Despite the small property, this Etobicoke, Ont., homeowner wanted to include a number of features and amenities in their backyard and called on Solda Pools of Brampton, Ont., to turn this dream into a reality. To accommodate the multiple features of this project, including a pool and spa, water and fire features, and various areas for dining, lounging, cookouts, storage, and softscaping, no space was left unturned.
Set along the Ottawa River, the locale of this swimming pool project lent itself well to a vanishing edge design. Despite the difficult waterfront location, Roger Willis Contracting, also in Ottawa, met the challenge head on.
Cottage owners in the small lakeside community of Lac Saint-Joseph, Que., enjoyed the swimming pool at a luxury hotel they visited in Gatineau so much that they sought the builder to create a unique aquatic retreat of their own.
Surrounding a completely renovated prestige home on a ravine lot in an upscale Toronto neighbourhood, no luxury was spared on this elegant project, designed and built entirely by Betz Pools.
The homeowners, looking to follow-up the extensive work completed on their home with a full outdoor renovation, had a 4.8- x 9.7-m (16- x 32-ft) custom rectangular gunite pool installed in the heart of their backyard, which complements the home’s … Continue reading Project Spotlight: Betz Pools Ltd. (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.
Although the restrictive space, irregular property lines, and 1,106-mm (40-in.) slope rise of this 8.5- x 26.8-m (28- x 88-ft) backyard presented some challenges, Artistic Shadows Landscaping/Pools of Arva, Ont., transformed this London, Ont., landscape into a complete outdoor oasis.
This Vancouver homeowner called upon Aloha Pools Ltd., of Surrey, B.C., to help them fulfil their wish of converting their existing 7.6- x 13.7-m (25- x 45-ft) kidney-shaped swimming pool into a perimeter overflow design, while at the same time completely updating the current pool surround.
This Toronto project, built by Lido Pools in Richmond Hill, Ont., is a testament to how vinyl-lined swimming pools can approach the appearance of a gunite swimming pool.
To do just this, various features of this 5.8- x 10-m (19- x 33-ft) multiform geometric rectilinear pool were customized, including the skimmer locations, which were raised to the top of the wall panel to allow the water level to rest 12.7 mm (0.5 in.) below the natural-stone coping. In fact, the coping itself was also modified by notching the bullnose so it would overhang and essentially hide the pool’s vinyl-liner track.