Helpful Tips

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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best hot tub steps

The best hot tub steps for your backyard {Ideas and tips}

The experience of owning a hot tub is all about what happens when you get in the water. The hot water is soothing, the hydrotherapy jets are relaxing. You feel […]

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small backyard pool ideas

Take the plunge: Small backyard pool inspiration

Do you think you need acres of grass to have a stunning backyard? Well, think again. This stylish small backyard proves that you can create a relaxing retreat, complete with […]

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infinity backyard pool

Home infinity pool creates 5-star backyard

The luxury and beauty of the infinity pool is no longer reserved for the exotic all-inclusive resort or the five-star hotel. This popular design trend is making its way into […]

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hot tub chlorine

How to keep your hot tub chlorine from dropping

You step out of your hot tub, sprinkle in some chlorine, and turn on the jets. After a half-hour or so, you put the cover on and head back inside. […]

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fall patio ideas

Pumpkin spice up your patio: Fall backyard ideas

The days are getting shorter and the air is getting cooler. While some people might be closing up their pools and getting ready to get cozy on the couch, fall […]

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purge hot tub

Purge, drain, and refill your hot tub: Maintenance tips

You want your hot tub water to be clean and clear every time you go out to soak. The truth is that, lately, it’s been harder and harder to keep […]

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stock tank pools

Is a stock tank pool worth it? The backyard pool trend

The galvanized stock tank is having a moment. Once reserved for farmers and rural settings, the tank has been converted into an urban chic pool alternative. Partially a product of […]

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