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Tips for Good Pool Lighting

If you have a pool at home, you know how hazardous it can be to venture anywhere near it after dark if it’s not well-lit. But pool lighting today has a lot more purpose than making your pool and backyard safe. It can completely change the look and feel of your backyard and house, depending on how you choose to light your pool. Here are a few ideas that you can explore when planning lighting for your pool. Why you should have pool lighting •    Safety of family and guests after dark. •    Create an ambiance. •    Make your home … Read More

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Choosing the Right Pool Lights

Whether it’s a romantic dinner beside the swimming pool or a refreshing swim at night, pool lights can add an appealing atmosphere to the pool and the surrounding areas. Lights can help to make the best use of the pool both day and night. Lighting also makes the pool safe for use when the sun goes down. Choosing the right pool lights requires a lot of thought, as they are expensive to install and hard to change once they are fixed. There are different types of  lights available for above ground, as well as in-ground pools. LED Lights Light … Read More

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Ideas For Adding to the Enjoyment of Your Swimming Pool

People with a large backyard sometimes like to add a custom swimming pool to improve the value of their property and have the pleasure of hosting pool parties. Your swimming pool need not be spectacular with great landscaping around it, as even a small pool with an artistic design and some greenery around it can provide a wonderful atmosphere for your family to enjoy memorable summer days. Enhance your backyard by choosing from either beautiful in-ground or above-ground pool designs. Your choice will depend on your budget and the size of your backyard. Call in a pool installation company … Read More

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DIY Tips for Pool Maintenance

Having a swimming pool in your backyard is great, but maintaining it to keep it clean and serviceable can be a tedious and expensive task. If you have a pool heater, you can use the pool all through the year. However, if the pool remains uncovered, you may have to drain it a couple of times a year. Regular pool maintenance requires the addition of chemicals on a consistent basis. You will also have to clean out leaves and other floating debris to ensure that the pool is clean and safe. Pools, regardless of their size, require a fair … Read More

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4 Ways to Prepare Your Pool for Summer Fun

The warm, sun-kissed days of summer are just around the corner and you can’t wait to dive into your inviting pool. A swimming pool at your home is a real perk during the summer and assures you of an escape from the sweltering heat. Here are a few tips on how to make your summer fun perfect. Go for the kill To have a breezy summer by the pool, ensure your safety first. During the winter your pool is a breeding ground for all kinds of bacteria and algae, so be sure to clean up your pool before getting … Read More

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The growing popularity of aquatic exercise has encouraged several homeowners with large yards to set up private swimming pools but few people know how to use them to maintain a toned body. The controlled temperature and pressure jets that are fitted into a spa can provide an ideal setting for light exercises that can be done in the privacy of your own home. While soaking in warm water is the ideal way to relax tired muscles and joints, spas can also provide the right atmosphere for doing light exercises. You can do some light jogging in the water or … Read More

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Patio Designs for Small Gardens

If you really cannot accommodate more than a person or two in your garden patio space, there is no point trying to cramp the location up with extra chairs or tables. Read More

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Easy Ways to Brighten Up Your Patio and Make it More Inviting

To make the most of your outdoor living, you have to work on improving the design so that everyone is comfortable. Here are a few ideas on how you can achieve this. Read More

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Outdoor Living – Fireplaces

Having an outdoor fireplace makes for an excellent location for people to gather around and have some fun in the late evenings. They brighten up a dinner party, giving you the setting of a bonfire on a beach. Here are some excellent designs you could incorporate into your own outdoor fireplace at home. Make each day special by bringing your much awaited vacation to you. Fire pits Fire pits generally bring dark images into our minds. That is only because media has depicted it in a menacing surrounding. A fire pit in front of a sofa set in the … Read More

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Balcony Décor

A few simple designs you could incorporate, to make the balcony a place to relax when it is not too bright. Read More

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