Design - Build

The pool and spa industry has always wowed the world with gorgeous bodies of water. However, it takes a lot of work to get there. From meeting clients and landing projects to shotcrete installation, plastering and plumbing, here’s a look at what builders go though to reach that beautiful ending.


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Failure to Damp-Proof Limestone

When you take the time to protect limestone from moisture, it can retain its charm for decades to come.

Cash For Breaking Ground

Partner with the right lending broker to help get construction started and gain more customers.

Scale Does Tile An Injustice

Don’t let calcium deposits ruin your tile work.

Pool House Treehouse

Excavated rock created the ultimate recycling project: a very cool pool house treehouse.

A Deep Breath, Then on to 2021

Builders refl ect on the record year and the year to come.

How To Properly Bid On A Pool

How to properly bid on a pool.

The Way We Build Now

The pandemic has changed how builders get things done.

A Guide to Painting Pools and Decks

Painting is a simple and cost-effective way for customers to renovate their pool and deck.

Everything New Again

Three builders share their favorite backyard renovations.

Tips for Builders Keeping up With Unprecedented Swimming Pools Demand

A list of things that today’s pool builders can do to increase production capability and reduce stress.

Package Pools: Floors and Walls

For maximum life, vinyl liners need good support.

Start-Up for Plastered Pools

A start-up guide for plaster pools.

It's Time to Charge for Design

If there has ever been a time for pool builders to start charging for design services, it’s now.

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