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Ponds and Fountains

4 Ways to Augment Your Landscape with Water

Your yard is a sanctuary that offers endless relaxation and refreshment. Beautifying your outdoor space with water is a fantastic way to create the perfect atmosphere for hosting fun pool parties, reading by the fountain and gardening near the waterfall or pond.

Swimming Pools

The Chemistry Behind Keeping a Clean Pool That You Need to Know

Tweet However, there are many other details that stem from having an at-home pool surrounding the cleanliness and proper sanitization of the water. While the term “swimming pool chemistry” may

Renovation Designs

A Luxurious Lifestyle: 4 Ways to Make Your Home Feel Like a Vacation Spot

Tweet It should be your favorite place to spend your free time. Why take an expensive trip when you could love the home you already have? Try these tips to

Swimming Pools

Get Ready to Swim: A Checklist for Backyard Pool Installations

Tweet Keep these four concerns in mind when creating your checklist for a backyard pool installation. Securing All Permits and Insurance Policies Constructing a swimming pool for your backyard requires

Swimming Pools

Digging In: What to Check Before You Install an In-Ground Pool

Installing an in-ground pool can be a great investment for family summer fun. You may need to consider some additional steps in the early planning process to ensure your pool installation goes according to plan.

Swimming Pools

Putting in a Pool? Five Services You’ll Need to Call

With summer just around the corner, its time to think about putting in that pool you’ve always wanted. Installing an in-ground pool is a complex task, and it takes specialists from many different trades to accomplish.

Home Structure

What You Should Know About Fire Pits

Tweet Fire pits can be operated ‘year round including in the middle of a harsh winter, offering respite for sleigh riders, skiers and snowboarders alike. Here’s what you need to

Ponds and Fountains

Pool Solutions: Three Steps for a Backyard Paradise

Tweet However, for many people the backyard Holy Grail is an awesome swimming pool. Few things allow the heat of summer to slip by comfortably like swimming pools do. However,

Swimming Pools

New Swimming Pool Considerations

Your children are getting older and it is time to stash the kiddie pool in favor of a family pool that everyone can enjoy. You’ve considered your local swim club as one cool-down option, but the convenience of having a pool in your own yard is irresistible.

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How to Prepare Your Pool for the Season

With winter still on some people’s minds, spring gives homeowners the opportunity to catch up on yard projects abandoned before Christmas.

Swimming Pools

Backyard Remodel: What’s Your Swimming Pool Personality?

A remodel is in order. It’s your backyard’s turn. Make it into a personalized retreat. Whether you desire peace and quiet or a gaggle of laughing children, there are many options to create the ideal backyard oasis.

Swimming Pools

Choosing a Pool for Your Backyard

A pool makes an attractive and fun feature for your backyard. Just close your eyes to start imagining the delighted squeals of your children as they play in your future pool on a hot summer day.

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How to Prepare Your Swimming Pool for Winter

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer. For many homeowners, it also is one of the last times of the year that they will be using their swimming pools as cooler weather sets in and thoughts turn to school and fall activities.

Outdoor Structures

Above Ground or In-Ground: Which Pool is Right for You?

After so many hot, summer days, many arrive at the same conclusion: It is time to get a pool. Pools provide a great place to exercise, spend time with friends and family and, perhaps most importantly, a place to cool off when the summer heat becomes too intense.

Swimming Pools

Steps to Consider Before Installing a Swimming Pool

Installing a swimming pool can add value to your home and offer countless hours of entertainment and relief from hot weather. Swimming pools can also prove expensive, requiring extensive changes to your yard before a pool can be installed.