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Howard Roberts mediterranean-pool
 

Howard Roberts

New pool and landscape environment, with travertine pool deck, pavilion and gardens.
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August 10, 2014
tanniemps wrote:
What is used at the bottom of this pool? Tile?
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A medium gray plaster, no tile!!
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What is the name of the plaster it is a wet edge product?
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March 16, 2014
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No, but make sure the bond beam of your pool is wide enough below to support the width of the pool coping above. I can't tell you how many times I have see the pool coping crack, because there wasn't enough support below. Meaning in this application, if the ground settled under the stone, it could crack if the bond bean wasn't wide enough.

A pool shell should typically be 10"-12" thick to protect the interior steel, which is in the center of the shell wall, from moisture and rusting out.

This entire shell was backfilled with 3/4" clean stone, so the pool deck wouldn't settle. The pool was out of grade when built.
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Thank you. I appreciate the info.
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July 7, 2013
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Yes, many images ( during and after). I sent you a previous message on Houzz.
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July 7, 2013
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Can I reach you by phone tomorrow to go over specifics with you? My cell is 908-752-9645. Howard
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April 17, 2013
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The pool at its furthest points is 20' wide and 40' deep. The deep end is closest to you in this image on the radius. The shallow end and stairs stair by the spa and pool deck and then you have two side entry and exit stairways.

The image is slightly distorted due to a wide angle lens to capture the entire space.
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April 9, 2013
jmosseri wrote:
You said light gray plaster. Do you know the brand and exact name for the color? - Pool plaster
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Unfortunately no, this project was done several years ago and I no longer have record of it, sorry!!
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April 9, 2013
jmosseri wrote:
Do you know what the color of the pool plaster is?
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Light gray.
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March 12, 2013
Natalia Nikolova wrote:
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In Morris County New Jersey. Anything else I can help you with, let me know.
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Very beautifull
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January 27, 2013
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Inside dimensions are 12' x 12', not including the roof overhang, I believe. I do not have the drawing currently, I'm on vacation! The design was driven by the architectural lines of this home, so I am not sure if it relates completely to your application. Send me an image of what you are trying to create at your home. Thank you.
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October 20, 2012
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It is a plaster finish in a mid range gray tone. Remember, the light of the day, depth of the water and pool chemistry play a role in the color as well. So don't get hug up on the various ranges/tones of the plaster color. Example, the shades of gray, from light to dark, aren't that different in dictating the color (because of the other factors I mentioned above). Go look at pools already built, so you can see and determine the color you desire.
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August 19, 2012
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You are very welcome. We can do a design for you, that's no problem, we have worked for clients all over. A pool also might be a possibility, because it is a very controllable and presis component in what we do. Beyond that, I would suggest creating a team around the rest of your project locally.

I'm working for a friend in Michigan soon after the summer ends.

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Kate - I love the pool as well and I do work in Louisiana! My family owns a pool company :) Please feel free to contact me 504-390-5092
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May 2, 2012
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Travertine doesn't get hot like granite or bluestone, because it doesn't have any metals in it. That is what wicks the heat from the sun. Maybe a sandstone/flagstone, like "Tennessee Crab Orchard" is a good way to go. It comes in brown and gray tones (marbleized), also irregular shapes, but I would wet-set it on a slab and probably seal it (due to freeze thaw).
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May 1, 2012
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True Travertine is more expensive typically that bluestone,clay brick or concrete pavers. Make sure you are actually getting true Travertine and not something like Jerusalem Limestone for example (which is a softer stone). Also, you can't use the same thickness outside as you would use and pay for inside. Typically, the material you would use inside in 1/2" or less in thickness, outside that would crack/break if something fell on it, if you used it as a tread for example, a person over 200 pounds may break the edge off. Also, may fracture from freeze thaw.

The Travertine we used on this project was around 14,000 PSI (pounds per square inch), very dense/heavy stone and 4" thick on a dry base for the pool deck. All the Travertine comes in square pieces and to make it irregular would be a very expensive and time intensive process, along with a great deal of waste and potential of not breaking the way you want.

It is tolerant to freeze thaw with greater thicknesses, but we have found that when you use this stone in thinner and smaller pieces it can break from crystallization. The stone wicks the salts from base stones and or concrete underneath and the crystals are sometimes denser that the stone itself (and can fracture).

I'm not a big fan of stamped concrete, looks commercial to me and I am a bit of a purists. I just like natural materials over man made protects, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't consider it. The main reason we went with Travertine here is that it doesn't get hot (we had no shade from the sun).

I hope this helps!

Howard
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April 29, 2012
sagelevi wrote:
what type of pavers are these
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incredible project! And it's so nice to see how responsive you are to everyone's questions. No questions from me, just a sincere complement to your amazing design capabilities. The colors, scale, layout is superb!
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Thank you for your kind words.
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February 17, 2014
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What is the address of this house? I would just like to see it. I wou - .
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