At Creative Environments, we know how to capture a mood. In fact, we believe in harnessing the benefits of a beautiful outdoor environment to make life richer. When it comes to your backyard space, our talented team can work wonders to help melt away your stress levels by crafting a customized property that fits your individual needs. Continue reading
Do you have any idea what the most common pool shapes are? Hint: much has changed since the typically rectangular or kidney-bean shape of yesterday. At Creative Environments, we are all about delivering a customizable experience. Continue reading
Our temperatures are soaring. Instead of sitting around inside and complaining about it and cranking up the A/C, why not make the most of the glorious desert environment by getting outside and truly appreciating what a beautiful outdoor space has to offer.
This year, we’re pledging to make this summer our best yet. Here’s how: Continue reading
At Creative Environments, we specialize in building customized outdoor spaces in the greater Phoenix area. With projects in Gilbert to Scottsdale, Tempe to surrounding areas, our award-winning work has made our company one of the biggest and most highly regarded design, pool, spa and landscaping businesses in the southwest. Continue reading
While it’s true that a well-crafted and beautiful outdoor environment may be part of the draw to spending more time outdoors, there are plenty of reasons why it is essential to get out. Recent research shows that the average American spends more than 87 percent of their daily life indoors. Not to mention another six percent stuck behind the wheel of a vehicle. If that isn’t enough reason to get you out, here are four more reasons why you should get outside: Continue reading
The concept of a courtyard is rich indeed. Defined as an enclosed area that is often open to the sky and surrounding by buildings, the origin of the courtyard began as a meeting place then evolved into multi-purposed area that included activities like cooking sleeping, working, playing, and gardening.
Delivering comforts such as air, light, privacy, security, and tranquility, courtyards give many of the most desired qualities of human housing. Continue reading
Many property owners have begun to embrace the full sensory benefits of incorporating water features into their outdoor landscaping. Whether it’s a simple fountain, a natural pond, or even a hot tub, introducing water to your environment is a great way to get creative with all range of building and design elements. Especially in arid desert regions though, it is the responsibility of any water feature owner to design and operate these luxuries with a conservation mindset so as to not waste what is a both a visually beautiful and incredibly important natural resource. Here are a few common practices that will help you conserve water this year: Continue reading
Spring season is one of those rare times in the Southwest region when the outdoors can be fully enjoyed. Before the summer sets in, make a list of your favorite people and send out invitations out for a springtime celebration to take advantage of the weather. Here are a few fun party tips that will ensure a reliably fun time: Continue reading
Now is the perfect time of year to get your annual tree or shrub trimming in before the summer heat puts too much stress on your plants. The reason being is that most trees or shrubs go into a dormant state meaning that spring pruning will result in vigorous growth once the temperatures warm. It is also easiest to see the full structure of a tree or shrub as most of the foliage is likely gone. Continue reading
Late winter is the perfect time of year in the Phoenix area to get trees or shrubs in the ground before the warm spring turns quickly into a sweltering summer. If selected and planted correctly, trees and shrubs are fantastic additions to any residential landscape as they provide a number of benefits from providing shade to improving your overall property value. Proper planting requires careful planning though. To get it right, follow the guide below and enjoy the wonderful benefits of keeping trees and shrubs. Continue reading