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!
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 36 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...