CASE STUDIES

Project Spotlight: Darsan Contracting (2013)

The addition of a concrete swimming pool and rustic patio area in the backyard of this large, colonial-style residence in Vaughan, Ont., not only co-ordinated well with the home’s architectural design, but also created space for the family to relax and entertain with friends.
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Project Spotlight: AquaSpa Pools & Landscape Design (2016)

While this homeowner in Woodbridge, Ont., certainly loved their pool and backyard, they knew renovation work was needed to rejuvenate their outdoor living space. For instance, the existing fibreglass steps were inappropriately sized and the acrylic was chipping, the pool’s shallow end was too small and did not provide bathers the luxury of just lounging in the water as opposed to swimming in the 2.7-m (9-ft) deep end. Finally, the existing landscape was overgrown and outdated.
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EXPERT ADVICE

Embracing green technologies can make a difference

By Connie Sue Centrella

After facing some difficult times, the pool and spa industry’s economic recovery will depend on how effectively it adopts a socially responsible approach to green initiatives. Not only must pool and spa professionals commit to sustainability strategies and embrace newer technologies, they also need to...


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CASE STUDIES

Designing a pool in a backyard with minimal space on a cliff

This project, like any other, commenced with a typical client meeting that started out at the front door and ended looking off an upper deck at a cliff where the client wanted to create a spectacular entertainment space with a pool as the centrepiece. There was a major problem,...+ Read More
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How to prevent and treat depleted sanitizer levels in pool water

By Karen Rigsby and Zach Hansen

Chlorine demand is defined as ‘the inability to maintain a chlorine residual in a pool or spa’ even after repeated application of a chlorinating product. It is one of the most frustrating problems a pool owner can experience, as continued application of product...


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