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The Beautiful Waters of New Smyrna Beach

THE BEAUTIFUL WATERS OF NEW SMYRNA BEACH Historians may argue over the origins of New Smyrna Beach but nobody disputes the bounty of its waters. A water skier races by one hand raised in tribute to the world of beaches. A distant fisherman silhouettes against the evening sky. A loon hauntingly sings from some hidden nest, and sunbathers happily murmur …

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Automatic Pool Covers

Automatic Pool Covers are pretty cool things for your pool. A normal old pool cover is just okay but making it automatic? How could one resist? Well lets go over some pros and cons of automatic pool covers. First the cost of an automatic pool cover will run you about $5,000 to $15,000. Anyways, on to the list. Pro: They …

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Fun Pool Myths

There are plenty of fun pool myths out there swimming about in the world. And here we are to debunk them! Well here we have just two, but we’ll be back with more soon! Myth:  There is a dye that is used to identify swimmers who pee in the pool. There is no dye in pool water to indicate whether …

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NSB Jazz Festival

The NSB Jazz Festival has come around again and this year its happening on September 25th and going through to September 27th. First off, this is a wonderful event for anyone in the area. The promotion of art and music is astounding and inspiring. It is truly a magical experience through the whole event. It surely isn’t a local New Smyrna …

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5 Benefits of a Pool Cover

Swimming pool covers are an interesting accessory for your swimming pool. There are some mixed opinions around the humble pool cover though there are plenty of benefits to them. Installing or using a pool cover is a simple and highly effective way of keeping your pool free of garden debris and bugs. By keeping your pool water clean, a pool cover …

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National Month of Water

It’s August! And along with all of the other days and months dedicated to certain aspects of our life, August gets a pretty special one: Nation Month of Water! A whole month dedicated to what makes Earth and us so special out there in the universe. Water is such a prevalent and abundant thing in our lives. In fact, Americans …

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Pool Budgeting

Pool Budgeting is an important part of becoming a new swimming pool owner. Swimming pools are very expensive. This is one of the aspects covered in the last post about the different types of pools. (Click HERE to visit and read that post.) In that post the main pool types are compared and contrasting under many categories of comparison. Like I …

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Underground or Aboveground Pool?

Having a swimming pool is an immaculate thing to have. Though buying one may be pretty difficult. There are plenty of options for swimming pools but the two main categories to choose from are underground (or inground) pools and aboveground pools. Below we’ll go over what to consider when deciding what kind of pool to purchase. COST: Lets start with …

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Pool Safety Devices

We’ve hit summer and that means swimming pools are coming back into everyone’s everyday life. Though we need to be safe around our pools to keep the joy and fun alive and healthy. Pool safety is a very important thing when owning and maintaining a pool. It should be at the forefront of the mind of any swimming pool owner …

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Rain and Swimming Pools

The sunshine state of Florida sees heavy rains just about every afternoon. Even as I type out this post a rain storm is brushing along through our pool-filled landscape. These rains are wonderful for all those gardeners and landscapers out there, but just as rain is unfortunate for bicyclists, heavy rains can be quite inconvenient for swimming pool owners. There …