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How to Utilize Your Outdoor Space Over 4th of July Weekend

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The 4th of July is the Perfect Time for an Outdoor Party As we continue through 2020 and into the summer months, we inch closer and closer to the 4th of July. Independence Day is the day Americans all across the country celebrate our nation declaring independence from Great Britain. It’s the day we celebrate the birth of our nation. 4th of July weekend is often full of celebrations that include cooling off at the lake, grilling burgers and hot dogs, getting together with friends …

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Summer Pool Care Tips

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Caring for Your Pool is Crucial Over the Summer With summer knocking on our doors, the time to take full advantage of your swimming pool is now! The days will be longer and hotter, so you’re going to need something to do all day that’ll keep you cool. While pools are the perfect amenity to have around the summer, they are still a lot of work. You can’t enjoy all the good things about your pool without putting in the time and effort to ensure …

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How the Summer Heat Can Affect Your Pool

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Your Pool Is Not Impervious to the Heat With each passing day, we inch closer and closer to summer. The start of summer means that the days will only get even hotter. One of the best ways to stay cool during the summer is by taking a dip into the waters of a swimming pool. Not only are pools great for escaping the summer heat, but they also provide you with a host of other benefits, such as staying active, entertainment for the family, and …

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COVID-19 and Pool Builders

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COVID-19 Has Impacted Many Businesses The world is currently facing an unprecedented crisis that threatens the lives of millions across the globe. In December 2019, a novel coronavirus was discovered in a food market in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, which is now being officially referred to as COVID-19. The virus quickly spread across the entirety of China, and eventually, it made its way outside of the Chinese borders, infiltrating surrounding countries. In due time, it reached far away countries on different continents, including the …

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What is the Perfect Pool Temperature?

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Different Temperatures Are Needed For Different Situations While winter is still in full swing, spring and summer are just around the corner. If you are a pool owner, that means you are inching closer and closer to being able to use your pool again. Even if you have a pool heater, the outdoor temperature may still be too cold to swim. Most pool heaters don’t work as efficiently in temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit (F). As the weather begins to warm up, people are mentally …

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The History of Swimming Pools

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Pools Span Throughout Human History For many years, swimming pools have been viewed as luxuries in many cultures and countries around the world. In today’s era, pools have become commonplace in various corners of the globe. Virtually every country has swimming pools. Because the majority of the world has become so familiar with pools, no one stops to wonder when the first pools first appeared. Were they always a part of our culture, or did they only just make their appearance in human history? Pools …

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How to Maintain a Spa

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Maintaining Your Spa Ensures It Lasts a Lifetime Adding a spa or hot tub to your backyard oasis puts you on the fast track to a life of ultimate relaxation. It provides you with an easy to access spot to unwind and relax after a long, stressful day. While having a spa will undoubtedly improve your overall quality of life, it isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. Your spa can’t function at its best without some tender loving care from you. To optimize your overall hot …

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New Year, New Pool? Is It Time to Renovate Your Pool?

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Take Advantage of the New Year and Renovate Your Pool We have finally entered a brand-new year and a brand-new decade! The start of a new year is the perfect time to step back and reassess many areas of your life. Many people all across the world take this time to make changes in their lives, some personal and some professional. People tend to make New Year’s Resolutions that involve weight loss or reading more. However, Mid City Custom Pools would like to remind you …

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What to Know Before Getting a Pool Slide

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A Slide Can Be A Great Addition to Your Pool Pools are a source of limitless fun, excitement, and relaxation. They are a great way to keep your children occupied while also providing you with a chance to cool off during hot summer months. However, excitement in the pool does not stop there! There are several amenities you can add to your pool, including water features, diving boards, and slides. A pool slide is a particularly exciting feature that provides your children with the chance …

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5 Ways Swimming Helps Athletes

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Swimming Can Help Athletes in Any Sport How athletes train for their respective sport can vary greatly. Baseball players don’t have to prepare their bodies for the heavy collisions football players do. Basketball players don’t have to prepare their bodies to endure the elements like soccer or football players do. Each sport has unique training methods. However, swimming may be a training element that can help all athletes, regardless of sport. The buoyancy of water greatly affects the level of coordination and movement required to …