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Best Travertine Paver Decks in Arizona

Best Travertine Paver Decks in Arizona

California Pools and Landscape was awarded four prestigious awards for specialty pavers from the Southwest Hardscape Association, highlighting travertine paver decks. The awards were presented for Residential Patio projects and...
The Top 8 Pool Builders In Arizona In 2024 (Ratings & Reviews)

The Top 8 Pool Builders In Arizona In 2024 (Ratings & Reviews)

In the sizzling heat of Arizona, a pool isn’t just a luxury; it’s a necessity. With so many triple-digit heat days every year, residents agree that pools are essential for...
How Long Does It Take To Build A Pool In 2023? An Arizona Case Study.

How Long Does It Take To Build A Pool In 2023? An Arizona Case Study.

If you’ve been thinking about building a pool in your backyard to escape the brutal summer heat, chances are you’ve wondered how long the construction would take. In our 35...
California Pools & Landscape Honored with 4 of PebbleTec’s 2023 World’s Greatest Pool Awards for Pool Design

California Pools & Landscape Honored with 4 of PebbleTec’s 2023 World’s Greatest Pool Awards for Pool Design

California Pools & Landscape was recognized with 4 of the World’s Greatest Pools of 2023 by Pebble Technology. The annual awards by Pebble Technology International recognize the best swimming pools...
Arizona Backyard Design Ideas: Covered Outdoor Kitchen Design, A Chef’s Dream

Arizona Backyard Design Ideas: Covered Outdoor Kitchen Design, A Chef’s Dream

Are you looking to upgrade your backyard but aren’t sure what your budget can get you? Don’t worry, you are not alone! Putting together a budget for your dream outdoor...
California Pools & Landscape Celebrates 35th Anniversary

California Pools & Landscape Celebrates 35th Anniversary

California Pools and Landscape is celebrating its 35th Anniversary of building pools and ultimate backyards in the Phoenix metropolitan area. With more than 35,000 projects completed all across the Valley...
Arizona Country Club Pool & Recreational Area Remodel

Arizona Country Club Pool & Recreational Area Remodel

The Arizona Country Club, one of the most prestigious private clubs in the Phoenix area, completed a massive remodel of its swimming pool and surrounding outdoor recreational space by California...
Is Travertine Pool Deck Right For You? Pros & Cons

Is Travertine Pool Deck Right For You? Pros & Cons

Whether you’re planning for a brand new backyard or giving your current yard a facelift, the decking material you choose can set the tone of your backyard aesthetic. Pool decking...
Best New Swimming Pool Products of 2023

Best New Swimming Pool Products of 2023

Have you been thinking about upgrading your backyard but have been waiting for something to put it over the top? Whether you’re seeking advances in technology, energy efficiency, or just...
Backyard Design Spotlight: The Bride’s Tale – A Wedding Biography

Backyard Design Spotlight: The Bride’s Tale – A Wedding Biography

At California Pools & Landscape, we know that every backyard design has a story, and this one centers on the Dardens from Goodyear, AZ. The couple moved to the valley...
Cocktail Pools: A Unique Perspective on Smaller Backyards

Cocktail Pools: A Unique Perspective on Smaller Backyards

At California Pools & Landscape we strive to create the ultimate backyard for our customers. Every customer is different, and we take great pride in fulfilling unique needs for your...
Infinity Pools: Negative Edge Pools & Zero Edge Pools

Infinity Pools: Negative Edge Pools & Zero Edge Pools

Picture this: You’re submerged in the calming waters of your pool, looking out to the horizon and the edge of your pool seemingly carries on into the distance. This level...
Swim Up Bars & In-Pool Tables

Swim Up Bars & In-Pool Tables

Have you dreamt of experiencing resort-style living in your own backyard? You deserve a private oasis, with all the amenities of your favorite vacation retreat. A swim up bar adds...
Pool Water Features

Pool Water Features

You deserve to have your dream backyard, a peaceful oasis, with destinations for ultimate relaxation just steps from your backdoor. Adding a water feature around your pool will create a...
Outdoor Fire Features

Outdoor Fire Features

You deserve to have your dream backyard, with destinations for entertainment and relaxation just steps from your door. By adding a fire feature, you can extend the use of your...
Baja Shelf Pools 101: A Guide to Poolside Relaxation

Baja Shelf Pools 101: A Guide to Poolside Relaxation

Picture this: Two lounge chairs sitting in your swimming pool, hovering just above the water line – perfect for sipping an umbrella drink and dipping your toes in occasionally, without...
Inground Spas

