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Dive Into An Eco-Friendly Swimming Pool

Dive Into An Eco-Friendly Swimming Pool

Is there anything more refreshing than jumping into your own green swimming pool? No, not a pool filled with algae. That would be gross. A green swimming pool is one that has minimal effects on the environment and actually uses recycled and eco -friendly materials. When planning for this fabulous […]

Summer Safety: Tips to Prep Your Pool

Summer Safety: Tips to Prep Your Pool

Don’t forget safety when thinking about a backyard pool. Install it the right way and enjoy your oasis with peace of mind (and no liability). A fence is almost always necessary with any backyard pool over 24″ deep. If you install an above ground and have a non-climbable railing completely […]

More Cool Pools

More Cool Pools

Dwell shares their favorite pools and we like the above private lap pool but it’s definitely cut out for business not pleasure. Check out more of our favorite pool photo galleries and articles.

It’s Pool Party Time

It’s Pool Party Time

It broke 100 degrees in downtown LA a couple days ago and fortunately we live near the coast which was toasty but definitely cooler especially with a breeze. We have the beach at our disposal now but long for a backyard pool of our own. Check out our swimming pool […]

Winterize a Swimming Pool

Winterize a Swimming Pool

Unless you live in the Southwest, winter has already hit you hard and this article may have arrived a bit late for you but MonkeySee has some informative home improvement videos and we found this video for winterizing your swimming pool particularly helpful.

Close Your Pool for the Winter

Close Your Pool for the Winter

Last weekend I visited my folks in Tucson to celebrate my sisters wedding. A good time was had by all and while out there I was able to enjoy our swimming pool. Tucson is still a balmy 100+ degrees so the pool is refreshing and if kept heated could be […]

Non-Chlorine Swimming Pool Cleaning Systems

Non-Chlorine Swimming Pool Cleaning Systems

We’ve always been advocates for alternative filtering systems for backyard pools and there are even options for creating natural ponds. But the barriers to going “no chemical” are many and they include, higher-cost of filtration system, finding a company to maintain your pool, overall effectiveness.

Home Exercise and Resistance Pools

Home Exercise and Resistance Pools

These exercise pools from Swimex can add the finishing touch to your home cross-training regimen. They use a patented paddle wheel technology that ensures a consistent wave that can be set for variable resistance. Their small footprint (18 ft. by 7.5 ft.), above or below ground choices, and indoor/outdoor option, […]

Pool to Pond Conversion

Pool to Pond Conversion

Swimming pools are great fun but if the kids have moved out or you find yourself sunbathing less and less, you may want to consider turning the pool into another type of water fixture, a pond. This homeowner didn’t need a “natural” swimming pool but rather a minimum-maintenance pond that […]