We all generally know the joys of owning your own swimming pool but there are other health advantages that provide benefit as well. Whether you are an athlete who pulled a muscle, a senior needing improved cardio health after a heart attack or recovering from surgery, water is a great healer. Water is very helpful in accelerating the healing process and reducing risks of additional injury. Continue Reading
When you’re talking with us, one of the items you will discuss is whether you will want to have a salt water pool, or one cleaned the “traditional” way with chlorine. It will be one of the many decisions you will be asked to make during the pool research and planning process.
Here are some of the reasons that some individuals opt for salt water pools vs chlorinated pools. The reasons are as varied as the individual preferences: Continue Reading
When you’re looking to add luxury and a relaxing oasis to your backyard there is nothing better than working with your swimming pool builder and having a hot tub or spa installed. If you have ever spent time in a hot tub, you know it can be one of the most luxurious items you can own. You can opt to have a hot tub or spa built into your existing swimming pool or you can talk to your pool builder about constructing a stand-alone structure on your deck or in a secluded corner of your yard. Continue Reading
We are often asked whether dogs should be allowed in the pool. The answer is, “It depends.” There are many factors that should go into the decision on whether your dog should be allowed to swim. Some of those include:
- Does your dog like the water?
- Is there someone around to help your dog in case he runs into any trouble?
- Is your dog long haired and if so, are you prepared for the possibility of needing your pool and filters cleaned more often?
- Do you have a way for your dog to easily get in and out of the water?
- Is there anyone who knows how to perform CPR on your pet in case he runs into trouble?
It’s likely that you’ve seen signs at community pools, health clubs and hotels that ask you to shower before you swim in the pool. Chances are, most people don’t do it – it seems counter-intuitive. After all, you’re jumping into the water. But have you ever wondered why they suggest it?
There are a few reasons why taking a shower before entering a pool is recommended: Continue Reading
Having access to your very own hot tub is a luxury beyond compare, especially in the midst of a long, cold Ohio winter. The idea of slipping into the soothing warm depths at the end of a long day at work can be a stress relieving thought in and of itself. Hot tubs, with their warm water and pulsating jets, warm up your chilled body and help the tension of the day drift away. Whether your hot tub is on the porch, deck or nestled somewhere in your backyard, it can be used year-round. Soaking in a hot tub when the snow is falling is a unique experience. Continue Reading
Building a swimming pool is a huge undertaking and involves planning and time. It’s important that you carefully work with your swimming pool builder to ensure your satisfaction.
Have a basic plan but be open to design suggestions made by your contractor within the budget you have allocated. Any suggestions that exceed your budget should be carefully considered before deciding to make it work. At Hawaiian Pool Builders, we consider your dreams to be most important while working within your budget and will also make suggestions that can enhance your experience. It’s up to you to decide what is best for you. Continue Reading
At Hawaiian Pool Builders, we know everyone wants to have their pool opened for all the summer fun on the way; however, your pool might not be ready to swim in even though it is open.
At Hawaiian Pools, we can set up your appointment for opening your pool; however, if you would like to do it yourself, here are five avoidable mistakes that can be easily avoided when opening your pool, and will make your swimming season more enjoyable. Continue Reading