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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 …

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Geometric or Freeform Swimming Pools: Which is Right for Me?

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So, you’re looking to build a pool, but you just aren’t sure which shape is right for you? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s start by looking at our two options, geometric and freeform. You may be wondering, what exactly is the difference between these two pool designs? Put simply, geometric swimming pools are generally referred to as rectangular or square swimming pools, whereas freeform swimming pools are generally known as more natural-looking designed swimming pools, and typically exhibit more circular lines. So, …

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Water Feature Ideas to Add to Your Pool (Part 3)

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Maybe you have just finished building a beautiful pool, maybe you just need to add that last final touch, or maybe you are looking for an easy way to update your backyard/pool area, but just aren’t sure how; in any of these cases, you should look into Grand Effects Water Bowls. These beautiful pool accessories will add so much to your backyard with very little effort required. They are easy to install and easy to run, requiring low water flow at 15 GPM. They also …

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Most Popular Home Swimming Pool Features

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Simply deciding to have a home swimming pool installed is not where the decision-making process ends, unfortunately. There are tons of minute details and features that you will have to decide upon in order to make your pool truly yours. While this may seem daunting to the first-time homeowner, there is something exciting about customizing your home swimming pool and finding the features that speak to your style and aesthetics. These days there are many different options when it comes to swimming pool features and …