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How to Make Your Kids’ Pool Parties Epic

Looking for ways to make a pool party epic for your kids? Then pick a theme and dive right in! Themes always make a pool party more fun. You could have a Hawaiian luau theme, with a rousing game of limbo and leis for party favors; a nautical theme with blue “pool water” punch and blue “beach Jello” decorated with …

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What’s Great About Pool Weddings

It just makes good sense to say, “I do,” to a pool wedding. There are a bunch of good reasons why couples who are about to get married are beginning to take a closer look at pool weddings. Pool weddings are inexpensive, convenient and they can be as simple or as extravagant as you want them to be. I don’t …

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Ideas for Pool Parties for Kids

Want some pool party ideas – from décor, to refreshments and activities – that cost very little and make a big splash? Then “listen up” my friend! First you’ll want to create an ambience that will speak to any child’s sense of adventure, and a hand painted sign that welcomes mermaids, pirates and the like is the ticket. You can …

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Adult Games You Can Play in the Hot Tub or Pool

Pools and hot tubs can be great fun for you and your friends, but they can be even more fun when you are playing games. Consider spicing up your pool or hot tub time with an adult game or two to exponentially increase your fun. You may want to keep things easy and less intimidating at first, so maybe you …

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Why Diving Boards Are Not a Good Idea for Smaller Pools

Cannonballs, belly flops, pike dives and, for the more adventurous, backflips…Diving boards can certainly take the level of swimming pool enjoyment up a notch. However, many residential pools are not large enough for diving boards, making diving dangerous. If you are considering adding a diving board to your pool, make sure your pool is large enough for diving safely. If …

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How to Keep Critters from Drowning in Your Pool

Nobody likes to swim along, minding your own business and run straight into an enormous palmetto bug that has seen better days or, worse yet, a belly-up lizard. And we certainly don’t love finding the occasional deceased toad in our swimming pool filters. You really want to try to prevent critters, especially larger ones, from getting into your pool. They …

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Why Does Regular Pool Maintenance Save You Money?

If your pool is not properly maintained, algae can build-up, pool surfaces can become stained, and filters, pipes and pumps can end up damaged. Inconsistent pool maintenance and/or unbalanced water are hard on pool equipment, and can even create health risks for your family. Make sure that doesn’t happen to you! Regular pool maintenance can keep you healthy AND save …

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Pool Tiles Can Make Your Pool Brighter and More Colorful

Looking to add some pizzazz to your pool area? Well, look no further! Tiles can make your pool brighter and more colorful. They come in serene blues and greens, tropical fish and turtle motifs and vibrant mosaics. Certain tiles can be used create the illusion of depth, and lighter colors make water look more bright and clear, while the use …

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Why Infinity Pools Are Popular Worldwide

An infinity edge pool visually extends a property to its horizon, focusing on and blending in with the beautiful scenery – brilliantly showcasing a home’s surroundings. It’s a pool where the water flows over one or more of the edges, seemingly knowing no boundary. Infinity pools have been popular at posh resorts world-wide for quite some time, but are becoming …