Features and Accessories

Daydreaming about the perfect backyard is fun but is accompanies by a lot of decisions! That’s where we come in. Our pool designed has years of experience designing spaces that compliment both your home and your lifestyle to create a personal retreat right at home. We work with Bobe Water & Fire Features to help create ambience. Bobe (pronounced BO-BAY) fabricates simple sheet metal into works of art for your space.

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The notion of continuous swimming pools has been growing in popularity over the years. If you already have a pool in, you know that it’s rather difficult to get a lap in. Six strokes, flip, six strokes, flip, and you repeat this continually. The notion of having a pool in your backyard for exercise goes out the window when you realize that you have a rather short distance.

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One of the primary reasons your pump runs is for the purpose of filtering all of the water in your swimming pool at least one time a day. This is what is called the “water turnover rate.”

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Slipping into the heated, moving water of a hot tub or spa can literally wash away the stresses of a day. Using your hot tub or spa in the cooler months will take the chill out of your bones and allow you to enjoy the benefits of being in the water almost year-round.

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Saltwater pools are on the rise as an alternative to traditional chlorine-based pools. Aside from being a more natural option, saltwater pools have a number of advantages. They don't require you to buy, store, or handle a lot of chemicals. These pools also need less routine maintenance. Although they are more expensive upfront, they pay for themselves after a few years because of reduced running costs.

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Swimming pool owners who use a sand filter for their pool water may know that a sand filter is the most commonly used pool filter. It is affordable and easy to operate and that’s what makes is a filter of choice.

Read more: What Is Pool Filter Sand?

One of the biggest decisions a pool owner makes regarding their swimming pool is choosing the pool liner. The choices you make will be with you for years and years to come so taking the time to review all the options for a vinyl liner pool is time well spent.

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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!

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Back in the day, we went outside to play and work and then came inside to relax and sleep and dine. But times have changed! Today, we have found ways to make our outdoor space fabulous by creating outdoor rooms. Our outdoor kitchens and living rooms and fireplaces surrounding the pool make us want to live loud outdoors. So how can you make the most of this?

Read more: Create An Inviting Outdoor Living Space

We often remind our customers that using a swimming pool cover is beneficial and a great investment in the life of the pool and that there are a variety of available options. Did you know that there are “liquid solar pool covers” on the market?

Read more: Have You Considered Liquid Pool Covers?