If you own a pool, then you are aware of the sometimes-high costs that are involved with owning, maintaining and heating your pool. To get the most value out of your pool, you want to be able to use it as often as possible. Sometimes this is hard to do, however, because achieving a comfortable..
Are you looking for a way to brighten up your backyard and extend the number of hours in a day that you can spend outside as a family? Simply add an outdoor fire pit by the pool and you will have what could be the perfect addition to your home! There are many reasons why..
If you are in the Tampa, Florida area, then you understand how important it is to be able to entertain and relax in your backyard, especially when the weather gets a bit cooler. You also know that some sweltering days make cooking indoors almost unbearable because of the heat. A backyard kitchen may offer you..
If you have finally decided that it is time to launch the construction of the pool you have been dreaming about, then you are probably now struggling with the decision concerning what the best time of year to construct your new pool should be. Many salespeople will probably tell you it is always best to..
Summer is fast approaching and if you are in Florida, or a similarly beautiful and warm climate, then you will most likely be getting your backyard swimming pool area ready for all the entertaining and fun you will be hosting. Yes, you have the usual daytime barbecue and pool parties with the kids and the..
When designing your pool, the goal is to create something timeless, which will last for years. While this can certainly be a goal to strive for, you should do so cautiously. Pool design trends are constantly evolving, with designs of the past having come and gone. Swimming pool fashion trends change over time. You may..
Swimming pool design may seem like a daunting, overwhelming task initially. It should not be overwhelming, even though it may seem that way! The design process is something that should be done thoroughly. Taking time to design a pool that fits your needs will help make the construction process an easier one. What Are You..
With modern pool design, it has become easier and easier to fit pools into smaller spaces. Those that limited space in their backyard can now find that building a pool is feasible. Pool design has become creative. Big, square pools that such up backyard space are a thing of the past! Purpose Of Your Pool..
It’s Not Just The Pool That Matters When designing your dream pool project, it may be tempting to focus on the pool itself. With endless ways to create your pool design, it can be easy to focus solely on your new swimming space. However, you should not neglect the areas surrounding your pool. Patio or..
Lately, there have been two noticeably growing trends by homeowners looking to get new swimming pools. Infinity pools and knife edges both can present sharp, aesthetically pleasing appearances to your pool that intrigues and baffles onlookers. Their designs are typically trickier than your average backyard pool but, if done properly, can be well-worth the reward..
One of the most common complaints of pool owners is having all of their swimming pool supplies and equipment in plain sight. A pool provides beauty to any backyard, but the displacement of items such as the filter, pumps, and even the backwash can ruin your atmosphere. However, with clever little tricks, you can reclaim..
There are 3 types of swimming pool algae, which include green, mustard, and black. Green algae are the most common form and are also the easiest to get rid of. Mustard algae are yellow in color and are often mistaken for dirt at the bottom of the pool. Black algae are one of the most..
Creating an atmosphere for all to enjoy is an important aspect of owning a pool. Music can complement your outdoor swimming pool area by providing relaxation, setting a mood, and creating a more social environment. For years, pool owners have been plagued with trying to find clever new ways to incorporate music into their pool..
A swimming pool waterfall can not only enhance the beauty of your pool, it can also provide relaxing sounds for you to enjoy. Sheer descent, stacked stone, and rain arc waterfalls can be the perfect complement to your already amazing pool. Each swimming pool waterfall design incorporates its own unique style into your pool environment..
Classic Swimming Pool Designs The words swimming and pool are often associated with classic designs. Concrete, tiles, and diving boards are a few of the visions associated with swimming pools, but other designs have been taking the industry by storm. Natural pools have been gaining steam, and many pool owners have opted to think outside..