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Ways to renovate your backyard pool area!

August 14th, 2013 by Jeff Holloway

The backyard pool area is a major component in the whole environmental aesthetic of your home. A poorly maintained, outdated or boring pool area can keep you from getting full enjoyment from your space. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to spice up your backyard pool, from simple touches to major […]

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Are Saltwater Pools hard to maintain?

July 24th, 2013 by Jeff Holloway

First, a clarification. The water in a saltwater pool is nothing like the water you find in the ocean. This is important to remember, if only for the fact that the oceanic image adds to some of the common misconceptions about saltwater pools in general. Saltwater swimming pools get their name because they use of […]

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Is My Pool Leaking? How to Find Out

July 15th, 2013 by Shane Carr

There are two golden rules when it comes to dealing with pool leaks: 1) Don’t delay 2) Don’t try to do it yourself. However, this doesn’t mean there aren’t one or two things you can’t do on your end. After all, it would help to know just what kind of leak you have and where […]

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How To Afford A New Pool Now!

July 8th, 2013 by Jeff Holloway

  If you’ve had dreams of a sparkling pool adorning your backyard for years, but felt you could never afford it, dream again! You don’t have to make six figures, win the lottery, or even dip into your hard-earned savings to be the proud owner of an inground pool. The perfect time to build your […]

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Outdoor Kitchen Must Haves

March 18th, 2013 by Shane Carr

Your outdoor deck or patio is an extension of your home, especially in the mild, warm weather of the South. Outdoor spaces have become the center for family and social gatherings. You can create an entire extra room under the sky on your existing deck or patio or design a new space with architecture and […]

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Questions to ask when Buying a House with a Swimming Pool

February 15th, 2013 by Jeff Holloway

So you have found the perfect house: it’s in a great location, reasonably priced, comes with plenty of outdoor living space and it has a pool – surely that makes the deal even sweeter? Not so fast! A pool can be a fantastic asset for your home, but there are some things you need to […]

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Getting a New Pool – Part 2: What Your Pool Builder Will Ask You

February 6th, 2013 by Shane Carr

Starting the process of building a new pool can seem a little daunting. It is a big decision, and with a custom pool builder the options are virtually limitless. In order to help guide you through the project, your new pool builder will need to know a few things about you in order to give […]

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Getting a New Pool – Part 1: Questions to Ask Your Pool Builder

February 5th, 2013 by Shane Carr

So you’ve decided to put in a pool at your home, and now you’re looking around for someone to do the work. But how do you know you’re making a good choice? Here are a few questions to ask your new pool builder: How long have you been in business? Are you licensed and insured? […]

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Will a New Pool Increase My Home’s Value?

February 5th, 2013 by Jeff Holloway

Adding a new pool can increase your home’s value regardless of the market when it is done properly. Installing a new, properly constructed pool is a surefire way to maintain value and interest in your home. Here are a few factors to consider if you’re thinking about installing a new pool in your home. Outdoor […]

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Tips for Making Good New Pool Design Decisions

January 15th, 2013 by Jeff Holloway

The decision to build a custom pool in your backyard has finally been made, and now the design process begins.  But where do you start?  With so many choices of pool styles, shapes, and materials available it can be overwhelming knowing where to begin. The daunting task of generating a new pool design is often […]

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