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Tips for Arizona Pool Owners

Having a pool in your backyard is a luxury, especially in Arizona’s summer heat. By taking the proper steps to maintain your pool, you can keep it looking beautiful and clean. The procedure is similar no matter where you live, but Arizona pool owners do need to take the high temperatures and sun exposure into … Continue reading “Tips for Arizona Pool Owners”

Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

Do you want to transform your yard into the perfect space for entertaining and relaxing with your family and friends? Pools by Design can help. In addition to designing and building custom swimming pools, we can create an outdoor living space that you will love. A backyard kitchen is a great option because it is … Continue reading “Outdoor Kitchen Ideas”

What is a Sun Shelf?

If you are building a new custom pool, you may want to consider adding a sun shelf. Popularized by high-end hotels, sun shelves have become increasingly popular with pool owners in Tucson. Sometimes called a tanning ledge, baja shelf, or tanning shelf, a sun shelf is a flat, shallow area at the entrance of your … Continue reading “What is a Sun Shelf?”

How Pool Automation Works

Having your own custom pool or spa is a luxury that not everyone can enjoy. This experience can be even better with state-of-the-art systems and features that make maintaining and using your pool easier. We can add Pentair’s IntelliCenter to your new custom pool. This pool automation system will allow you to manage nearly every … Continue reading “How Pool Automation Works”

Managing Pool Water Level

Your pool water level should be at the midpoint of your pool skimmer’s opening. This allows the skimmer to pull debris from your pool’s surface effectively. Too much or too little water can lead to costly repairs. Here is what you should know about water levels and how to make your maintenance easier:  If Your … Continue reading “Managing Pool Water Level”