Legendary Escapes

Home of the Hybrid Swimming Pool and Custom Swimming Pool Building in Michigan

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Join us at the Novi Pool and Spa Show March 18-20, 2016 Facebook link click here, in the meantime:  Enjoy these vintage visits from years past! For all the pool knowledge you’re looking for, check out Ask the Pool Guy HQ. Here, you’ll find everything you need to know about swimming pools, all in one place. Ask the Pool Guy is passionate about sharing the vast knowledge he has acquired…

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Handy site to calculate your pool volume

When you are having your water tested on a regular basis, they will usually ask you what your water volume is. You also need to know this so you can adjust your chemicals as needed. There are some simple formulas to figure out water volume. For a rectangle, multiply your length (in feet) times the width (in feet) times average depth (in feet) times 7.5. For a round/oval, multiply your…

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When’s the best time to call your pool company?

The best time to call your pool company in Michigan is now. Sometimes, though, if now is the busiest part of opening season, you may be better off waiting until after the rush if you have a service request that is not time sensitive. The best time to get a quote on a swimming pool in Michigan from your swimming pool builder in Michigan is anytime during the year. Most…

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What Our Clients are Saying

Here at Legendary Escapes, it’s easy for us to talk about our products. We love our pools, and we are proud of what we do. We could go on for days about the unique process we have pioneered, the customized features we provide, and the outstanding swimming pools we design and build. But it’s not all about us! The most important part of our business is our customers. We love…

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Ask the pool guy…

Allan Curtis has been in the pool industry for most of his adult life. We’ll leave you to figure out just what this translates to in years. What we have come to realize, is that Al Curtis probably has more hands on experience and working knowledge of swimming pools than anyone in the country. Many people can say that they’ve been involved in the industry at some level for a…

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Just Add Water

Let’s revisit the day water went into our Natural Nautical Legendary Escape! There’s a moment in every pool waterfall project, before the water goes in, that you wonder is it going to work the way we planned it should…and then we just add water – the rest is history. {Watch it to the end, the Pool Guy makes quite a Splash!} For all the pool knowledge you’re looking for, check…

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How much sand is in my filter?

Have you always wondered how much sand you are supposed to put in your sand filter? Well this chart will help you figure out how much you need. If you don’t see your particular sand filter on this list, please consult your filter manufacturer. Manufacturer Model Sand Required (In Pounds) American Products Eclipse 18 150 American Products Eclipse 20 200 American Products Eclipse 22 200 American Products Eclipse 26 225…

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Vinyl Liner Pool Construction Example

We got our early start in video at our trade shows, we’d walk around and talk about what we were seeing. Enjoy this vintage video where Sandi explains vinyl liner pool elements!

Our Signature Turtles by Karen

A few days ago, someone asked us an interesting question. She loved our concrete turtles–part water feature, part jump rock, and part adorable decoration–and wondered if she could order one for her pool. The short answer is no–but not because we’re unwilling. The longer answer requires an explanation and understanding of the process we use to create these turtles and all of the other accessories on our swimming pools. Each…

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