Downunda Pools Outdoor Living and Lifestyle Magazine

Saltwater or Freshwater Pools

Saltwater swimming pools were once limited to cruise ships and beach-side hotels; however, they've become increasingly popular among residential homeowners in recent years. The use of saltwater alters the pool's characteristics in a way that many people prefer. Use of...

Opulent Pools for Luxury Homes

From minimalist designs in stainless steel to palatial-style spas dripping with gold and jewels, the elite are immersed in a love affair with wow-factor swimming pools.  As size and money is no object, pool architects are going to great lengths to create designer...

The Pregnancy Salad

After nine long months of pregnancy and when the recommended triggers of continued exercise, long walks, eating spicy food, or lots of sex --fail to jump start contractions, what's there to do?  Well if you live in California, you might visit Caioti Pizza Café’ in...

The Health Benefits of Swimming

Swimming is a good all-round activity which provides a great workout as you move your whole body against the resistance of the water which is 800 times denser than air, according to Dive Training Magazine. Swimming can make over your muscles, transform you into a...

OUTDOOR PARTY TIME!

As the winter months melt away, you are probably in the midst of all things Spring - such as spring break, graduation, baseball games, soccer practice, prom, and other pre-summer events.  You’ve worked hard for the kiddos this school year – now is the time for a...

Trends in Pool Design

When the weather turns warmer, particularly here in the South, our thoughts turn to water and outdoor living.  There’s just something extremely appealing to our senses about being in or near the water.  Gone are the days of a simple backyard swimming pool. The latest...

What is Value

What is Value? As Houston’s premier, designer and builder of luxury outdoor environments and living ares, our focus is to provide thorough planning, inspired design and the highest quality product. We know you want beauty that will last with easy maintenance. Our...

Peanuts and Monkeys

Peanuts and Monkeys Brett Hatfield "Paying too Little"  Most people seeking a pool builder look for the lowest bid and expect the best quality. This is the second definition of insanity, as the two are a contradiction. REMEMBER, the guy working in the stifling...

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