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Tips for Winterizing Your Pool

Tips for Winterizing Your Pool

Winter is coming. Wouldn’t it be nice to have an endless summer, though? That way you could use your pool year round. Still, in Maryland and other nearby states there comes a time each year when it’s time to “close the pool for the season.” After the weather turns to cooler temperatures on a daily… Continue Reading

Why You Should Consider Jump Rocks for Your Pool

Why You Should Consider Jump Rocks for Your Pool

More and more people have gone away from installing diving boards when they have in-ground swimming pools built. Some don’t like the look of them, while others are concerned about the safety issues that are often associated with them. Nevertheless, fortunately, there’s a relatively new option for those who want to install something for people… Continue Reading

Reasons to Add a Hot Tub to Your Home

Do you feel stressed out all the time? Do you have trouble relaxing once you get home from work at night? Do you wish there was a way to recharge your battery at the end of a long day? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you could benefit from installing a… Continue Reading

Is a Salt Water Swimming Pool Right for You?

Is a Salt Water Swimming Pool Right for You?

There’s something uniquely nostalgic about the smell of a chlorine pool on a hot summer day. For some people, however, chlorine can cause unpleasant eye and skin irritation that makes swimming less enjoyable. Fortunately for these folks, using chlorine isn’t the only way to keep a swimming pool clean. While some homeowners prefer chlorine pools,… Continue Reading

Paris Tries out Eco-Friendly Ways to Heat Its Swimming Pools

Paris Tries out Eco-Friendly Ways to Heat Its Swimming Pools

Over the course of the past several years, Parisian officials have undertaken a number of bold new environmentally-friendly initiatives designed to make their city a leader in emissions reductions. The city has banned vehicle traffic, for example, on a two-mile stretch of road along the Seine River as part of its anti-pollution campaign “Paris Breathes.”… Continue Reading

End of Swim Season Pool Closing Tips

End of Swim Season Pool Closing Tips

Can you believe we’re already halfway through October? After months of enjoying refreshing dips in our pools, it’s nearly time to prepare them for the chilly months of winter. But closing a pool means more than just throwing a cover over it and calling it a day. To protect your pool throughout the winter, there… Continue Reading