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Improve your Business’ Image with Front Entryway Water Features
First impressions are created, developed and molded within the first 3 seconds so when you own a small business, it is important to make a big, bold impression. Making a bold impression develops character for your business, indicates the success of your business and creates a line of immediate trust between the potential client and [...]
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Unique Water Features for Any Backyard
There are more than ponds and garden fountains when it comes to today’s modern water features. The designs can get extremely extravagant and artistic. There are many backyard water features out there that many people have never even imagined like a masonry water wall or a waterfall blade. Water features are an investment and it [...]
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Your Guide to Adding Garden Water Features
A garden is not reaching its full potential if it does not have water features. Garden water features are an easy way to add natural beauty not only to the garden but to your entire landscape. Waterfall fountains, garden ponds and other backyard water features are also notorious for attracting beautiful birds and other wildlife. [...]
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Backyard Pool Water Features and Water Parks
What family doesn’t go to a water park at least once during the summer? Water parks are an outstanding and exciting place where both the kids and adults can have fun. But because of the entertainment value water parks offer to their local surrounding residents, there comes a lot of chaos. From the long lines [...]
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Top Water Slides Around the World
There are millions of water slides all around the world but there are only a few that really take the spotlight and some of those are right here in North America. BuzzFeed has gathered some of the most thrilling and jaw dropping slides that currently stand today across the county.       #1 The Wildebeest [...]
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Unique Benefits of Custom, Engineered Stone Water Slides
Anyone can stick a water slide onto a pool but picking just any water slide can actually do more harm than good. Depending on the design layout of the water slide, they can get boring very quickly and sometimes may even visually tarnish the rest of your pool and beautiful landscape. ClifRock’s water slides are [...]
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ClifRock Water Slides Are Made for Pool Grottos
Pool grottos are one of our most popular water features that homeowners add onto their poolside. The mystical caverns offer a tropical appearance and soothing atmosphere to any swimming pool and landscape. They make for one of the most relaxing spots in your entire landscape and home. But aside from being relaxing, grottos can also [...]
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Ponds Are the Must Have Landscape Water Feature
All landscape water features are beautiful and add a soothing atmosphere to any backyard even if it’s right in the middle of the city. Water features have a lot to offer to not only the homeowner or the gardener but also to the natural wildlife around it. They dramatically increase the appeal of the entire [...]
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Upgrading Your Backyard
If you have a home, you most likely have a backyard. With this backyard, you pay property taxes on it, you mow the grass every week and you work hard to maintain the lawn. If you put this much work and money into your lawn, why not take full advantage of it? Many homeowners let [...]
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Why People Get Pool Water Features
Pool water features are an incredible addition and really transforms the functionality, value, and excitement of any pool…but why? We have found that there are 3 main reasons why homeowners add grottos, caves and waterfalls to their swimming pool which are the sound, appeal and full spectrum enjoyment they offer. Pool water features offer a [...]
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What to Look for When Hiring an Outdoor Living Space Contractor
There is a lot to think about before making that official investment in upgrading your landscape with an outdoor living area and other backyard features. Although in the long run these investments can almost pay for themselves with the value they add to the home, they are still not cheap. And, if it is cheap…you [...]
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The 6 Easy Steps to Designing Your Outdoor kitchen
We are all different when it comes to our backyard BBQ’s and grilling styles which is why we don’t limit any of our clients to only 2 or 3 standard, generic outdoor kitchen style options like traditional methods. The beauty of ClifRock and our concept lets our clients select their outdoor kitchen shape, color, stone [...]
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Outdoor Kitchens: Eat Better, Live Better
No matter what the climate is or where you are located, it is always grilling weather. From hamburgers to sausages and steaks, we can all agree that nothing makes meat more delicious than when it is grilled right at home with your secret, signature seasonings. But grilling, isn’t just a fun side-hobby and it isn’t [...]
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Underground or Above ground Swimming Pools
You have decided that a swimming pool for the family would make a great addition to your backyard but now it is time to decide if you want an underground (also known as an inground pool) or an above ground swimming pool. Here at ClifRock, our favorite type is an inground pool. Why? They offer [...]
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ClifRock Across North America
You have fallen in love with our incredible engineered stone, our speedy installation and cost effective outdoor living spaces but now it is time to locate your ClifRock installer. And good news, we aren’t hard to find! There are hundreds of authorized ClifRock installers all across North America. To make things even more convenient for [...]
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The Secret Benefits Behind Swimming Pools
Millions of homes around North America have swimming pools in their backyards but very few know the water action potential of their pool and the incredible health benefits they have to offer. Swimming pools today are simply something you get to entertain the kids with the bonus benefit of increasing the value of the home. [...]
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Pool Grottos or Secret Getaways?
Many people haven’t heard of a pool grotto before but as soon as they are discovered by a pool owner, they prove again and again to be a top favorite water feature. A pool grotto can beautifully be described as a waterfall with a cavern that you, friends and family can swim inside to watch [...]
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Rev up Your Landscaping or Hardscaping Business with ClifRock
Wouldn’t it be nice to add boulder pool water features to your company’s services list? Right away you are probably thinking, constructing pool water features is nearly impossible with real boulders and it requires expensive heavy-duty equipment, a large team of men, the pool must be in an easily accessible location (which almost none are) [...]
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Why Choose Engineered Boulders?
Many questions can run through homeowners’ minds when we state that we design and create our boulder water features. Are they durable? Can they withstand the weather? Can I trust them? The answer we have to any question that could possibly be asked is simply that our boulders are far better, stronger and more dependable [...]
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Avoid the Winter Blues & Plan Your Swimming Pool Upgrade
Winter can be harsh and we aren't getting our daily dose of Vitamin D but ClifRock has an exciting project for you to help you avoid the winter doldrums. What is the project? Designing your dream backyard water paradise for the summer of 2018 and all of the summers to follow. As cliche as it [...]
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