animal swim

Quiz: Which Animals Can Swim?

Many animals are natural swimmers, while others must be taught, and some can’t even float to save their life, much less paddle.Animals inhabit a wide range of ecosystems, some arid, like the desert; some wet, like swamps, and everything in between. Mountains, grasslands and rainforests are home to thousands of species that may or may […]

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Hurricane Pool Preparation

We’re Watching the Atlantic It’s September and we’ve already seen Hurricane Harvey barrel through the southern part of the United States. With Irma targeting Florida, we’re all keeping an eye on the Atlantic. Now is the time to plan evacuation routes, prepare for loss of power and water, and, yes, prepare your pool for the […]

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Homeowner Praise for Waterscapes Pools & Spas

Cecil and Tammy Banhan wanted a pool that would reflect their family’s lifestyle. For the Preserve at Fishhawk Ranch couple and their two children, 14-year-old Trinity and 8-year-old Aidan, that meant a beautiful, non-traditional space that not only fit their home’s Spanish Mediterranean design but also afforded them plenty of space to actively entertain family […]

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Healthy Pool

Keep a Healthy Pool in Summer

For most Floridians, the ultimate summer fantasy is picturesque.  It includes warm summer skies, a crystal clear healthy pool, and pristine beaches. While our soaring summer temperatures can be uncomfortable, nothing is better than escaping this heat by diving into the cool, blue water of your indoor or outdoor pool.   With a healthy pool, you can do this at virtually any time.  In the past, we’ve talked about rainwater and how […]

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Building a Pool – Without Making Waves!

When asked why Martin Koetters and his wife Jacquelyn decided to live in Florida, it all boils down to one word: climate. After living in several states and finally settling down in a Neal Communities home in Florida, they decided to move into another community – Woodland Trace – and build their second Neal Communities home with […]

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Glass Tile: Florida Pools That Shimmer

Are you considering installing an in-ground pool or even revamping your existing pool?  If so, pay close attention.  This spring, glass pool tile is one of the hottest trends in Florida pools.  Is it right for you? In-ground pools are a popular option for many Florida homeowners. These days, more and more in-ground pools are […]

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Winter Care for Florida Pools

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 […]

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