To think this urban backyard was once an empty lot is almost unimaginable. The wide property, which was sloping on one side, had to be considered to provide this family with a multi-functional entertainment space, which would include different areas that could be used year-round as well as accessed via multiple points from the house.
Winter damage to above-ground pools is nothing new in areas that experience harsh weather. Pool builders see this year in and year out one way or another; however, this past winter in Atlantic Canada was like no other—especially in the city of Moncton, N.B. To set the stage …
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Back in the ’60s, vinyl (package) pools were introduced to the industry as standard models for middle-class homeowners. These pools were typically square-shaped; additional shapes (e.g. oval, Grecian, kidney, and mountain-lake) were gradually added as market demand increased and manufacturing processes continued to advance.
Designing vinyl liner patterns for above-ground and inground swimming pools is a fun, yet challenging job as the patterns created not only need to appeal to consumers, but also need to provide pool builders the ability to enhance a space as personal and unique as the backyard. Designs must immediately and broadly appeal to a trend-conscious customer base, while working within a…
For much of their history, steel swimming pool kits were manufactured like cookie cutters. Manufacturers would typically offer a few different shapes—square, rectangle, oval, or octagonal—in a couple of different sizes, with a handful of choices for steps. The homeowner simply picked one from a book and that was that. Without the advantage of today’s technology, each steel panel had to be cut and bent by hand as manufacturers simply did not have the staff to complete all of the labour-intensive customization.
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.