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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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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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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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Pool maintenance advice

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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Diving Into the Pool Design Process

What are the two key elements for creating your dream pool? Having a crystal-clear vision and the right partner to execute it. Waterscapes Pools & Spas has a team of experts who create truly unique pools   – each one capturing a unique vision of the ideal Florida lifestyle. While developing and creating the ideal swimming pool design is exciting, it can still be overwhelming for

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A Guide for Holiday Pool Decorations

It is December and for Floridians, the weather outside is certainly not frightful. The season is perfect for spending time with loved ones and enjoying a line-up of parties.  This is also the perfect season for bringing out the holiday decorations to create a festive atmosphere! One primary advantage of Florida’s warm weather is the ability to take your holiday parties outside and use pool

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Bring Autumn to Your Pool Area

Fall weather has settled into Florida, letting the holiday season come in full swing! This season of change invites somewhat lower temperatures, autumn-colored décor and a host of delectable treats. Floridians have the advantage of keeping their pools open year-round, allowing them to extend the fall festivities to their lanai. Autumn is perfect for enjoying quality time with your friends and family, so be sure

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Pool Pavers: A Stylish Feature

While pools are the focal point of any lanai, many agree that the pool deck contributes to the overall beauty. To this end, pavers are a great feature for unlocking the full potential of your oasis. This element provides the opportunity to add your own design preference, showcasing your unique style and personality. Every element for a pool is a significant investment and the use

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saltwater pools

Saltwater Pools Vs. Chlorine Pools

When you’ve made the investment in a pool, you want it to be sparkling clean and ready for swimming whenever you are. That’s why it’s important to choose the pool cleaning and maintaining maintenance system that best matches your needs and lifestyle. When you work with Waterscapes Pools & Spas to create your Florida dream pool, you have two choices that are commonly referred to

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Ten Haunted Pools in America

When you think of pools, they probably bring up many beloved summer memories. Sitting outside, enjoying poolside drinks, lounging on pool floats and plunging into the refreshing water are just a few common thoughts pool owners have. As October arrives, many Floridians opt to keep their pools open, inviting friendly ghosts for a dip! When it comes to the spooky season, many forget that pools

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