Inground Spas

You deserve an amazing backyard that you can enjoy year-round. Incorporating a spa into your backyard design will ensure that you are maximizing the potential usage of your outdoor living...
Pool Design Ideas: Small Backyard, Big Baja

Pool Design Ideas: Small Backyard, Big Baja

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
California Pools & Landscape Voted ‘Best Pool Builder’ in Phoenix Magazine’s Best of the Valley 2022

California Pools & Landscape Voted ‘Best Pool Builder’ in Phoenix Magazine’s Best of the Valley 2022

California Pools & Landscape has been named the ‘Best Pool Builder’ in Phoenix Magazine’s annual Best of the Valley edition for 2022. PHOENIX Magazine announced this honor along with the...
Cody Pools Named The #1 Pool Builder in the Nation for the 10th Year in a Row

Cody Pools Named The #1 Pool Builder in the Nation for the 10th Year in a Row

Cody Pools has been named the #1 Pool Builder in the nation by Pool and Spa News Magazine in their list of the Top 50 Pool Builders list for 2022....
Arizona Pool Decking Options And How To Choose

Arizona Pool Decking Options And How To Choose

Can you imagine your dream pool in your backyard? Are you picturing the shape of the pool, the waterline tile or special features you might include? What about the decking...
What Are Typical Monthly Payments for Pool Financing in Arizona?

What Are Typical Monthly Payments for Pool Financing in Arizona?

Are you a homeowner and looking to build a pool but don’t have the cash to do it? Or maybe you’re house shopping and want to know if a pool...
The 3 Best Ways to Finance Your Inground Pool in Arizona

The 3 Best Ways to Finance Your Inground Pool in Arizona

Are you dreaming of sunny days spent poolside but not sure if a pool actually fits in with your budget? In this article we discuss how a new pool build...
Luxury Pool Point of View – The Carefree Outlook

Luxury Pool Point of View – The Carefree Outlook

At California Pools & Landscape we strive to create the ultimate backyard with a luxury pool for our customers. Every customer is different, and we take great pride in fulfilling...
Modern Pools: Innovative Arizona Backyard Design Ideas

Modern Pools: Innovative Arizona Backyard Design Ideas

Are you looking to upgrade your backyard and looking at modern pools, but aren’t sure what your budget can get you? Don’t worry, you are not alone! Putting together a...
What Is A Baja Shelf? Cost, Depth & Design Options.

What Is A Baja Shelf? Cost, Depth & Design Options.

When you’re building a pool, you might hear a lot of words that you’ve never heard before. Scupper, bond beam, baja shelf; we promise we aren’t making up words! At...
Scottsdale Secret Garden: Pool Backyard Oasis

Scottsdale Secret Garden: Pool Backyard Oasis

Designing a custom pool and backyard is a unique and fun process. At California Pools & Landscape we strive to create the ultimate backyard environment for our customers. Every backyard...
How California Pools Takes Customer Service to New Heights

How California Pools Takes Customer Service to New Heights

10/19/2021 The team here at California Pools & Landscape is so honored to have recently been awarded a Customer Service Accolade by Pool and Spa News! This leading industry publication...
Cost of Inground Pool Installation for a Pool & Spa

Cost of Inground Pool Installation for a Pool & Spa

Are you looking to add a pool & spa in your backyard, but aren’t sure what the cost of inground pools would be? A combination of a pool and spa...
Backyard Makeover Biography – The Lappanos

Backyard Makeover Biography – The Lappanos

At California Pools & Landscape we know that every backyard makeover has a story and this one centers on the Lappanos from Scottsdale, AZ. The Lappanos moved to the valley...
Pool Design Ideas: Mesa Modern Pool Design

Pool Design Ideas: Mesa Modern Pool Design

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
5 Best Pool Deck Types For Your Backyard

5 Best Pool Deck Types For Your Backyard

If you’re in the process of looking for a company to build or remodel your in-ground pool, no doubt you’ve carefully researched and thought about different construction options for your...
Is California Pools & Landscape A Good Fit For Me? An Honest Review.

Is California Pools & Landscape A Good Fit For Me? An Honest Review.

