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San Diego Concrete Pool Decks Projects

Check out these beautiful pool deck projects from concrete contractors near San Diego, California. View photos of new and existing swimming pool decks on which they have done decorative concrete work. Plus, read about how they use color and texture to create these fabulous looking surfaces. For more information, or to see more photos of their work, click on the contractor's company name.

New Images Concrete Construction
Lakeside, CA 92040

Decorative concrete was used to transform this backyard. Perched on a hill, this yard features a swimming pool with a disappearing edge as well as a custom built fire pit. Three different looks were incorporated into the overall design to create a unified effect. Donnie, from New Images, explains that these three looks are what he calls the ABCs of decorative concrete.

The first look, or A look, incorporates outlines around the perimeter of the pool and deck. This outline was stamped with a granite texture. The second look, or B look, incorporates heavy sand blasting which creates a worn texture. Look B is seen in the bands that intersect the pool deck. The third look, or look C, incorporates basic concrete with light sand blasting. The vast majority of the concrete on this project is look C. These three looks were incorporated across the pool deck, around the fire pit and up the stairs.


Matrix Rockscape, Inc.
Oceanside, CA 92057

This pool project in Yorba Linda, CA. features 30% precast concrete and 70% hand sculpted concrete to create this realistic water feature. A 30 foot slide was incorporated into the rock feature. R-Crete semi transparent stone stains and seals were use to give the rocks their color.


Matrix Concrete Artisans
Oceanside, CA 92057

These tranquil waterfalls were created for a designer. The project was started with a few precast rocks to begin the water features and then 80% of the rocks were hand sculpted out of concrete to replicate that style of stone. Natural stacked stone designs were used to create the cascading waterways for a relaxing sound.