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Project Spotlight: Olympic Pools & Spas (2012)

By Jason Cramp

Although this homeowner’s backyard in Sydney, N.S., was rather petite, when it came time to maximizing the once unusable space, compromise was simply not an option.

In constructing this backyard retreat, Olympic Pools & Spas, also in Sydney, created an extension of the family’s indoor space to create an outdoor oasis, complete with a variety of features, without making the backyard feel cramped or appear crowded.

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Tips and tricks for measuring and installing custom vinyl liners

The increasing number of awards handed out for innovative and unique vinyl-lined pool designs has made it apparent that builders can do almost anything when constructing these pools. Builders and renovators are no longer limited to plastic drop in steps or standardized square step sections. Today, homeowners are looking to include various specialty features on their pools—from sun decks/ledges to customized steps that stretch the entire width of the pool. Water features such as grottos with sitting areas and fountains are also becoming standard fare in current vinyl-liner pool designs.

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Project Spotlight: Riptide Pools (2011)

Part of a new home construction project in the small quiet town of Kleinburg, Ont., located approximately 10 km (6.2 miles) north of Woodbridge, Riptide Pools of Kettleby, Ont., installed a 6.1- x 12.2-m (20- x 40-ft), kidney-shaped, vinyl-lined swimming pool, which would be…

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