One of the hottest trends in pools and home décor these past few years has been glass tile. Glass tile is a beautiful product that comes in so many shapes, colors and textures. It can change a pool from a basic backyard oasis to an elegant, stunning work of art. It can run from affordable to the extremely expensive and everything in between. But one thing that remains is the ability to transform any poolscape from bland to fabulous! Glass tile not only adds beauty and allure to swimming pools, but also, when installed properly, most types of glass tile represent the most durable of all swimming pool and spa surfaces. Take a look at the countless ways glass tile finishes can be used in pool and spa designs. [Read more…]
What in the world is a cocktail pool?
It’s definitely a place to gather for drinks and a party on a hot afternoon or a cool evening, but the cocktail pool is so much more. The cocktail pool is usually described as a swimming pool that is smaller than a traditional backyard pool…a mini pool.
Cocktail pools are smaller than a play pool. Although designed typically for smaller, challenging lots, spools can be found in almost any backyard scene. Typically, a cocktail pool is the same depth throughout and a great way to take a cooling dip in the summer. By adding a heating element, the cocktail pool can be turned into a spa (or spool) in the cooler weather.