Freeform Pool Idea – The Leichtle Job

A freeform pool with an umbrella table and a custom pool deck

At Summerhill Pools, we take pride in each design and build we construct. For us, a pool is the ultimate escape and a place of peace, a little slice of custom-built paradise that lets all of your cares float away. To illustrate the caliber of our work, we have created a showcase for one of […]

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Backyard Pool with Splashpad

Adding Elegant Touches

Backyard Pool With Splash Pad For Family Fun! We are looking back at some of our older jobs to show our clients the amazing potential every backyard has to house their dream pool! For this month’s pool throwback, we are looking at the Blackson Job, where our expert team helped design and construct this simplistic […]

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Pool Deck: Pouring Concrete – The Collins Job

A worker smooths a recently poured concrete deck with a house and some other workers in the background

Every element of a pool build is exciting to our passionate pool builders. At Summerhill Pools, we don’t just design pools – we design relaxing retreats right in your backyard. A big part of creating a great atmosphere around your pool is the deck, which is what we’re working on today. Previous Steps in the […]

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Laying the Shotcrete Pool Shell – The Texican

A blueprint of the steps and handrail for a pool

It’s time to pour the shotcrete shell for the Las Colinas Texican Hotel’s pool. Shotcrete is a key ingredient in every new Summerhill Pool swimming pool because it is the best material for forming pool shells. If you’re curious about what goes into creating a pool shell, read on to learn more. Steps to Take before […]

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Geofoam: A Lightweight Pool Fill – The Texican

Two construction workers lay geofoam at the base of a pool

Constructing a pool that is beautiful and will be able to last for many years to come without needing repairs consists of several steps. The first two stages of our pool project for the Texican hotel in Irving, TX, were focused on soil stabilization using chemical injection and creating a firm foundation for the pool by pouring […]

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The Texican – Pouring Base & Laying Steel Rebar

8 workers are shown pouring the concrete base of a pool under the steel rebar

Another great project is well underway as we continue our work on the Texican swimming pool in Irving, Texas. The chemical injection is finished, the soil is stabilized, and we’re moving forward precisely according to our engineering plans.  This custom swimming pool is going to be an 18′ circle with a depth of 6′ 6″ […]

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Soil Stabilization for Commercial Pool Build

The Valencia Group is in the process of constructing their newest hotel: The Texican.

DFW & Las Colinas Commercial Pool Contractors At Summerhill Pools, we specialize in both residential & commercial pool construction. Since our early years, Mark McCaffrey has spent ample time in the Commercial construction world. Operating in the commercial pool industry is difficult because of the following conditions: Long sales cycle: it can take 1-2 years […]

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Advanced Pool Construction Techniques

Pool spray foam installation

  Khaldoun Job Part #2: Advanced Construction Techniques in Las Colinas Change of Plans If you’ve read our image description (above) you have noticed we had to change our plans. Sometimes, when you’re in the pool construction industry, there are existing conditions that you aren’t made aware of until your already building. In the case […]

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Get Ready for Texas Heat with a New Pool

Custom pool with concrete patio deck and water feature

 Build Your Summer of Fun with a New Pool! Summer 2018 in Dallas is Almost Here Wow! Where has the time gone? It feels like yesterday that we were just celebrating Christmas and wrapping up the close of 2017. Now we turn the corner and are nearly 9 weeks away from school being let out […]

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