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Do These Three Things Before Getting An Above Ground Pool

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The decision to get a new pool can be a fun one for you and your family. However, in order to prevent any problems in the future, it is important to keep some things in mind before putting the pool up in your yard. Here are just a few things to consider before you get an above ground pool. Check with Your Local Zoning Office You might think that you don’t need a permit because you are not getting an in-ground pool.…

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Buying A Commercial Property With A Pool And Worried? Get Professional Help And Avoid Drowning In Confusion

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If you are considering purchasing a commercial property that has a pool, and you don’t have any idea how to facilitate or manage it, it’s best to let a pool management company help you out. There is a lot that goes into maintain a pool, and not just the water. You want to make sure that everything is up to codes and safety standards so you aren’t liable for accidents that occur.…

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Sitting In A Hot Tub Can Help You Lose Weight And Become Healthier

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Sitting in a hot tub is the least strenuous way that you can lose a little bit of weight and become healthier in other ways. Here are the details.  1. Your Body Relaxes After the first few minutes that you are in a hot tub, your body is going to start to relax. This is awesome because it will result in your blood pressure being reduced and your heart rate going down.…

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Considering A New Pool? 3 Benefits Of A Saltwater Pool

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A pool in your backyard is a great way to keep you and your family cool in the summer without having to leave your house. If you are considering a new pool, you will have options to choose from. Chlorine pools can be found in many backyards, and they are a great pool to own. You also have the option of choosing a saltwater pool. Below are some benefits of this pool so you can make the best informed decision on whether it is right for you.…

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How To Lower Total Alkalinity In Your Swimming Pool

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When you own a pool, you must keep the water safe and clean which involves balancing the total alkalinity (TA), or total amount of alkaline substances in the pool water like bicarbonates. Keeping alkalinity low helps you avoid unnecessary repair costs from damage to pool equipment like liners or plastic fixtures and it will prevent skin irritation. Here are some tips to lower pool alkalinity. Test the Water for Total Alkalinity…

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How To Design An Effective Lifeguard Schedule

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When you own a pool, you are going to want to make sure that people will be able to have fun, but do so safely. One great tool that you have in your safety arsenal is to hire lifeguards. Lifeguards are people, usually students in high school or college, that have gone through a lifeguard training course and know how rescue patrons safely from the water, even if the patrons are panicking or have a neck injury.…

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Tips To Get Rid Of Black Algae Spots In Your Pool

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Rain can mess with the chemical composition in your pool. It can alter your pH and alkalinity, which can be detrimental to your chlorine levels. If your pH and alkalinity levels are off, it will eat your chlorine. Leaving your pool without chlorine will cause black algae spots to show up in the bottom of your pool. You can get rid of these algae spots, but it will take some time and effort.…

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Three Tips To Help Make Your Custom Above Ground Pool Look Like An Inground Installation

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If you want to have a custom pool for your home, an inground pool may not always be the best solution. Due to space or grading elevations, an above ground pool can be a better solution for your home. Custom above ground pools can look just as great as any in-ground pool. There are even some things that can be done to make them look like an inground installation. Here are some tips to give your above ground pool more of a custom appearance:…

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Old, Boring Pool? 5 Ways To Bring It Into The Modern Era

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Do you have a basic, “vanilla” pool in your backyard that doesn’t quite seem to be the draw it once was? Why not update it and return some of the excitement of pool ownership to your life? Here are five ways to modernize your backyard pool without rebuilding it. Automate It Technology can take much of the work out of maintaining your pool, leaving you more time to simply enjoy it.…

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Three Ideas To Add A Spa To Your Above Ground Pool Area

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If you want to have a spa area for your pool, there are many different features that you may want to consider. The above ground Jacuzzi can be located in a gazebo area on a deck for seating and entertainment. You can also do things like have the spa recessed in your deck to make it look like part of your above ground pool design. If you want to add a spa to your above ground pool, here are some ideas to help you get started:…

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