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Granite Driveway and Masonry Installation, Dix Hills NY 11746, by Gappsi

Granite Driveway and Masonry Installation, Dix Hills NY 11746, by Gappsi

The driveway installation started with the excavation of existing asphalt and sub base. New concrete base with fiber mesh was installed with Amagansett granite pavers is laid over a thin layer of graded sand. Stone was selected from the Gappsi natural stone collection. Jumbo Belgian block was installed for the street curb and driveway entrance. The sealing process begins with pressure washing the entire patio, removing all dirt/debris from the stone surface and in between the joints. Next, Nexgel Techniseal synthetic sand is applied in between the pavers joints and vibrated with a mechanical plate compactor. The plate compactor has rubber rollers to prevent the stones from cracking or scratching. This vibrating process allows the sand to fall in between the joints and density. Then, we clean the pavers with brooms and landscape blowers, to clean the excess sand from the pavers surface and to evenly spread the sand in between the pavers joints. The next step is to wash the pavers by misting water to penetrate the synthetic sand into the paver joints all the way down below the pavers. The sand and water activate a chemical reaction of the pollen that’s in the sand to cause the sand to harden. Finally, the application of the sealer, two parts components urethane dealer, specially formulated for Gappsi, is applied to the pavers surface and the sand joints to prevent stones from staining, extend their life cycle and further enhance their texture, color, and surface. From design concept to finish execution Gappsi provides natural stone supply/installation, Cleaning and sealing services. For more information about design and installation in Dix Hills NY, visit http://www.gappsi.com or call us at 631-543-1177 for a free estimate.

Front Door Walkway and Wall Veneer Installation, Hauppauge NY 11788, by Gappsi

Front Door Walkway and Wall Veneer Installation, Hauppauge NY 11788, by Gappsi

This front yard natural stone walkway and wall veneer were installed in Hauppauge, NY 11788. The walkway is 150 square feet and the wall veneer is 80 square feet of Fiorito travertine. Installation of the walkway was constructed with a recycled concrete base and a layer of fine sand. The wall veneer was installed on a wire mesh nailed to plywood and waterproof membrane with type S mortar cement mix. Polymeric sand was applied in-between the paver joints to lock the travertine in place. Gappsi provides travertine supply and installation for all residents in Hauppauge NY. Call Gappsi at 631-543-1177 or visit Gappsi.com for more about our travertine products, services, and free-estimate scheduling.

Construction of Vinyl Pool in Nesconset, NY 11767, by Gappsi

Construction of Vinyl Pool in Nesconset, NY 11767, by Gappsi

This 16′ by 32′ vinyl pool was built with concrete walls and liner. The pool has steps across the full width of the shallow end and a standing ledge/two corner benches in the deep end. The pool is also equipped with an auto cover. Stoops were built by backyard sliding doors with platforms and several steps going down to the backyard level. Patio pavers and pool coping used were Griggio Dorato travertine pavers selected from the Gappsi stone collection. The travertine colors vary in grays, beige, whites, and blacks. It has a very soft marbleized style that can compliment any home sidings and backyard furniture. If you’re looking for vinyl pool and pavers installation, visit http://www.gappsi.com or contact us at 631-543-1177.

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Gunite Swimming Pool in Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724, designed and built by Gappsi

Gunite Swimming Pool in Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724, designed and built by Gappsi

This 20′ by 50′ gunite swimming pool was built in Cold Spring Harbor Long Island, NY. This gunite swimming pool has a double Roman end shape with a raised spillover spa along the 50′ side. Steps are incorporated on each side of the spa for entering and exiting the pool. A full-width sun deck is equipped with reversed circular steps to mirror the pool Roman end. The 6′ high Porcelain tile was installed and styled to create a unique mosaic design, under the entire pool, coping and spa. The finish for the inside of the pool is Taho Blue Diamond Bright, which was applied on the walls and then acid washed for an etched texture and finish. The masonry for the pool was designed to complement the pool shape and give the customer plenty of patio area around the entire pool. The masonry was also designed to work with the great changes in the backyard slopes. The pool coping, patio and venire for the spa walls, including the retaining walls and steps, are the Melfi natural stones selected from the Gappsi natural stone collection. The pool coping is a multi-sized pattern with a split tumble rock face front. The venire is a combination of 2’ and 4’ split face Tumble. The pavers is a roman pattern, multi-sized natural stones with a natural cleft and tumbled. A 5’ aluminum fencing was installed to surround the entire pool area and a simple landscaping was needed for the aesthetic. The pool and patio design layout have an immaculate beauty because when using the same color and type of stones for the floors/walls in different finishes gives the appearance of a cohesive finish. The design was manufactured by Giuseppe Abbrancati and the job was constructed by Gappsi Group. For more info visit http://www.gappsi.com or call us at 631-543-1177.
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Gunite Pool Designers/Builder Company: West Babylon, NY 11704/ 11707

Gunite Pool Designers/Builder Company: West Babylon, NY 11704/ 11707

This gunite swimming pool was built by Gappsi in West Babylon, Suffolk County NY. The pool size is 16’x32’ from 46” in the shallow area to 66” in the deep end. The pool incorporates a sundeck with a bubbler water jet. In the shallow area a bench across the deep end with walk out steps. This pool was built for therapeutical purposes as well as recreational. The pool incorporates a Badu jet for swimming and walking exercising. The pool coping is Pennsylvania blue stone thermo finished. The pool patio is natural granite pavers selected from the Gappsi natural stone collection. The pool finish consists of Diamond Bright Isla Verde. The pool also has a safety auto cover.

