Features and Accessories

Technology is changing the way you enjoy your outdoor pool experience. At Hawaiian Pools, we are here to make sure you are up to speed.

In the not too distant past, maintaining your pool required a fair amount of personal attention, not to mention effort. Managing pool chemistry, maintaining the filter and cleaning the pool, along with the surrounding area, are some of the tasks that modern pool owners want to minimize in favor of more time to relax around their pool.

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There are few things more inviting than the warmth, crackling glow of an outdoor fire. As a pool owner in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan, you know that evenings can be cool in the spring and fall. Installing a fire pit can extend the time you can enjoy your backyard. Create a welcoming gathering place with a handful of chairs drawn around the fire and plenty of hot cider and nibbles, and your guests may be tempted to linger well after sundown.

Read more: Add A Fire Pit To Your Patio This Year

Spring is knocking on our door in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan, and that means the weather will soon be nice enough to spend more time outside. It may not be time to open up your inground pool, but, if you enjoy time outside with your family or friends, you know how important it is to have outdoor furniture where everyone can sit, relax and enjoy each other's company. If you have had your outdoor furniture for a few seasons, you may notice that it is getting dull and dingy. Before you spend a lot of money on new outdoor furniture, try these tips to spruce up the old.

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Let’s face it, living in Northwest Ohio or Southeast Michigan cuts into the summer ‘fun’ schedule.   Loving your outdoor space and inground pool is why you had one built in the first place.

Did you know that at Hawaiian Pools, we work with various builders that can enclose your pool and give you year-round enjoyment?

Read more: Do You See An Enclosed Or Indoor Pool In Your Future?

Since 1987, Hawaiian Pool Builders has been providing Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan with all of your in-ground pool and spa needs. Did you know that a segment of the service we provide is making sure that your equipment, your pumps, filters, heaters, heat pumps and lighting all come from one of the top leaders in the pool industry? Pentair is a leader in the manufacture of pool equipment, and we only use their equipment when your pool is designed and quoted.

Read more: Designing your Pool with Pentair Equipment

As thoughts start to turn to Spring and Summer, one of the things to consider is privacy around your swimming pool. While a privacy fence enhances safety, carefully landscaping your yard gives you and your guests added privacy and enjoyment. With the winter months here, and a few more to go, now it is the best time to give ideas to your landscaping projects also.

Privacy, safety, beauty, and convenience are some of the considerations to keep in mind when landscaping around swimming pools. The best plants to grow near a pool will be those that lend the area a special charm and that cause you little inconvenience. 

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We all know there’s an app for everything these days, but did you realize that includes your family pool? These clever smartphone apps for your pool will save your family time, money and guesswork for the next summer pool season. Here are a few that you can check out, download and see which one(s) work best for you. You can see that they also have which operating system will download them.

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It’s that time of the year. A couple of months ago, you took steps to get your pool ‘winter-ready’, and now snow is here!

Read more: Keeping Snow off your Swimming Pool Cover

As you begin laying out your pool design, it’s always a good thing, and fun to look at some of the top pool features.

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While a good portion of the country will be blanketed with snow, many people still enjoy their pool through the winter months. From beach-themed holiday decorations to festive foods, there are many ways to create a memorable holiday party this winter with a pool backdrop. Here are a few swimming pool decoration ideas to turn your backyard into a winter wonderland.

Read more: Decorating your Pool for the Holidays