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2017

New Pool? Swimming Pool Care Tips

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Getting a new pool is an exciting time. It can provide hours of fun for your kids, entire family, and even for your friends too. A pool requires quite a bit of work though, so be ready to take on the extra responsibility to help ensure your pool lasts year after year without fail. See below for helpful care tips for your pool. Purchase Chemicals Your pool will require the use of chemicals to ensure your water is safe for swimming. Read More»

Planning On Using Your Hot Tub This Winter? How To Protect It From The Cold Weather

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Summer is over, and the cold weather is settling in. If you have a hot tub in your yard, it’s time to start thinking about the winter. If you want to continue using your hot tub throughout the winter, it will need some special attention. Here are some maintenance tips that will help you get use out of your hot tub, all winter long. Start with a Clean Hot Tub Read More»

The Pool Of The Future - Hot Trends In Pool Design

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It used to be that it took either a stay in a hotel or a trip to the municipal pool for the kids to get a chance to go swimming and a pool at home was just for rich people. With new television programs showcasing fancy pool designs and improved technology backyard pools are becoming more and more common.  And these aren’t just a rectangular pool with a slide on one end. Read More»

Build It And They Will Come: Five Pool Features That Will Attract Your Friends And Family

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If you can’t seem to get your family and friends to visit and take a dip in your pool, perhaps it is time for some updates. Talk with pool contractors about creating a landscape that highlights your swimming pool, and that are too alluring for company to resist! Making an investment in your home’s exterior living space may also improve the overall value of your home, too! Five features for your pool that will lure family and friends over are: Read More»

2 Major Pool Maintenance Tips for New Owners

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If you have a pool in your backyard, you likely appreciate a place for your children to swim and for you and your partner to get some exercise. However, you’re probably not a fan of the fact that pools tend to be fairly expensive to maintain. If your pool is in good repair, there are a few shortcuts that you can use in order to reduce your overall costs for maintaining your pool. Read More»

Going Disney: Designing A Backyard Worthy Of Walt Himself

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Is your large back yard a blank canvas, ready to be filled with color and design?  If you are a Disney fan, why not create a Disney-themed backyard, complete with pool and landscaping? Here’s how you can visit Disneyland everyday right in your own backyard. The Pool If you can’t have a Disney resort-sized pool in your yard, that’s okay. You can still have a resort feel to your pool if it’s in the iconic shape of mouse ears. Read More»

The Cleanest Water to Swim in With These Ideas for Natural Custom Pools

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Keeping the water in a pool clean is something that will give you a lot of work to do all summer long. The chemicals and equipment is also going to raise the cost of your pool maintenance. Instead of a conventional pool, natural pool designs may be what you need for the cleanest pool water. Here are some custom natural pool design ideas that will give you a clean pool that requires less maintenance: Read More»

3 Signs That It Is Time For A Pool Liner Replacement

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It is no big secret that part of being a pool owner is being prepared for maintenance, and your pool liner is one component of your pool that will need your attention on occasion. Pool liners may last only through a few seasons, or they may last for several years; it all depends on the materials they are made from and how well they are made. Because the pool liner serves such an important purpose, one of the wisest things you can do as a pool owner is to get to know the signs that your pool liner needs to be replaced. Read More»

What To Know About Getting A New Liner For Your Pool

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If the liner in your pool is damaged, it may be best to replace it rather than trying to repair it. Replacing the liner is a fairly simple job for a professional and it gives you the opportunity to make changes to your pool if you want to. You may want to add steps or put in a tanning shelf, for example. It also gives you the chance to switch to a more attractive liner so your pool has style. Read More»

2 Swimming Pool Renovations To Consider

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Renovating your pool can be a great way to update the appearance and functionality of your swimming pool, but it can also be a bit tricky because there are quite a few different pool renovation ideas out there that can all benefit you in various ways. Listed below are two swimming pool renovations to consider. Salt Water Conversion A major renovation to consider for your swimming pool is to convert the entire pool to a salt water system. Read More»