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  • How To Tell When To Replace A Pool Liner


    Pool liners protect your above ground pool's walls from water damage, as they can quickly become corroded or worn due to water exposure. However, over time, pool liners can become worn and damaged, opening the door to severe structural damage to your pool walls, which can be expensive to repair or replace. Understanding what to look for to determine when your pool liner needs to be replaced can help you save money in the long run.
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  • Turn Your Bland Inground Pool Into A Romantic Escape


    If you have a backyard inground pool, but find it a bit boring, and would like to make it a more romantic spot, then you have lots of options. A pool can be lots of fun during the day, but it can also be a sexy and romantic spot for your and your partner to enjoy at night. Below you will find three suggestions on how to create this atmosphere. The first one has to do with lighting because lighting is a great way to set the mood.
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  • 4 Common Pool Repair Needs That Are Discovered When Opening Time Comes


    When it is time to open your pool, you may be expecting to only have to do a minimal amount of work to get your pool together for a summer full of swimming. Often, pool owners are surprised with repairs that are needed before any swimming can be done. Many of these problems are due to improper winterization and damaged equipment. Here are some of the common problems that you may be facing when it comes time to open your pool:
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  • How To Smooth A Wrinkled In-Ground Pool Liner


    If you have a a pool liner in your residential in-ground pool, the tricky part is keeping it free of wrinkles, since it is usually made of vinyl. Wrinkles typically occur from chemical conditions, or from snow or rain. You don't have ot buy a new pool liner. Here are some tips to fix wrinkles in a pool liner in your in-ground pool. Prepare to Work For this project, you need:
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  • 2 Tips To Prevent Your Portable Hot Tub's Spa Shell From Cracking


    Installing a portable spa tub in your backyard can be a good way to add something new to your home. A spa tub that is well maintained can often last years without any issues. While portable spa tubs are often durable, they are not immune from shell cracks. Shell cracks are small cracks that occur in the shell of the tub. While the cracks may initially appear small, they can grow larger and may eventually cause the tub to leak.
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  • 3 Steps To Make Sure Your Pool Opening Is A Success For A Summer Full Of Swimming


    Having a swimming pool can be a great addition to your home that comes with a lot of maintenance. If you want to be able to enjoy the pool this summer, opening it with the right tasks is important. This can include making sure equipment is setup properly and that the water chemical levels are just right. If you want to have a summer full of swimming without pool problems, here are some of the tasks that need to be done when opening your pool this year:
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  • How To Refinish Outdoor Furniture


    Outdoor wooden furniture needs a little extra maintenance. Wood is a material that is not naturally waterproof. It can get warped and swollen when it gets wet or the temperature suddenly changes. Because of this, wooden furniture that you keep outside needs to be sealed regularly. Even extremely durable wood species like teak need to be maintained over the years. Here is how you can refinish a wooden piece of furniture to restore the waterproof finish and ultimately lengthen the life of the piece.
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  • 4 Simple Steps For Preparing Your Pool For This Summer's Opening Party


    Soon, it will be time for the first pool party of the summer season. If you want to be ready to make your first summer blast a splash, it is time to start getting your pool ready for the summer months. There are a lot of things that you may need to do before you can go for the first swim, such as removing covers, priming the pump and adding chemicals.
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  • Hot Tubs 101: 5 Telltale Signs Your Spa Needs Repair


    A hot tub is a huge investment for your home. Just like anything else in your home, your hut tub may fail due to neglect or faulty parts. Knowing when your hot tub needs repair is important, as quick repairs can prevent the need for replacement. So how do you know when your hot tub is suffering and needs hot tub repair? Here are five telltale signs:   1. Leaks
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  • True Blue: Renovations To Keep Your Pool Clear And Blue


    If you purchase a home with a pool or if you have an older pool, you may notice that the water is not as clear and blue as you would like. Having clear water is both pleasing on the eyes and healthier for the pool. Pool water going green is a sign that there are things that are wrong with the pool surface, including algae growth. It also means that the filters on your pool are not operating at optimal levels.
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