Buying a home is more than a matter of, “are there enough bedrooms and bathrooms”. Many homeowners are adding into the mix, “is the property swimming pool friendly?” when they’re working with a real estate agent. Swimming pool contractors field this question regularly when potential swimming pool owners ask them what they look for in a new property if they want a house with their own swimming pool. Continue Reading
Planning for an in-ground swimming pool is fun and exciting and we want to share with you seven additions to your pool that can add to your enjoyment. Continue Reading
In other articles, we’ve discussed different ways and places to get ideas, how to incorporate them into your backyard with what you want, and how to best approach different thoughts and ideas.
What wasn’t discussed was how to not make two of the biggest mistakes when it comes to planning your pool project. These are equally as important as your overall design. Continue Reading
If you live in Northwest Ohio or Southeast Michigan, you may not consider a swimming pool party for your Halloween gathering, but depending on the weather and depending on whether you have a swimming pool heater, you might just be able to pull it off.
Regardless of whether you will have a pool party, we want to offer you these hints and tips to make Halloween as much fun and as safe as it can be. Continue Reading
If you are reading this article right now, it’s probably because you have decided to purchase an inground swimming pool. It’s a big investment, and you may be thinking, we will wait until after the holidays are over.
We get it. Right now, you are looking outside and see trees with no leaves, and those very same leaves are filling up your ‘dream’ spot for your pool. There’s a good chance you’ve noticed a few snowflakes also. Christmas is around the corner, and so are the bills. Therefore, you delay. Continue Reading
The act of winterizing your swimming pool so that it is not only ready for the winter months ahead but will survive it, is not a task to be taken lightly. The swimming pool contractors at Hawaiian Pool Builders work with swimming pool owners to make certain the pool is properly closed. Continue Reading
We know that your in-ground swimming pool is the main focus of your backyard space. Another important factor is your pool deck; how well it fits into your overall design, and how safe it is for your guests. Pool decks should provide a safe and secure area between your diving boards, ladders, slides, and also provide a nice area for lounging.
Is a pool deck in your future; or you are considering a rehab on the one you do have? We have a few tips for making your choice easier. Continue Reading
Exercising in your family swimming pool is an idea that appeals to most swimming pool owners. There are many reasons, but perhaps the biggest is convenience and not having to deal with crowds at the public gym.
A swim workout is ideal because it is a great way to get a cardiac and lung-healthy workout in without putting undue stress on your bones and joints. Before you begin any workout, we recommend you check with your doctor to make certain your heart is healthy enough to begin working out. Continue Reading
Swimming is a great form of exercise. It burns a lot of calories and is extremely good for people with arthritis, recovering from an injury or those who have problems with knees and joints. However, did you realize that a spa or hot tub can also be a great place to exercise? Not only does the warm bubbly water create relaxation, it increases blood flow and helps to release toxins from your body. People often associate swimming pools with exercise, while thinking of spas and hot tubs as places for relaxation. However, the warm, bubbling environment of a whirlpool offers unique advantages to enhance your health and fitness.
Here are a few hot tub exercises to get you started: Continue Reading