From Mild to Wild – Insane Pools Special in Tampa, Florida

Tampa Pool Builder

We built the most epic, adrenaline-filled backyard pool to date in Tampa, Florida! We created two pools in one backyard with a nearly nine-foot-high spa, two in-pool pergolas, our first-ever fire feature inside a grotto and a treehouse with a theme-park-sized slide. From Mild to Wild Insane Pools: Off the Deep End 2 hour special…


Utah Custom Pool on Top of the Mountain

Utah Custom Pool

Insane Pools Utah Custom Pool Build Lucas heads west to Bountiful, UT to build a dream backyard on the side of a mountain. Faced with many challenges, Lucas creates a Tuscan themed Utah custom pool complete with a spa, the biggest linear fire wall he’s ever built and a grotto with a 23,000 pound lid!…


What’s up Dock? Sarasota Custom Pool Tropical Lagoon Style!

Sarasota custom pool tropical lagoon

This Sarasota Custom Pool kicks off the season premiere of Insane Pools Season 3 and is one amazing pool design by Lucas Lagoons. What can’t we say about this custom pool in east Sarasota – it’s nearly got is all, except maybe a spa or hot tub! Located on several acres this sprawling tropical lagoon…


For The Birds

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A custom pool in Osprey, Florida melds nature with modern design On this episode of Insane Pools, a multi-generational, environmentally conscious family living in a designated bird sanctuary in Osprey, FL asks design expert Lucas Congdon to create both a custom-built pool paradise and a bird pond oasis, all in one outdated, rundown backyard. After finding…


Castle By The Sea

Roman Swimming Pool with columns and Statues Port Ritchey

A custom Roman Pool and outdoor living space in Port Ritchey, Florida On episode 10 of Insane Pools Lucas faces an epic challenge building a Roman Pool fit for a palace on the Gulf of Mexico. Lucas journeys far outside his comfort zone and even taps Emperor Caesar for help on his quest to fulfill…


A Lazy River Runs Through It

Lucas Lagoons Lazy River Insane Pools Custom pool on Pine Island

A custom pool on Pine Island, Florida complete with a lazy river The Lucas Lagoons crew build their first custom pool with a lazy river! This private pool on Pine Island has a lazy river that circumnavigates a real island, with massive waterfalls and a giant grotto. Lucas kicks it up several notches with a state…


Hidden Party Zone

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Lucas takes on the nearly impossible challenge to transform a tiny, suburban backyard into a luxurious 5-star resort-worthy pool space, hiding its secret identity as the ultimate sports and party fanatic’s entertainment zone! This Modern ZEN pool takes the crew in a new direction with a white beach pebble water wall, negative edge spa, two…


Zen & the Art of Pools

Lucas Lagoons Insane Pools Custom Pool Build Parrish Florida

Lucas takes his art of backyard pool transformations to Parrish, FL where a couple requests the ultimate space of tranquility and relaxation. Building a serene oasis is one thing, but can Lucas calm down his crazy crew enough to tap into their inner Zen for this custom pool build? With an amazing custom pool as…


Fiesta De Laguna

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It’s fiesta time as pool designer Lucas Congdon and his crew are challenged to create a Mexican resort in a Venice, Florida residential backyard. Lucas encounters several design “firsts” on his journey to infuse the flavors of Mexico into his creation. With a large “canvas” to work with the project quickly expands, overflowing past the…


Living Under the Sea

Lucas Lagoons Insane Pools Under The Sea

Pool designer Lucas Congdon must create an outdoor water room in which a mermaid could live. Former clients in love with all things ocean ask Lucas to remodel the tiny pool in their new home that sits just yards away from the Gulf of Mexico.  Starting with a tiny pool under the house and little…


Welcome To The Jungle

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Pool designer Lucas Congdon and his crew take on the challenge of bringing the jungle to life in a suburban backyard. Starting with the challenge of a very outdated pool and a mash-up of design styles, Lucas opted to keep the rectangle pool shell, but that’s about all that stays the same. Inspired by the…


Green With Envy

Insane Pools limestone Lagoon pool builder sarasota florida Martinez

In true Island Style, the Martinez family requested a kid-friendly pool that would also serve as the ultimate stay-cation getaway in their backyard. Featured on Episode 6 of Insane Pools, this project came with a few surprises and on the fly design changes. The first was to incorporate 8 ton of turquoise Caribbean stone the Martinez’ had shipped…


Growing Pains

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This full pool remodel project in Sarasota, FL came with a few specific requirements – use the existing pool, build within the footprint of the lanai cage, block traffic noise and be family friendly. Lucas Lagoons delivered just that and more for the pool featured on Episode 5 of Insane Pools. Using over 48 ton…


In Hot Water

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At a massive 70×40 feet and wrapped in 2100 sq ft of travertine, this Paradise Preserve at the Taylor residence was featured on Episode 4 of Insane Pools. Taking over 72 ton of Tennessee Fieldstone, two 350 sq ft pools are connected with a mountain stream and large rock bridge over to the sitting area,…


Mountain Lodge Oasis

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Mountains in Florida?! More specifically, the clients requested a Colorado feel for their new outdoor living space, aptly name Martin’s Rockies for Episode 3 of Insane Pools. In addition, the clients required a multi-level deck without handrails, a fire pit for an authentic family time and space for a hot tub. With an existing pond on…


Paradise on the Bay

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Pankiw’s Paradise, as it was dubbed on Episode 2 of Insane Pools, is one of our new Modern Zen Minimalist Pool & Outdoor Living space. With a requirement to keep the majestic bay view on Snead Island Florida, Lucas Lagoons designed a negative edge spa and pool, centered around a 7 ft tall Oolite Monolith gas torch –…


Swimming With The Fishes

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Featured on Episode 1 of Insane Pools, this canal-side Northern Natural fieldstone lagoon pool on Siesta Key, Florida boasts a waterfall, grotto, koi pond and tiki hut beach area. As a full pool remodel, Lucas Lagoons was tasked with creating a natural outdoor living space that blends with the existing landscape and view. One client stipulation – there must…


Natural Waterfall Custom Pool in Sarasota

Natural Custom Pool grotto Sarasota

A custom pool builder creates a backyard paradise waterfall custom pool for a recently retired couple in Sarasota, Florida. These Lucas Lagoons custom pool clients are so impressed after enjoying their Sarasota custom pool for a few years they are ready to upgrade and add on to their Lucas Lagoon with a custom spa! We…


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