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Installing a Hot Tub for the Winter

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Installing a Hot Tub is Much Easier than a Pool As the year comes to an end, we are swiftly approaching the cold winter months. By now, homeowners have already shut their pools down for the winter. With your pool out of commission for the next few months, what can you do with your backyard and outdoor living space to pass the time? One exciting option is to install a hot tub for the winter! Hot tubs (also known as spas) are perfect for the …

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Pool Fences Save Lives

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Pool Fences Prevent Accidental Drowning Swimming pools are one of the most exciting additions you can make to your home. They offer fun for the home family, a chance to cool off in the summer months, and a place to relax after a long day. Who wouldn’t want a swimming pool? Even with all of these great benefits, swimming pools are not all fun and games. Anyone thinking of jumping into a pool should be a competent swimmer. If they aren’t, then someone else should …

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Common Pool Construction Misconceptions

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People Get A Lot Wrong About Pool Construction Installing a pool is an exciting time for any homeowner. After all, while the process might take some time, the outcome is one that everyone can enjoy. Swimming pools are a welcome and exciting addition to any home. However, before you can enjoy the benefits of being a pool owner, you must first build a pool. The pool construction process is an arduous one. It’s not something that happens overnight. It takes the work of various individuals …

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What Permits Are Needed for Pool Construction?

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You Need Several Permits to Complete Your Pool Construction Building a pool is a complicated process with a lot of moving pieces. Finding a pool builder that you trust to bring your dream pool to life is only the first step. Often, it’s the easiest step outside of enjoying your pool once it is complete. From designing your pool to finally laying down gunite, pool construction can take anywhere from 6-10 weeks. However, plenty of things can impact this construction and delay the completion date. …

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What Pool Accessories Should You Have on Standby?

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Every Pool Owner Needs Certain Accessories Swimming pools are one of the best investments you can make. It has many purposes, such as giving you a chance to cool off on hot summer days and allowing you to engage in efficient low-impact exercises. However, while pools are a fun investment, they require a lot of work. You have to be consistent with your upkeep, or your pool may experience serious complications. Caring for and maintaining your pool is not hard, but it does take some …

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Soil and Pool Construction

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Certain Soil Types Can Delay Your Pool Construction Very few things are as exciting as starting construction on a brand-new pool. Not only does it transform the aesthetic of your backyard, but it also gives you a place to relax, cool off, and have fun. Swimming pools are a welcome addition to virtually all homes. However, before you can enjoy the benefits of this new amenity, you must first begin pool construction. Pool construction is a complicated process that involves many people and pieces. What …

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What Can Impact Your Pool Construction Timeline?

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Many Things Can Delay Your Pool Installation Deciding to install a swimming pool in your backyard is an exciting decision. These amenities transform your yard into your own personal oasis. You can use your pool to exercise, cool down on a hot summer day, or relax. Regardless of your intentions, a pool will drastically upgrade the aesthetic of your backyard. However, pool construction is a complicated process. People often only have the faintest of ideas about what goes into installing a pool. It requires many …

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What to Expect During Your First Meeting with Your Pool Builder

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First Meetings with Pool Builders are Important Once you have made the decision to add a custom pool to your backyard, it is time to meet with an experienced pool builder, such as the ones at Mid City Custom Pools. It’s a good thing to keep in mind that building a pool at certain points of the year may make it easier to build your pool faster and without as many delays, which might play a role in your decision to build a pool. However, …

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The Importance of Investing in a Good Pool Cover

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All Pool Owners Should Invest in a Pool Cover When you own a swimming pool, you also own an investment. You don’t buy your pool for one-time use, especially for the money you spent to build it. You should regularly take care of it, regardless of the season. Whether that means maintaining pool chemistry, skimming your pool for floating debris, scrubbing the pool wall and floor to prevent algae buildup, or shocking it, your swimming pool requires time and effort to maintain. One of the …

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How to Utilize Your Outdoor Space Over 4th of July Weekend

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The 4th of July is the Perfect Time for an Outdoor Party As we continue through 2020 and into the summer months, we inch closer and closer to the 4th of July. Independence Day is the day Americans all across the country celebrate our nation declaring independence from Great Britain. It’s the day we celebrate the birth of our nation. 4th of July weekend is often full of celebrations that include cooling off at the lake, grilling burgers and hot dogs, getting together with friends …