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It can be said that Lucas Congdon has gone off the deep end, building custom pools and gardens. His Florida-based company, Lucas Lagoons, creates grand, nature-inspired backyard oases across the country. From majestic waterfalls to natural saltwater grottos on remote islands, Lucas and his crazy team of artisans -- including his mother -- have been turning dry plots into exotic waterfronts for more than 20 years. In hourlong episodes, "Insane Pools" documents Congdon's award-winning work as he makes a splash with clients to rekindle their love of the outdoors.

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Lucas again delivers a paradise backyard; on his first collaboration with a local design team, Lucas creates a tropical oasis complete with an island, one of his largest grotto rocks, and a tiki-themed cabana.
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Lucas is tasked with the project of repairing and remodeling an unusable pool for a famous golfing family; puzzled as to how this pool was even built, Lucas creates an ocean-themed pool with fire features, an infinity edge, and his first water couch.
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Lucas has a special project ahead of him -- building a giant pool for a dear friend turned client; Lucas creates a dream backyard complete with a dock, large cascading waterfalls, firepit and an audio-visual entertainment swim-up bar.
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Lucas Congdon is tasked with creating a bird pond oasis and a human pool within an outdated, unkept backyard in the middle of a designated bird sanctuary for a very eco-friendly oriented family in Osprey, Fla.
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The crew heads to Plantation, Fla., to bring Costa Rica to a young family's home; Lucas builds the ultimate jungle backyard that includes a beach volleyball court, a huge swim-in grotto and a spa complete with a giant water wall and a rain curtain.
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Lucas stretches beyond his realm of knowledge and enlists the help of Emperor Caesar himself to build a Roman palace-themed pool on the Gulf of Mexico.
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Lucas Congdon and his crew are tasked with creating a jungle feel in a suburban backyard.
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After transforming more than 150 backyards into paradises, Lucas revisits five of his favorite builds and families; Lucas and his team reveal their never-before-seen, most outrageous backyard creations.
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The crew creates a huge double-pool feature with a connecting stream and several custom surprises to deliver the wow factor for a couple who have been saving over ten years for a pool.
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A family in the Florida wetlands wants the Lucas Lagoons crew to build a unique Rocky Mountain-style lagoon; Lucas quickly learns his clients will be over his shoulder, supervising him along the way.
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Lucas goes above and beyond as he creates a private lazy river that surrounds a real island with huge waterfalls; he also adds a grotto that boasts a state of the art media system and outdoor kitchen.
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Golfer J.B. Holmes says he never wants to grow up, but his wife wants relaxation; challenged with making this two-in-one staycation fun-filled destination, Lucas creates a sports area, blissful sun shelf, and his first covered slide.
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Lucas is tasked with creating a Mediterranean backyard resort with a Caribbean twist for a client's wedding anniversary; the team builds a paradise dream complete with a 30-person infinity edge spa, over 10 fire features, and an outdoor gym.
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A dedicated caregiver gets her lifelong wish of having her own pool; Lucas faces the pressure of not only building a dream pool, but has to create it in a small backyard; the team transforms the family's yard into a little oasis with big potential.
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Couple requests a zen space to relax in their Parrish, Fla. home; the crew tries to keep their zen in check.
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Lucas heads west to Bountiful, Utah, to build a dream backyard on the side of a mountain; faced with many challenges, Lucas creates a Tuscan-themed pool complete with a spa, a linear fire wall and a grotto.
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Lucas attempts to make a 5-star hotel-style pool with a hidden entertainment zone out of a small, suburban backyard.
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Lucas builds a family size water park in a neglected backyard that includes a waterslide and double decker outdoor patio.
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It's a lifelong dream for a retiring military couple in Huntsville, Ala. to have a dream pool; Lucas designs a gigantic grotto, enclosed spa and the craziest waterfall he has ever built.
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Lucas and his crew encounter several design firsts as they create a Mexican-inspired resort in a Venice, Fla. backyard.
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Lucas creates an outdoor water room in which a mermaid could live; former clients that love the ocean want to remodel their tiny pool that sits yards away from the Gulf of Mexico.

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