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Laguna is a full service landscape and hardscape design and build company. We are a locally owned and operated business. Each one of our unique projects is personally overseen by our company’s founder and owner. We take great pride in the fact that the majority of our work is done by our own skilled team of artisans.

 

Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.

UNIQUE DESIGNS - Developing a close relationship between designer and client is as important as creating a landscape plan that blends the home with its surroundings. The design professionals at Laguna begin with a complete site analysis taking the time to ascertain your needs and desires to conceive an outdoor living space that is reflective of your individual style and personality. The challenges posed by each site and structure serve as inspiration for our designers to achieve innovative solutions. Our designers will create for you a 2D or 3D CAD (computer aided design) outdoor living design concept plan that will serve as an overview of the layout, with precise measurements detailing the placement of hardscape elements and plant material.

 

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Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.

INSTALLATION - Twenty years of experience beautifying Las Vegas has established Laguna as experts in the custom landscaping industry. Our design and construction professionals apply their vast knowledge and training to devise a comfortable open air setting that extends the useable living area of the house throughout the year. Whether you’re seeking a private retreat, a family friendly play area or a place to entertain or dine alfresco, Laguna will originate an attractive landscape that compliments the home and the lifestyle of its inhabitants. With complete oversight of your project from its inception, knowledge of indigenous plant species and materials and positive relationships with suppliers, Laguna makes the installation process a worry free experience.

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Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.

HARDSCAPE - Structures or hardscape is the “bones” of any garden or outdoor environment and without them, the area is flat and feels empty. Hardscape elements add dimension by contrasting with the plant material (often called softscape) and serve a purpose, or fulfill a need such as a path or retaining wall. The skilled artisans at Laguna use hardscape to delineate space into separate useful areas, like a private retreat or social space, while keeping consistency throughout the entire outdoor living environment.

 

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Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.

LANDSCAPE/SOFTSCAPE - At Laguna, we believe landscaping is a living art form that seamlessly blends hardscape (structures) and softscape (plant material) to create a beautifully functional room without a ceiling, comfortable day or night. Our designers take an organized approach to each custom landscape plan addressing practical matters such as delineating space, buffering noise, camouflaging unwelcome views and ensuring privacy. Time is devoted to understanding the family's needs and desires to create an environment with personality and purpose.

Accompanying our clients on nursery walks assures that healthy plant material that is appropriate for the intended placement on the property is selected. Prior to installation, the soil condition is assessed and improved helping the vegetation thrive in our harsh Southern Nevada climate. We often recommend drought tolerant succulents that erupt in vibrant yet delicate flowers. But, the overall look is determined by the personal preferences and lifestyle of the homeowner. The end result is always a unique desert oasis rich in color and texture making your all too limited free time at home more relaxing and enjoyable.

 

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Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.

XERISCAPE - Often used to describe desert landscaping, Xeriscape is actually a landscape technique based on water conservation principles that apply to every garden style and are applied at Laguna. Developed by a Denver, Colorado task force, the seven principles of Xeriscape are:


1) Planning & Design
2) Soil Improvement
3) Appropriate Plant Selection
4) Practical Turf Areas
5) Efficient Irrigation
6) Use of Mulches
7) Appropriate Maintenance

Together, all of these ideals produce a colorful, lush landscape that conserves the most precious resource in the desert – water. Laguna applies the principals of Xeriscape to create an oasis that saves homeowners time and money.

 

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Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.

OUTDOOR KITCHENS – In the southwest where the climate is mild, outdoor kitchens have become increasingly more popular and take dining alfresco to a whole new level. Whether entertaining a large social affair or making the most of quality time with the family, food prepared and served in a natural setting just seems to taste better. Essential to any outdoor kitchen is the grill and ample countertop space nearby. Adding the convenience of a refrigerator and sink can increase the value of the home by qualifying it as a second kitchen. From simple barbecue islands to complete grilling and cooking centers to brick pizza ovens, the experts at Laguna can design and build an outdoor kitchen that caters to the way you cook and the food you love to eat. It may even become more popular than the one indoors.

