Swink’s Creations is a one-stop professional design and construction company with the experience, knowledge and know-how to bring your dream home to life. We take care of home remodeling, landscaping, pool design and installation, outdoor kitchens, decks, and anything else your home needs to be truly perfect. We create high-end home spaces inside and out throughout San Fernando Valley to Camarillo —and our work speaks for itself.
Why Choose Us
Founded in 1984 by Mark Swink, we’re now celebrating over 35 years of indoor and outdoor perfection for discerning homeowners. With an A+ rating with the BBB, and plenty of glowing 5-star reviews online, you can tell we know what we’re doing.
First and foremost, people love us for the amazing work we do. But it’s more than just the beauty and quality of our work. For example:
Guaranteed Work – We offer a lifetime warranty on all pool shells, a 90-day warranty on all plant material, and a 1-year guarantee on sprinkler material.
Single Source Expert – We’re a one-stop shop for just about any home improvement need you may have, inside or out. That includes Landscape, Hardscape, Home Remodel, Pool Renovation, Irrigation, Drainage, Swimming Pools, Outdoor Living Areas and more. No matter how complex a job is, we have the in-house expertise to meet and fulfill all of these services.
In-House Design Team – We have a licensed Landscape Architect on staff, and a talented in-house design team that creates 2D and 3D visual presentations of what your dream home will look like.
Experienced Crew – We have a dedicated and knowledgeable crew of experts. Most of our craftsmen have been with us for more than a decade.
Fast, On Time Performance – Right up front, we share with you a well-thought-out timeline of the entire project, designed to ensure that we start fast and finish fast. We typically complete our jobs in roughly half the time of our competitors.
Full-Time Support – We have a staff of full-time office personnel who are available Monday through Friday to assist our clients with their every need.
Proven Track Record – We’ve been delighting homeowners for more than 35 years, and have the glowing reviews to prove it.
Protection – We’re fully licensed, bonded, and insured.
Award Winning Company – our designs and creations have won literally hundreds of different local and state awards.
Great Business Reputation – Our five-star reviews and our A+ rating with the BBB say at all.
Our services run the gamut of just about anything you might want to do to make your home more enjoyable. Click any image below for more details.
Swink’s creations is licensed and credentialed through a number of organizations, including the following:
Swink’s is licensed with the State of California #487997. We possess a C-27 landscape license, a C-8 concrete license, a C-53 pool construction license, and a Class B general contractor license. We are in full compliance with all necessary government institutions and licensing boards, so that we can legally perform construction and remodeling projects on homes and pools.
Swink’s Creations is a member of the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, and we are also certified landscape and irrigation specialists. In addition, Swink’s Creations is an active member of the California Landscape Contractors Association. Mark Swink, founder and owner of Swink’s Creations, served as president of the Ventura County Chapter in 1994, 1995, and 1996. Mark also sat on the State Board of Directors for 6 years.
Swink’s Creations is bonded, and we carry one million dollars in liability and workers compensation insurance. We have this type of coverage because we believe it doesn’t pay to cut corners. Our dedication to excellence applies to our craftsmanship, and our timeliness. We pride ourselves on courtesy and professionalism. We have over a dozen uniformed skilled craftsmen waiting to help you.
Swink’s Creations has a Certified Building Professional® (CBP®) on staff. A Certified Building Professional® is an individual who has passed all the rigorous requirements of the APSP’s Certified Building Professional® training program. Graduates of the course learn the skills and value system pertaining to high ethical standards, commitment to the highest standards of workmanship and construction, business stability, and superior customer relations. After completion of the training, all graduates must complete continuing education requirements on an ongoing basis in order to maintain their CBP® certification.
Swink’s is a member of the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA). The California Landscape Contractors Association is a non-profit trade organization of licensed landscape and landscape-related contractors. CLCA's mission is to serve and protect the interests of its members, promote professionalism, and advance public awareness of the landscape industry. Also included among its approximately 3,200 members are landscape suppliers, landscape architects, public officials, educators, and students. More info at www.clca.org.
Swink’s is a member of the Simi Valley Education Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing supplemental educational resources to Simi Valley’s Public Schools, such as books, teaching materials, technology, and anything else to improve the education of area students. Founded in 1990, the organization has donated nearly $3 million to area schools.
Mark is the founder and co-owner of Swink’s Creations. His creativity and vision are what has distinguished Swink’s Creations as one of top Landscape and Pool builders in Southern California.
Mark is co-owner of Swink’s Creations. He has extensive construction knowledge and had a successful career in the corporate sector before becoming a co-owner of Swink’s Creations.
Blaise has over 35 years experience in the construction industry. He is the VP of Construction and manages our operating schedule, project managers, and crews.
Renee has been with Swink’s Creations for over 4 years. She wears many hats and deals with vendors, customer service, and manages our vehicle fleet.
Mike - Project Manager
Mike is one of our Project Managers and has worked for Swink’s for over 14 years. He has over 35 years’ experience in masonry and concrete.
Scott - Project Manager
Scott is a project manager and has been in the construction industry for over 30 years and has built custom homes and room additions.
Chris - Landscape Architect
Chris is our lead Landscape Architect. He attended Cal Poly Pamona for his architectural degree and has been in the field for 27 years.
Carl - Horticulturalist and Salesman
Carl is our in-house horticulturalist and salesman. Carl was raised on a bee farm and has been accustomed to working outside his entire life.
Rachel - Designer
Rachel is one of our in-house designers here at Swink’s Creations. She has a background in fine arts and has been working with the company for three years developing conceptual and technical drawings with AutoCAD and Pool Studio.
Joe - Designer & Builder
Joe was born and raised in the Landscape industry. He has been designing and building pools for over 15 years and is a certified building professional for the Association of Pools and Spas.
Angela - Human Resource Director
Angela is our trusty Bookkeeper and Human Resources Director. She has a background in accounting and has been with Swink’s for 20 years.
Kou - Management
Kou has been with Swink’s for 3 years. He has an MBA in management and organizational behavior and has been in construction for 12 years.
Angel - Customer Service
Angel joined the Swink’s team 2 years ago. You’ll hear her friendly voice on the phone when you call to schedule appointments and she also provides customer service and schedule updates during your project.