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5 Ways Swimming Helps Athletes

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Swimming Can Help Athletes in Any Sport How athletes train for their respective sport can vary greatly. Baseball players don’t have to prepare their bodies for the heavy collisions football players do. Basketball players don’t have to prepare their bodies to endure the elements like soccer or football players do. Each sport has unique training methods. However, swimming may be a training element that can help all athletes, regardless of sport. The buoyancy of water greatly affects the level of coordination and movement required to …

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Benefits of Owning a Spa

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Spas Provide You with Many Health Benefits There are many backyard amenities that homeowners all across the country consider adding to their outside space. From pools to fire features, they all have their unique benefits. Homeowners will also pair many of these together. One amenity that compliments any outside feature well is an outdoor spa. With summer coming to a close, a spa offers you plenty of opportunities to enjoy being outside while staying warm. Commonly referred to as hot tubs or jacuzzies, they are …

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Understanding Heated Pools

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Heated Pools Allow You to Use Your Pool Longer Summer is coming to an end. While the warm days have not left us yet, their days are numbered. However, even though the weather may be cooling down, it doesn’t mean you can’t still take advantage of your pool. Heated pools continue to become a coveted commodity with many pool owners who wish to continue using their backyard amenity. There are different types of pool heaters like gas heaters and solar heaters. The one we are …

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The Benefits of a Fire Feature

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Fire Features Can Extend Your Summer Months Many homeowners use summer to spend a great deal of time outdoors. The weather is often very favorable to events and get-togethers outside, and there are plenty of benefits to spending time outdoors. However, as the summer winds down, many people are counting the days until they are no longer able to spend time outside anymore. Fortunately, having a fire feature can extend that time for you! Fire features provide homeowners a chance to continue using their outdoor …

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The Dangers of Diving

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There are Many Ways to Enter a Pool, But Diving Shouldn’t Be One Pools are a great way to spend your summer months, cooling off in the Texas heat. They offer plenty of activities for the whole family, both young and old. Unfortunately, not enough people are aware of the dangers of diving into pools. While it may seem fun in some cases, diving into any body of water can be extremely dangerous. The National Spinal Cord Injury Association states that diving is the fifth …

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Throwing the Best Back to School Pool Party

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Get Your Kids Ready for the School Year With a Pool Party It’s that time of year again. Summer is finally winding down, and school is about to start. Many kids are about to start preparing to go back to school. However, summer isn’t quite over yet. The weather is still warm, so kids still have a chance to enjoy the remaining days of their summer. Parents, let your kids celebrate summer one last time by throwing a Back to School Pool Party! This gives …

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Dogs and Swimming Pools

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Dogs Enjoy the Benefits of a Pool Just as Much as Humans During the summer, humans aren’t the only ones that struggle with the heat. Our four-legged companions also have a hard time in warmer weather. There seems to be a constant stream of videos featuring dogs swimming in pools, cooling themselves off. As many pet owners and pool owners see these videos, they often question if dogs and swimming pools go well together. It is completely understandable for pool owners to question whether it …

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Safe Pool Games for Kids

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The Pool Provides Plenty of Fun Water Games Summer not only means longer and warmer days, but it also means that children are out on summer vacation. Chances are they have plenty of free time. Pools are great sources of entertainment keep your child entertained for hours on end. Regardless if it is your pool, a friend’s pool, or even a community pool, swimming is a great activity for everyone and a healthy exercise. To add to the fun, there is a plethora of fun …

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What Rain Can Do to Your Pool

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Rainwater Can Have a Negative Effect on Your Pool Rain is one of many natural forms of precipitation throughout the world. While many people love the sound it makes while hitting your roof or the cooling nature it has, many have not thought about what rain can do to your pool. Just because rain is water does not mean it should be in your pool. Storms and rain can have quite a large effect on your pool if you don’t take the necessary precautions to …

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Important Pool Cleaning Tools

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All Pool Owners Should Have the Appropriate Cleaning Tools on Hand Owning a pool can be one of the greatest investments you can ever make. It gives you a fun and easy way to stay active, keep the kids busy, and escape the heat during summer. However, you can’t just build a pool and expect things to stay great. Like with most things, pools do have a tendency to get dirty, leading to issues and some dangers. Having the essential pool cleaning tools on hand …