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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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 &...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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’...
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...
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...
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...
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:...
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...
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...
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...