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The Truth About Blue Pool Water

Everyone finds clear blue pool water inviting them to take a relaxing dip. Before diving in, this makes pool owners ask themselves “why is the water blue?” This has many wondering how pool water can match the color of an ocean or sea. The crystal-clear truth behind this mystery is more complex, yet simple to solve. If you want to know what causes this blue

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Designing The Perfect Spa

Installing a spa is a significant investment and there are many factors to consider. Having a spa connected to your pool can be quite advantageous. They can increase your property’s value as well as soothe aching muscles and ease your stress. A spa for pools can even offer an additional source of entertainment at parties for any time of the year in Florida. Waterscapes Pools

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Best Practices For Pool Openings

When it comes to Florida new home living, nothing sounds more refreshing than taking a nice dip in the privacy of your own swimming pool. It provides the perfect opportunity to have friends and family over for fun in the sun! Taking the time to properly prepare and maintain your pool will go a long way towards helping you enjoy your pool. Some homeowners are

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Waterscapes selected as the winner for best pool builder in the Herald-Tribune’s 2021 Readers’ Choice awards.

Waterscapes Pools & Spas has been selected as the winner for best pool builder in Sarasota, Manatee and Venice in the Herald-Tribune’s 2021 Readers’ Choice awards. Waterscapes has been a winner or finalist in this category in each of the three geographic areas every year since 2015. Each year, Herald-Tribune readers are asked who they considered to be the best businesses in Sarasota and Manatee

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Sun Shelves: a Comfortable Aesthetic

Trends typically come and go with the seasons and then there are the ones that stick throughout the years. Why? Well, some trends just make sense to everyone; and sun shelves are one of them. Pool trends that are featured at your favorite spa resort are probably not on your budget-friendly wish-list or even appear attainable. However, now with Waterscapes Pools & Spas, you no

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Six Pool Maintenance Tips for the New Year

In addition to your personal resolutions, the new year is a fantastic time to tackle the ever-growing to-do list.  More likely than not, pool maintenance is on that list.  So, here are 6 resolution-worthy tips that will keep your pool healthy throughout the year. 1. Plan out a monthly maintenance routine for the upcoming year. Monthly pool maintenance is essential to your pool’s health. Reviewing

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Four Healthy Spa Benefits for Mind and Body

Since ancient times, humans have been immersing themselves in hot water for its healing properties.  In modern times, we call this hydrotherapy.  To paraphrase the North American Journal of Medical Studies, hydrotherapy is use of water in various ways at various temperatures to treat a variety of illnesses.  Illnesses treated in a hot tub or spa can range from hypertension to psychiatric disorders, and the

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Four Haunted Pools in the United States

Just in time for Halloween, here’s a list of four haunted pools sure to send a chill down your spine! The Queen Mary – Long Beach, CA Completed in 1936, The Queen Mary was once a luxury ship until it was converted into a war ship in 1939.  She continued to serve military purposes until the 1960s, when she was converted back into a luxury

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Four Tips about Pool Safety for Dogs

The Dog Days of Summer: Tips about Pool Safety for Dogs Let’s face it.  Summer in Florida is hot.  Luckily, all it takes is one dip in the sparkling blue water of a swimming pool to drive away the heat.  But what about our furry friends?  Can our canine companions escape the dog days of summer by jumping in the pool?  The answer may surprise

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What Turns Pool Water Blue?

When it comes to above-ground and in-ground pools, there are a lot of frequently asked questions about pool health and upkeep. But did you know that one of the most common questions about pools is, “Why are pools blue?”  There are many myths regarding what turns pool water blue.  Let’s look at a few of these myths and get to the bottom of the pool

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