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Since 2006 Cipriano Landscape Design Has Won 60 Awards for the Design and Construction of Custom Swimming Pools, Landscaping and Masonry
Cipriano Landscape Design
PO Box 5123
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
Phone: 201.785.0800
Fax: 201.785.9181
Monday October 18th 2021
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    "Seven years ago, the Cipriano team built and planted a complex landscape & masonry design for our four acre property, and the team continues to maintain our property with impeccable service." -Dwight Sipprelle

    "Cipriano Landscaping transformed our backyard into an elegant, functional outdoor retreat. Working with Cipriano was a hassle-free experience since they handled all aspects of the project from design and masonry, to plantings. Their workmanship and professionalism on the project more than exceeded our expectations. This outdoor renovation is a wonderful extension of our home that provides space for dining, entertaining and relaxing with family and friends." -Gina Springer

    "Chris is unbelievable; he and his men can build anything! We couldn't be more pleased with the outcome of our project and having our property recognized internationally for his awards is an added bonus. If you want the best job you need to call Chris." -Bill Temiz

    "One of the reasons why we went with Chris and his company was he does everything - from the swimming pool, landscaping, to the lighting, to the sprinklers. None of the other contractors I spoke to really did the whole thing. And that was huge to us. Chris did an amazing job." -Brigid Scannell

    "We had five kids sunbathing on the waterfall stone today. It's amazing. When you walk into our backyard you can't believe you're still in New Jersey. Chris, you and your guys did a phenomenal job on our swimming pool and landscaping, oh and I would be remiss if I didn't mention all the beautiful stone work you did on the cabana and our home. Thank you for all your hard work!" -Peter Elfers

    "Chris, I just wanted to thank you and your men for all your hard work. The attention to detail you've achieved on our project is amazing. Everyone who walks into our backyard is speechless! We know where our kids are because our backyard is the place to be! The kids love the slide & waterfalls and I love my fireplace." -Jennifer Cuttone

    "Our backyard is beyond what we could have ever expected. We eat dinner outside almost every night and our kids never want to leave the pool. It was so nice having one company do the design and construction for our entire project. Ciprano has the most talented masons I've ever seen!" -Rocco Benedetto

    "I've done several renovations on my home and I can say without reservation that Cipriano Landscape Design was the most professional construction company I have ever done business with. I was always well informed and I couldn't believe the amount of production the men were able to produce on a daily basis. Cipriano's men were neat, polite, well managed and just a great group of guys. We couldn't be happier with the outcome of our project." -Dr. Ingenito

    "I would like to say that we definitely picked the right company to do our pool and landscaping! The waterfall is better than we could imagine. I can not say enough about Cipriano Custom swimming Pools and Landscaping. David & I are looking forward to many years of enjoyment." -Jennifer Graf

    "Chris, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for our beautiful new swimming pool and landscaping. Our backyard is absolutely gorgeous! Just as important to us was the timeliness that you started and completed the work. You delivered ahead of schedule. Exceeding our expectations and delivering as promissed is indeed rare in my experiences with contractors.

    Our family looks forward to many years of enjoyment with our new pool and waterfall. I am confident that you will be there for us if we have any problems - just as you were there for us as the pool was being built.

    Thank again for a job well done!" -Mark Shrekgast

    Expert Pool Construction

    9X International Pool Construction Winner

    Cipriano Landscape Design team includes a Certified Building Professional with the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals and a Certified Landscape Architect licensed by the state of New Jersey. We offer expert pool construction services to function conveniently alongside our experienced landscape architecture department. From the very start of the design process through the finishing touches on a luxury pool’s glass tile mosaic design, our design and build company has the ability to complete entire landscape and pool projects in seamless fashion. Alongside landscape architecture services, experienced construction services offer consistency from design through construction; every detail of the design will be maintained as the pool transitions from plans on paper to finished with plaster. Combined with all of Cipriano’s design and construction services, beautiful, well-constructed pools can sit amidst lush landscapes, full outdoor kitchens, and stylish patio areas.

    There are many practical benefits of choosing a single company to design and build a swimming pool. Pool design and pool construction rely heavily upon one another to produce beautiful outdoor living spaces that feature safety, durability, cost-effectiveness, and style. Quality pool and landscape design helps to avoid unforeseen costs through detail and proper planning. An experienced pool builder helps to ensure a safe pool environment for friends and family. Quality construction will also provide a swimming pool structure that stands the test of time and saves tremendous amounts of money in potential repairs. Without an experienced pool builder, the best pool designs and most luxurious pool renovations may never reach their full potential. An expert pool company affords you with a safe, durable structure that provides the best return on any pool design investment.

