Tips to Keep Bugs Out of Your Backyard

The weather is finally warming up and becoming perfect for sitting by the pool and relaxing. Pool time can make outdoor activities such as grilling, playing games, and lounging with guests much more enjoyable. But of course, the warmer weather also calls for uninvited guests, such as insects and other pests. Bugs such as mosquitos,…

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Kick Off Summer with a Memorial Day Pool Party

flag held high at memorial day pool party

Pool season is upon us! Memorial Day is considered the unofficial beginning of summer in the USA. This holiday honors those who served in the United States military and is often celebrated with parades, backyard BBQs, and pool parties. If you want to ring in the pool season with a Memorial Day Pool Party, here…

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Water Safety Month

It’s time for outdoor parties, late nights, and fun in the sun! Summer is quickly approaching, bringing a host of water-time activities. Whether you already have a swimming pool in your backyard or plan to build one, protecting young animals from open and unattended water should be your priority.  National Water Safety Month reminds us…

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Pool and Outdoor Kitchen Design Considerations & Benefits

pool and outdoor kitchen

For the ultimate fun in the sun, building an outdoor kitchen near your swimming pool is a popular solution to creating your backyard oasis. Although some considerations exist for placing your outdoor kitchen near your pool, this setup offers plenty of entertaining and outdoor living benefits.  In this article, we discuss the benefits of designing…

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Pool Maintenance – Do’s & Don’ts

man doing pool maintenance

Lost regarding pool maintenance? You’re in the right place. The first thing that you need to learn when you have your own swimming pool is the proper maintenance! Knowing the proper information on pool maintenance prolongs your pool’s life, reduces the need for repairs, and prevents bacteria growth. Understanding how the different components function will…

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National Pool Opening Day – Tips & Tricks 

beach towel by pool ready for national pool opening day

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, National Pool Opening Day! It is finally the day we’ve all been waiting for when pool owners finally roll back the covers for good, and now it’s here!  To ensure your pool is ready for the season, here are some things to consider:  Remove Any Debris  It…

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5 Reasons to Get a Pool Fence

Golden Retriever safe outside the pool fence

We know the best way to prevent accidental drowning is to install a barrier to keep children and animals away from the pool. Installing a door alarm on every exit door as well as adding a pool safety fence is the most secure and cost-effective option. Below are five reasons to add door alarms and…

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Saltwater vs Chlorine Pool, Which is Best for You?

saltwater vs chlorine pool care image.

Everyone has their preferences. Fortunately, for many, plenty of options are available for your backyard pool! You can choose from a zero-depth entry for leisurely wading or a deep end for surprise cannon balls. You can select from a rectangle-style pool for swimming laps or an oval-style pool for fun summer poolside events. In addition…

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How Weather Impacts Pool Construction Delays – The Ugly Truth

Dark Clouds Causing Pool Construction Delays

Building your new custom pool is such an exciting time! As you watch the pool construction process, you can witness your dream backyard come to life.  Depending on when you start your custom pool journey, the spring and summer months typically bring wetter weather. This can disrupt every step of the construction process. While there…

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Pergola vs Cabana? Which one is right for you?

Beautiful outdoor pool structures: pergola vs cabana

Nothing like time outdoors enjoying the sunlight on your skin, listening to the birds chirping, breathing in the fresh air, and entering a relaxed state of mind. Enjoying Mother Nature can be tricky, with no protection from the elements! As Texans, we understand the meaning behind our not-so-forgiving weather, especially the intense mid-afternoon summer heat! …

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