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Understanding Pool Terminology: A Dive into the Essentials

Due to the complex pool terminology, diving into pool ownership or revamping an existing one can feel like navigating uncharted waters. To simplify, we’ve crafted an essential guide covering everything from Shotcrete to Autofill. Whether you’re crafting your ideal pool or decoding your backyard oasis’s components, this guide clarifies the terms for a smooth journey. The Foundation: Shotcrete, Concrete, Gunite

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Choosing the Right Luxury Custom Pool Builder in Raleigh

When it comes to adding a touch of luxury to your home in Raleigh, there’s nothing quite like the elegance and allure of a custom-designed pool. As a city known for its beautiful landscapes and affluent neighborhoods, the Raleigh area has seen a surge in demand for luxury pools, turning backyards into personal oases. However, the journey to owning your

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How Much Does a Concrete Inground Pool Cost To Build?

***Updated January 2023*** Do you dream of building a gorgeous new concrete pool but have no idea how much it really costs to build? Internet searches state that the “average” cost of an inground concrete pool is between $60,000- $70,000.  To be quite honest, that is not even a starting cost, much less an average one.  So how much does

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Year-Round Enjoyment: Heated Pools for Raleigh’s Climate

When you think of Raleigh, North Carolina, you might conjure up images of warm, sunny days and mild winters. But while Raleigh does enjoy a generally temperate climate, the changing seasons can still bring cooler temperatures. For luxury pool owners in the area, the desire for year-round pool enjoyment is a top priority. This is where Azalea Pools and Outdoor

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Why Fall is the Best Time For Pool Planning

As summer draws to an end and cool weather on the way, you may find yourself daydreaming about having the pool of your dreams for next summer. Many folks here in North Carolina start thinking about pools in the Spring. However, pool planning takes a lot of time to properly prepare and build for next year’s summer swim season. That’s

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Your Virtual Pool Planning Guide

With the current, albeit hopefully temporary, situation regarding Covid 19, planning your future pool project virtually is a great way to get started while maintaining the social distancing guidelines.  Check out our virtual pool planning guide to get started! Secure a plot plan or a survey  Most closing documents contain a plot plan and/or survey.  Also, if you purchased a

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8 Ways To Renovate Your Pool

Do you see signs of usage in your pool?  Does your pool feel dated with old equipment and features? Does your pool show its age with broken pool decking? Let us help you breathe new life into your pool with a fantastic pool renovation.  Here are 8 great ways to renovate your pool. Resurface your pool If you have an

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Which Type of Pool is the Best for Me?

There are several types of pool options available to clients – concrete, fiberglass or vinyl liner.  But which one of these is the best one for you? Let’s take a look at the the 3 choices and compare the pros and cons of each. Concrete   Pros: Concrete pools can be made to almost any shape, size, or configuration. The

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Hot Trends for Pools in 2018

Tired of sweating in the sweltering summer heat?  Ready to take back your enjoyment of the outdoors?  Then it is time for your very own backyard swimming pool oasis!  Swimming pools can provide a relaxing and enjoyable respite from all the summer craziness. So what are some of the hot trends of swimming pools in the Raleigh-Durham area?  Let’s take

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