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Amazing Backyard Renovation and Pool Design Ideas

Backyard Pool Spa

Putting a pool in your backyard is one of the most exciting things you can do as a homeowner. You’re basically building a private resort in your backyard, making it the perfect home renovation. And with so many backyard pool design ideas, it’s fun to consider all of your options before making the plunge. So whether you’re ready to put a pool in soon, or it’s just something you’ve always wanted to do and may someday, below are some of the most creative backyard pool design ideas out there.

The spa feel

This style, of course, looks like a spa. The pool itself is usually set low into a deck area, giving it something of a hot spring look. Soothing plant life surrounds the pool. Wooden and stone partitions may sit near parts of the pool. And some even have casual deck furniture like outdoor beanbag seats.

A tropical paradise

Some homeowners opt for re-creating the inclusive resort feel right in the backyard. The pool area itself is surrounded by stone walls. Tropical-looking plants like ferns spot the deck area in some cases. Lounge chairs and umbrellas line the deck.

The backyard pool bar

If you’ve been to resorts lately, you’ll notice that bars, where you can stay in the pool and still be served your drinks, are all the rage. Some people are even opting to put those in the backyard. The pool itself has stone seats in it that sit on a countertop. The countertop is attached to an outdoor kitchen area, from which drinks can be served. The only downside? You’ll probably need volunteer friends and family as your servers. (more…)

Leave a Comment July 13, 2017

10 Ways to Promote Aging in Place

Congratulations! You’ve found the dream home where you can fufill all your hopes and dreams for the future.  Perhaps, this is the place where you can envision your family can grow old in.  Maybe the place where your aging parents can join your expanding family and have a comfortable space to live in.  Because of this, you may want to take into account what your home will need to accommodate as you and your family continue to grow throughout the years.  Having this in mind, there are necessary steps to take to ensure things, such as functionality, ease of access, and close proximity, for the future of your home.  With things, such as pull out pantries, rounded corners, and slip resistant flooring, this article will provide 10 ways that you can incorporate into your home to promote aging in place.

Now having read this article on promoting aging in place, we hope that you have found it helpful as well as beneficial.  These 10 ways to promote aging in place will ensure the accessibility and functionality needed to create your dream house into a forever home for you and your family. With options, such as shallow sinks, counter height appliances, accessible corner cabinetry, and all drawer cabinets, to incorporate aging in place can be achieved and will be as easy as pie!

If you have any questions or need help with your future remodel or addition project, please contact us and we’ll be more than happy to help you create a genuine environment!

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Leave a Comment May 25, 2016

Happy Holidays from CAGE Design Build!

From left to right, our beautiful daughters are Emily, Camille, Gabrielle and Allyson.

From left to right, our beautiful daughters are Emily, Camille, Gabrielle and Allyson.

As Christmas is drawing near, we wanted to take a moment to say Happy Holidays and reflect on what is important to us.

If you know us at all, you know that family is our number one priority. After all, our daughters, Camille, Allyson, Gabrielle and Emily, were the inspiration behind our company name!

The photo of the girls was taken at the Wamplers 16th Annual Cookiefest, which was held last weekend. Here’s an update on what’s been going on in their lives:

  • Camille is still an avid volleyball player. She’s busy finishing up her senior year and will be heading off to college next year!
  • Allyson is in the 8th grade now. She’s excited to head off to high school next year.
  • Gabrielle is now in the 6th grade. She is still enjoying playing competitive soccer, and like her sister Camille, she loves to play volleyball.
  • Emily is now in 4th grade. She still enjoys swimming, and is now on the local swim team. Emily also loves to play soccer.

This holiday season we are so thankful for our family, friends and clients! If you need something over the holidays, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year,

Kelly & Dave

Leave a Comment December 18, 2012

Happy Holidays! How CAGE Design Build is Celebrating

Happy holidays from CAGE Design Build! As both of us are big on family, we thought this would be a fun time to share a more recent photo of our girls (the inspiration for our name, pictured right with the two of us and our spouses) in addition to our holiday plans.

The Wamplers already hosted their 15th annual Cookiefest celebration with 100 family members, friends and clients in attendance. This year Kelly got in on the act and helped make and bake sugar cookies from scratch – contributing many cookies to the over 700 sugar cookies in total! They hope to have the house cleaned by New Years! (more…)

Leave a Comment December 21, 2011

CAGE Design Build’s Inspiration

If you’ve seen our About Us page, you know that our name – CAGE Design Build – is inspired by something very important to us: Family. By taking the names of each of our two daughters, CAGE was formed.

Camille, Allyson, Gabrielle and Emily

Camille, Allyson, Gabrielle and Emily


Leave a Comment February 24, 2011

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