Kuykendall Custom Pools and Construction is a privately owned and operated, award-winning custom pool and construction company located in Conroe, Texas. Established as Mirage Swimming Pools, Inc., Rick Kuykendall set out to raise the bar on quality swimming pool construction in Texas. By maintaining consistency in spectacular designing, professional engineering, first-rate quality, and outstanding customer service, Mirage Swimming Pools, Inc. quickly established a reputation of exceeding client expectations in every facet of the construction and aesthetic enhancement of any outdoor living space.
In 2009, Mirage Swimming Pools, Inc. built the world’s largest residential swimming pool. Such a project quickly propelled Rick Kuykendall and Mirage Swimming Pools, Inc. into local, national and worldwide media. Gaining the attention of TLC’s reality Stars of The Little Couple, Bill Klein and Dr. Jennifer Arnold. Mirage Swimming Pools was hired by the TV stars to create their back yard dream and appear on their reality show while doing so.
Soon after, Mirage Swimming Pools and the Kuykendall’s were featured several tv shows and networks, Million Dollar Rooms and Amazing Water Homes to name a few. Some of these appearances can be viewed in the “Explore Our Creations” section of this website. Once national coverage began, companies all over the country that had the word “mirage” in their business name within the swimming pool construction industry began attempting to utilize the coverage to their benefit. Rick and Cheryl decided to have Mirage Swimming Pools, Inc. acquire the dba Kuykendall Custom Pools and Construction in order to protect consumers from being mislead and taken advantage of.
Owners Rick and Cheryl Kuykendall are both native Texans and have enjoyed building their life and family together. They have five children, Amanda, Constance, Ethan, Cassidy and Jessica. They share two son-in-law's and four grandchildren. Rick Kuykendall is a descendent from one of the most prestigious families associated with the founding of the Lone Star State and several of his ancestors were members of the original Texas Rangers. On the other side, Rick Kuykendall is a descendent of Thomas William House, Sr., mayor of Houston, Texas, 1862. Cheryl “Wiesinger” Kuykendall was born and raised in Houston. Both Rick and Cheryl are proud Texans and share passion for each other, their families and their career.
“We enjoy our life. We love what we do, so it’s not work for us. We wouldn’t change a thing about our life”
Family Owned and Operated – We are not, and never will be, a corporate pool mill. When your name is on the door it’s very personal and the owners are involved with every job. We will do the job right the first time with no excuses or surprises.
Focused on You – We will take your vision and bring it to life.
Referrals Referrals Referrals – The majority of our business is by referral. This makes us proud, and we believe it should make you feel good about us too.
We Voluntarily Follow APSP Guidelines – There are no statewide regulations in Texas covering pool construction, and as such, some shady companies will take advantage of customers by cutting corners during the build. We voluntarily follow the national pool construction standards and code of ethics set by the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals. We are an APSP member, and also belong to the Conroe Chamber of Commerce. Kuykendall Custom Pools is proud to support our industry and our community.
We’re Not Lawyers – Our contracts are (drum roll please) written in plain English and easy to understand. We do not want any surprises to ruin this experience for you, and that includes in the contract. There will be no “gotchas”, ever.
Transparent Construction Schedules – After working with the best people for many years, we know how long it takes to build a pool, pour a deck, or install an outdoor kitchen. Since we know, you will know too.
Highest Build Standards – We use one gunite company because we know they’re the best. We use only the best pool equipment, the best materials, and PebbleTec Interior on all of our pools – there are no shortcuts because we want your outdoor oasis to remain trouble-free and beautiful for years. We love to hear from our existing customers because we know it’s an invitation to a pool party rather than some issue.
Structure Is Covered by a 25 Year Warranty – Gunite is warrantied by the company that installs the gunite and Kuykendall Custom Pools. We use only the best installers at Modern Method Gunite.
Interior Is Covered by a 10 Year Warranty – The pool interior is warrantied by the manufacturer, the installer, and Kuykendall Custom Pools. The best interior material is PebbleTec, Modern Method Gunite is the best installer, and we use both exclusively. We will also recommend ways to increase your warranty on all other parts of your project.
Relationships – We have employed and worked with the same experts (masons, excavators, plumbers, electricians, etc.) for years. This guarantees you get a quality installation with no mistakes and no surprises down the road.
Dependability – We will show up when we say, we will do the work that is scheduled, and we are always careful of our surroundings. No surprises, remember?
Pricing – We are not the cheapest but then again, we don’t build “cheap”. We have the BEST pricing to equal quality in our industry.
The Amazing World of Kuykendall
11239 Little Egypt rd
Conroe TX. 77304