Gib-San Difference

Gib-San is truly a unique company.

From its stature as one of the best-managed pool companies on the industry’s international stage to its resources available as a Master Pools Builder. Very few pool companies have the experience and systems to undertake complex estate-pool builds, especially if they are thousands of miles from its home headquarter operation. These same systems ensure that local pool builds are built to the highest quality standards.

Pool & Spa News Top 50 Builders

Gib-San has ranked in the Top 50 Builders list for four consecutive years and is proudly the only Canadian company to ever make this list.  Pool and Spa News, the premier industry leading magazine, does an annual comprehensive analysis of builders across North America. This is the fourth year Gib-San has been ranked in the Pool & Spa News Top 50 Builder list.  It ranked 11th overall in the 2019 Builder category and 5th in the Service category.

Gib-San Pools designed and built the pool on the cover of Pool & Spa News Top 50 Builders issue.

The Top 50 Award ranks leading companies in the industry according to them being…

  • Responsive to customers
  • Involved in the community
  • Ethical
  • Committed to quality
  • Focused on education/training
  • Supportive of the industry
  • Fair to employees
  • Overall business excellence

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One Source – From Design to Landscaping

Our team will oversee every aspect from design development to providing skilled craftsmen, choosing the best materials, and providing you with one contact who is involved in every phase of the project. It is our priority to provide you and your family excellent service. Amazingly, after 50 years, the design process remains a reflection of your own preferences mixed with the expertise of your Gib-San designer. Ultimately your personality, home architecture and vision is reflected in your very own backyard resort.

Building a custom swimming pool requires a company capable of matching leading design creativity with functional engineering. As designs get more complex the water hydraulics become more challenging. Today, complex designs and engineering are important to the final results of the project. At Gib-San, technical expertise and dynamic training provide us with the tools to deliver any dream into a backyard reality.

Design Team

Award-winning designers

Very few pool companies have the experience and systems to undertake complex estate-pool builds, especially if they are thousands of miles from their home operation. Gib-San has built a large residential pool in the French Riviera; a resort pool complex in St, Kitts; a 5000 sq. ft. estate pool in St. Maarten; several large estate pools across Canada, and consult/design/project managed the installation of a large pool on the 68th floor of one of the highest towers in Abu Dhabi.

Gib-San Pools has built thousands of custom pools in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in its fifty years of operation – concrete, stainless steel and vinyl-lined construction. There’s a reason for this – customer satisfaction! Each pool is custom made and unique to the homeowners’ backyard space.

Built thousands of pools

Gib-San has built pools in communities across the GTA, from Burlington, Oakville, Mississauga, Brampton, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Thornhill, King City, Aurora, Newmarket, Caledon and north to Barrie and Muskoka to name a few!

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Projects to date

3

Locations

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Years of operation

A Master Pools Guild Builder 

Gib-San was invited to become a member of the Master Pools Guild in 1985, an elite global network of over 110 custom pool builders. As a member we share creative ideas, technical knowledge and construction techniques with the best builders in the world.  It’s like having over 110 consultants on staff. Gib-San is the largest Master Pools Builder in Canada, ranks in the top ten in the Guild overall and is the ONLY Master Pools Guild member in all of Toronto. Ed Gibbs is a past Chairman of the Guild.

ISO Certified Company

Gib-San is the first and only pool company in the world to achieve ISO systems certification. Gib-San annually maintains and re-certifies in all three levels:

  • Quality Management Systems,
  • Occupational Health and Safety, and
  • Environmental Protection.

Presently, working on our fourth level which is in cyber security which will ensure safe transference of data between suppliers, contractors, employees and importantly, our clients.

This means we operate with detailed systems that are continuously being monitored by third party validation. This ensures that standards are met or exceeded on an on-going basis. We care about the quality of our products and services, the health and safety of the men and women delivering those products and services and the environmental footprint we leave behind.

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PebbleTec Elite Builder Status

Gib-San is recognized as a Pebble Tec Elite Builder. Pebble Tec has strict procedures regarding its sales and application and is sold only through authorized companies. Read more…

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Realtor’s Choice

Realtors often reference “Pool built by Gib-San” in their home listings descriptions to portray added value. Having the best quality pool on the market is a true investment. Combine that with our optional Gib-San Homeowner Transfer Program and your investment is enhanced even more!

Our Gib-San family extends past the company walls as family time is very important to us all. We share a personal connection to the family time that is enjoyed around the pool. We can share our personal knowledge and experience with you when evaluating the needs of your family. Tried, tested and true!

Gib-San’s Hertiage Warranty Program is an optional extended warranty for your pool and pool equipment which offers a homeowner transfer option, should you need to sell your home. Added benefits for the seller & buyer! Sell with confidence knowing that your pool is covered for up to 5 years* Combine that with our optional Gib-San Homeowner Transfer Program and your investment is enhanced even more! (*specific enrolment requirements apply)

International and Distant Build

The Gib-San Design Build Consulting Group is often engaged by international architectural engineering firms to consult on challenging installations because of our expertise in distant installation logistics and our ISO Quality Management Systems.

Very few pool companies have the experience and systems to undertake complex estate-pool builds, especially if they are thousands of miles from their home operation. Gib-San has built a large residential pool in the French Riviera; a resort pool complex in St, Kitts; a 5000 sq. ft. estate pool in St. Maarten; several large estate pools across Canada, and consult/design/project managed the installation of a large pool on the 68th floor of one of the highest towers in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi Tower. Swimming in the Clouds.

The Gib-San Consulting Group designed and managed construction of one of the highest swimming pools in the world situated on the 67th floor of one of the highest towers in Dubai!

Caribbean Luxury Built Pools

Gib-San has built one of the world’s largest residential pools in St. Maarten, a resort pool complex in St Kitts, and several estate pools in Atlantic and Mid-West Canada for projects beyond the scope of local pool builders. This distant-build experience has refined our quality assurance systems and expertise that benefit our local clients as well.

Rooftop condominium pool in Toronto

Gib-San recently completed a rooftop pool in downtown Toronto that is especially unique due to the engineering, design and execution This concrete shell was shot during a snowstorm in December!

A Pool for all Four Seasons

The ultimate dream of cold-climate residents is to keep the spirit of summer alive all year long. That’s why the design/build pool company Gib-San Pools recently created the first four-season poolscape which features concrete walls and floor heated hydronically. It’s the same technology used for heated floors in homes, walkways and driveways, Gib-San has jumped into the 12 month pool season with a concrete pool that is insulated and heated for year-round use. The tour de force is the endless-summer pool. Read more in Luxury Pools Magazine.