Many hot tub and spa owners find they use the hot tub more frequently once summer has passed and cooler, autumn-like days are at hand. The reason for that is obvious – it’s more enjoyable to soak in heated water when the air is cooler and it’s more enjoyable to swim in your cool, pool water in the heat of a summer day.
If you’re getting ready to kick off hot tub “season” at your home, here are some items that we at Hawaiian Pools recommend as a way to prepare your hot tub for fall use. Continue Reading
There is nothing better than time spent in and around the swimming pool or relaxing poolside. As you begin laying out your pool design, it’s always a good thing, and fun to look at some of the top accessories for your swimming pool. Continue Reading
As fall approaches you’ll be thinking about how to keep your swimming pool and pool cover leaf free. Before the snow, the leaves fall everywhere, including on your pool cover. We have some tips to help you keep your cover leaf free. Continue Reading
Have you ever heard the term, “swim spa”? These are a hybrid product that allows customers to have a combination of relaxing massage jets that you’d find in a hot tub along with a pool structure large enough to swim laps. The swim spa features adjustable speed swim currents that allow the swimmer to swim in place – and get a great work out.
If you’re looking for a water-filled structure in which to swim laps and benefit from hydrotherapy, a swim spa might fill the bill! These structures are gaining in popularity among homeowners who want a pool, but may not want to give up their entire backyard to a traditional swimming pool. Continue Reading
Imagine slipping into the warm, jet-filled depths of your backyard hot tub. It’s a luxury like no other, especially when the winter winds are blowing. Hot tubs are investments in both health and relaxation so you should make certain you protect your investment with a hot tub cover.
We believe that you shouldn’t think of a cover as an accessory, but as an additional component in your investment in the hot tub itself. Continue Reading
The popularity of solar pool heating is increasing in Northwest Ohio. The fact is, solar pool heating is an environmentally-friendly alternative to other heating systems. Solar pool heating systems can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and pollutants. What’s more, these systems are low-maintenance and easy to use, with a proven long-life span. As your Ohio swimming pool builder, Hawaiian Pool Builders has answers to five questions about solar heating pool systems.
Solar swimming pool kits harness the energy of the sun to help regulate the temperature of the swimming pool water. In many cases, solar panels are placed on the roof of your home to draw in the heat from the sunlight. From the panels to the swimming pool, tubing is connected which transfers the heat from the solar panels to the swimming pool, circulating the water. Continue Reading
The largest decision you’ve made so far in making your backyard more beautiful was to install a swimming pool. Now that that process is complete you can add more ambiance and elegance by choosing the right patio material.
Many people opt to use a broom-finished concrete material around fiberglass swimming pools; the reason for this is that this finish is low maintenance, durable and cost effective to install. In some cases, though, swimming pool owners prefer a patio décor that is distinctive. This can be done through the use of concrete pavers or stamped concrete. Continue Reading
The focus of Hawaiian Pool Builders is to bring a custom-built in-ground swimming pool to your residence in Northwest Ohio or Southeast Michigan. We also know that many times you want more out of your backyard space. Adding a swimming pool house to your yard may be exactly the right fit.
When the rich and famous of Hollywood began having private pools built in their backyards in the 1930’s, the pool area typically included a small structure a few feet away from the water. Most of these pool houses were built to mimic their main residence. Continue Reading
You know how you’re always telling the kids, “shower before you get into the pool!” especially when they are dirty or dusty? Or those times when you’re telling them to shower off after they get out? If you had an outdoor shower, it would be so much easier to get them to comply, right?
We offer these tips if you want to have an outdoor shower for your family. An outdoor shower is one of those accessories that is so convenient and keeps everyone from tracking through the house with wet bathing suits. Continue Reading
Using a swimming pool cover is a wise choice but we often find that people don’t use them for a variety of reasons. Often, we are asked questions such as:
- When should you cover your swimming pool?
- When you’re not going to use it for an hour or two? Overnight?
- When you’re on vacation and the pool won’t get used for a week?
The answer is that ideally, you should cover it any time you’re not using it. Taking the swimming pool cover on and off isn’t always easy and quick, though an automatic or liquid pool cover is nice, it’s simply a good habit to form. Continue Reading