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

Why Pools Are Better Than the Beach

As a pool company located in close proximity to beautiful White Rock Beach, we’ve spent years debating with locals on whether or not it’s better to go to a pool or to the beach. We know that White Rock beach is home to the ever-so-famous pier, where it’s not uncommon to see people jumping into the deep, Pacific waters below, … Read More

How to Winterize Your In-Ground Pool

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Temperatures have begun to consistently dip here in the Lower Mainland, and that means its time to ensure you are beginning the winterization process for your in-ground pool. It may take approximately one week to complete the process, as some of the steps take a few days to be performed. Follow this simple check-list as a starting point for how … Read More