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

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

How Long Does it Take to Build a Pool in Vancouver?

When spring and summer come around each year, it reminds homeowners of the project they’ve always wanted to take on — building a pool! One of the main questions we get asked is : How long will it take to complete? Unfortunately, it’s difficult to answer because there are a number of different factors to consider. Working with professionals who … Read More

Vancouver Custom Pool Design

At GRN Pool & Landscape, we work with our customers every step of the way to custom create their dream outdoor space. This starts with brainstorming and designing, using our 3D video technology to the full pool installation, finished with the landscaping and hardscaping. This is one of our most favourite recent projects, which includes amazing water features, beautiful artificial … Read More

How to Make the Most of Your Small Backyard

Do you have a small backyard and lack inspiration on how to make it a usable, inviting outdoor space? As professional landscape and pool designers, we see outdoor spaces of all different sizes and know just how to make the most of yours, no matter the size. Our team has come up with a few tips and tricks to help … Read More

COVID-approved Things to Do this Spring in Vancouver

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Spring has finally sprung in Vancouver, and with continued public closures due to COVID-19, it’s important to prepare for some fun activities that you can do from the comfort and safety of home. To help you come up with some fun ideas, our team at GRN Pool has put together this quick list of some ideas the whole family will … Read More

What Do You Do With a Pool in the Winter?

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As much as we may wish that we could use our pools year-round, the reality is that when the cool weather comes around we all have no choice but to close down our pool. However, as weather can fluctuate within any given year, it can be difficult to know exactly when to close down the pool for the season. The … Read More

How to Get Rid of Algae in Pools?

Here some tips of how to remove algae of your pool

If you have some kind of pool in your backyard — whether it be an outdoor pool or an inground swimming pool —then chances are that you have dealt with algae of some kind. However, if it’s your first time encountering this slimy, green problem, then you might be feeling quite overwhelmed.   The good news is that algae is … Read More