About Us

If you can dream it, we can build it!

Azalea Pools and Outdoor Living creates stunning, custom luxury pools and outdoor spaces. We exceed our clients’ dreams. As one of Raleigh’s top pool builders, we offer exceptional service. Our innovative designs, premium materials, and superior craftsmanship set us apart. We are a licensed North Carolina General Contractor (#88241). Our dedicated team serves Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Each project reflects our commitment to excellence.

“I am closely involved with each project Azalea Pools and Outdoor Living acquires by providing general on-site supervision as well as personally selecting and inspecting all materials used on that project.” – Will

Our Values.

At Azalea Pools and Outdoor Living, our values guide everything we do:

Beauty: We create visually stunning outdoor spaces. Our designs reflect your style and enhance natural beauty. We turn your environment into a luxurious retreat.

Integrity: We uphold the highest standards of honesty and reliability. We complete every project with transparency. We commit to ethical practices and respect your trust.

Quality: We deliver superior products and craftsmanship. Skilled artisans use premium materials for every detail. We ensure your project meets the highest standards of excellence.

Honesty: We ensure transparent communication. We build relationships based on trust and keep you informed. Your involvement at every project stage is essential to us.

We transform your outdoor space into a wonderful oasis. Relax, entertain, and make cherished memories for years. We create places where beauty, integrity, quality, and honesty shine.

“Communication with our clients is very important to our company. From scheduling to project questions, I am here to help our clients in whichever way I can.” - Heather

A Family Company.

Will and Heather Grantlin proudly own Azalea Pools and Outdoor Living. With extensive experience developing exceptional outdoor environments, we bring unmatched expertise to each custom pool project. Our comprehensive background in business operations ensures the smooth running of day-to-day activities. Together, we work tirelessly to ensure every client is delighted with the results, creating custom pools that transform your outdoor space into a stunning oasis. The dynamic partnership between Will and Heather sets Azalea Pools and Outdoor Living apart in the industry.


Will Grantlin, Owner & Project Manager

Will brings his extensive expertise and passion for excellence to every Azalea Pools and Outdoor Living project. With over 25 years of experience in construction and landscaping, Will’s knowledge and dedication ensure that each pool and outdoor space is crafted to perfection.

Overseeing Every Detail: As your custom pool builder, Will oversees every aspect of pool project construction from start to finish. From the initial consultation to the final touches, he ensures that every detail aligns with your vision and meets our high-quality standards. Will’s hands-on approach guarantees that your project is executed seamlessly, on time, and within budget.

Certifications and Experience:

  • NC General Contractor with a Swimming Pool Classification: This certification underscores Will’s expertise in pool construction, ensuring that your pool is built to the highest safety and quality standards.
  • NC Landscape Contractor: With a deep understanding of landscaping, Will integrates beautiful, functional outdoor elements that complement your pool, enhancing the overall aesthetic and usability of your space.
  • CMHA Certified: Will’s certification with the Concrete Masonry and Hardscapes Association (CMHA) highlights his expertise in creating durable, aesthetically pleasing masonry and hardscape features that enhance the functionality and beauty of your outdoor living space.
  • NC Irrigation Contractor: Expertise in irrigation ensures that your landscaping remains lush and vibrant, with efficient water management systems that support the health of your plants and the beauty of your outdoor space.
  • Bachelor of Science in Horticulture, NC State University: Will’s academic background in horticulture provides a solid foundation for understanding plant science, allowing him to select and care for plants that thrive in your specific environment.

Will’s combination of hands-on experience, advanced certifications, and academic knowledge makes him uniquely qualified to lead every project skillfully and precisely. His commitment to excellence ensures that your pool and outdoor living space will be a source of pride and enjoyment for years.

Heather Grantlin, Co-Owner & Administrator

Heather plays a crucial role in Azalea Pools and Outdoor Living. As co-owner and administrator, she manages design and business operations. Heather ensures the company runs smoothly and efficiently.

Comprehensive Management: Heather handles marketing, accounting, website updates, social media, and scheduling. Her attention to detail ensures flawless project execution. She allows the team to focus on delivering exceptional results.

Experience and Education: With over 20 years in office administration, Heather brings vast knowledge to her role. She manages business operations with precision and care. Heather holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her creative and analytical skills contribute to design and client relations.

Dedication to Excellence: Heather’s commitment to excellence shows in every task. Her meticulous approach ensures clients receive outstanding service. She guarantees projects are on time and within budget. Heather’s role is vital to maintaining our high standards. We inspire confidence in our clients.

Together with Will, Heather ensures every project surpasses client expectations. They create beautiful, functional outdoor spaces for families to enjoy for years.

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