Design

Our award-winning design team is here to inspire, inform, and impress. From classic to modern, organic or retro – we speak your language. Our design team’s expertise lies in seeing your vision and bringing it to life. Our designers are your best resource and will make your dream sanctuary your home’s reality!
  • 2021 Construction Update: Quarter 4
    If you have signed a contract & wonder how the construction process is operating heading into the 4th Quarter of 2021, you are not alone. The construction industry has...
  • How Much Does An Inground Pool & Spa Cost?
    Are you looking to add a pool & spa in your backyard, but aren’t sure what the cost would be? A combination of a pool and spa in your...
  • Backyard Biography - The Lappanos
    At California Pools & Landscape we know that every backyard has a story and this one centers on the Lappanos from Scottsdale, AZ. The Lappanos moved to the valley...
  • Pool Design Ideas: Mesa Modern Model
    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...
  • 5 Best Deck Options For Your Inground Pool or Deck Resurfacing
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Diving Into the Details: Storm Recovery Update
    At California Pools & Landscape, we've been building dream backyards in the valley of the sun for more than 32 years. Over that time, we've continued to refine our...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 2021 Construction Update: Quarter 3
    Thank you for trusting California Pools & Landscape to build your project. Despite 33 years in business building over 30,000 projects, we remain grateful for your business and trust....
  • Pool Design Ideas: Freeform Desert Oasis
    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...
  • 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...
  • Diving Into the Details: Tile
    At California Pools & Landscape, we’ve been building dream backyards in the valley of the sun for more than 33 years. Over that time, we’ve continued to refine our...
  • Diving Into the Details: Pool Water Valves
    At California Pools & Landscape, we’ve been building dream backyards in the valley of the sun for more than 32 years. Over that time, we’ve continued to refine our...
  • Pool Design Ideas: Laps In Paradise
    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...
  • Pool Design Ideas: Grecian Tuscan Retreat
    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...
  • Pool Design Ideas: Camelback, Concrete & Copper
    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...
  • 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...
  • Pool Design Ideas: Scottsdale Botanical Garden
    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...
  • Pool Design Ideas: Retro Classic 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...
  • How Much Does a Standard CPL Pool Cost?
    How Much Does a Standard Pool Cost in Arizona?
    How much does a 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 fact,...
  • Pool Design Ideas: 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...
  • Pool Point Of View - Sedella Spa & Sport
    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...
  • The Fastest Pool Build vs Quality Pool Build
    Fastest Pool Build vs Quality Pool Build: Is Quality Worth the Wait?
    So you’re ready to have a pool built in your backyard and found out that the process will take longer than you had hoped. Just like many industries this...
  • Pool Design Ideas: Chandler Contemporary
    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...
  • 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...
  • Pool Design Ideas: Grecian Gem 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...
  • Pool Design Ideas: Freeform 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...
  • Pool Design Ideas: Modern Marvel In Scottsdale
    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...
  • What Size Pool Is Right For Me?
    What Size Pool Is Right For Me?
    You’re ready to build a pool in your backyard, but aren’t sure what size of pool you want. This is a big decision to make and it can be...
  • Small Backyard Pool Design Ideas: Phoenix Spool
    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...
  • Pool Point Of View - Modern Classic Style In Sedella
    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...
  • Small Backyard Pool Design Ideas: Queen Creek Ace
    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...
  • Pool Design Ideas: 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...
  • Pool Design Ideas: Paradise Valley Retro 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...
  • How To Choose The Best Waterline Tile For Your Pool
    Waterline tile on a pool 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,...
  • Pool Design Ideas: Phoenician Grecian
    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...
  • Pool Point Of View - Pyramid Peak Pool
    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...
  • Pool Design Ideas: Freeform Tiered 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...
  • Pool Design Ideas: Modern Geometric Pool Design 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...
  • Geometric VS Freeform
    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...
  • Backyard Biography - 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...
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    Case Study: Lush Backyard
    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...
  • Pool Point Of View - Paradise In PV
    Pool Point Of View - Paradise In PV
    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...
  • Desert Pool Under Mountain
    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...
  • Pool Point Of View - Desert Oasis 
    Pool Point Of View – Desert Oasis 
    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...
  • How Long Does It Take To Remodel A Pool
    How Long Does It Take To Remodel A Pool?
    Are you thinking of remodeling your pool, 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...
  • Queen Creek Pool Builder
    Queen Creek, Here We Come!
    Arizona’s ultimate backyard builder is expanding! California Pools & Landscape is coming to Queen Creek – come see what all the hype is about! With over 33 years in...
  • Backyard Biography The McDermotts
    Backyard Biography: The McDermotts
    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. Their...
  • Pools at $75,000 or Less
    Welcome to part 1 of our series on Pool Costs! In this series, we will be attempting to answer the question we receive most from our clients – “just...
  • 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...
  • Pool Examples in the $150,000 to $200,000 Range
    Welcome to Part 3 in our series on Pool Costs! In this video series, we answer the question we receive most from our clients – “how much does a...
  • Ultimate Backyards from $200,000 and Up
    Welcome to Part 4 in our video series! Here we answer the most common question we get from our clients: “How much does a pool cost?” We’ve been exploring...
  • Your Ultimate Stay-At-Home Summer!
    Your Ultimate Stay-at-Home Summer!
    Summer is not canceled! We have three tips to turn your vacation into a staycation. Tip 1 Online Design Consultations are Available Yes, you can design your next backyard project 100%...
  • 6 Steps to Virtually Design Your Backyard
    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...
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    Modern Desert Beauty
    This incredible backyard was designed to accentuate the home’s dramatic lines and blend seamlessly into the surrounding desert landscape, all while paying homage to the iconic Frank Lloyd Wright...
  • Cal Pool Dream Book App
    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...
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    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,...
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    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...
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    Pool Party Perfection
    California Pools & Landscapes works with each client individually to understand their hopes, dreams, and objectives for their ultimate backyard. Our team brought this client’s vision to life and...
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    Sunken Bar Party 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...
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    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...
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    Desert 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...
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    Award Winning Design
    Our award-winning 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 space...
  • Artificial Turf is the New Pool 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....
  • Swim Up Swimming Pool Bar
    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 Interiors
    Sea Glass Pebble Interiors
    From sparkle and durability to colors and value, this interior pool surface is a dream come true Looking for a smooth, durable and sparkly interior surface for your pool and...
  • 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...
  • Five Backyard Design Ideas For Fun Under The Sun
    Five Backyard Design Ideas for Fun Under the Sun
    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...
  • Pool 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 —...
  • Fire Pits and Fire 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...
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    Planning the 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....
  • Benefits of Having One Contractor Design & Build the Entire Yard
    Pros to Using One Contractor for Design and Build
    To make 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...
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    Creating the Good Life
    What’s your idea of the perfect backyard haven? Is it the greatest barbecue and pool party setting ever? Is it a tranquil garden designed for relaxation and the enjoyment...
  • 4 Secrets to Your New Pool
    4 Secrets Most Pool Companies Won't Tell You
    Whether you have just begun thinking about a pool installation or you are nearly ready to sign on the dotted line, make sure you check out the following secrets...
  • 10 Questions About Your New Pool
    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...
  • 5 Ultimate Backyard Ideas
    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...
  • 8 Fun 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 —...
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    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...
  • Queen Creek, Here We Come!
    California Pools & Landscape Opens Largest Pool Design Center in Arizona
    We are pleased to announce the Grand Opening of our new state-of-the-art Arizona pool design center located at 4320 W Chandler Blvd Suite 1 in Chandler 85226 conveniently located...