Monthly Archives: August 2011

Great Pool Workout

  The folks at Fitness magazine mapped out a great pool workout guide for beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmers (Link to: http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/workout/cardio/no-treadmill/swimming-pool-workouts/) . Just pick your degree of difficulty, jump in the pool and get going! You’ll e burning the … Continue reading

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Choosing the right Mosquito Repellant

Even as summer winds down, the mosquitoes still run rampant. So what mosquito repellant is right for you and your family? There are a lot of products on the market, so finding the one that works the best can be … Continue reading

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Tips for Vacuuming your Pool

  Make sure you are on a weekly vacuuming schedule for the pool. By vacuuming once a week, you can keep the water clear and help reduce the number of chemicals needed to maintain a healthy pH level. And make … Continue reading

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Add to Color to your Backyard Decor

  Want to add a splash of color the backyard? It’s simple! Incorporate outdoor pillows and rugs into your patio furniture décor. Stores like Pottery Barn, Restoration Hardware and Crate and Barrel are all great places to start, and they … Continue reading

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What would you do?

    That first dip in the pool can take your breath away, depending on the water temperature. So that begs the question, would you rather wade into a cold pool slowly or just jump right in?  

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Environmentally Friendly Pools

Environmentally-friendly pool trends have been on the rise, and a way to incorporate a “green” feature into your poolscape would be think about the way you heat your pool. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, there are four ways … Continue reading

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Online Video Game for Pool Safety

  Get the kids involved with this interactive online video game about water safety around the pool: http://www.poolsafely.gov/poolsafely-activity/index.html

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