2015

  • 4 Common Above-Ground Pool Mistakes To Avoid

    Whether you already own an above-ground pool or are looking to have one installed at your home in the near future, it's very important to realize that there are some special considerations and maintenance needs that should be followed with an above-ground pool as opposed to a traditional in-ground pool. Specifically, there are a few mistakes you'll want to be careful to avoid when using and maintaining your above-ground pool.
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  • 2 Great Wood Species For Outdoor Furniture

    When buying or building outdoor furniture, it is important that you use the right type of wood. Not all woods are great in outdoor settings because they can warp when the temperature or moisture content of the air changes. This is obviously problematic for furniture that will always be exposed to the sun and rain. Here are 2 species of wood that are practical, stylish, and ideal for outdoor furniture construction.
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  • 3 Common Swimming Pool Mistakes To Avoid

    Having a swimming pool in your backyard allows you to cool off on hot days, get in a fun workout, and have family fun. However, this is a big purchase and major investment and should be treated as such. It is not a decision to be taken lightly or to rush into. Make sure you avoid the following mistakes when purchasing your swimming pool and having it installed. Choosing the Contractor With the Lowest Bid
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  • Where Did The Water Go? Four Tips To Help Find And Repair Water Leaks In Your Pool

    If you have a pool with a vinyl liner, it may eventually spring a leak. The water that is lost from your pool can cause other problems, such as erosion of the sand or bedding of the liner. Finding the source of a leak can also be difficult. Sometimes, the liner may have a small pinhole in it. You liner may not even be leaking and the problem can be evaporation.
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  • 3 Tips For Taking Care Of Your Patio

    If you have a deck or patio and want to be sure that you are able to make the most of it, there are some tips that will help you to keep your patio clean, well maintained and well decorated. Taking advantage of these tips will help you to make this an incredible outdoor relaxation area that also improves the quality and value of your property. Read on, so that you can make the absolute most of your outdoor area.
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  • Commonly Overlooked Financial Elements of Pool Installation and Care

    When considering the addition of a pool to your yard, you have likely already looked up the general cost of the swimming pool, but have you thought about all of the extra expenses you will have during your years of ownership? Below, you will find several expenses that can often be overlooked when the decision to buy a pool is made. Safety Enclosure Whether you are considering an above-or in-ground pool, you will have to invest in a great safety enclosure.
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  • Three Tips To Help You Create An Awesome Outdoor Area For Your Above Ground Pool

    Many homeowners do not have the money to invest in an in ground pool. The alternative is a much more affordable above ground pool, which there are many different styles to choose from. An above ground pool can be just as good as an in ground pool and there are even custom features that you can add to your pool. You may want to even create the perfect pool area with a pool deck, spa and other features.
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  • What To Do When You Have A Crack In Your Pool

    It's common for the plaster on your pool to crack, peel, or bubble once your pool is several years old. This can make your pool unsightly, and it may even make you worry that your pool may have serious problems. Cracks don't necessarily mean there is a structural problem with your pool because many times the damage is only cosmetic. Still, you want to fix the cracks, so they don't spread and cause water leaks.
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  • 5 Reasons To Hire A Swimming Pool Management Company

    Community and municipal pools are a wonderful place for residents to enjoy time as a family or fit in daily exercise during the summer. But operating a public pool is a big job, one which many community centers or cities do not feel well prepared to take on themselves. Luckily, there are swimming pool management companies that can take care of every aspect of running a safe public pool center. The top reasons to hire a swimming pool management company include:
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  • A Couple Of Important Hot Tub Questions You Might Want Answered

    Investing in a hot tub can be an excellent way of helping to ensure that you and your family are comfortable and well-entertained at your home. In addition to these entertainment benefits, a hot tub can also provide therapeutic relief for those with chronic pain, and it can also boost the value of your home. Yet, there are many people that have never owned a hot tub before, and if you are one of these people, you may need some questions answered if you have recently acquired a home with a hot tub.
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