Engineering a pool

Structurally Engineering a Swimming Pool

Above: Engineered genius upwards. The seemingly simple design of this rimflow swimming pool belies the fact that it is suspended over 7 m (23 ft) high pylons. This Pool Has Been Structurally Engineered  Theoretically the installation of...
Chocolate brown quartz pool

Coating a Pool with Quartz Color

Chocolate box. Chocolate Brown Quartzite creates an unusual effect in this  striking swimming pool. The raised deck alongside the pool is the perfect place for sunbathing, relaxing or even entertaining; it can also be...
Stone pool surround

Choose a Pool Surround with Style

Choosing the Right Surround for Your Pool The swimming pool surround has become a design factor that can alter the look of any pool area. Not so long ago, many pool builders offered a standard meter of...
A dream come true. The new pool constructed.

Modern Pool Balancing Act

Perfection on Pylons When Ian and Sally Merrington found an old rundown property in Camps Bay on Cape Town's Atlantic coastline, they immediately knew they could transform it into their dream house and garden, with...
swimming pool built in the rocks

This Pool Is As Solid As a Rock

You could say this pool has produced tranquility between a rock and a hard place. Built on a landscaped platform 131 ft (40 m) above the road below, it was designed to compliment an eight...
pool finishes with poolcrete

Inside Information About Your Pool Finishes

An impressive pool finished with Cemcrete’s PoolCrete which is a uniquely formulated mixture of white cement, white marble and special additives that permanently eliminate the need for painting a pool.  Inside Info on Swimming Pool...
Pool and paving after

Pool and Paving

Pool and Paving Step-by-Step Paving is a very practical and hardwearing surface for swimming pool surrounds. However, not all paving is the same. While ordinary brick paving is undoubtedly the most ubiquitous type, there are other options...
pool makeover after picture

Mammoth Pool Makeover in the Desert

Huge Hotel Swimming Pool Makeover in Just Four Days The pool at the elite Royal Mirage Hotel in Dubai was built in 2001 and finished using Cemcrete’s PoolCrete, a brilliant product that has added a new element to...
Swimming pool with earth colors

Make Your Swimming Pool a Different Color

Dare To Be Different and Make Your Pool a Different Color Instead of the usual blue-hued swimming pool, introduce color on the inside and allow nature to reflect its own special beauty. That is exactly...

How to Understand Pool Terminology

Pool-Speak - Pool Terminology 101 What Those Words & Phrases Mean. Does pool terminology sound like gobbledygook to you when you are discussing anything about your pool or spa with your pool guy or supplier? Well...
gunite pool

Build a Gunite Pool

Gunite Pools may be Built in Every Shape and Size If you are going to be building a new swimming pool, have a look at all the different types including gunite pools, hand-packed concrete pools,...
New pool with lion fountain

Hints for the New Swimming Pool Owner

Starting Up a Newly Constructed Swimming Pool Owning a new swimming pool can be a daunting experience. For months you pondered over what to build and who was the best person or company to build...
fiberglass new pool

Type-casting Your New Pool

A fiberglass pool that is ideal for any smaller property. Decisions Decisions … Making the Right Choice for Your New Pool Having taken the plunge and decided to build a swimming pool, it is important...
fiberglass pool

Building a Pool

Swimming Pool Construction Methods for your First Pool A swimming pool is high on the wish list of most new homeowners, even though building a pool can be a daunting task. And that's not really a...

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