 

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Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.

FIRE FEATURES - If you want to entice family and friends to share in the pleasures of an outdoor living space, incorporate a fire pit or fireplace. Gathering by the glow of a flame provides warmth on a crisp evening and stimulates social interaction. Plumbed for gas, a fire pit or fireplace becomes ablaze whenever the mood strikes without the air quality concern that comes from burning wood. Have Laguna show you the true power of the flame and its ability to bring people together.

 

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Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.

WATER FEATURES – Nothing can transform an outdoor living space like water. Any style of water feature, from pools and ponds to fountains and streams, attracts attention, activity and wildlife. Water can invoke a variety of emotions, create a desired mood, set the tone or establish a theme in a yard.

 

The sights and sounds of water in motion enliven the spirit and excite the senses. A rushing waterfall or trickling fountain will draw the visitor like a magnet. Frequently water features serve as the focal point in an open-air room. Falling water can create a myriad of sounds – splashing, dripping, gushing, gurgling- an aquatic orchestra capable of masking the obtrusive noise of nearby traffic or an air conditioning unit.

 

Still water brings tranquility and peace to any landscape. It sparkles and glistens in the sunlight and changes reflections throughout the day. We are mesmerized and the effect it has on us is almost hypnotic. A garden pond can teem with life: water lilies, fish, turtles and frogs, yet it creates a calm and serene atmosphere.

 

A thing of beauty in the sunshine, a water feature can be very dramatic at night with proper lighting. An entire pool can glow or display a kaleidoscope of colors with underwater fixtures. Dark water becomes mirror-like and can multiply the visual impact of the surrounding custom landscaping and interesting architecture of the home. Well- directed lighting will make the movement of a babbling brook or tumbling waterfall more animated.

 

There is always room for a water feature, even if space is limited, for it only takes a small amount of water to sooth the soul. Tabletop or wall mounted fountains are self contained and available in sizes and styles to suit any need and taste.

 

Whatever your individual preference or desired effect, the professionals at Laguna can integrate water into your outdoor retreat to create an oasis that overflows with personality.

 

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Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.

SHADE STRUCTURES – Your outdoor living environment, whether it is centered around a swimming pool, outdoor kitchen and dining center or a secluded spot within your custom landscaping, must include a place to escape from the intense rays of the desert sun. Shade structures are not only practical, but also offer the homeowner unlimited design possibilities. These retreats can be attached to the house or freestanding, level with the deck or raised and completely covered with a roof or partially open to the sky. The design of the structure will be guided by the site location, the architecture of the house and the lifestyle of its inhabitants. Arbors, pergolas, trellises, palapas, ramadas, pavilions and gazebos all offer some degree of protection from the elements and privacy from the neighbors while allowing the cooling breeze to carry in the delightful sounds and fragrant scents of nature.

 

Arbors and pergolas are garden features formed by pillars that support cross beams with a sturdy open lattice above. Arbors are freestanding while pergolas are traditionally attached to the deck, patio or house. Often vine covered, they draw the eye upward giving the space a sense of height.

 

A trellis is a smaller, more delicate version of an arbor erected primarily to support plants. Consisting mainly of vertical and horizontal pieces secured together, it can also function as an open-air room divider to screen an area from view.

 

Palapas are open sided structures with thatched roofs covered in dried, woven palm tree leaves. Sometimes referred to as tiki huts, they add a tropical feel to an outdoor living space.
In the southwest where the sun is more of an environmental hazard than the wind, snow or rain is where you will typically find a ramada. These shelters have a roof, but no walls.

 

Located a short distance from the house, pavilions are usually open on all sides with a solid roof. Constructed with an intended use, it is the architecture that makes a pavilion the focal point within the landscaping.

 

Gazebos are pavilions most often in the form of an octagon and built to take advantage of a view.

