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Can You Add Pool Chemicals at the Same Time?

Can You Add Pool Chemicals at the Same Time?

Owning a swimming pool results in a list of daily, weekly and monthly tasks that need to be tended to keep the water safe, clean and fresh.  Ignoring these basic duties can result in dangerous, dirty water and damage your swimming pool components.  You’ll need to take regular measurements of a variety of levels in
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Where to Put Chemicals in the Pool?

Where to Put Chemicals in the Pool?

You probably didn’t realize it when you first decided to get a swimming pool, but you’ll soon find that you’re an expert in water quality, pH levels, total alkalinity and a bunch of other measurements that are too esoteric for the average swimmer to care about.  But if you want your pool components to last
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Can Pool Chemicals Be Stored Outside?

Can Pool Chemicals Be Stored Outside?

Although a swimming pool comes with a lot of carefree fun, there’s also a lot of responsibility involved.  Water safety is paramount.  And a big part of clean, fresh and safe water is the result of accurate testing and application of pool chemicals.  When it comes to safely storing pool chemicals, we get a lot
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How to Patch Vinyl Pool Toys

How to Patch Vinyl Pool Toys

If you have your own backyard pool, how can you resist having a selection of pool toys?  Not only do they add to the fun, but they’ll also come in handy when you just want to relax and float around.  But nothing spoils the fun like finding a leak in one of your pool toys. 
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Can Hydrotherapy Help Sciatica?

Can Hydrotherapy Help Sciatica?

For those who seek relief from sciatica, it’s important that they heed the advice of a medical practitioner.  If the pain you suffer from sciatica affects both legs, continually worsens, lasts longer than four to six weeks or leaves you immobilized you should call an ambulance immediately.  Depending on the causes of your pain, a
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What Hot Tub Should I Buy?

What Hot Tub Should I Buy?

So, you’ve finally decided to buy a hot tub!  Congratulations!  But now you’re probably asking yourself the question, “Which hot tub should I buy?”  Because there’s a wide range of hot tubs and accessories available out there, we’ve come up with a list of questions to help you decide what kind of hot tub would
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Are Hot Tubs Good for Your Health?

Are Hot Tubs Good for Your Health?

Are hot tubs good for your health?  We all know they can be a great place to relax, socialize and spend time outdoors with family and friends, but are there actually any health benefits to spending time in your hot tub?  It wouldn’t be appropriate to make any medical claims, but there have been studies
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Is a Hot Tub Good After a Workout?

Is a Hot Tub Good After a Workout?

Hot tubs are known to be a great way to relax, soothe sore muscles and relieve tension – both mental and physical.  They’re also useful for socializing with family and friends. And because hot tubs can be used in almost any weather, they’re great for bringing one into tune with the great outdoors.  But hot
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Opening Pool: What Chemicals Needed?

Opening Pool: What Chemicals Needed?

Opening the swimming pool is an exciting time of year – especially for Canadians.  It means the weather is getting warmer and soon you’ll be using the pool to cool off and have some fun.  And while many people opt to bring in a professional to open their pool, it’s entirely possible to do it
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What is Indoor-Outdoor Living?

What is Indoor-Outdoor Living?

One of the newer trends in home design is indoor-outdoor living.  But what is indoor-outdoor living you may ask?  To reduce it to its core, indoor-outdoor living is as if you would take an indoor room and simply move it outside.  Of course, this isn’t completely practical, but there are ways to simulate outdoor living
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