outdoor living

Staycation at Home


  Staycation: the act of vacationing at home What is a Staycation you ask? A staycation is a vacation that is spent at one’s home enjoying all that home and one’s home environs have to offer. Why spend boat loads of money on a go away on vacation for only a short time during the […]

Creative Outdoor Living


  The Face of Creative Outdoor Living BY: Susquehanna Style   “The outdoor living trend is as popular as it’s ever been,” says Bobby Kenyon of C.E. Pontz. “But over the last year or two, more and more empty nesters are building backyard living spaces so they can enjoy time with extended family, kids, and […]

Landscaping Around Pools | Lancaster, PA


Looking for options for Landscaping Around Pools? Well you’ve come to the right place. Pontz is well versed in the world of creating amazing outdoor living spaces around your backyard pool. Whether your looking a patio area, pool decking, or seating and living areas. Maybe waterfalls going into the pool. Lighting for evening enjoyment, or […]

Unique Pond Build (Before & After)


Check out this before & after of a very Unique Pond Build in Lancaster, PA. This  amazing backyard pond has just about every feature you could ask for. The project included a large ecosystem pond with tons of different features throughout. A small wetland filter begins the journey into the large ecosystem pond. One of the […]

Outdoor Entertaining Spaces


  Outdoor Entertaining Spaces Interested in an outdoor entertaining spaces? Well look no further. First of all you’ve found the experts. Outdoor living experts to be exact. no matter what aspect of outdoor entertaining you’re interested in we have the solution. C.E. Pontz Sons Specializes in water features, outdoor living and entertaining spaces, outdoor kitchens, […]

Water Garden Lifestyle


  Enjoy the Water Garden Lifestyle Water transforms the landscape like no other element. Enjoy the soothing sights and sounds of water. Watch colorful fish swim among the lily pads. Take in the beauty of lush aquatic plants. What’s not to love? A water garden transforms an outdoor living space into a beautiful paradise where […]

Installing Stone Veneer on Outdoor Fireplace


This is a time-lapse video of installing stone veneer on an outdoor fireplace. The veneer is all natural stone. On the day this was shot the majority of the veneer had already been installed. A few spots on the front of the fire place were installed during this video and the backside was finished as […]



GARDEN LIGHTING: CREATE MAGIC AT NIGHT BY:Aquascape  Water features are stunning during the day, but when pond and garden lighting is used to enhance evening views, you’ll find the landscape takes on a whole new dimension!  Tuck a spotlight behind a waterfall and the feature takes on a magical feel. Used in the main portion […]

Masonry Seating Wall


  masonry wall This poolside masonry seating wall was constructed in Lancaster, PA. The project consisted of masonry seating wall constructed along the edge of the pool decking. The wall is approximately 34 feet in length and approximately 18 inches in height and constructed of concrete block.    brick veneer We used brick that matched […]

Deck and Patio Design


  Deck and Patio Design This Project consisted of a deck and patio design and renovation. The deck portion of the project included: removal of existing decking, railing and skirting boards. We then installed Timbertech decking boards, Timbertech skirting boards, vinyl sleeves over the existing deck posts and installed Timbertech railing. The steps to accommodate […]