowners and their families. With so many hot days during the year here in Arizona, creating an outdoor space that is usable throughout the year is priceless. Our team loves working on backyard remodeling projects. We greatly enjoyed this recent Marbella Stone project in Scottsdale, Arizona that completely remodeled the whole back yard for our clients. (more…)

Modern Concrete Pool Deck in Tempe, AZThe Imagine Concrete AZ team recently worked on a unique Tempe, Arizona pool deck. Our team expertly used concrete and concrete slabs to completely transform the client’s backyard from an out-of-date, worn-out look into a modern oasis.
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Silver Travertine PaversThe Imagine Architectural Concrete team carefully & professionally installed these beautiful silver travertine pavers around this Phoenix homeowner’s swimming pool and on their back patio. (more…)

Before you hire a company or individual contractor to work on a project at your home there are a few questions that it is absolutely essential to consider and research before making a commitment. (more…)

The Imagine team recently completed a project at a residence in the Biltmore golf course area, Phoenix Arizona.

Located near the grandeur of the Phoenix mountain preserve, the Biltmore golf course is situated right in the heart of Phoenix. Owners of residences in this area have been contending with the high water table, and the resultant backyard flooding, for many years.
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The key to enjoying your beautiful pool deck for many years to come is simple ongoing maintenance. Here are some top tips on what you can do to increase the life-span of your pool deck.
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Our team recently worked on a project in North Scottsdale. The project brief was to switch out the old stamped concrete patio with more modern limestone pavers for a really clean look. Our client selected Boulevard Light for their pavers to perfectly compliment the rest of their back yard and their home’s architecture.
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