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How To Throw The Perfect End of Summer Pool Party

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It is that time of year again where summer is coming to an end and it is time to leave the summer fun behind and prepare for the responsibilities of fall. That doesn’t mean that there isn’t time for one more summer celebration. August is the month that you are trying to get all the time you can out of your swimming pool in trophy club while the weather is still hot, which makes it the perfect time to throw an end of summer pool …

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Summer Swimming Pool Safety Tips

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We love the summer time as it’s a fun season full of backyard barbeques, pool parties, friends and family spending quality time together. During the summer season, we spend more time in our backyards by the pool and in the pool but unfortunately, pools do have certain safety hazards, especially for our kids. While spending so much time in our backyards, it is important to remember to follow various swimming pool safety tips to keep our loved ones safe by the water. According to the …

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How Often Should a Pool be Serviced?

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Having a swimming pool is an amazing luxury and great financial investment for your home, however, to keep it that way it must be properly cared for. It is summer here in Texas and that means spending a lot of time in your backyard and in your pool to try and keep cool in this harsh summer heat. With all the time, you are going to be spending in your backyard and in your pool, it is necessary that it is properly cleaned and serviced, for …

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Elevate Your Backyard Space With An Outdoor Kitchen

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You and your family love your backyard, you have put copious amounts of thought, time, effort, love, and money into it. It is one of your favorite places to spend time, but somehow it almost seems like you could be spending more time out there and getting even more out of your backyard. One of the best ways to make your backyard the ultimate place to spend time is to install an outdoor kitchen. This transforms your backyard into the perfect place to have parties, …

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Is there a best time to install a pool?

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A very common question amongst homeowners is, “when is the best time to install a pool?” While you may hear from one person that winter is the best time to install a pool, you will likely also hear from another that summer or spring is the best time to install a pool, and yet, you may also hear from another person that they think fall is the best time to install a pool. After doing a bit of research, you may find yourself confused and …

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How to Maintain Your Outdoor Patio Furniture?

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A backyard is an all-year-round staple, but especially in the summer. You’ve put a lot of time, thought, effort, and money into your backyard and its various aesthetic. That means taking care of it and keeping that aesthetics intact. An important aspect is probably your outdoor patio furniture. It’s great to have nice patio furniture, but the problem is keeping it looking fresh and new when it must endure intense weather conditions. Although outdoor furniture is made to withstand most weather elements to an extent, …

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Outdoor Accessories to Help Keep You Cool this Summer 

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Summer is finally here. For many of us, summer is one of our favorite seasons and is very much anticipated. Summer means BBQ’s, pool parties, summer camp, and great times with family and friends. However, if you live in Texas, you also know that Texas brings on the heat, and we end up spending most of our summer just trying to stay cool. The good news is that there are a lot of accessories for your backyard that you can utilize to help you stay …

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Is your pool ready for the summer? 

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It’s everybody’s favorite time of year again. If you have experienced a summer here in Texas, then you know that means BBQ’s, backyard parties, and a lot of time spent in the pool trying to cope with the intense heat. With the change of seasons, it is always important to make sure you prepare your pool for the weather conditions. Your swimming pool is an investment, so of course, you want to make sure you are doing your best when it comes to properly taking …

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Mid City Custom Pools Process: The Way We Do Things (Part 5)

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In the last installment of “The Way We Do Things”, we went over the actual construction process and what you can expect when you choose Mid City Custom Pools for your new backyard pool. As a quick refresher, we discussed the pre-construction process, why a dig tess needs to be conducted, what prepping the site entails, Dig Day, excavation, and the steel and plumbing phase. If you missed that blog or need to remind yourself what the construction process looks like, you can check out …

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Post Rain Pool Tips

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Spring has definitely sprung here in Texas, which means rain, and lots of it. While we certainly can’t predict the weather, it’s safe to say we will see our fair share of rain in the coming weeks. In some cases, you may have a little heads up from the local weather forecasters that a storm is on its way, but other times you may be caught off guard. If you own a pool, a heavy rain can create quite the challenge. Not only does rain …