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Project Spotlight: Valley Pool & Spa (2014)

Valley Pool & Spa created an impressive multi-level oasis for this homeowner in Kelowna, B.C., in working with the challenges of a backyard that was essentially a steep, sloped cliff. Due to the nature of this project, it took three years to complete as the unique limitations of the yard demanded several creative ideas.

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Project Spotlight: Betz Pools Ltd. (2014)

To provide this upper mid-town Toronto homeowner with all of the luxuries of modern living, without forgoing the convenience of their central urban location, Betz Pools Ltd., of Stouffville, Ont., designed and built this project by starting from the house and working outwards.

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Project Spotlight: Oasis Pools Ltd. (2014)

By Jason Cramp

Rather than commute to a cottage, this homeowner called on Oasis Pools Ltd., of Burlington, Ont., to create an exotic, spa-like atmosphere that would not only allow them to entertain a large number of people, but also spend quality family time together.

This project was unlike a typical pool installation as the design had to accommodate the rear lot, which sloped aggressively to the back of the property. Due to … Continue reading Project Spotlight: Oasis Pools Ltd. (2014)

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Project Spotlight: Artistic Shadows Landscaping/Pools (2014)

This project’s use of clean lines and various uncluttered, efficient spaces effectively mimics the contemporary style and theme of the interior and exterior of this residence in Arva, Ont. Managed by Artistic Shadows Landscaping/Pools, also of Arva, the job called for the installation of a 15.2- x 4.2-m (50- x 14-ft) custom-concrete pool with waterfall spillways, an overflow spa, fireplace, privacy screens, decking and patio areas, change/bathroom facilities, outdoor kitchen, and lawn space.

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Project Spotlight: Alka Pool Construction Ltd. (2014)

This split-level lot in Burnaby, B.C., which has a gentle, southwest slope, naturally lent itself to a vanishing-edge pool design. With this in mind, Alka Pool Construction Ltd., also of Burnaby, installed a 3.6- x 9.7-m (12- x 32-ft) pool, complete with a 9-m (30-ft) angular vanishing edge, which nearly spans the entire length of the pool and allows water to cascade approximately 0.6 m (2 ft) into a lower catch basin.

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Project Spotlight: Oasis Pools Ltd. (2013)

This Burlington, Ont., homeowner was looking to create a backyard environment that would lend itself to entertaining. Despite the yard being somewhat limited in size, they turned to Burlington-based Oasis Pools Ltd., to incorporate several features to create a balanced outdoor oasis. Immediately it was determined that a full-size swimming pool would dominate the yard; therefore, a 3- x 5.2-m (10- x 17-ft) hybrid saltwater pool/spa combination was installed using gunite concrete.

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