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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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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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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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Getting your Pool Ready for Football Season

Football season means a lot of time spent on the couch. And no matter how small, every get-together is centered around the TV because no one wants to miss a second of the game! If you’re a football fan and a pool owner, you can enjoy both at the same time with just a few tweaks to your exterior. Instead of the laborious (and risky) process of

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Decorate your Pool for Halloween

Have you noticed that more homeowners than ever are getting into the Halloween spirit? Entire neighborhoods are coming to life as families decorate their yards, walkways and porches with imaginative and haunting displays. It sure makes the month of October a fun time to get out and about! While you’re shrouding shrubs in cobwebs and creeping out your home’s curb appeal, why not carry the

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Pool Safety for Children

We all know there’s no substitute for a parent’s watchful eye when it comes to safety in and around the pool. But kids can get into mischief even when you’re home. In fact, the majority of pool-related accidents happen under supervision by one or more adults. So what can you do to ensure the swimming pool remains a safe and happy zone? Layer the protection.

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