So you’ve decided you’re ready to build a pool in your backyard, now it’s time to dive into how you’re going to get that done. We understand that the process...
Pool Design Ideas: Scottsdale Tuscan Treasure

Pool Design Ideas: Scottsdale Tuscan Treasure

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Pool Point Of View – Mountainside Masterpiece

Pool Point Of View – Mountainside Masterpiece

At California Pools & Landscape we strive to create the ultimate backyard for our customers. Every customer is different, and we take great pride in fulfilling unique needs for your...
Pool Design Ideas: Peoria Play Pool

Pool Design Ideas: Peoria Play Pool

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Storm Damage Restoration Needed? CPL Has You Covered

Storm Damage Restoration Needed? CPL Has You Covered

In this installment of Diving Into The Details, our President, Darren Tamburrelli, explains the importance of storm damage restoration and how it affects pool construction timelines. At California Pools &...
Pool Design Ideas: Gilbert Desert Classic

Pool Design Ideas: Gilbert Desert Classic

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Pool Design Ideas: Peoria Contemporary Clubhouse

Pool Design Ideas: Peoria Contemporary Clubhouse

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Desert Landscaping Ideas With Freeform Pool Designs

Desert Landscaping Ideas With Freeform Pool Designs

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Small Backyard Pool Design Ideas: Raised Freeform Fun

Small Backyard Pool Design Ideas: Raised Freeform Fun

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Pool Designs: Laps in Paradise

Pool Designs: Laps in Paradise

Our Pool Designs series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building a...
Pool Design Ideas: Grecian and Tuscan Pool Designs

Pool Design Ideas: Grecian and Tuscan Pool Designs

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Modern Pool Design Ideas: Camelback, Concrete & Copper

Modern Pool Design Ideas: Camelback, Concrete & Copper

Our modern Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of...
Custom Pool Point of View: Starburst Monochrome

Custom Pool Point of View: Starburst Monochrome

At California Pools & Landscape we strive to create the ultimate backyard for our customers. Every customer is different, and we take great pride in fulfilling unique needs for your...
Pool Design Ideas: Scottsdale Desert Landscaping

Pool Design Ideas: Scottsdale Desert Landscaping

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Classic Clubhouse with Travertine Throughout

Classic Clubhouse with Travertine Throughout

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Arizona Inground Pool Cost: Understanding the Pricing of a Standard Pool

Arizona Inground Pool Cost: Understanding the Pricing of a Standard Pool

How much does a inground pool cost? Well, how much does a pig weigh? As one of the top pool builders in Arizona, we receive this question A LOT. In...
Travertine Tile: Scottsdale Sanctuary

Travertine Tile: Scottsdale Sanctuary

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Backyard Landscape Design Ideas – Sedella Spa & Sport

Backyard Landscape Design Ideas – Sedella Spa & Sport

At California Pools & Landscape we strive to create the ultimate backyard landscape design ideas for our customers. Every customer is different, and we take great pride in fulfilling unique...
Building a Pool: Speed vs. Quality Is the Wait Worth It?

Building a Pool: Speed vs. Quality Is the Wait Worth It?

So you’re ready for the project of building a pool in your backyard and found out that the process will take longer than you had hoped. Just like many industries...
Pool Ideas: Chandler Contemporary

Pool Ideas: Chandler Contemporary

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark pool ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of...
A Sweet Surprise on the West Side!

A Sweet Surprise on the West Side!

The West Side keeps growing, and so do we! We are thrilled to announce the opening of California Pools & Landscape’s fourth location in Surprise! Our new, full-service design center...
Pool Design Ideas: Grecian Pool In Mesa

Pool Design Ideas: Grecian Pool In Mesa

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Pool Design Ideas: Freeform Pool Shapes In Phoenix

Pool Design Ideas: Freeform Pool Shapes In Phoenix

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Zero Edge Pool Design Ideas: Modern Marvel In Scottsdale

Zero Edge Pool Design Ideas: Modern Marvel In Scottsdale

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas like this zero edge pool of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re...
What Pool Size Is Right For Me?

What Pool Size Is Right For Me?

