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COVID-19 and Pool Builders

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COVID-19 Has Impacted Many Businesses The world is currently facing an unprecedented crisis that threatens the lives of millions across the globe. In December 2019, a novel coronavirus was discovered in a food market in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, which is now being officially referred to as COVID-19. The virus quickly spread across the entirety of China, and eventually, it made its way outside of the Chinese borders, infiltrating surrounding countries. In due time, it reached far way countries on different continents, including the …

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What is the Perfect Pool Temperature?

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Different Temperatures Are Needed For Different Situations While winter is still in full swing, spring and summer are just around the corner. If you are a pool owner, that means you are inching closer and closer to being able to use your pool again. Even if you have a pool heater, the outdoor temperature may still be too cold to swim. Most pool heaters don’t work as efficiently in temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit (F). As the weather begins to warm up, people are mentally …

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The History of Swimming Pools

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Pools Span Throughout Human History For many years, swimming pools have been viewed as luxuries in many cultures and countries around the world. In today’s era, pools have become commonplace in various corners of the globe. Virtually every country has swimming pools. Because the majority of the world has become so familiar with pools, no one stops to wonder when the first pools first appeared. Were they always a part of our culture, or did they only just make their appearance in human history? Pools …

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How to Maintain a Spa

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Maintaining Your Spa Ensures It Lasts a Lifetime Adding a spa or hot tub to your backyard oasis puts you on the fast track to a life of ultimate relaxation. It provides you with an easy to access spot to unwind and relax after a long, stressful day. While having a spa will undoubtedly improve your overall quality of life, it isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. Your spa can’t function at its best without some tender loving care from you. To optimize your overall hot …

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New Year, New Pool? Is It Time to Renovate Your Pool?

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Take Advantage of the New Year and Renovate Your Pool We have finally entered a brand-new year and a brand-new decade! The start of a new year is the perfect time to step back and reassess many areas of your life. Many people all across the world take this time to make changes in their lives, some personal and some professional. People tend to make New Year’s Resolutions that involve weight loss or reading more. However, Mid City Custom Pools would like to remind you …

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When is the Perfect Time to Build a Pool?

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Summer and Spring Aren’t Great Times to Build a Pool Owning a pool is something many homeowners all across the country strive to one day achieve. For those that do own one, they already know how wonderful this amenity can be for your home, providing you with a fun and exciting centerpiece to your backyard. Pools are perfect for hosting summer pool parties, and they also offer you a great chance to exercise. However, not many homeowners think about the process of building a pool, …

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2020 Swimming Pool Trends

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A New Year Brings Plenty of New Trends Throughout human history, swimming pools have been used by several different civilizations for several different purposes. Spending leisure time in water has been a critical part of human life. As time has passed and civilization has evolved, so have swimming pools. Their designs have gotten far more complex, and the technology used to build them has only improved. Swimming pool trends have only seen massive changes in the centuries since their introduction in the zeitgeist. Each year …

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The Different Types of Fire Features

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There are Many Fire Feature Options With winter on our doorsteps, the time you can spend outdoors is getting shorter and shorter. The winter brings with it cold, harsh temperatures that make sitting outside uncomfortable. No one wants to spend all their free time stuck inside, yet no one wants to go outside if they know they’re going to be shivering the entire time. However, there are plenty of ways you can combat the cold and enjoy the outdoors this holiday season. By installing a …

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The Benefits of an Indoor Pool

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Indoor Pools Can Be Used Year-Round Winter is already here. While this does mean that we are just a few weeks away from holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas, it does mean that you’ve probably shut down your pool for the winter. However, you only need to shut down your pool for the fall and winter if you have an outdoor pool. If you have an indoor pool, you won’t have to go through that process. We understand how deflating and time-consuming shutting your pool down …

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Shutting Your Pool Down for Fall

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Shutting Your Pool Before the Winter Should Be a Must We all know how great that feeling is when summer is beginning, and we are ready to take advantage of our pools. Unfortunately, we also know how deflating it feels to know that winter is quickly approaching, and the time to shut your pool down for fall is here. The process of shutting your pool down is no fun either. You may just want to throw a winter cover over it and call it a …