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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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  • Just Bought A House With A Pool? Get A One-Time Cleaning To See How A Professional Works


    If you have always dreamt of owning a home with a pool, the easiest way to accomplish this goal is to purchase a home that already has one installed. It is easy to visualize lots of fun with pools, but they also require a considerable amount of work, especially in that they should be cleaned on a weekly basis. If you have never cleaned a pool before, you should see how it is done before doing it on your own.
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  • 3 Reasons To Get A Spa Installed In Your Backyard


    Having a personal spa in your backyard is definitely a luxury that you will enjoy. If you are on the fence about getting one, then you should definitely consider it. This article will discuss 3 reasons to get a spa installed in your backyard.  It Is The Perfect Contrast To Go Along With A Pool If you currently have an inground pool in your backyard, or if you are in the process of having one put it, the perfect thing to go along with it is a spa.
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  • Beautiful Ideas For Landscaping Your Pool


    When you've decided on a custom pool, you're probably not picturing a simple rectangle in the backyard. You may have decided on an infinity, oval or freeform pool. Even if you've opted for a rectangular pool, you've likely envisioned a full entertainment complex in your backyard. Create such a pool retreat with the beauty of your landscaping. Tropical Garden A popular theme for custom pools is a tropical retreat. Here's where landscaping can really further the ambience of your pool.
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  • How Can You Best Fit An Inground Swimming Pool Into Your Small Yard?


    If you've longed to have your own backyard swimming oasis for years but are dealing with a lawn barely large enough for a badminton game, you may be wondering whether you'll ever be able to realize your dream without moving to a larger home. Fortunately, there are a number of materials and design options that can allow you to fit a family-sized swimming pool into your current small yard. Read on to learn more about some of the inground swimming pool designs that can be especially well-suited for a small space.
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