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5 Signs You Need to buy a Pool

The summer months in Florida are heating up. After a long day of work or time spent with the family, you can’t help but think about how refreshing it would be to jump into a pool. Not just any pool, but a pool of your own … one that you can be proud of. It’s not just the heat talking, though. Your mind simply can’t

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LED Pool Lights: Stunning, Innovative, and Practical

A Life without LED Pool Lights Imagine this. It’s a warm Saturday night. The weather couldn’t be better for the evening pool party you have planned.  You’ve set the theme, matched the decorations, and everything thing is just right.  7:00 rolls around, and the beauty of a Florida sunset surrounds you and your guests (the two who decided to show up on time).  Breathtaking hues of red and

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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 one special addition, a pool. Four years ago, the Koetters

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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 breaking the mold and becoming works of art! Because of

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Pool Fitness: Your New Year’s Resolution

Pool fitness has long been a growing trend for all ages. Can you make it part of your fitness resolution get fit and healthy? According to Nielsen, the top new year’s resolutions of 2015 were to stay fit and healthy, lose weight, and enjoy life to the fullest. When you think about it, having a pool can help you achieve all of these resolutions! Here’s why. Pool

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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 will address the two main misconceptions that will ultimately save

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Poolside Thanksgiving Barbeque

The turkey is the most iconic meal of this holiday. So, that’s where we will begin. First, prepare your grill for a medium heat. You don’t want to dry this bird out, and this is an important step. Each grill has its own “personality.” You will want to look into your own specific grill’s preparation techniques. Once the grill is prepared, rinse and prepare the turkey

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Halloween Fun in Sarasota & Bradenton

It’s October in Florida!  The license plates are changing colors; the weather is turning mild; pumpkin decorations are popping up everywhere; and we’re reluctantly leaving our pool-side lifestyles behind for the mild Florida winter.  While it’s still warm enough to spend some quality time at the pool, October is such an exciting time that our pools may just start to feel neglected.  Here’s a list

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