Category Archives: Backyard

Why purchase a custom safety cover vs standard

Q: We get a great deal of calls at where customers have been told using a standard size winter safety cover on a non-standard size swimming pool is okay. What are your thoughts about this practice? A: Attempting to … Continue reading

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More Above Ground Pool Basketball Dunking!


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The Changing Face of Sunscreen

Many of us have a love-hate relationship with sunscreen.  It’s allows us to be out in the warmth of the sun for hours on end enjoying the pool, running around in the yard, or whatever outdoor activity strikes our fancy.  … Continue reading

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Top 5 Non-Traditional Ways To Use Swimming Pool Noodles

Play Games. Pool noodles can be used or made into a variety of fun things, especially with the help of a child’s imagination!  Here are a few specific ideas: Is croquet not fun or too hard for your kids?  Get … Continue reading

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Interesting water facts…why are humans so drawn to water???

Enjoy your swimming pool but don’t take water for granted. Water has always been an important part of human existence and is only going to become more important. For example: If your neighbor had plenty of water but you hadn’t … Continue reading

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A New Cover For A Pool Heater or Heat Pump Is Now Available

Depending on the location of your swimming pool, late summer and early fall is when pool heaters and heat pumps get lots of use.  Eventually, however, the swimming season ends.  Leaving a heater unused and exposed during the winter is … Continue reading

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Cat Surfing


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Getting Fired-Up for Summer Nights

When the day is done and the Summer sun sets over your pool, an evening relaxing by an outdoor fire is one well spent.  The opportunity for swimming may be past for the night, but there are endless opportunities to … Continue reading

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PcPools Is Giving Away A SpaNaturally SpaStart Kit!

Soon we will hear the sounds of people raking leaves, zippers closing up jackets, and spa and hot tub owners jumping for joy.  Fall is fast approaching, and with it, the best time of the year to use a spa … Continue reading

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Lawn Maintenance Tips for Swimming Pool Owners

A well maintained lawn enhances the environmental, recreational, and aesthetic benefit of a yard.  Swimming pool owners, of course, tend to spend a lot of time outdoors in the Summer.  That means a lot of time near or on the … Continue reading

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