5 Signs It’s Time to Buy a Pool The summer months in Florida are heating up. After a long day of work or time spent with the family, you can’t help but think about how refreshing it would be to jump into a pool. Not just any pool, but a pool of your own …
A Life without LED Pool Lights Imagine this. It’s a warm Saturday night. The weather couldn’t be better for the evening pool party you have planned. You’ve set the theme, matched the decorations, and everything thing is just right. 7:00 rolls around, and the beauty of a Florida sunset surrounds you and your guests (the two
In the Suncoast, heavy rain is a fact of life. It’s as much a part of life as the crystal blue pools we lounge around during the hottest months of a Florida summer. While a gentle summer rain is a great thing for our plants, did you know that rain can also wreak havoc on
Everything you think you know about pools is about to get turned upside down, and it’s all thanks to two common myths about chlorine in swimming pools. We all know summer is the time when your pool changes from a luxury to a necessity, especially in the summer heat that plagues Florida. Whether it’s lounging
El Niño 2016: Bad News for Florida? In October, 2015, forecasters warned that this year’s El Niño event has the potential to spawn a higher than average amount of tornadoes from November – April. While central and south Florida is not a stranger to severe weather events, winter storms of this nature are not normal.
Rain Water and your Inground Pool In the final segment of our summer pool health series, we would like to address a common issue for many parts of Florida: heavy rains and inground pools. Heavy rains are a common occurrence in many parts of Florida. Rainfall can create problems for gardens, lawns, and even homes.
Spring cleaning is more than a tradition; it is an essential part of transitioning between the seasons. While we typically think of spring cleaning as something that happens inside the house, those of us with pools, patios, and outdoor gardens know that it’s time to break out the gloves and sunscreen. In Florida, it also
Ask pool owners to describe the value a swimming pool has added to their house, and they’re more likely to talk about quality of life than property value. Sure, it can increase property value, but it’s nearly impossible to put a price tag on enjoyment! A pool’s greatest value is that it enhances the luxury
It may seem complex — all the testing and measuring to get the swimming pool water balance just right — but anyone can do it. Besides, it’s not optional. It’s crucial to the safety, enjoyment and longevity of your Waterscapes pool. Don’t rely on your senses to tell you the balance is out of whack.
Conserving water is not only good for the planet, it also helps keep pool expenses down. An average-size pool can loose an inch of water per week, which translates to roughly 7000 gallons a year for an 18’ x 36’ pool. Even more water is lost through leaks, backwashing and splash out. No wonder your