You’re ready to build a pool in your backyard, but aren’t sure what pool size you want. This is a big decision to make and it can be overwhelming to...
Small Backyard Design Ideas: Phoenix Spool

Small Backyard Design Ideas: Phoenix Spool

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark inspiration of what might be a good fit for you in your small backyard design ideas. When you’re starting the...
Modern Backyard Pool Design – Classic Style In Sedella

Modern Backyard Pool Design – Classic Style In Sedella

At California Pools & Landscape we strive to create the ultimate backyard pool design for our customers. Every customer is different, and we take great pride in fulfilling unique needs...
Small Backyard Pool Ideas: Queen Creek Ace

Small Backyard Pool Ideas: Queen Creek Ace

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark creativity to help you find small backyard pool ideas. When you’re starting the process of building a pool, there are...
Custom Swimming Pools: Modern Geometric Art In Cave Creek

Custom Swimming Pools: Modern Geometric Art In Cave Creek

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Pool Design Ideas: Paradise Valley Retro Pool Resort

Pool Design Ideas: Paradise Valley Retro Pool Resort

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
How To Choose The Best Pool Waterline Tile

How To Choose The Best Pool Waterline Tile

Pool Waterline tile is most likely something that you haven’t had to ever think about before. It’s such a small detail but since this is your pool, it feels like...
Pool Design Ideas: Grecian Above Ground Spa

Pool Design Ideas: Grecian Above Ground Spa

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Pool Point Of View – Pyramid Peak Water Wall Pool

Pool Point Of View – Pyramid Peak Water Wall Pool

Designing a custom pool and backyard with a water wall is a unique and fun process. At California Pools & Landscape we strive to create the ultimate backyard environment for...
Freeform Pool Designs: A Phoenix-Tiered Treasure

Freeform Pool Designs: A Phoenix-Tiered Treasure

Our Freeform Pool Designs are here to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building a...
Residential Modern Pool Designs in Cave Creek

Residential Modern Pool Designs in Cave Creek

Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building...
Geometric vs Freeform Pool – What Pool Shape is Best For You?

Geometric vs Freeform Pool – What Pool Shape is Best For You?

So you’ve decided that you want to have a pool built in your backyard, but aren’t sure what sort of shape you’d like the pool to have? This is a...
Backyard Biography – Swimming Pool Remodel For The Multops

Backyard Biography – Swimming Pool Remodel For The Multops

Every backyard has a story and this story chronicles how Phil & Melanie Multop created their dream outdoor living environment with the help of California Pools & Landscape. The Multops...
Essential Pool Safety Fence Guide for Arizona Homeowners

Essential Pool Safety Fence Guide for Arizona Homeowners

Are you entertaining building a pool or maybe just purchased one and looking to learn about the required barrier codes? This article will explain the safety barrier requirements for a...
Pool Sanitizer – Science with Steve

Pool Sanitizer – Science with Steve

Welcome to our first installment of Pool Science with Steve this one is all about pool sanitizer! In this video series, our expert Designer, Steve Reichmuth, dives into everything you...
Pool Cleaning Systems

Pool Cleaning Systems

Welcome to Pool Science 101! In this installment of Pool Science with Steve, our pro designer Steve Reichmuth covers everything you need to know about pool cleaning systems. Pool cleaning...
Pool Filtration Systems

Pool Filtration Systems

Keeping your pool sparkling might seem like a big task! We are here to make it easy, and break down everything you need to know to make sure your pool...
Pool Maintenance – Circulation Systems

Pool Maintenance – Circulation Systems

Once you’ve built your dream backyard, pool maintenance becomes everything. Keeping your pool clean, sparkling, and ready for a refreshing swim is crucial, and it all starts with understanding the...
Case Study: Lush Backyard Remodel

Case Study: Lush Backyard Remodel

At California Pools & Landscape, we are in the business of building backyards that truly wow. They have that special something – jaw-dropping design, attention to detail, and the perfect...
Pool Point of View: Paradise in PV with a Lap Pool

Pool Point of View: Paradise in PV with a Lap Pool

Designing a custom lap pool and backyard is a unique and fun process. At California Pools & Landscape we strive to create the ultimate backyard environment for our customers. Every...
Are You Ready To Schedule Your Pool Appointment?

Are You Ready To Schedule Your Pool Appointment?

So you’re ready to put your dream pool in your backyard and schedule your first appointment with a pool builder. Are you wondering what you’re going to need for that...
3 Things That Your First Pool Appointment Should Always Include

3 Things That Your First Pool Appointment Should Always Include

So you’re ready to put your dream pool in your backyard and schedule your first appointment with a pool builder. Are you wondering what you’re going to need for that...
Backyard Ideas on a Budget For Your Pool & Backyard Project

Backyard Ideas on a Budget For Your Pool & Backyard Project

Are you ready to start your pool & backyard project, but when it comes to determining your budget, you’re a bit lost? Tackling backyard ideas on a budget can seem...
How To Choose The Right Pool Company In Arizona

How To Choose The Right Pool Company In Arizona

You’re ready to build a pool in your backyard, but don’t know how to choose the pool company that’s right for you. There are a lot of pool companies in...
Pool Point Of View – Desert Backyard Oasis Ideas 

Pool Point Of View – Desert Backyard Oasis Ideas 

At California Pools & Landscape we strive to inspire the ultimate backyard oasis ideas for our customers. Every customer is different, and we take great pride in fulfilling unique needs...
How Long Does A Pool Remodel Take?

