Now that your swimming pool is open, it’s time to think about getting dad something fun and ‘pool themed’ for Father’s Day. At Hawaiian Pool Builders, we have ideas for swimming pool gifts we are sure will spark dad’s interest.
Is dad an avid golfer? Why not get him a putting green that floats? That way he can enjoy two of his favorite pastimes – his pool and putter. Add a bucket of golf balls with his name on them, and he’ll be in heaven. Continue Reading
Summer has arrived in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. At Hawaiian Pool Builders, we know how much you love to be in your pool, however, it’s also a great time to get outdoors to exercise. As the temperature climbs, so does the chance of getting heatstroke. Here are a few ways for avoiding heatstroke during exercise. 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
Myths exist in all areas of life; including swimming and swimming pools. As you read, you’ll probably remember hearing this from your mother or grandmother in years past and we know that these myths still carry some weight. We’d like to share five swimming pool myths and the facts surrounding them, so you know what is, and what is not, to be believed. 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
June 20th may be the official start to summer, but, at Hawaiian Pool Builders, we believe that Memorial Day is the real start to a summer full of in-ground pool fun.
Like other holidays that we celebrate in the United States, Memorial Day has a theme, and at least one thing we associate with it. Thanksgiving is associated with turkeys, family, and giving thanks. Christmas; gifts, family, a Christmas tree, and stockings that are hung with care. Cinco de Mayo is a great excuse to buy a piñata, eat tacos, and hang out with your family and friends. Memorial Day brings to mind picnics, barbeque, and summer, and as with the others; family. Continue Reading
Graduation party season is in full swing, and often times goes for the entire summer. Whether your student is a high school graduate, college, or even grad school, Hawaiian Pool builders has some fantastic ideas to make your ‘grads’ swimming pool party one they won’t forget. We have ideas for invitations, decorations, food, entertainment, and party favors. Continue Reading
The last Saturday in May is National Pool Opening Day, a day all pool owners look forward to. At Hawaiian Pool Builders, we are here to open your swimming pool and help get your summer underway.
After you have your swimming pool ready to go, why not explore some of the events and spots in Southeast Michigan? Having things to do when the days may be a little cooler is a great way to enjoy the beginning of summer. Continue Reading
What better way to say “May” in Northwest Ohio then opening your swimming pool? We know that’s the most exciting thing about May.
Once you have your swimming pool opening scheduled, there are plenty of other activities in May that are fun and entertaining also.
Interestingly, the biggest Week in American Birding is May 3-12, 2019. This 10-day event is planned at the peak of spring warbler migration in the Lake Erie Marsh Region of Northwest Ohio. The “Biggest Week” will be jam-packed with workshops, warblers, free guided walks, warblers, half-day trips, keynote speakers, island birding trips, and more warblers. The event is located at the Black Swamp Bird Observatory, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, and Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, Oak Harbor, Ohio. Festival Headquarters: Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference Center at 1750 State Park Road in Oregon, Ohio. This is a fantastic family event, and it’s completely free. Continue Reading
As a pool owner in Northwest Ohio or Southeast Michigan, you may not be thinking about opening your swimming pool for the 2019 swim season yet, but you can bet that we are. Believe it or not, your friends and neighbors have likely been calling to get on the pool opening schedule for spring already! Why? Because once spring rolls around, and it will come more quickly than you’d imagine, our schedules quickly fill up and it will be harder for you to find a time slot to get your pool ready for that first wonderful day of swimming. Continue Reading