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outdoor hanging chair ideas

Hanging chairs: The ultimate in backyard lounging

Do you want an Instagram-worthy backyard? Creating the picture-perfect outdoor space might be easier than you think. All it takes is one accessory — a hanging chair. Hanging chairs for the […]

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in ground pool installation

Stunning in-ground pool installation: Backyard ideas 

Every homeowner needs a place where they can find sanctuary from the pressure and pace of daily life. For some, it might be their bedroom. Others might find peace cooking […]

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fire pit ideas

Best fire pit ideas for your backyard

Forget outdoor kitchens and designer furniture, this popular backyard design element is hot. Literally. Whether it’s our love of the primitive campfire or s’mores, outdoor fire pits rank highly among […]

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healing garden

Create a private at-home healing garden

There are days when life can seem so busy and overwhelming. Your to-do list is longer than there are hours in the day, and you feel like you are struggling […]

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michael phelps swim spa

Comparing MP Momentum Deep, backyard pools

This blog post is sponsored by Michael Phelps Signature Swim Spas, which are proudly manufactured by Master Spas. There’s a lot to look forward to when you decide that you […]

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patio seating ideas

Patio seating ideas for every backyard

Your outdoor space is valuable. And not just from a real estate perspective, either. Spending time outdoors can benefit our mental and physical well-being. When we go outdoors, we move […]

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swim spa chemicals

How to: Swim spa chemicals for beginners 

Swim spas resemble very large hot tubs but can be enjoyed like a pool. But how do you take care of a swim spa? Is it like a hot tub […]

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tropical oasis

Create an at-home tropical oasis: Backyard ideas

A tropical vacation can be good for the mind and body. Sleeping in as the waves crash, swimming in the ocean, relaxing poolside. However, booking a trip to your favorite […]

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winter pool enclosure

Winter pool enclosures: What are the options and should you get one?

Blue skies, warm sun, fresh air — there’s so much to enjoy when you install an in-ground pool in your backyard. But for many people, there’s a season to an outdoor […]

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best winter covers

Best winter covers to protect your pool this season

Winter is a break for pool owners. You might not be able to enjoy the benefits of having an above-ground pool. However, you also can take a break from pool […]

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