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Why purchase a custom safety cover vs standard

Q: We get a great deal of calls at www.pcpools.com 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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Three Items For Maximizing Summer Living

The hot summer days are upon us.  People are worn down by the heat, feel like they’ve run out of fun activities for their family, and are beginning to look towards the Fall.  Don’t let summer’s elements wear you down!  … Continue reading

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Tips for Styling Outdoor Parties

Invest in shatter-resistant dishes and glassware.  When doing your shopping, look for patterns and styles that are versatile.  This will enable you to combine the pieces in different ways, also enabling you to save money with less expensive pieces where … Continue reading

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Seven Tips for Selecting and Working with a Landscape Professional

1. If the company is installing plant material, check to make sure they have a nursery inspection certificate from your state’s Department of Agriculture.  This ensures that the plant material they are providing has been grown in a nursery and … Continue reading

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ECOSCAPING IS A GROWING TREND

“Ecoscaping”, also known as “naturescaping”, is a growing trend among homeowners who want to take care of their lawns and landscapes but want to do so in a way that’s environmentally friendly. Integrating both landscape architecture and spatial planning with … Continue reading

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Ritz-Carlton to feature rooftop pool, lounge on 118th floor at ‘world’s tallest hotel’ – USATODAY.com

Ritz-Carlton to feature rooftop pool, lounge on 118th floor at ‘world’s tallest hotel’ – USATODAY.com. Tweet

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Finding a Professional Pool Builder

Selecting the right pool builder is as important as choosing a contractor for any other task. A pool owner-to-be should make sure to do his or her homework before making a decision. Here are some questions a prospective pool owner … Continue reading

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Extreme Lust Worthy Pools

Extreme Lust Worthy Pools As you open your own backyard swimming pool, we thought you would enjoy these pictures of great swimming pools from around the world!  Remember if you need pool supplies or pool equipment, PcPools is a click or … Continue reading

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InvisaTread Anti-Slip Solution – White Porcelain tiles

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10 Things Pool Owners Can Do For Our Environment

10 Things Pool Owners Can Do For Our Environment Buy products that come in reusable or recyclable containers. Take out of date chemicals and cleaning supplies to a hazardous waste recycling center. Add a cover or solar heating system instead … Continue reading

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