Pools & Spas Archives

New retail concept comes to Scottsdale

One of the most respected and successful names in the pool, spa, patio and backyard living industry is diving back in the water and launching a new retail experience store with Jacuzzi Brands, featuring exceptional and functional backyard living spaces that include the benefits of hot tub living. David Ghiz, one of the former owners… Read More →

A Whole World of Water: the Facts

Republished with permission from JT SPAS A Whole World of Water: the Facts was last modified: July 11th, 2013 by Eric Shepperd

Go Outside, Cool Down? MistAMERICA's Outdoor Comfort Showroom

MistAMERICA, a multi-award-winning innovator in outdoor cooling, shade and heating solutions, will open the world’s first Outdoor Comfort Showroom June 13.  It will be the ONLY showroom in the industry that enables customers to experience the effects of cutting-edge outdoor cooling and heating products in a true open-air setting. For over two decades MistAMERICA has… Read More →

Tiling Your Way to Backyard Artistry with Alpentile

Designing an outdoor living space can include as much artistic flare and color as desired. From stone wall sidings to flower beds, creative possibilities are endless. Custom glass tiling is a luxurious and beautiful way to add splashes of color and tie in the outdoor design. Even the least artistic elements – like a BBQ… Read More →

Product Guide to Fabulous Outdoor Living

As it comes time, yet again, to bring out your lawn chairs and start making your outdoor living space presentable, the stress can be a bit overwhelming. From comfortable gatherings to extravagant fiestas, these hot products will make redecorating a walk in the park. Trex® Transcend® Decking trex.com Looking for a chic and sophisticated deck?… Read More →

Outdoor Design Trends: Earth, Water, Fire and… comfort

Each year, while the rest of the country is buried under a blanket of snow, leaving many hidden inside and wrapped in a blanket with a mug of hot chocolate in hand, Valley residents are boastfully enjoying the great outdoors. And why shouldn’t we? The winter and spring months are our haven here in the… Read More →

Sandy Beaches, Resort-Inspired Pool Spaces Transform One’s Backyard

Scottsdale Living Magazine Summer 2012, Backyard Living

There’s No Place Like Home: Sandy beaches, resort-inspired pool spaces and more transform one’s backyard All sweating aside, it’s never easy to stay cooped up indoors all summer despite how luxurious the air conditioning feels in contrast to the blistering 100-plus-degree temperatures outside. As families are looking for more alternatives to stay active while staying… Read More →

Pool Safety: Preventing Child Pool Drownings

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With the summer just beginning, practice pool safety; ensure your pool and spa area in your backyard is safe, to prevent child drownings. So far this year, 14 pool-related drowning incidents by children have occurred in the state. In 2011 alone, 27 children died from drowning, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services (AZDHS).… Read More →

Transform Your Backyard Into A Paradise

Backyard Paradise - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011
by in Garden | Landscaping | Pools & Spas

Backyard Paradiso: Transform your backyard and entertain your guests outdoors. Any patio can be turned into luxurious space given the right attention. But as you’re looking over your backyard, and possibly underwhelmed by its charm, try focusing on these three areas to create a fresh experience for you and your guests. Relaxing Scents There is… Read More →