We love working on all our projects, whether they be commercial, residential, a pool deck installation or a driveway remodel. Sometimes though, a project really stands out, not just because of the project itself but because of the location. 

A recent project in the east valley is a perfect example of a magnificent pool, pool deck, patio and driveway framed by a stunning show-stopping backdrop. When selecting materials and looking at the overall design on a project like this, it is essential to consider not only how to compliment the architecture of the home, but also how to maximize and leverage the beauty of the backdrop and the natural surroundings. (more…)

We recently worked on a really fantastic project in Gilbert, Arizona. The Town of Gilbert is a growing community near Phoenix, with many beautiful homes and developments. This particular project was a remodel of an existing pool deck.

To begin the project, our team expertly removed the existing patio concrete pavers and sidewalk panels. Next, they prepared the existing pool deck surface, and finally the team installed brand
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Good question! At Imagine we often hear from potential clients that they would like more information on pool deck resurfacing, and whether or not it is something they can consider for their own pool deck. With many decades of experience in this area our team can provide all the answers! (more…)

We love the opportunity to fully transform our client’s backyards with pool deck remodels and installations. Upgrading a pool deck is not only a practical investment that improves durability and performance of the deck, it also adds style to the backyard landscape and outdoor entertaining areas. In our experience, a remodeled or newly installed pool deck instantly adds value and style to a home. The addition of a built-in BBQ area and fire pit can then take a backyard to the next level for outdoor entertaining. (more…)

When selecting a pool deck many people are looking for a material that will complement the style and design of their home, will be easy to maintain, and will last a long time. Travertine pavers deliver a positive in all of these areas, plus much more; making it an increasingly popular choice. Here are just a few of the reasons why we love travertine, and a few of things to be aware of when planning for the installation of a travertine pool deck. (more…)

Every pool deck remodeling project our team works on is an opportunity to create something special, something that clients will love and enjoy for years to come. A recent project in Paradise Valley, Phoenix is a perfect example of this.

The goal with this project was to create a Paradise Valley pool deck area that truly reflects the grandeur of the home. The pool at this home runs almost the length of the main house and is surrounded on three sides by a rich green lawn. The location and large size of the pool creates a unique opportunity for the pool deck to become a design statement, to not only complement the architecture and styling of the home but to become a design focal point on the property. Lending itself to this is the shape of the pool itself. A long rectangular lap pool becomes almost art deco in appearance with a grand entrance with classic rounded lines. (more…)

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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The Imagine Architectural team works on commercial pool deck projects as well as residential. Commercial projects tend to be larger in scale and are a great opportunity for our team to use a wide variety of installation and maintenance skills, with the goal of delivering the highest quality pool deck finish every time.

When installing or resurfacing a commercial pool deck it is essential to ensure the highest quality of pool deck installation, the perfect concrete pour, and an ongoing maintenance plan to keep the deck looking brand new. Thinking about a commercial maintenance plan from the outset of the project helps to ensure durability and extends the life of the pool deck surface for the client and all their customers.
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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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Pool Deck Remodel in Mesa, AZOur team recently completed a pool deck remodel project in Mesa, Arizona. From start to finish this was a very enjoyable project to work on. Our client had a clear vision, and we were able to deliver the perfect team to make the vision a reality. The end result is a phenomenal outdoor entertaining space, with an easily maintained attractive pool deck that adds significant value to this family home.
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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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