Marble Patios And Pools On Long Island NY

Marble-Patios-And-Pools-On-Long-Island-NY2Make a statement with your backyard; marble patios and pools on Long Island NY by Gappsi.  We designed and built a travertine wood-burning fireplace as well as a gunite pool renovation with a new design of the patio and landscaping in West Islip NY. We incorporated a new wood-burning fireplace and veneered it with multisize silver travertine tumbled veneer and capt with G040 two-inch coping. The patio consists of G040 marble pavers selected from the Gappsi natural stone collection. This stone is a very beautiful marble with many details. A key feature and benefit of marble pavers are they are very cool in the heat, with a sandblasted texture and tumbled texture perfect for around a pool or water.

The pool was remodeled with new porcelain tiles in the water line and new coping was added. Gappsi also built a raised area for the diving section and added two columns each with a led Pentair Water Ball spilling into the pool. The landscape includes some tropical plants, flowery plants, and evergreens. Our team did a very beautiful job, the waterview on the South Bay of Long Island NY is amazing to enjoy with a warm fire while enjoying from the comforts of your home.

Marble Patios And Pools On Long Island NY

One of the most versatile construction materials for pools is Gunite.  It is a simple mixture of cement, sand, and water.  To apply the Gunite to your framework contractors have 2 options; use a spray gun or blow the material onto the rebar framework.  The rebar offers strength and structure to the pool.

Gunite is porous and should not be used by itself to construct a pool. There must be a water barrier between the porous gunite and the pool water. Plaster is then applied to not only ensure a smooth touch on the pool surface but also to create a water barrier between the pool water and the gunite.

Winterizing your pool properly will help to keep your pool’s gunite/plaster structure intact.

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Delaminations, stains, cracks, and generally dullness and lifelessness are reasons for wanting to give new life to your pool. Painting pools have been an option even before pool plastering came around. Back in the day, all pools were painted; it was an annual pool opening tradition. When the plaster for pools began to be used, pool owners appreciated the long-lasting and durable surface and the smooth white finish.

Longevity Factor:
Re-plastering a pool, when properly mixed, applied, cured, and maintained – can last 15-20 years. Pool paint, depending on the type of paint used, as well as application and curing factors, 2-7 years of life can be expected from a pool paint job.

Durability Factor:
Paints used for pools, spas, and fountains, are specifically made for underwater use and are quite durable against poor water chemistry, temperature extremes, and even rough treatment from pool equipment. Plaster, however, with its usual 1/2 inch thickness, can handle more distress than the thin layer of pool paint.

Appearance Factor:
Both the new plaster and new paint are looking good! Pool paint is shiny and reflective, and new plaster has a deep luster, like an eggshell. Of course, you can add colors and additives to plaster to create custom tones. You can do the same with paint, and could even paint a mural. Plaster may look the best for longer, but at least initially, and for the first few years, the appearance of both is fairly equal.

Travertine Veneer Wood Burning Fireplace

Marble-Patios-And-Pools-On-Long-Island-NY4Fireplaces are a natural gathering place and are often not just the focal point of a room, but often the focal point of the entire home or outside.  A fireplace provides a respite of warmth, conversation, and meditation from the outside world. Many agree that renovating a tired, worn out, and outdated fireplace has the same return on investment as updating a kitchen or bathroom, but with a much smaller price tag. Natural stone veneer panels are an excellent choice for such a renovation because they are cost-effective and incredibly easy to install.

Whether you’re envisioning a rustic, colonial, contemporary, modern, or Old World space, color and design add up to making your project look just right. Natural Stone Colors vary naturally, which is what makes it an authentic material to incorporate into projects.

Whether you’re renovating an old brick fireplace or building one anew, our world-class customer service team will walk you through the right process for you. During a fireplace renovation, you tend to encounter more obstacles than if you are building new. For example, is your existing fireplace built from brick? Is it flat drywall? There are different ways to handle each of these conditions. We welcome your questions, so please don’t hesitate to speak with us.

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Our showroom display also includes the most beautiful as well as unique imported natural stones for patios, walkways, and driveways.

We provide our services in the following areas of Nassau and Suffolk County. Glen Cove, Hempstead, North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Babylon, Huntington, Islip, and Smithtown. Brookhaven, Southampton, Riverhead, East Hampton, Southold, Old Brookville, Old Westbury. Mill Neck, Nissequogue, Lloyd Harbor, Muttontown, Coldspring Harbor, and East Norwich
Gappsi’s knowledgeable and experienced personnel can help you create the yard of your dreams!

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Cleaning and Sealing Paver Stones on Long Island NY

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Cleaning and Sealing Paver Stones is NECESSARY! We are often asked, “Do I need to seal my pavers?”  The short answer is YES!!!  Cleaning and Sealing is an important maintenance tool to keep paver patios, walkways, driveways, and pool decks looking as beautiful as the day they were installed.

