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Couple Upgrades Backyard to Modern Outdoor Space for Family and Play

This magnificent outdoor space was envisioned by the homeowner as a place they could entertain and his grandchildren could play. They’ve owned the home since 2006, but the stamped concrete pool deck was cracked and the pool’s mechanical system needed to be replaced. They also wanted to update the aesthetic to something modern and clean. 

They called on Elite Landscape & Outdoor Living for help. Instead of scrapping everything, the Elite team was able to upgrade the backyard with a sleek renovation. The pool was recovered in new plaster, and water features added, along with the replacement of the mechanics. A stand alone grill was replaced with a built-in kitchen.

For the pool deck, the homeowner originally had concrete pavers in mind but once he caught sight of the Belgard Porcelain pavers, he decided to upgrade, which is definitely a highlight of this project. Typically pool decks consist of concrete pavers or stamped concrete, but as the homeowner had already found, it has the nature of cracking and needs frequent maintenance.

Quarziti is a stone that incorporates a shading effect to recreate an authentic diversity of natural elements. The modular shapes offer exquisite design and flexibility. These porcelain pavers extend all the way in towards the house, overlaying the existing concrete patio with this beautiful stone.
The homeowners only regret, “I wished that we would have made the changes even sooner.” He did his research and Peter and the Elite team received glowing reviews. "Meet with the team you choose and check their references. Peter has an attention to detail and works with you to bring out the best."


The homeowner wanted an aesthetically pleasing but safe and versatile for entertaining and for his grandchildren to play.


Porcelain pavers offer a contemporary look for outdoor living spaces. Thicker and more durable than porcelain tiles, they're a great choice for pool decks as they are frost-resistant, skid-resistant, stain-resistant, and easy to clean. 

Belgard Porcelain, Quarziti 2.0 . 

Existing pool was covered with a new layer of plaster in a beautiful blue quartz color. The homeowner decided on upgrading a feature on his pool to include color changing laminar jets.


Custom outdoor kitchen includes a drop-in grill with built in rotisserie and lights, a matching stainless-steel drawer door storage unit, and a beautiful granite backsplash and counter top .

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