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Project Spotlight: Solda Pools (2013)

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.

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Project Spotlight: Betz Pools Ltd. (2013)

By Jason Cramp

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)

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Project Spotlight: Aloha Pools Ltd. (2013)

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.

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Project Spotlight: Lido Pools (2012)

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.

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