Bad Weather: Pool Construction’s Worst Enemy

Bad weather is pool constructions worst enemy! As you can imagine, Spring and Summer are our busiest times of the year — and that’s because the weather is just right for pool construction and landscaping design! We LOVE this time of year because it means that our talented team can get to work without delay the majority of the time. … Read More

Dear local businesses: Prep now for winter!

If you are a local business, this is an incredibly important reminder for you to prep now for winter! As you may know, here on the West Coast, seasons can change quickly with little to no notice. And with the winter season fast approaching, now is the time for local businesses to get prepared! As the owner of a business … Read More

Pool Construction Update: Concrete Strike in Metro Vancouver

You may not already be aware, but as of June 2022, a month-long labour dispute hit the foundation of Metro Vancouver’s construction industry. A strike by nearly 300 workers shut down 12 concrete operations, slashing the supply of concrete and stalling many projects. The Homebuilders Association Vancouver said large commercial and industrial projects are taking precedence for deliveries of what little … Read More

Project Update: Coquitlam Commercial Landscape

  Everybody loves to come home to well-thought-out spaces, green lawns, pretty foliage, and more. Even outside of apartment buildings, appearances matter! Landscaping plays a huge factor in an apartment building’s curb appeal. Beautiful, well-tended landscaping tells potential owners and renters  that strata managers or property managers truly do care about the place. The experts in our landscaping division have … Read More

Surrey Custom Pool Design

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Here at GRN Group of Companies, we work with our customers every step of the way to custom design and build their pool space. This post showcases one of our favourite recently-completed projects in Surrey, BC! Vancouver and the Lower Mainland have been experiencing a TON of rain this Spring (if you can even call this a Spring), but that’s … Read More

Improve your golf game with an at-home putting green!

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For many, putting greens are an excellent addition to a backyard that can deliver value to homeowners, their friends, and their property. They are a great place to have fun, improve your golf game, and relax. They also improve the overall look and feel of your backyard as a focal point or activity. More importantly, if you miss a short … Read More

5 Great Reasons to Join our Team!

We’ve been in the landscape, pool contractor, and retail business all our lives. We love what we do, and we’re always looking for excellent people to join our team. As we continue to rapidly expand, here are 5 great reasons to join our team! 1. We’re not just a business, we’re a family. Our father started the company over fifty … Read More

Our Shotcrete Pool Construction Process

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Concrete pools can be constructed with the shotcrete or gunite process. The difference is when the concrete mixes with the water. Shotcrete always refers to wet concrete that’s already fully mixed before it’s shot out of a hose. Scroll down below to view the steps to our shotcrete process at-a-glance! First, when constructing a concrete pool with the shotcrete method, … Read More

Famous Celebrity Pools we love

Celebrities frequently get noticed for everything they do, whether its something they achieve in pop culture, jet-setting to fabulous destinations, or – even more so during the pandemic – enjoying their everyday “downtime” at home like the rest of us. With the advent of social media and digital sharing platforms, we are now privy to a special glimpse into their … Read More

GRN Pool & Landscape: 2021 Highlights

Here’s a round-up of some of our favourite project highlights in 2021! Thank you to our amazing clients + customers for trusting our team with their vision to create the ultimate outdoor spaces. We are so excited for our upcoming projects in 2022! No matter how large or small your project may be, we have the right design solutions and … Read More