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7 Ways to Reduce Your Pool’s Energy Use

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Pools Use a Lot of Energy Most homeowners dream of one day owning a swimming pool. Not only are swimming pools perfect for entertaining guests, but they give you a place to relax after a long day or cool off in the summer heat. On top of all of that, they transform the look of your backyard into something luxurious. However, many current or potential pool owners don’t think about the amount of energy swimming pools use. Energy conservation is a popular trend across the …

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5 Signs There is a Problem with Your Pool

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Keep An Eye Out for Any Signs of Damage Owning a pool is one of the most exciting things for any homeowner. Not only do swimming pools enhance the aesthetic of your yard, but they also provide a whole host of benefits, such as exercise, fun and entertainment, and a place to relax peacefully. Owning a pool is something many homeowners dream of doing. However, these amenities are a big commitment. Yes, there is nothing wrong with being excited about finally adding a pool to …

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Pool Trends to Look Out For in 2021

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New Pool Trends Emerge Each Year With 2020 coming to a close, it’s time for us to set our sights on 2021. 2020 has a challenging year for many people, even the expert pool builders at Mid City Custom Pools. The global pandemic impacted our business operations and often led to many delays in pool construction. Regardless, through it all, we were still able to provide our customers with the pools of their dreams. As is the case with every year, new pool trends emerge …

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Winter Pool Maintenance

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Pool Maintenance in the Winter is Simple Unfortunately for many pool owners, swimming pool season has been over for a few months now. Most pool owners have already shut their pool down for the fall and winter months, waiting eagerly for the beginning of pool season next year. However, a big mistake many pool owners make over the winter is not keeping up with their maintenance. Owners should regularly keep up with winter pool maintenance. While your pool won’t be in use over the fall …

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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 …