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COVID-19 Announcement

May 8, 2020, 0 Comments

During such critical and uncertain times, it can be difficult to determine what parts of your life need to adapt to the new threat of COVID-19. We thought it might bring comfort to some of our customers to provide the latest federal guidelines regarding pools and water features issued in response to the pandemic.According to…


How to Choose the Right Rocks for your Natural Water Garden Project

August 9, 2019, 0 Comments

As the air begins to turn warm and the fragrant blooms start to peak, it tends to remind people how fantastic they feel when they are outside and closer to nature. Creating a natural water feature in your backyard is a wonderful project that encourages you to spend more time outdoors. Whether you select a…


Read This if You Are Considering Natural Pond Installation

April 15, 2019, 0 Comments

You can’t go wrong with a natural pond. Not only does installing one enhance the aesthetic and recreational value of a backyard, but it also comes with a host of health and environmental benefits. Since natural ponds are not quite as mainstream as traditional pools, homeowners have no shortage of questions about the installation process….


Everything You Need To Know About Fountains

March 15, 2019, 0 Comments

If there’s anything that can turn an otherwise ordinary outdoor living space into a very relaxing and inviting area, it’s a water fountain. This brief guide will serve as a beginner’s introduction to the subject of water fountains and cover topics such as maintenance, building, cleaning, and the positive effect that an ordinary water garden…


Dream Backyard with Incredible Koi Pond

July 16, 2018, 0 Comments

This Chicago homeowner found Reflections through a local koi pond club during their annual tour of homes with koi ponds. He 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…


Reflections Water Gardens Featured in Quintessential Barrington Magazine

April 10, 2018, 0 Comments

DESIGNING BARRINGTON LIFESTYLES LARRY CARNES GREW UP near Barrington and as a young man, found himself interested in art, architecture, and landscape design while in school. Today, he uses those interests and honed skills in a business he owns that specializes in custom water gardens, ponds, waterfalls, and natural swimming ponds. He even creates manmade…