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How to Choose a Pool Company

If you are ready to build a custom pool, the first step is choosing a pool builder. It’s important to make this decision carefully. A pool is a big investment, so you want to make sure the contractor you pick has the expertise to exceed your expectations. Additionally, your pool company will be spending a … Continue reading “How to Choose a Pool Company”

What is Pool Coping?

There are many elements involved when building a custom pool. One example is pool coping, which forms the edge of your inground pool. It directs any water that splashes out into the deck drains and can visually distinguish your pool from its surroundings. You should consider what type of coping you want to use and … Continue reading “What is Pool Coping?”

High-End Pool Ideas

When building a custom pool, you want a swimming pool design that is truly your own and that you will be proud to show off. At Pools by Design, we create gorgeous high-end pools and can help bring your dream to life. Are you looking for pool ideas that will take your outdoor space to … Continue reading “High-End Pool Ideas”

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?”