Pool fitness has long been a growing trend for all ages. Can you make it part of your fitness resolution get fit and healthy? According to Nielsen, the top new year’s resolutions of 2015 were to stay fit and healthy, lose weight, and enjoy life to the fullest. When you think about it, having a pool can help you achieve all of these resolutions! Here’s why. Pool
In Southwest Florida, “winter care for Florida pools” seems like an oxymoron. However, there are misconceptions about pool care during the winter months that can lead to disaster. The truth is that winter care for Florida pools is very similar to what we do all year round, and it is just as important. This article will address the two main misconceptions that will ultimately save
Pool safety for your pets is just as important as pool safety for children. With many factors, and many specific concerns, the basics are usually the best place to start. Many common concerns regarding pool safety and pets have to do with pool chemicals and animal behavior around pools. This brief overview of pool safety for your pets will cover these two main areas and
When designing the environment around a pool, it often comes down to question of pool deck pavers versus wood decking. Wood decking and wood-based patios have a specific look and feel that is not easy to copy. Pool deck pavers, on the other hand, offer versatility through a wide selection of colors, textures, and patterns. However, they are more common than wood patios or decks.
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 means that we’re racing to stay ahead of the pollen.
A pool that is cluttered with debris can be a nuisance. A plain pool can be a bore. So when it comes to pool landscaping, it is very important that you strike the right balance. Consider choosing the right plants, choosing the right bedding or mulch, and methods to keep the plants and pool from cross contaminating. The best type of plants for pool landscaping will have
Are you looking for a new, alternative fitness exercise program in the Tampa Bay Area? Do you want to get fit or lose a few pounds? Are you, like many, not a big fan of the gym? Well, there’s good news. Fitness doesn’t always happen inside a gym. While the Tampa Bay area and many other parts of Florida are teeming with “big box” gym options, the
When we think about pool parties, children’s games, barbeques, and summer birthdays often come to mind. However, there are a lot of reasons to celebrate all year round. Don’t let a chill in the air stop you from throwing a party that showcases your beautiful pool. While most of the cooler months in Florida are mild, they are still not ideal for swimming. Your pool