However, “too much of a good thing” can come into play, and you should be wary of over-applying paver sealer by reapplying too often, which could create a haze.

What Cleaning and Sealing Paver Stones Can Do For Your Home! 

Natural pavers may be more rustic, but they have a raw, unfinished look that may not fit even with more naturalistic decor styles. Sealed pavers create a polished look and complete the look of your driveway, patio, or pool area. The shine after sealing pavers adds sophistication and can improve curb appeal or complement the rest of your home decor.

Increases Weather Resistance

  • Most pavers are naturally porous. This makes them susceptible to water damage and erosion. Simply cleaning and sealing paver stones adds a resistant layer to sun and rain. In addition, when a sealant is used the pavers are protected from UV rays, which fade the natural color.

Prevents Damage

  • Paver sealing covers the cracks between pavers, creating a smooth surface that discourages chipping and additional cracking. When air temperature changes pavers expand and contract, but cleaning and sealing reduce this effect.  This is important because less movement means less chance of cracking, helping your pavers last longer.

Improves Drainage

  • Unsealed pavers trap and absorb water.  The trapped water leads to damage and erosion, in addition, it inhibits poor drainage for your driveway, patio, or pool area. On the other hand, cleaning and sealing paving stones gives pavers a smooth surface that enables roll-off. Your paved surface area will not collect water.

Easier Maintenance

  • The protective coat of paver sealing protects pavers from oil stains and any other stain your driveway or patio may encounter. It discourages insects, weeds, algae, and mildew, and makes it easier to clean them when they do grow. With a smooth surface and fewer stains, paver maintenance can be a breeze!

Enhances & Restores The Color Of Pavers

  • UV rays cause fading in pavers, but paver sealing functions as a varnish.  The sealant draws out the color and contrast of new and old pavers. Whether you’re installing new pavers or giving a facelift to old ones, paver sealing helps them look more beautiful and vibrant!

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Gappsi Showroom Cleaning and Sealing

The Gappsi team is cleaning and sealing the showroom parking lot located in Smithtown NY Suffolk County on Long Island. We are using hot water on low pressure with a surface cleaner to remove dirt, oil residue, and other debris collected in the crevices of the surface of the pavers. We are using a rotary wand to loosen the dirt collected in between the joints of the pavers. This is a large parking lot built with Nicolock pavers.  The colors of the paving stones are still very nice even after 15 years of being exposed to the elements and vehicular traffic.

Nicolock manufactures high-quality concrete products that withstand the test of time. Like any other concrete product, concrete is corrosive.  It weathers when exposed to the elements like heat, rain, and snow.  In addition, calcium chloride and ice melters are used during freezing times. After completing the cleaning of the entire paver parking lot, we filled the joints of the pavers with haze-free polymeric sand and vibrated it with mechanical plate compactors to allow the sand to settle in and completely fill the joints. We spray water on the pavers to allow the sand to get wet, letting the water saturate the sand all the way through the bottom of the joint, and also wash off the surface of the pavers.

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Polymetric Sand

The polymeric sand comes in a few different colors, but the most commonly used is beige or gray. It really doesn’t matter what color you use because over time it weathers and it will eventually turn into a brownish-gray color. Polymeric sand is a combination of medium-crushed natural sand, that is combined with color and a polymer component. It is activated when in contact with water to make it glue and eventually harden. This makes it better for the pavers’ stability, makes it harder for ants to dig and nest in between the paver joints, and also makes it harder for weeds to grow through.

The next process is the installation of the sealer. We use high-quality urethane-water-based sealers, which are environmentally safe and won’t harm plants, pets, or humans. It penetrates the surface of the pavers and creates a coating to protect the pavers from the elements. It also brings out and deepens the colors. Our sealer won’t yellow, and it will create a consistent tone on the pavers during wet and or dry circumstances. We allow the sealer to cure for at least 3 days before driving on it, and depending on the temperature, it could be longer for the sealer to totally cure.

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We provide pressure washing and re-sanding & sealing services in the following areas of Eastern Long-Island, Western Long-Island, North-Shore Long-Island, South-Shore Long-Island, Suffolk County, and Nassau County: Glen Cove, Hempstead, North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Babylon, Huntington, Islip, Smithtown, Brookhaven, Southampton, Riverhead, East Hampton, Southold, Old Brookville, Old Westbury, Mill Neck, Nissequogue, Lloyd Harbor, Muttontown, Cold Spring Harbor, and East Norwich.

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Fish Pond & Landscape Designers contractors long Island NY.