How Long Does A Pool Remodel Take?

Are you thinking about a pool remodel, but aren’t sure where to start? It can be daunting to think about the remodel process, but we are here to help! California...
The Outdoor Living Experience

The Outdoor Living Experience

Our designers at California Pools & Landscape are true pros. They have garnered the experience over the years to truly see a backyard in its entirety, anticipate challenges, and optimize...
Preparing Your Pool For Monsoon Season in Arizona

Preparing Your Pool For Monsoon Season in Arizona

In Arizona we know that July brings two things: excessive heat and monsoon storms. Monsoons can include high winds and heavy rainfall along with thunder and lightning. They can wreak...
Queen Creek Pool Builder!

Queen Creek Pool Builder!

Arizona’s ultimate backyard builder is expanding! California Pools & Landscape is now a Queen Creek Pool Builder – come see what all the hype is about! With over 35 years...
Backyard Biography: The McDermotts Pool Landscaping Ideas

Backyard Biography: The McDermotts Pool Landscaping Ideas

Welcome to the story of how the McDermott family found backyard bliss! They worked together with our expert team to co-create a perfect backyard sanctuary to unwind in. The pool...
Comprehensive Guide to Pool Loans: All You Need to Know About Financing Your Dream Pool

Comprehensive Guide to Pool Loans: All You Need to Know About Financing Your Dream Pool

Our Finance Team is here to help guide you through the loan application process. We will answer all your questions about pool loans so that you can decide if financing...
How Much Does A Pool Cost?

How Much Does A Pool Cost?

Here at California Pools & Landscape, the first question we always get from clients planning a project is: “How Much?” Although it is probably frustrating for pool buyers, the honest...
What Type Of Pool Can I Get If My Budget Is $75 K & Under?

What Type Of Pool Can I Get If My Budget Is $75 K & Under?

Are you ready to add a pool or do a backyard makeover, but aren’t quite sure where your budget will take you? If you’re looking to add a pool in...
What Type Of Pool Can I Get If My Budget Is $75 K – $150 K?

What Type Of Pool Can I Get If My Budget Is $75 K – $150 K?

Are you ready to add a pool or do a backyard makeover, but aren’t quite sure where your budget will take you? If you’re looking to add a pool in...
What Type Of Pool Can I Get With A $150 K – $200 K Budget?

What Type Of Pool Can I Get With A $150 K – $200 K Budget?

Are you ready to add a pool or do a backyard makeover, but aren’t quite sure where your budget will take you? If you’re looking to add a pool in...
Luxury Pools: What $200K+ Budgets Can Achieve

Luxury Pools: What $200K+ Budgets Can Achieve

Are you ready to add a pool or do a backyard makeover, but aren’t quite sure where your budget will take you? If you’re looking at luxury pools to add...
How Long Does it Take to Build a Pool?

How Long Does it Take to Build a Pool?

Ever since we opened our doors—some 35 years ago—California Pools in Phoenix has been asked two big questions: “How much does a pool cost?” and “How long does it take...
6 Steps to Designing Your Ultimate Backyard Online

6 Steps to Designing Your Ultimate Backyard Online

Yes, you can design your next backyard project 100% virtually. All you need to know are these six easy steps to virtually design your pool, landscape, or backyard transformation from...
Pool Landscaping Tips for Modern Desert Environments

Pool Landscaping Tips for Modern Desert Environments

This incredible backyard was designed to accentuate the home’s dramatic lines and blend seamlessly into the surrounding desert pool landscaping, all while paying homage to the iconic Frank Lloyd Wright...
Dream On: The Next Generation Dream Book App is Here!

Dream On: The Next Generation Dream Book App is Here!

