Indoor living goes outdoors

The concept of outdoor living started with the backyard pool and many in the industry are aware this trend has expanded exponentially over the years. The backyard is no longer a domain just for kids and the pool; therefore, designers/builders who embrace this concept are not only offering to...
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Tumber & Associates Ltd. (2017)

When it came to overhauling this country retreat in Hockley Valley, Ont., Tumber & Associates Ltd., was faced with a rural, largely undisturbed backyard, and a client wish list that included a 
pool along with a cabana that was big enough to accommodate large gatherings for entertaining.
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Small custom pool installation fits the bill

When this author first visited this project site in Richmond Hill, Ont., he was perplexed with respect to where exactly the pool would be installed. The estate was quite wide; however, it was not very deep and the property lines were irregular. Further, there were significant elevation changes throughout...
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Country living by design

A family in Caledon, Ont., recently built its dream home. There were many reasons why everyone loved this location, such as the daily sightings of deer in the adjacent farmers fields that terminated in the local foothills. However, as the dust from construction settled, they realized despite their view,...
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Renovating three high-school pools in one summer

Renovating commercial aquatic facilities on a tight schedule is not uncommon for most construction crews in the pool industry; however, renovating three high school pools (managed by the same school district) over the course of one summer is a challenging feat. Adding to the difficulty of the project was...
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