Not Much Space? Consider a Small Backyard Pool

small backyard pool

No matter how big their yard is, many homeowners dream of including a pool in the plans for their perfect home. Whether to improve health, escape from the summer heat, or create a space for family gatherings, a small backyard pool increases the value and enjoyment of a home.  At the same time, homeowners understandably…

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Cost Variations In Swimming Pools


Getting reputable bids from swimming pool contractors might seem like a daunting task. In reality, it is much easier than it seems. Here at California Pools, we highly recommend getting several designs and quotes in order to make a decision that is right for you and your family. Above all else, you want to choose…

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PebbleTec Swimming Pools

The Summer of 2020 is here and despite travel restrictions and a health pandemic sweeping our nation, we have found solace spending time at home with our family and loved ones. While we continue to slow the curve of the corona virus, more and more families have found their homes to be their safe place…

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Benefits to buying a home with an existing swimming pool!

Kid jumping in pool

Who would have guessed that we would be faced with a national health crisis during 2020? Covid-19 is still here and many families are finding ways to modify their life and incorporate healthy living in a variety of new ways. While our country is staying home as much as possible to help fight the coronavirus,…

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Pools and Spas 101

Today’s swimming pool has drastically changed from when we first began building custom swimming pools back in 1952. The simple kidney shaped swimming pool has grown into a dreamy backyard oasis! There are so many options to choose from today that really allows you to customize your backyard and make your outdoor living dreams come…

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How do I know if my swimming pool has a leak?

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So, you’re thinking of getting your swimming pool and backyard ready before summer hits and the kids are all out of school. But then, you notice that you’re refilling your pool a lot more often than usual. Regularly severe decreases in water levels can be the first sign that you have a leak somewhere in…

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Will a Swimming Pool Increase the Value of My Home?

small pool in backyard with landscaping

If you’re thinking about installing a swimming pool in your backyard, you’re probably weighing all the pros and cons before making your final decision. A common question homeowners ask during the decision process is, “Will a swimming pool increase or decrease the value of my home?” While we’d like to give you a straight, universal…

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What Kind of Swimming Pool is Right for Your Active Lifestyle?

what kind of pool is best for my lifestyle

The first step when planning for inground pool construction is to decide what kind of pool you would like to build. At its most basic level, a swimming pool is a multipurpose recreation and leisure product and different pool styles are designed with different lifestyles in mind. Will you be building an active pool or…

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Will Tree Roots Destroy My Swimming Pool / Spa?

How much water do swimming pools use or waste

As you consider your landscaping around your swimming pool or spa, it is important to think long-term. Existing trees in your backyard living area may drop leaves into the swimming pool or spa after installation, for instance. Or new trees you’re thinking of adding to your custom outdoor living space might even damage the structure…

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Meet DIY Network’s Pool Kings

California Pools - Pool Kings show

The swimming pool industry has a hit reality television show on DIY Network called Pool Kings and it is exploding the industry with the in’s and out’s of swimming pool construction. Homeowners are tuning in, watching, and learning so much about swimming pool design and construction! Pool Kings takes the entire process of swimming pool…

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