Our Dreambook App is your gateway to the backyard of your dreams! Good news: we have recently upgraded the app to make your experience even better. Make sure to install...
Video Gallery

Video Gallery

You know California Pools as your premier destination for Arizona’s ultimate backyards. But did you know we are about more than just backyards? Here at California Pools & Landscapes, we...
CalPool 365

CalPool 365

With California Pools & Landscape, every season is a great season to spend time in your backyard! From fun in the sun to warming up by the fire, we’ve got...
Five Essentials For a Perfect Summer Swim

Five Essentials For a Perfect Summer Swim

Pool season has arrived! The weather’s hot, the sun is out, and the pool is calling. Whether your own backyard oasis, a vacation resort, or a community pool—having the essentials...
The Joy of the Yard

The Joy of the Yard

This summer, it’s all about belly flops, flip-flops, and otter pops! Let Arizona’s premier summer lifestyle experts help you beat the heat in the backyard playground of your dreams. What’...
Think You Know Calpool.com? Our Fresh New Website Is Set To Make Waves!

Think You Know Calpool.com? Our Fresh New Website Is Set To Make Waves!

You said you wanted a more robust experience. You said you like to do consumer research before making big decisions. We heard you! Check out the new calpool.com  3.0 and...
Modern Pool Designs: Pool Party Perfection

Modern Pool Designs: Pool Party Perfection

California Pools & Landscapes works with each client individually to understand their hopes, dreams, and objectives for their ultimate backyard with modern pool designs. Our team brought this client’s vision...
Best Swim Up Bar Ideas for Your Pool

Best Swim Up Bar Ideas for Your Pool

This backyard has it all and a little something for everyone! This gorgeous outdoor retreat was built for clients who recently had retired to Arizona from San Francisco. They were...
Lakeside Negative Edge

Lakeside Negative Edge

This lakeside gem was a spectacular example of California Pools & Landscape’s seamless blending of a beautiful natural landscape with a modern backyard oasis. The stunning lake at our client’s...
Desert Landscape Gem

Desert Landscape Gem

At California Pools & Landscape, we realize that each client is unique and will approach their project in their own way. Our design team can accommodate any level of involvement...
Outdoor Design: Your Ultimate Backyard Builder

Outdoor Design: Your Ultimate Backyard Builder

California Pools & Landscape is Arizona’s ultimate backyard builder and outdoor designers! More than just pools, our award-winning designers create a master plan for your outdoor living space. We consider...
The California Pool and Landscape 35 Year Legacy

The California Pool and Landscape 35 Year Legacy

California Pools & Landscape has a 35 year legacy of building award-winning backyards and providing sterling service to our clients throughout the valley! Family-owned and operated, we were founded on...
The California Pools and Landscape Culture

The California Pools and Landscape Culture

At California Pools & Landscape, we believe that culture matters. Our business was built on the conviction that we are building more than backyard living spaces for our customers. We...
Award-Winning Swimming Pool Designs

Award-Winning Swimming Pool Designs

Our award-winning swimming pool designers are experts at bringing our clients’ visions to life. We take immense pride in our master plan approach, which enables us to truly envision a...
Finance a Pool: Funding Your Backyard Dream

Finance a Pool: Funding Your Backyard Dream

California Pools & Landscape offers options to finance a pool to make your dream backyard affordable. Every client starts with both a vision and a budget, and our job is...
Swimming Pool Loan Options for Homeowners

Swimming Pool Loan Options for Homeowners

Considering how to finance your backyard vision? Swimming Pool Loan options through mortgage financing is a popular and economical way to pay for your pool. Read on and let us...
The California Pools and Landscape Story

The California Pools and Landscape Story

How We Began California Pools & Landscape was founded on the principle of making pool building a better experience for people. We were motivated by a sincere desire to create...
California Pools and Landscape Customer Reviews

California Pools and Landscape Customer Reviews

At California Pools and Landscape, we take immense pride in our approach to customer service. Service is at the very heart of our business and we go to great lengths...
California Pools and Landscape

California Pools and Landscape

California Pools & Landscape is your ultimate dream backyard builder! With our 35 year legacy of craftsmanship, quality, and customer service, we have the experience to bring your backyard vision...
Artificial Turf is the New Deck

Artificial Turf is the New Deck

For a fresh take on designing your new swimming pool and patio area, consider an artificial turf lawn for the deck instead of traditional materials like pavers or concrete. A...
Swim Up Bars and Sunken Structures

Swim Up Bars and Sunken Structures

If your family is craving a reprieve from the relentless Arizona sun, consider a shade structure over a swim-up bar. They say necessity is the mother of invention, and that...
Sea Glass Pebble Pool Finish

