Leaves are falling. The days are getting shorter. And there’s a chill in the air. It’s not just Old Man Winter knocking at the door. Your swimming pool is telling you it wants to hibernate for the season.
Amp up your family pool time with these out-of-the-ordinary ideas for pool fun. No “chicken” or Marco Polo here! Your kids will be impressed by your creativity. You don’t have to tell them you found these games on the internet!
A well-designed swimming pool can transform almost any boring backyard into a summertime oasis where family and friends frolic. Before diving in, here are some things to consider to help you decide where a pool fits into your life.
Relaxing on a chaise lounge, soaking up the sun, and enjoying various water-related activities with kids and adults is what pool ownership is all about. But it’s always better to play it safe both in and around pools and spas.
Pool railings offer more than just an extra measure of safety when getting into and out of an in-ground swimming pool. A well-placed and beautifully designed set of stainless steel railings can make a bold personal or family statement.
If that empty backyard has been calling to you, asking to be outfitted with a new swimming pool, you have three options for an inground: fiberglass, vinyl liner, or concrete (gunite). Here are some pros and cons to consider before breaking …
You’ve spent months (maybe years) planning for a new inground pool. You know exactly where it will go and what shape it will take. Now comes the big question: Who do you hire to turn your dream pool into reality?
From tall trees to ground covers, we’ve rounded up the best, chlorine-tolerant plants to put around your pool. As always, when selecting plants, be sure that they are recommended to grow well in your region.
While Memorial Day and the unofficial kick-off to summer are approaching, chances are you haven’t put much thought yet into opening your pool for the season. Well, this year is the year that you will be prepared and ahead of schedule!
Everyone must work together to keep kids (and fur babies) safe in and around the water. With swimming pool season just around the corner, it’s a great time to brush up on swimming pool safety tips with your family to ensure a safe and fun e…
Putting together examples of what you like can help your pool builder hone in on your personal taste and style, and make the design process go more smoothly. We’ve put together seven of our favorite pool design Idea Books from Houzz to get …