 

Adding a few market umbrellas to your outdoors living environment can make all the difference in livability. Installing umbrella sleeves into outdoor kitchen countertops, spascapes, the pool wet deck or other outside feature gives you the ability to provide shade from the relentless Las Vegas summer sun and privacy from nearby neighbors. Simply close it in the evening to enjoy an unobstructed view of a beautiful blanket of stars.

 

Simple or complex, the professionals at Laguna can develop the perfect shade structure that will enhance your outdoor living lifestyle and compliment your personal oasis.

 

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Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.

OUTDOOR FLOORING - Decks and patios make a home feel more spacious by extending the living area outdoors. As a new addition or an upgrade to an existing yard, they function as the flooring of an outdoor room and can be accessorized to suit the needs, lifestyle and taste of the residents. Surface material selections are vast and the amount of use, the purpose of the outdoor living space, the architectural style of the house and budget must all be taken into consideration before making a decision.

 

Clay brick is distinctive and can be patterned to suit almost any exterior either laid over sand or held in place with mortar. Although attractive, it is also one of the most expensive of all deck materials.

 

The natural beauty of stone is unsurpassed and the selection can vary by shape, color, hardness and texture. Natural stone often used for exterior applications include travertine, quartz, limestone, granite, marble, slate and sandstone just to name a few. Choose a stone that is comfortable, complimentary and non slippery whether it is cut into regular shapes or used as irregular flat pieces commonly called flagstone.

 

Concrete is an affordable option well suited for warm dry climates. It can be poured to any shape and can be colored and stamped to look identical to brick, tile or stone or mixed with aggregate texturing the surface. Durable and environmentally responsible, existing dull concrete can be altered with stains and coverings to reinvent your outdoor living space.

 

Spray deck is textured concrete formulated with an epoxy resin mix. Commonly used as a decorative overcoat, the wide variety of colors available can create a bold and beautiful non-skid surface that compliments any decor.

 

Made of dense concrete, pavers have become increasingly more popular because of the extensive selection of colors, sizes and styles offered to homeowners. They can also be tumbled to resemble cobblestones for an “Old World” appearance. Complex patterns and designs can be achieved by interlocking the pieces like a puzzle. Ideal for high traffic areas, pavers are tough yet visually pleasing. They are often set in sand, rather than mortared, allowing for future changes without totally destruction of the pave stones.

 

Tile is often used to smoothly transition from an interior room to outdoors and offers more varieties to choose from than any other surface material. Make certain to select tile intended for outdoor applications and unglazed to prevent slips and falls. Tile is ideal to use as an accent in combination with other materials.

 

Whether you want a space to lounge and relax or a complete outdoor kitchen and dining area to entertain and socialize, the designers and builders at Laguna have the expertise to construct your outdoor living area so that it blends with your landscape and your lifestyle.

 

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Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.

OUTDOOR LIGHTING – Lighting is an important element of the outdoor living lifestyle since the majority of time spent in the yard is in the evenings. Its practical purpose is increased safety and security around the swimming pool, spa and landscape. A well designed lighting plan will also create an enchanting evening atmosphere extending your hours enjoying the open air. Laguna’s experienced designers use artistic effects and a variety of fixtures to achieve a desired mood, whether subdued and romantic or theatrically stimulating. With the dramatic contrast of light and shadows, architectural details of the home are enhanced and attention is focused on striking features within the landscape. Directional lighting can be manipulated to define interesting forms, emphasize textures, cast mysterious silhouettes or create breathtaking reflections that can be observed from indoors as well. Let us show you how the quality of outdoor lighting relates to the quality of outdoor living.

 

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Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.

PLAY AREAS – The great outdoors appeals to both the young and old, everyone needs their own place in the sun. Having fun in the open air is a favorite way for families to spend time together, or for adults to act like kids again to relieve the stress of everyday life. Either way the intent is recreation and the result is healthy exercise.

