Koi Ponds
January, 07, 2019

Created by the Chinese centuries ago, Koi ponds are known for their tranquility and beauty — and of course, for containing koi. Koi fish are a colorful …

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How to Prepare Natural Pools and Koi Ponds for Winter
November, 16, 2018

At Reflections, we know how big an investment in a natural pool or koi pond can be, and our goal is to help homeowners understand how to protect and care for that investment. That’s why we’ve created this step-by-step guide to follow when winterizing your pool or pond.

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9 Ways to Make Your Pool Eco-Friendly
October, 16, 2018

Having a pool in your backyard has its perks: It can increase the value of your home, add to your backyard’s aesthetics, and serve as a built-in source of constant fun and recreation for your family. After all, what’s better than a cool pool on a hot summer day?

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How Koi Ponds are Designed and Constructed
September, 24, 2018

Have you ever wanted to improve your backyard with the serenity of the far east? Or perhaps you want a beautiful alternative to the simple foliage growing behind your home? If so, a koi pond might be the perfect solution. The landscaping professionals at Reflections have successfully designed and installed countless of these koi ponds for our customers and can advocate for their beauty and serenity.

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Dream Backyard with Breathtaking Koi Pond
July, 16, 2018

A Chicago homeowner came to us starry eyed, with a lifelong dream of having a koi pond in his backyard. Reflections had the exciting task of starting with a blank slate, since the homeowner’s double lot was totally empty. Click to see how we transformed our customers backyard!

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Complete Water Garden Redesign with 4 Breathtaking Waterfalls
June, 13, 2018

This homeowner came to us by way of another contractor who was in the process of remodeling their swimming pool and backyard. However, they still had an old pond and waterfall with a horrible leak that needed transforming.

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Reflections Water Gardens
May, 29, 2018

This project began when a family living on the Chicago North Shore decided they wanted to completely redesign their backyard. They were yearning for a recreational pond where their kids could swim and play in the sand while remaining in the comfort of their backyard.

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Reflections Water Gardens - Larry
April, 10, 2018

LARRY CARNES GREW UP near Barrington and as a young man, found himself interested in art, architecture, and landscape design while in school.

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Reflections Water Gardens
March, 16, 2018

It’s that time of the year! If you are a koi pond owner, then you know how exciting spring is. After a long winter, koi are ready to come out and play, flowers are beginning to bloom, and you can finally enjoy your pond again.

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Chemically Treated Pool
February, 19, 2018

Many homeowners are beginning to turn to natural swimming pools due to the harmful health effects of traditional swimming pools. Chlorine and other chemicals used to keep pools clean have many health risks to the human body.

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Backyard Water Feature
January, 18, 2018

Want to transform your backyard into an oasis? Here are 8 features you can add to your backyard that will make you feel like you are living in the heart of nature.

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Koi Pond designs
December, 08, 2017

By having a koi pond in your backyard, you can bring the exotic serenity of the far east into your everyday life. Koi ponds are often created and designed to bring a relaxing and peaceful energy to homes. 

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Reflections Water Gardens Natural
November, 22, 2017

How can one achieve their dream of having a pool in their backyard, but also keep the environmental costs of it down? The answer is achieving that dream by building a green swimming pool, or a “natural pool”.

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How do natural pools work?
October, 11, 2017

With research suggesting the harmful environmental and health effects of traditional, chemically treated pools, more and more people are turning to alternatives, such as natural pools.

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Princeton NJ Hybrid P1
August, 14, 2017

Here are 5 benefits of natural pools that will make you rethink building a traditional, chlorinated pool.

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