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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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Waterscapes Pools & Spas Donates $1,000 to Water Smart Tots

Waterscapes Pools & Spas, a sister company of Neal Communities, has contributed $1,000 to Water Smart Tots, a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating pediatric drowning in Hillsborough County. Founded by Kari Bahour in September 2014, Water Smart Tots promotes awareness through water safety education and by providing access to survival swimming skills to infants and young children, ages 12 months to 6 years, who are financially

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Why Use Variable Speed Pumps

We consistently strive towards the most effective ways to build pools that not only look beautiful, but are also long lasting and energy-efficient. Our staff researches and utilizes sustainable and cost-effective products and solutions. By using the best quality equipment with the least amount of energy, we can lower the amount of energy consumed resulting in reducing the cost of running your pool. If you

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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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Theraputic Benefits of Swimming Pools

Your Waterscapes Pools swimming pool may seem like only a luxury, something to enjoy on weekends, a place to relax. But your pool also offers therapeutic benefits, which can be especially helpful as you or a family member ages, during and after pregnancy, or when recovering from an injury. Pools are a fantastic way for people with disabilities to experience movement that would be impossible on

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Transitioning Kids to a Back-to-School Schedule

The start of a new school year is upon us. With much to do in preparation for this momentous occasion — shopping, meal planning, scheduling overdue lunch dates with girlfriends! — you may not have given much thought about transitioning your child to a more structured schedule. Oops! Don’t worry, you can make up for lost time. For younger children, experts recommend easing into a

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Nutritious Bag Lunches Your Kids Will Eat

Planning nutritious lunches is only half the battle. Getting your child to eat them is the bigger challenge. Young palates don’t always crave what adults know is good for them. So consider these tips and your child might actually prefer a bag lunch to cafeteria fare. Presentation is Everything The lunchbox has to be awesome. The PlanetBox — part bento box, part TV dinner tray — is

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The Value a Pool Can Add to Your House

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 of your home. Not only does it beautify the backyard,

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