Fish Pond & Landscape Designers contractors long Island NY.This private residence located on Long Island, NY features the design & installation by Gappsi Group. In this design the seating area atop the raised patio overlooks the man made fish pond featuring aquatic plants, natural boulders, and a small one-tier waterfall which adds visual interest as well as helps circulate the pond water. All construction and installation was completed by our highly skilled Gappsi Group team members.
To partner with Gappsi on your next project please contact us at 631-543-1177, or to learn more about Gappsi products and services please  www.gappsi.com 

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Patio Adjacent Fish Pond & Landscape Design by Gappsi

Patio Adjacent Fish Pond & Landscape Design by GappsiThis private residence located on Long Island, NY features the design & installation by Gappsi Group. The focus of the design is centered around the three-tier cascading waterfall and fish pond featuring natural boulders,  aquatic plants, and ideally juxtaposed landscape lighting to illuminate the entire area. All construction and installation was completed by our highly skilled Gappsi Group team members.

To partner with Gappsi on your next project please contact us at 631-543-1177, or to learn more about Gappsi products and services please

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Fire Pit & Pondless Fountain w/ Fire features Built by Gappsi on Long Island

Fire Pit & Pondless Fountain w/ Fire features Built by Gappsi on Long Island
This private residence located on Long Island, NY features the design & installation by Gappsi Group. The focus of the design is centered around the circular natural stone raised patio for the fire pit and seating area, which overlooks a pondless waterfall with veneered natural stone columns and fire feature bowls on either post. The patio and wall veneer both feature a marbleized travertine stone & coping. All construction and installation was completed by our highly skilled Gappsi Group team members.
To partner with Gappsi on your next project please contact us at 631-543-1177, or to learn more about Gappsi products and services please visit www.gappsi.com.

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Pinelawn Fountain & Walkway Installation by Gappsi

Pinelawn Fountain & Walkway Installation by Gappsi
This public cemetery located on Long Island, NY features the design & installation by Gappsi Group. The image to the left pictures the construction of a custom fountain and natural stone walkway in Pinelawn. The fountain is on a natural stone base which leads into a walkway cutting through the thick well-manicured  green lawn.
To partner with Gappsi on your next project please contact us at 631-543-1177, or to learn more about Gappsi products and services please visit www.gappsi.com.

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Custom Outdoor Cooking Island Designed & Built by Gappsi on Long Island

Custom Outdoor Cooking Island Designed & Built by Gappsi on Long IslandThis private residence located on Long Island, NY features the design & installation by Gappsi Group. The image to the left pictures the construction of a custom outdoor cooking island, bar and natural stone patio in Sands Point. The island features stainless steel lynx appliances, a state-of-the-art outdoor pizza oven,  marble counter tops, and travertine natural stone veneer. On the left side of the island is a raised counter top for bar seating The surrounding patio is made up of mocha travertine natural stones.

To partner with Gappsi on your next project please contact us at 631-543-1177, or to learn more about Gappsi products and services please visit www.gappsi.com.

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JETSETTER® NXT 3 PERSON HOT TUB

JETSETTER® NXT 3 PERSON HOT TUB

Seating Capacity
3 Adults
Dimensions
7′ x 5’5″ x 33″
2.13m x 1.65m x .84m
Water Capacity
225 gallons
852 liters
Weight
480 lbs./217kg
2,882 lbs./1,307kg
Lighting System
  • Luminescence® multi-zone
Entertainment Systems (Optional)
  • Wireless Sound System w/ Bluetooth® technology
Jet Count
22

Jetsetter NXT Specs Overhead

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A unique outdoor living space by Gappsi

A unique outdoor living space by GappsiThis backyard estate of a private residence located on Long Island, features the design, installation and construction,  from concept to completion, by Gappsi Group. The concrete free-form pool was custom designed and strategically plotted at the ideal location within the property survey, and all construction and installation was completed by our highly skilled Gappsi Group team members. Aesthetically, the pool was designed in partnership with the client in order to create a beautiful and unique finished product.The patio surrounding the pool is comprised of intricately laid natural stones, with a unique marbleized look, and outlined with matching Fiorito Travertine coping. The open layout and multi-dimensional design of the patio was created to accentuate the property, and create distinct areas for lounging, entertaining, or hanging out by the one of a kind custom-built outdoor fireplace, which are all separate yet connected. Finally, stylish high quality, and durable outdoor furniture accents the whole design, creating the perfect outdoor living space. To partner with Gappsi on your next project please contact us at 631-543-1177.

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Jeanette Happauge

Thanks to Gappsi, we have our own mini-vacation destination right in our backyard. They designed a beautiful stone patio with multi-levels that included a dining area for entertaining and a wonderful sitting area that surrounds a large fire-pit. Our family and friends are constantly complimenting the space. We have definitely become the place for bbq’s and nights around the fire. We highly recommend this company due to their professionalism, quality of work and dependability. The owner is hands on and takes a special interest in all his projects. We will use them again and again.

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