Mercedes' Pools™ Redesign Case Study

The pictures below are of a pool we have just remodeled.   We have included them together with descriptions, so you can better understand the steps involved in a professional pool remodeling.

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cantilever edge pool to be
updated with stone edge
cantilever edge to be
remove cantilever to
 install stone coping
measure to remove
cantilever edge
cantilever after cut and
removal of edge
new flagstone edge future site of waterfall waterfall just installed.
Fence not stained and no
new waterfall made
of moss rock
side view of waterfall long view of new waterfall diving board to be removed
diving board,
bolts to be cut.
newly refinished deck after
dive board was removed.
This is now a spacious
area for sun loungers
drainage still coming under
gate, needs correcting
now the drainage has been steered to the 4" drain underground.
a close view of the corrected
drainage. it will no longer
flood to the house.
poor drainage, to be corrected

drainage has been re-
directed underground to
the alley away from house
another view of drainage
corrected. it will no longer
flood to the home.
poor drainage, causing
ponding - to be corrected
1 " poor drain to be
removed and replaced with
4" drain
cut out for new 4" drain 4" wide by 4" deep drain
installed leads water to the
alley underground correctly.
view of the new gutter
drain. This will prevent any
water build up on the deck
that previously flood to
to different decks to be
redone as same uniform
texture look
decking before color added now all decking is uniform
and all the same look.
additional decking was
addedto a previous weed
area. it makes a great
table area for larger
tables 10' x 10'
poor spa design, update is
to remove wall to pool to
create a sitting area
wall has steel rust to be
wall to pool to be
knocked out
wall after jack hammered
another view of spa wall
this is a sitting area now.
spa wall removed.
this really opened the
pool up!
this added so much more
beauty to the pool.
this is the pool before it
was drained. notice the
dangerous steps.
view of corrected steps
the view of dangerous
steps with pool empty.
step no longer dangerous
view of the steps now
old rock on right to be
removed and redone with
correct flagstone.
now the rear of the pool
with correct flagstone and
lush new landscape. Fence
is stained w/natural cedar.
old equipment all to
be replaced
old valves to be removed
and replaced
view of new valves and
plumbing now easy to
all new equiptment. new
2hp hayward northstar.
jandy neverlube valves,
hayward micro clear 500 sf
filter and polaris booster
pump, with intermatic dual
timers and freeze guard,
we also added a keychain
remote to turn the pump
on and off.
this was open before. the
equipment used to sit
where plants are. it was moved further away from the foundation
this is a walk way that was
added to the concealed
pump area.
view of new pump area
outdated tile removed for
new fresh tile
fresh new tile added. statue add character to
this pool
you can also have a buddy
to sit with
this was a great addition
to this pool area
this timer was added to the
pool light to turn the pool
light on and off every night
lush landscape was added
to the pool area
plants were added behind
the pool as well as the
fence was stained with
25 yr stain
the gate hinges and latch
were refinished


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