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Gunite Swimming Pool and Backyard: built by Gappsi, Old Brookville

Gunite Swimming Pool and Backyard: built by Gappsi, Old Brookville

This 20’x40’ gunite swimming pool is equipped with an autocover that allows the customer to protect and heat the pool water. The spill-over spa is surrounded by two sun decks and steps going down into the shallow area. A U shaped kitchen and seating area was built with mocha venire travertine and the appliances are from Twin Eagle. The swimming pool has Tahoe blue diamond bright pool finish, the pool coping is custom cut Pennsylvania blue stone, and the patio consists of mocha travertine selected from the Gappsi stone collection. Designed by Giuseppe Abbrancati and Installed by Gappsi.

Gunite Swimming Pool and Backyard: built by Gappsi, Plainview NY

Gunite Swimming Pool and Backyard: built by Gappsi, Plainview NY

This 18’x40’ gunite swimming pool is equipped with an auto cover, sun deck, bubbler, and a built-in spillover spa. The swimming pool has midnight blue diamond bright gunite finish. Pool coping is custom cut Pennsylvania blue stone. Because of the property slope, one side of the pool is exposed. Patio consists of mocha travertine selected from the Gappsi stone collection. It also includes a fire pit, seating, and a water feature built with sheer descends. Designed by Giuseppe Abbrancati and Installed by Gappsi.
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Concrete Wall Vinyl Swimming Pool: Installed by Gappsi, Islip NY

Concrete Wall Vinyl Swimming Pool: Installed by Gappsi, Islip NY

unnamedThis 16’x32′ vinyl pool is equipped with stadium stairs, concrete walls, and vermiculite foot print free bottom. This pool has a solar safety auto cover built into the coping which allows homeowners to protect their pool with ease. The pool is accessorized with lounge couches and chairs.
Another pool accessory added to the design is a 16′ dolphin slide. Melphi Limestone two inch coping and pavers for patio. The yellow/beige natural stone brings a bright and fresh style to the finish of the backyard. Islip NY, built by Gappsi designed by Giuseppe Abbrancati.
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Fiberglass Swimming Pool: Installed by Gappsi inc. Lawrence NY 11559

Fiberglass Swimming Pool: Installed by Gappsi inc. Lawrence NY 11559

V (1)Hours of construction and design building led the Gappsi group to create a Thursday Goliath 16×37 fiberglass swimming pool with a 3/8 bluestone gravel base that was installed for the under layer of the pool shell for stabilization. Once the pool was adjusted and numerous factors were considered, the pool was then lifted and dropped in place. After installation, Gappsi associates placed solar tubes around the perimeter of the pool to increase support for the concrete slab of the patio base. This fiberglass swimming pool was installed by Gappsi in Lawrence NY 11559, located on the south shore of Nassau County Long Island. Due to the areas high water table the pool needed to be elevated, and many yards of fill were delivered to raise the grade of the property. We faced many challenges installing this fiberglass pool because of its size and weight. The delivery was the main obstacle because due to the size of this pool, 16×37, it was very costly to cross bridges and drive on highways. Due to the size of this magnificent pool we needed 2 police car escorts to the job site.
The patio pavers used for this job were the Melfi Limestone. This unique stone is an earthy, multi-toned masterpiece; shades of beige, green, brown. and gray bring natural tones to the design. The stones are strategically placed in a Vincenza pattern along with a 2 inch thick random coping for the pool edge. The Melfi Limestone, and many other stones, are exclusively available at Gappsi. The stones are a beautiful contrast to the sapphire blue liner inside the pool. Plus assorted flowers and trees bring in pops of color and interest to the backyard area.
To enhance the aesthetic of the Thursday Goliath fiberglass swimming pool a safety auto cover was installed. The sleek blue auto cover allows customers to easily protect the pool by simply turning a key. The Goliath, 16×37 is 3.8” to 6’8”deep which makes this fiberglass pool a non-diving pool, however, the pool can be used for a plethora of reasons. It’s Olympic inspired shape is perfect for a morning workout swim, play water activities/sports with the kids, and allows family and friends to lounge on the extended benches and steps that are molded in the pool shell by the manufacture.
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