Monday, 05 June 2017 14:22

Glenview, IL Custom Inground Swimming Pool

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Glenview, IL Swimming Pools

Platinum Pools designs, builds, and services inground swimming pools in Glenview, IL as well as other cities in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan. Platinum offers swimming pool design & construction services as well as pool maintenance and pool services. Platinum actually does much more than that. We can help to create a complete outdoor living space for you.

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Monday, 05 June 2017 14:17

Glencoe, IL Custom Inground Swimming Pool

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This backyard features a rectangular swimming pool, an exercise swim spa, and a custom spa. The swimming pool measures 15'0" x 50'0", the Spa measures 6'0" x 16'0" and the exercise pool measures 6'0" x 16'0". All three pools have automatic pool covers with stone lid systems. All three pools have LED colored lighting. The coping is Valders, Buff-colored Limestone. The interior exposed aggregate finish color is Midnight Blue. The patio area also features a fire pit, as well as a natural stone pool deck and coping. This project is at a home in Glencoe, Illinois.

 

Glencoe, IL Swimming Pools

Platinum Pools designs, builds, and services inground swimming pools in Glencoe, IL as well as other cities in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan. Platinum offers swimming pool design & construction services as well as pool maintenance and pool services. Platinum actually does much more than that. We can help to create a complete outdoor living space for you.

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Monday, 05 June 2017 13:58

Burr Ridge IL Custom Inground Swimming Pool

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This traditional inground swimming pool measures 20'0" x 40'0", and is 3'6" to 9'0" deep. There are two sets of shallow end steps, as well as an ample 6'6" x 14'0" sunshelf, and a swim in bench at the deep end. Automatic swimming pool cover, diving board, and LED lighting are also featured. The coping is North Avenue Limestone, and the decking is Bluestone. The pool interior is Cool Blue. Photos by Larry Huene Photography

 

Burr Ridge, IL Swimming Pools

Platinum Pools designs, builds, and services inground swimming pools in Burr Ridge, IL as well as other cities in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan. Platinum offers swimming pool design & construction services as well as pool maintenance and pool services. Platinum actually does much more than that. We can help to create a complete outdoor living space for you.

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This pool measures 25'0" x 44'6" approximately. There is also a raised 8'0" round spa with a spillover water feature. The two turn slide has a rock waterfall underneath as well as accent boulders and stones around the perimeter of the pool. There are glass tile accents on the steps and benches. The exposed aggregate swimming pool finish is Midnight Blue.

Barrington Hills, IL Swimming Pools

Platinum Pools designs, builds, and services inground swimming pools in Barrington Hills IL as well as other cities in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan. Platinum offers swimming pool design & construction services as well as pool maintenance and pool services. Platinum actually does much more than that. We can help to create a complete outdoor living space for you.

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Monday, 05 June 2017 12:20

Vintage Swimming Pools

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Celebrate Summer With Vintage Photos of Swimming Pools Across America

From Time

The swimming pool dates back to antiquity, with examples having been excavated from the times before Christ.  Our modern concept of a backyard swimming pool, however, is much more of a recent historical phenomenon.  This post from Time magazine shows some vintage pool pictures from the early days of the industry in the U.S.

Here is an excerpt from the post: