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​5 Tips for Weak Swimmers

​5 Tips for Weak Swimmers

15th Aug 2016

We all have strengths and weaknesses, and that's okay. If you're not a strong swimmer, there's nothing to be afraid of. Start with a few simple exercises and you'll improve overtime. I was a very w … Read more
5 Things Every Great Pool House Needs

5 Things Every Great Pool House Needs

20th Jul 2016

When you host pool parties frequently, a pool house can save your sanity. Create a cute, charming place for your guests to change, snack, and use the restroom. This will enhance the fun and aesthet … Read more
Helpful Tools for Teaching Kids to Swim

Helpful Tools for Teaching Kids to Swim

15th Jul 2016

When teaching little ones to swim, you have a few options. Some children are brave and can start with little to no equipment. However, others fear the water or need to build strength, and therefore … Read more
Amazing DIY Decor Ideas for The Pool Deck

Amazing DIY Decor Ideas for The Pool Deck

31st May 2016

Spice things up on your pool deck this summer! Once you have the setting created, with patio furniture, lighting, and accents... you can add a little extra character with personalized DIY items. Tr … Read more
Patriotic Patio Decor & Pool Items

Patriotic Patio Decor & Pool Items

17th Apr 2016

The weather is warming up and it's almost time to start planning Memorial Day parties. Then before we know it, it will be Independence Day. Knowing this, I recently purchased an adorable … Read more
Your Pool Opening Shopping List!

Your Pool Opening Shopping List!

24th Mar 2016

It's almost time to open the pool! Aside from the obvious staples (an opening kit and a vacuum hose), you'll want a few life-saving staples readily available. I've put together a quick shopping lis … Read more
Important Tips for Swimming Pool Safety!

Important Tips for Swimming Pool Safety!

22nd Mar 2016

The staff at  Protect a Child offer a great service to pool owners and parents everywhere. They've also been kind enough to create this infographic, teaching us some of the most important as … Read more
Helpful Tips for Teaching Infants to Swim

Helpful Tips for Teaching Infants to Swim

24th Feb 2016

Fear. Fear is one thing that defines a good parent. When someone finds out they're having a baby and expresses that they're scared, the general response is "well, all good parents are". Fear means … Read more
Protecting Your Hair & Skin from Chlorine

Protecting Your Hair & Skin from Chlorine

12th Feb 2016

My niece is always dying her hair some outrageous color. Every time I see her it's a new shade of purple, blue, pink, or whatever. So, naturally, last summer it was this amazing neon green color. I … Read more
Things to Know About Brushing Your Pool

Things to Know About Brushing Your Pool

22nd Jan 2016

Most pool owners understand the importance of regularly vacuuming their pools. Unfortunately, not everyone is as diligent about brushing the pool before hand. You should brush your pool regularly t … Read more
Swimming Pool Safety Pt. 2: Pool Slides

Swimming Pool Safety Pt. 2: Pool Slides

21st Jan 2016

Yesterday, we started a two-post series about swimming pool safety. We covered helpful advice for keeping swimmers safe on the diving board. Today, we’re going to talk about something similar: pool … Read more
Swimming Pool Safety Pt. 1: Diving Boards

Swimming Pool Safety Pt. 1: Diving Boards

20th Jan 2016

Diving boards, fountains, and slides are major benefits to having a pool in modern times. The various accessories to your pool make it significantly more exciting. However, we must remember the numb … Read more
100 Years of Swimming Pool History

100 Years of Swimming Pool History

31st Dec 2015

The very first man constructed public pool in the United States over 100 years ago in Brookline, MA. Since then, the pool industry has flourished significantly. Now, pools are a popular commodity … Read more
6 Gorgeous Ways to Illuminate Your Pool

6 Gorgeous Ways to Illuminate Your Pool

28th Oct 2015

Illuminating your pool at nighttime is not only aesthetically pleasing, but it’s also great for safety. With modern technology, you can illuminate your water in stunning ways that were never possib … Read more
5 Myths about Swimming Pool Ownership

5 Myths about Swimming Pool Ownership

26th Oct 2015

When you mention that you’re considering the construction of a new pool, or purchasing a home with a swimming pool, you’ll get a lot of unwarranted advice from friends, family, and neighbors (etc. … Read more
Read Before Allowing Dogs in the Pool

Read Before Allowing Dogs in the Pool

9th Oct 2015

You love your dog, so it's natural that you'd want to include him or her in all family events. Swimming with a happy dog is one of life's greatest moments, but we must remember our pet's safety … Read more