It was a total transformation of the backyard layout, from the swimming pool to patios and landscaping. The swimming 8 feet fiberglass stairs were removed and a 20 ft. long shallow area stadium stair was added, new plumbing , liner and sheer descend water feature was also added. The classico travertine patio pavers were selected from the Gappsi natural stone collection and installed for the entire backyard. The walls were veneered with Fiorito travertine mixed sizes and 2 inches thick Fiorito travertine coping for steps and wall caps. A full outdoor kitchen and bar was built and covered with a pavilion structure. Mahogany deck and stairs further enhance the back layout by creating a defined sitting area for the outdoor furniture. Many are the amenities that were incorporated in the backyard design; Gappsi Talented designers and craftsmen transformed a tight small backyard into a functional and breathtaking outdoor living space.
Natural Waterfall built with moss rocks and a spill over into a large free formed swimming pool incorporating a custom dolphin slide with natural step risers to an elevated platform create a spectacular landscape background behind this custom vinyl swimming pool built by Gappsi in a residential gated community in Smithtown NY 11787.
The vinyl lined swimming pool was constructed with poured concrete walls, vermiculite floor base and foam padded walls.
Custom shallow area steps are included for entering the swimming pool and deep end bench for exiting diving area from the extra wide diving board in the deep end of the swimming pool.
The entire project was designed and installed by Gappsi including the exclusive natural Pompeii blue limestone. All masonry patio work was installed on reinforced concrete base, the swimming pool coping used is the Melfi Limestone random mixed sizes lengths selected from the Gappsi Natural Stone Collection.
Evergreen shrubs were installed in the background for future privacy with flowering trees, grasses and flowers that ornate in the waterfall pockets.
The installation of this Thursday Goliath 16×37 fiberglass swimming pool was executed with an excavator, after digging the hole, a 3/8 bluestone gravel base was used for the under layer for the pool shell to sit on. The pool was then lifted and dropped in place; numerous adjustments were made before we started filling the fiberglass pool with water and backfilling around the pool shell. Sonar tubes were placed around the all perimeter of the pool to be used as future supports for the concrete slab of the patio base. On this fiberglass swimming pool a safety auto cover was also installed, the Goliath 16×37 is 3.8” to 6’8”deep with which makes this fiberglass pool a non-diving pool but it makes it a fun pool to swim, play sports activities and sit on the extensive benches and step that are molded in the pool shell by the manufacture. This fiberglass swimming pool was installed by Gappsi in Lawrence NY 11559, located on the south shore of Nassau County long Island. Due to the high water table in this area the pool was elevated, and many yards of fill were brought in to raise the property Grade. Fiberglass swimming pools are very challenging to install, starting with the delivery and due to the size of this pool 16×37 it was very expensive to cross the bridges and trucking it on the highway. 2 police car escort were also needed beside the delivery truck.The patio pavers used are the melfi limestone Vincenza pattern along with 2 inches thick random coping for the pool edge. These stones are exclusive Gappsi patio stone.
After the mark out of pool according to the design and set back, we framed and excavated the hole to shape the rough details of the swimming pool. Following up was the installation of the rebar cage for swimming pool walls, spa and bench and finally the shooting of the Gunite this will finally expose the details of the pool overall shape.