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9 Reasons to Invest in a Pool Cover

In Pool Featuresby Becki Andrus

A pool cover offers one of the simplest solutions for saving money on maintenance and preventing damage. Do you have a good cover for your pool? If not, then it’s time to invest in something that protects the pool throughout the year. Are you trying to decide whether a pool cover is right for you? Here are a few reasons why you should install this feature on your home pool: 1. A Pool Cover Minimizes Evaporation When the weather heats up, the sun and hot …

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Take a Pool to the Next Level by Adding a Poolside Shade Structure

In Pool Featuresby Becki Andrus

Nothing beats the satisfaction that comes from a relaxing, fun day in the pool on a hot summer day. It’s the perfect time to create family memories and enjoy the beautiful weather. But, while it’s nice to bask in the sunshine, also make sure you have shade available during the heat of the afternoon. A poolside shade structure is a perfect solution. In addition to the installation of your swimming pool, it’s just as important to consider the surrounding patio layout. This area is where …

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9 Ideas for Making a Backyard Pool a Party Destination

In Pool Featuresby Becki Andrus

A backyard pool creates the ideal space for gathering with friends and family. You can invite people over and enjoy the outdoor living space. The swimming pool provides both entertainment and opportunities for relaxation, depending on the type of event you are hosting. The installation of a swimming pool is just the first step to create a backyard party destination. Often, the pool serves as the center of attention in the yard, with other landscaping and design features to make the overall ambiance. Here are …

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Why You Should Add a Water Feature

In Pool Featuresby midcitypools

Water Features Are Welcomed Additions to Any Backyard When building a pool, homeowners often look for the best ways to optimize their yard space without making it feel too busy or crowded. Typically, you can fit a pool in a yard of any size, even small ones. And while a pool can significantly impact the overall aesthetic of your backyard and outdoor living area, there is more you can do to increase the value of this outdoor oasis and give you and your loved one …

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Understanding Heated Pools

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Heated Pools Allow You to Use Your Pool Longer Summer is coming to an end. While the warm days have not left us yet, their days are numbered. However, even though the weather may be cooling down, it doesn’t mean you can’t still take advantage of your pool. Heated pools continue to become a coveted commodity with many pool owners who wish to continue using their backyard amenity. There are different types of pool heaters like gas heaters and solar heaters. The one we are …

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Why You Should Have A Pool Cabana in Your Backyard

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Once you build your dream pool, it is amazing how much usage you get out of your backyard. Your backyard gains so many more wonderful characteristics as a place to relax, a place to cool down in the Texas heat, a place to swim laps and exercise, a place to keep the kids entertained, and a place to hosts guests, etc. You may be surprised to learn that there is actually another way to increase how much you get out of your backyard, and that …

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Common Swimming Pool Heater Problems

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Having a pool has numerous benefits. It brings you and your family entertainment, relaxation, a place to exercise, and it’s a huge aesthetic and investment value to your home. Although there are so many wonderful things about having a pool, that doesn’t change the fact that they require a lot of maintenance and sometimes things go wrong. A common issue pool owners face is a problem with their swimming pool heater. With winter in full effect, the last thing anyone wants to be told is …

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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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Why Low Voltage Lighting is a Must for Outdoor Living

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When it comes to finding the right lighting for your outdoor living space, it is important to weigh your options and make sure you end up with something that will last for many years to come. While there are many options on the market today, by far the most popular (and best for ambience!) is low voltage lighting. This type of lighting is a must because it does not attract bugs, which is huge for Texas homeowners, are we right? There is simply nothing worse …