 

Whether you want a putting green to keep your game up to par, a court to shoot hoops or swing a racquet with friends or a safe dedicated play area geared to the interests of the children, the space and equipment should be an integral part of the landscape. Depending on the age of the kids and the activities the family enjoys, an enclosure may be required. A secure fence allows young ones the freedom to run and play while still establishing boundaries. The area you designate should encourage multiple activities and be able to grow and change, as do members of the family.

 

There are a plethora of play options available today but swing sets, climbing structures, and sand boxes have remained the favorite choices. Pre-manufactured kits can be delivered direct to your home usually with some assembly required or a custom play structure designed and built by Laguna will give your family exactly what it wants for enjoyment.

 

A poured concrete patio can be used as a basketball, volleyball or badminton court. The surface is ideal for riding bikes and scooters, playing hopscotch or chalk artwork.
Bocce ball is an ancient game similar to bowling that needs only a flat level surface of gravel or grass, and a set of bocce balls.

 

A life size game board for chess or checkers can be created by evenly spacing two colors of square pavers in an alternating pattern. Garden art can be used as the pieces for the board to personalize the space. Remove the pieces and it becomes an additional patio area.

 

Anything you can imagine for fun, the designers at Laguna are available to help you make your backyard a place where the family can safely play for years to come.


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Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.

 

ACCESSORIES – No outdoor living area is complete without accessories. They are the finishing touches that not only personalize the space, but also increase its comfort, functionality and aesthetics.

 

Furniture, and more specifically tables and chairs, are the accessories used most often. Choose only well made pieces that are water and fade resistant, maintenance free and able to stand up to the elements. This also makes them more eco-friendly. Cushions should be made of high performing outdoor fabric, such as canvas, or specially treated for exterior applications.
Garden containers are ideal for softening solid surfaces with greenery or splashes of color from flowers or the planters themselves. They add style to an outdoor setting and can be used as borders to define open air rooms or to direct traffic to destination points. Most any container can support vegetation if you drill holes in the bottom, and incorporating recycled materials is an environmentally sensitive approach to making the space unique.

 

Think of unexpected ways to use art and decorations in the garden. In the Southwest where block walls and slight breezes are a constant, art can be used as a camouflage and spinners, chimes, bells and vanes can take advantage of the wind.

 

The knowledgeable staff at Laguna is happy to take the time to assist you in finding the perfect pieces to compliment your outdoor room with comfort, character and creativity.


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Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.

BEING GREEN – Laguna takes the responsibility of being green very seriously. Our clients help to determine much of what is used to complete their one of a kind swimming pool and custom landscape. During the selection process, we take the opportunity to educate the homeowner about equipment and materials that are recycled, environmentally friendly and energy efficient and explain the benefits of conservation.

 

Wood substitutes made from reclaimed wood and plastic are sturdy, long lasting, attractive and installation helps save our dwindling forests. Synthetic turf gives the appearance of a natural lush green lawn without consuming water, our most precious resource in the desert. For those who prefer real grass, we improve the soil and design efficient irrigation systems that consume less water.

 

Durable materials last longer and have to be replaced less often, reducing the trash eventually ending up in landfills. Concrete is ecologically sensitive since it is not cut down, synthesized or kiln dried and measured for the project at hand, thereby wasting little or none at all.

 

The use of variable speed pumps and solar heating for pools and spas is encouraged to save power and decrease the emission of pollutants into the atmosphere. The technological advances in LED lighting make it possible to illuminate an area using less than 50% of the energy. LED’s are not only brighter while consuming less electricity, they last far longer than incandescent bulbs and often come with a warranty of up to 15 years.

 

At Laguna, we believe that to live in harmony with the environment you must give it respect and do everything you can to conserve and protect nature.

 

 

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Las Vegas Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance.  Laguna Pool and Spa provides landscaping, land scape design, designers, architects, constractors, builder, installation, hardscape, spascape, softscape, xeriscape, fire features, outdoor kitchens, shade structures, outdoor flooring, outdoor lighting, play areas, backyard bbq, accessories and green solutions.