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Consider Using Pavers and Tiles for Your Pool Deck

Use Pavers and Tiles to Transform your Pool Deck If you have installed a pool in your home, you will know the joy of wanting to be out in your backyard all the time, hanging out in or around the pool. Or you have had a pool for a long time and are looking at changing things around a bit to make your backyard look different. Whatever may be the situation, the easiest way for you to jazz up your pool is to build a great looking pool deck around it. There are many options you can look at … Read More

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Some Common Myths Associated with Pool maintenance

It has been your childhood dream to have a home with a swimming pool in the backyard. After many years of working hard and getting yourself a nice home with a big backyard, you have installed a nice new swimming pool. You are very proud of this new addition to your home and want to keep it looking like the same for a long time. But you are concerned about the various things you have heard about pool maintenance being expensive and difficult, and a number of contradictory advice you have received and read about. 4 swimming pool maintenance … Read More

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Automatic Pool Cleaner for Easy Maintenance of your Pool

Do you own a pool and find cleaning and maintenance difficult? It is time you considered getting yourself an automatic pool cleaner. An automatic device would ensure that you spend less time worrying about the cleanliness of your pool and more time lazing by the pool with friends and family. There are manual and automatic pool cleaners, but the manual kind will require you to run it and oversee the cleaning. Automatic cleaners continuously filter garbage, chemicals and other leaves or twigs that might have fallen into the pool. Kinds of automatic cleaners If you are wondering what kind … Read More

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Remodeling your Pool by Making Some Small Modifications

If you have been planning to remodel your pool, but don’t have the big budget for it, worry not. You don’t have to make massive structural changes; all you need to do is make small modifications to make your pool look different. Light up your pool One of the best ways to lend a new look is to add LED light fixtures. There are some that can change colors as well, so by choosing them, you effortlessly add value to your pool. You could also include some underwater lights, floating lights and lights to border the pool for a … Read More

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Hot Tub Deck Platforms – Framing and Designing

Are you planning to by that fancy hot-tub you‘ve had your eyes on? Or have you already bought it? Nevertheless, every hot tub needs a platform or deck for it to be placed on and buying prefabricated ones can be quite expensive. The best solution is to build one yourself. So, here are a few basic tips to help you construct a top quality platform for your Jacuzzi. Weight support Hot Tubs can weigh up to 8000 lbs. with water in them. So, it is necessary to build a deck that can support and handle this weight. The deck … Read More

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4 Swim Spa Features to Look For a Great Workout

Swim Spas are basically mini swimming pools, where you can swim against artificially generated currents. The currents are produced using a propulsion system, which means you don’t have to turn around continuously to keep swimming. Swim Spas also function as hot tub spas, so that you can relax after a hearty swimming session. In a nutshell, a Swim Spa is the perfect combination of a pool and a hot tub spa. They are perfect for small houses and can be installed very easily. Before you go out and buy your first Swim Spa, here are 4 major features to … Read More

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New Swimming Pool Trends 2015

Swimming pool trends for 2015 are as varied as other home interior trends. Whether you are getting a new pool or upgrading an existing one, utilizing the latest trends or elements of it can add a whole new dimension to your backyard, landscape and even the entire house. Here are some pool trends for the year 2015: Scintillating surfaces Unique pool surfaces can add to a simple design and make it top notch. Simple tiles or concrete designs are now old-fashioned. Make a splashing statement with your swimming pool by using new materials for the surface such as glass … Read More

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3 Awesome Ideas to Enhance Your Backyard Pool Design

It is hard to imagine a backyard without a pool. A pool can act like the ultimate accessory that can make the whole backyard shine and make the whole house stand out. You can make the swimming pool the centerpiece of your backyard or design it in a way that it acts as part of the backyard landscape, thereby, adding to its overall look. Here are some great ideas for your backyard pool. Use of water features You can instantly add value to your pool design by adding water features to your pool or surrounding area. Pools with waterfalls … Read More

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How does a Swim Spa Work?

Slightly larger than a regular hot tub, but smaller in size compared to a pool, a swim spa makes use of a propulsion system that generates a current of gushing water against which users can swim. Most swim spas come with therapy jets and are great to relieve stress and loosen muscles. Read More

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Five Interesting Ideas for a Custom Pool Cover

Pools are the best option during summer months as they keep homeowners and families entertained outdoors when the weather is hot and sunny. However, some shade is also required to keep away from UV exposure, and custom pool covers make for great respite to avoid sunburns and relax in the pool all day long. Read More

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