Sea Glass Pebble Pool Finish

From sparkle and durability to colors and value, pebble pool finish interior pool surface is a dream come true! Looking for a smooth, durable and sparkly interior surface for your...
Pool Light Shows and Themes

Pool Light Shows and Themes

Pool lighting can transform your outdoor environment and enhance your family’s pool experience. Customized lighting options allow pool owners to change the mood and highlight water features and architectural elements....
Top 5 Backyard Design Ideas

Top 5 Backyard Design Ideas

Your backyard should be an enjoyable retreat your entire household can appreciate. However, homeowners with children often choose to redesign the backyard to accommodate the needs of their little ones...
Everything Water Features

Everything Water Features

It’s one thing to install a functional swimming pool to help get you through the long, hot summer. It’s another thing entirely to build a true backyard oasis — one...
Fire Pits and Places

Fire Pits and Places

Let’s face it; fire is something we humans have been gathering around for ages. It’s warmth, and bright snaps of flame and loud crackles is what makes it easy for...
Negative Edge Pool: Perfect Outdoor Living Environment

Negative Edge Pool: Perfect Outdoor Living Environment

When the homeowners of this Chandler property contacted California Pools & Landscape, they had a pure grass backyard and a plethora of inspirational pictures to help articulate their vision. Their...
Secure Pool Loans for Your Dream Backyard

Secure Pool Loans for Your Dream Backyard

At California Pools, we know that a pool is an investment — in your home and in your family’s lifestyle. That’s why we offer pool funding options to help make...
Pros to Using One Contractor for Design and Build

Pros to Using One Contractor for Design and Build

To design your house into a home that you and your family can truly enjoy, you need to make it a comfortable and safe place to be. Although interior decorating...
Premier Outdoor Living With The California Pools and Landscape Experience

Premier Outdoor Living With The California Pools and Landscape Experience

California Pools & Landscape seeks to improve the lives of our clients by building premier outdoor living areas. We believe that the experiences our clients enjoy with family and friends...
Backyard Designs for Outdoor Elegance

Backyard Designs for Outdoor Elegance

What’s your idea of perfect backyard designs? Is it the greatest barbecue and pool party setting ever? Is it a tranquil garden designed for relaxation and the enjoyment of outdoor...
5 Best Sources for Swimming Pool Financing

5 Best Sources for Swimming Pool Financing

If you’re like most homeowners who are interested in installing an in-ground swimming pool, paying cash would be a difficult (if not impossible) proposition. It is quite common for pool owners to finance the cost of building a swimming pool,...
4 Secrets Most Pool Companies Won’t Tell You

4 Secrets Most Pool Companies Won’t Tell You

Whether you have just begun thinking about pool companies or a pool installation, or you are nearly ready to sign on the dotted line, make sure you check out the...
Using Your New Pool: What to Ask Your Pool Company

Using Your New Pool: What to Ask Your Pool Company

Whether you’re just seeking information about building a swimming pool or you’re nearly complete with your pool project, there is a critical last step to take before you dive in:...
5 Deck Options Your Pool Company Should Offer

5 Deck Options Your Pool Company Should Offer

If you’re in the process of looking for a pool company to build your in-ground swimming pool, no doubt you’ve carefully researched and thought about different construction options for your...
10 Questions Your Pool Builder Should Ask About Your Lifestyle

10 Questions Your Pool Builder Should Ask About Your Lifestyle

People have different reasons for wanting a pool, and your reason is crucial to ensuring you choose the right options. A savvy pool builder will ask the right questions about...
What Type of Inground Swimming Pool Is Best for the Arizona Heat?

What Type of Inground Swimming Pool Is Best for the Arizona Heat?

