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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 …

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Dangers of Overexposure to Chlorine

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While Chlorine Does Have Its Benefits, It’s Still Dangerous Chlorine is a chemical used to kill bacteria growth in water. It is used in drinking water, sewage sanitation, and in swimming pools. Additionally, it is also an active ingredient in a host of cleaning products. However, while chlorine is a helpful chemical when it comes to cleaning and sanitizing water, overexposure to chlorine can often lead to chlorine poisoning. Often, for many pool owners, chlorine toxicity occurs because too much of the chemical was added …

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Pros and Cons of Saltwater Pools

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Saltwater Pools are Increasing in Popularity There are many people in the world who have grown tired of owning and maintaining chlorine pools. Chlorine can be hazardous to handle and store and gets expensive over time. The way it feels to swimmers is also a downside to some. Due to this, many people are making the transition to saltwater pools. It is important to remember that while you don’t have to add chlorine tablets to a saltwater pool, it still contains chlorine, just a much …

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Why Swimming is a Great Exercise

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Swimming is a Safe and Effective Exercise The summer months are a fantastic time to get in shape or maintain your health. There are countless exercises that can be utilized by individuals to get that summer body that they want and to stay healthy. While going to the gym is an incredibly popular option, it is not the only one. There are plenty of opportunities that don’t even require you to have a gym membership like yoga, running around your neighborhood, and even swimming. Swimming …