    NJ Pool Builder Guide

    New Pool Construction

    We have compiled a general outline of the construction process to give you an idea as to what you can expect during construction of your new pool. Of course, each project is unique and may require additional or varied steps depending on the individual specifications of your pool. We will be continually inspecting the progress of your pool throughout its construction to assure the utmost quality. We will also manage all municipal/ building inspections for your pool construction project. Here are some of the steps we take to bring your most imaginative pool and landscaping ideas to life.

      Phase 1 of Pool Construction: Utility Location and Layout

        Before we begin pool construction, a request is placed for any and all utility companies to clearly mark lines that are located on your property. The pool will also be marked with paint and wood stakes in accordance with the plan of your custom pool design. If you approve of the marked layout of your pool we are ready for excavation.

      Phase 2 of Pool Construction: Excavation

        Excavation is the true start of the heavy pool construction. The excavation crew will remove the dirt in the pool area, in most cases using track loader equipment. The excess dirt is loaded into dump trucks. At the same time the excavation is taking place, crew members are installing form boards that mimic the approved layout, and the interior of your pool is hand shaped and contoured. The excavation portion of pool construction generally takes 1 day.

      Phase 3 of Pool Construction: Plumbing and Steel Construction

        The plumbing and steel crews are the next phase of pool construction. The pool equipment will be set and plumbing installed in your pool. Prior to completing their task, the plumbers will place all plumbing under pressure to assure integrity of the lines. Throughout the pool construction process, the pressure on the pool plumbing lines will be carefully monitored. Next the steel crew will install the reinforcing steel rods for the pool frame. You will see what appears to be a steel cage that is created for the specific contour of your pool. The steel is securely wired together and is placed in intervals that will provide strength within the structure of the gunite.

      Phase 4 of Pool Construction: Gunite

        Gunite is a specialty concrete product that is pneumatically installed. The gunite is actually applied or "shot" at a minimum compressive strength of 4000 psi at 28 days. The construction crew, prior to shooting the gunite, will take measures to protect your home and surrounding areas from any airborne debris. Depending on the time of year you may be required to water your pool structure 2 to 3 times daily for the next 3 days. This allows the outer surface areas of the gunite to cure at a rate more consistent with the inner part or center.

      Phase 5 of Pool Construction: Electrical

        It is now time for the Electrical company to provide the needed connections for the lighting and pool equipment and your electrical service. All electrical work is provided by a NJ Licensed Electrician, following not only manufacturer’s construction guidelines, but City, State, and National Electrical Code requirements.

      Phase 6 of Pool Construction: Tile/Coping

        Once the tile is selected, the tile is placed in the interior of your pool at the waterline. We will also need you to choose the type of material and color of coping for your pool. The coping is installed on the top or "beam" of you structure. We have a wide variety of tiles and coping options for you to choose from that will grace your pool with your own unique style. Your selections will be installed at this time of the construction process. If you have a natural rock waterfall or decorative water feature, they will also be created during this construction phase as well.

      Phase 7 of Pool Construction: Decking

        You have many options available to you on what you want to do with the area directly surrounding your new pool. Choose from basic concrete pavers to decorative stamped concrete, clay bricks or custom natural stone. Natural stone is our specialty; with over 100,000 square feet of natural stone decking installed, you're getting the most experienced masons in the landscaping and pool construction industry for your project.

      Phase 8 of Pool Construction: Interior Finish

        The application of the interior finish of your pool is the final step of pool construction. During this process, the crew will apply the type of interior finish that you chose earlier in the design or selection stage of pool construction. When the crew has completed this application, immediately after exiting your pool, they will start filling the pool with water. The interior finish cures under water so, to avoid unwanted imprints or possible damage to the finish, it is very important to allow the pool to fill completely (to the middle of the tile) before turning off the water. Once your pool has filled, we will start up the circulation equipment, and provide in-person instruction on the operation of your new pool and pool equipment.

    Feel confident knowing your pool construction will be handled by APSP Certified Building Professionals!

    certified building professional for swimming pools by the association of pool and spa professionals

    The CBP Certified Building Professional® credential is awarded by the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals to swimming pool builders who have demonstrated a high level of knowledge in swimming pool and spa construction by successfully passing a rigorous standardized written examination and meeting ongoing continuing education requirements. Cipriano Landscape Design is one of only four swimming pool designer / builders in Bergen County New Jersey to have earned the CBP certification.

    About APSP:

    The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) is the world's largest international trade association representing the swimming pool, spa and hot tub industry. APSP's mission is to promote consumer safety and enhance the business success of its members. Members adhere to a code of business ethics and share a commitment to public health and safety in the use of swimming pools, spas and hot tubs. APSP member companies include swimming pool manufacturers, distributors, manufacturers' agents, as well as swimming pool designers, builders, installers, retailers, and swimming pool service professionals.