Arizona’s dry heat is one of the many reasons that people enjoy living in this southwestern paradise. However, you need to consider the weather when choosing your landscaping and swimming...
Pool Builder 101: Learn the Lingo

Pool Builder 101: Learn the Lingo

If you’re reading this, then chances are you’re conducting research about installing an in-ground swimming pool. Below is a handy list of basic pool construction terms you are likely to...
5 Backyard Design Ideas for Families

5 Backyard Design Ideas for Families

Your backyard should be an enjoyable retreat your entire household can appreciate. However, homeowners with children often choose to redesign the backyard to accommodate the needs of their little ones...
Your Guide to Hiring a Reputable Pool Company

Your Guide to Hiring a Reputable Pool Company

Selecting the right pool company to design and build the swimming pool you’ve always wanted is a big decision and probably the most pivotal one you’ll make in the whole...
Hidden Costs Your Pool Builder Should Include in Their Quote

Hidden Costs Your Pool Builder Should Include in Their Quote

Before moving forward on that beautiful swimming pool you’ve fantasized about installing for ages, it’s imperative to meet with and obtain quotes from several pool builders. Otherwise, you may not...
6 Things You Must Decide Before Hiring a Pool Company

6 Things You Must Decide Before Hiring a Pool Company

While you may impulsively purchase a new bathing suit or a pair of sunglasses, you likely aren’t going to build a new swimming pool on a whim. It’s a major...
Pool Finance: How Long Do Pool Companies Finance For?

Pool Finance: How Long Do Pool Companies Finance For?

A backyard swimming pool can transform any house into an enjoyable home if chosen correctly. However, many homeowners have never explored the possibility, believing that they cannot afford this luxurious...
5 Things to Ask Your Pool Builder About Excavation

5 Things to Ask Your Pool Builder About Excavation

When it comes to installing a swimming pool, one of the most important stages happens before construction even begins: excavation. What many people sometimes don’t initially think about is that...
Go Green: Ask Your Pool Company About These Energy Saving Options

Go Green: Ask Your Pool Company About These Energy Saving Options

Nobody wants to think about splashing around in a green pool — ew, algae! But that’s not the kind of green we’re talking about here. Instead, green means eco-friendly and...
8 Fun Water Features Pool Builders Offer

8 Fun Water Features Pool Builders Offer

It’s one thing to install a functional swimming pool to help get you through the long, hot summer. It’s another thing entirely to build a true backyard oasis — one...
Backyard Designs: Fire Pit vs Fireplace

Backyard Designs: Fire Pit vs Fireplace

Let’s face it; fire is something we humans have been gathering around for ages. It’s warmth, and bright snaps of flame and loud crackles is what makes it easy for...
International Torch Award Winner: BBB Interviews Jeremy Smith, California Pools

International Torch Award Winner: BBB Interviews Jeremy Smith, California Pools

Jeremy Smith, President of California Pools, talks about what makes his company worthy of a Better Business Bureau International Torch Award. 07/14/2016 California Pools & Landscape – Through The Eyes Of...
Phoenix Pool Contractor is a 2014 BBB Business Ethics Award Winner

Phoenix Pool Contractor is a 2014 BBB Business Ethics Award Winner

The Better Business Bureau of Central, Northern and Western Arizona announced the winners for the 2014 BBB Business Ethics Awards Wednesday night at its 13th annual dinner celebration.  California Pools...
AZ Pool Builder Is a 2014 BBB Business Ethics Awards Finalist

AZ Pool Builder Is a 2014 BBB Business Ethics Awards Finalist

Better Business Bureau (BBB) announces that California Pools & Landscape is one of only 15 Arizona companies selected as a finalist for the 2014 BBB Business Ethics Awards, sponsored by...
Swimming Pool Builder Gets Best Of Houzz 2014 Award

Swimming Pool Builder Gets Best Of Houzz 2014 Award

Annual Survey and Analysis of 16 Million Monthly Users Reveals Top-Rated Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals Chandler, AZ, February 4, 2014 – California Pools & Landscape, swimming pool builder of...
AZ Pool Builder Donates Pool To Conservation Center

AZ Pool Builder Donates Pool To Conservation Center

By David Brown.  Mike Smith, founder of California Pools, will be out at the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center in Scottsdale April 17 to build a pool for its resident bears....
California Pools and Landscape featured in House 2 Home Magazine

California Pools and Landscape featured in House 2 Home Magazine

California Pools Helps Create Cherished Memories By Tinka Davi, Contributing Writer At the top of my list of New Year’s resolutions is “spend more time with family and friends.” I...
Arizona Dream Backyard

Arizona Dream Backyard

Do you have that “Arizona dream” that includes enjoying sunsets and starlight from your own dream backyard paradise?  Can you picture yourself barbecuing in a complete outdoor kitchen while the...
House 2 Home Magazine features California Pools and Spas

House 2 Home Magazine features California Pools and Spas

California Pools is being featured in the October edition of House 2 Home magazine. I thought our loyal readers would like a sneek peak! Is Your Pool Builder Learning with...