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    How to Care for Your Travertine Tile Pool Decking

    Last updated 6 days ago

    Travertine tile is extremely popular as a pool decking material. Not only does travertine come in a variety of textures and colors ranging from ivory to coral red, but its natural imperfections such as pits, cavities, and depressions give travertine its signature character. Unfortunately, these natural imperfections can also make it difficult to maintain travertine tile pool decking—but not impossible.

    Keep a broom outside and brush your deck daily to remove dirt and debris. Depending on the finish of your travertine tile pool decking, you may also mop with a neutral, all-purpose cleaner. Just be sure to rinse off your deck with a hose away from your swimming pool.

    Whether you want to retile your deck or replaster your entire pool, the pool remodeling experts here at Oliveira Pools can help you achieve the pool of your dreams. Since 1976, we have been replastering and remodeling swimming pools in Orange County and Los Angeles. To schedule a consultation with one of our pool remodeling experts, call us today at (562) 222-8849. 

    Exploring the Beauty of JewelScapes Pool Finishes

    Last updated 13 days ago

    If you aren’t in love with your swimming pool, you should be! Fortunately, there are countless ways that you can remodel your pool to achieve the backyard oasis you’ve always wanted. One of the best ways to give your pool a total makeover is with a JewelScapes formulated surface system from National Pool Tile. Available in an array of dazzling colors, JewelScapes capture the sparkle and brilliance of the world’s finest gems in a stunning interior swimming pool finish. Here is a closer look at the different JewelScapes series you can choose from when remodeling your swimming pool. 

    Classic Series
    The Classic Series combines the beauty of smooth, colorful glass beads with the highest quality pigments and aggregates for a finish that’s beyond compare. Finishes range from light (Tranquility and Spring Water) to dark (Waterfall and Evening Blue).

    Opal Series
    Combining crystal clear glass beads with high quality pigments, JewelScapes Opal Series is full of captivating finishes available in both subtle and bold jewel tones. Colors range from green-blue (Sea Mist) to dark blue (Barbados Blue).

    Reflective Series
    To give your pool an exotic sparkle, check out JewelScapes Reflective Series. These colorful glad beads are cut in such a way to make sunlight dance and flicker beneath the surface of your pool. This series also offers sand-colored finishes of Citrine and Topaz, among other beautiful color choices.

    With JewelScapes, you can get a step closer to the dream pool you’ve always wanted. For help remodeling your swimming pool, contact the experts at Oliveira Pools. Serving Orange County and South Los Angeles County, Oliveira Pools is the pool remodeling company you can trust to turn your dreams into reality. Visit our website to learn more about our pool remodeling services, or call us at (562) 222-8849 to request your free estimate. 

    A Brief Overview of Hardscape Design

    Last updated 20 days ago

    It takes more than a swimming pool to complete a backyard oasis. To truly enjoy your outdoor space, you need to create focal points around the pool that are both functional and visually interesting. This is where hardscaping comes in. The same way landscape design takes into account the aesthetic and practical appeal of different plants and trees in a given scheme, hardscape design considers how different materials such as concrete and stone work together to create a cohesive and aesthetically pleasing outdoor space. To see an example of a beautiful concrete hardscape design, watch this video from the Landscaping Network.

    If you’re not in love with your backyard, call Oliveira Pools today. We offer comprehensive pool remodeling options and free estimates on all of our work. Our ultimate goal is to help you, our client, obtain the backyard paradise you’ve always wanted. If you live in Orange County or South Los Angeles County, call Oliveira Pools at (562) 222-8849. 

    What Are the Hottest Trends In Swimming Pool Design?

    Last updated 21 days ago

    Pools have come a long way in the past few years and are now being equipped with features such as automation systems and LED lighting. To learn more about the hottest trends in swimming pool design, read through the information below.

    Technology Updates
    Today’s world is powered by sophisticated technology, and pools are no exception to this rule. Now, the majority of homeowners are having automation systems installed in their pools, which are both easy to use and incredibly convenient. For instance, to use one of these systems, all you have to do is push a button on a remote or iPad in order to control pool lighting, turn the spa jets on, and perform many other tasks.

    More Lighting
    Nowadays, more people are swimming in their pools during the evening hours. As a result, a hot trend right now in pool design is using a lot more lighting. LED lights are being installed on the inside of pools to give the water a majestic shimmer. In addition, these lights are being placed around the outside of pools to make walkways safer at night as well to as enhance the aesthetics of the yard.

    Fire Burners
    A major trend that is gaining popularity in swimming pool design is using fire burners. Typically, fire burners are installed on pedestals located around the outside of the pool or in other areas situated away from foot paths. In addition to being easy to use, these burners can add a unique aesthetic to the pool and provide warmth on colder nights. Also, unlike the fire burners of the past, modern fire burners are very safe and relight automatically after being blown out by wind, which means that they will not waste gas.

    At Oliveira Pools in Orange County, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest-quality pool remodeling services in the Los Angeles area. Our experienced staff can upgrade your pool with fire burners, automated controls, LED lighting, and more. For more information about our company or services, talk to one of our friendly representatives at (562) 222-8849 today. 

    Quick Tips for Testing Your Pool Chemistry

    Last updated 21 days ago

    When it comes to testing a pool’s chemistry, many homeowners are not even sure where to begin. If you are one of these individuals, there is no reason to stress because the process is easier than you might think.

    To test your pool’s chemistry, you will first need a test kit, which can be found at your local pool supply store. After carefully reading the test kit’s instructions, take the plastic water tester and fill it up with the required amount of pool water. Next, use the chemical solutions provided with the test kit to test and balance the water’s chlorine levels. Once you have followed these steps, you should know if your pool’s chemistry is in or out of balance. 

    Oliveira Pools provides pool remodeling services for homeowners in Los Angeles and Orange County. If your pool is outdated and needs an update, call our office at (562) 222-8849. Our staff of professionals has years of experience and would be pleased to assist you with your pool renovation needs. Visit our website or call us today for more information. 

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