Safety Rules for Your Backyard Swimming Pool

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Apr 25, 2016 2:57:01 PM

A helpful flier for your family, friends, and guests who swim

Note: May is National Water Safety Month

As a swimming pool owner, nothing is more important than the safety of the people enjoying your backyard. That’s why you want rules in place to help keep every adult and child at your home safe in and around the pool and patio area.

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Topics: Backyard Entertaining, Health & Safety

Island Barbecue Grills: 5 Reasons to Install One at the SAME Time You Build a Pool

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Apr 18, 2016 4:06:19 PM

Why it’s a mistake to wait until after your pool is complete

Don’t delay that island barbecue! Once construction of a pool and deck is complete, it can be more difficult, stressful, and costly to add features like a built-in grill and to attain your ideal backyard style and function.

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Topics: Backyard Additions, Design / Features, Equipment/Technology, Construction, Buyer Tips, Financing

Saving Water in Swimming Pools: 5 Ways to Cut Pool Water Loss

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Apr 11, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Additional measures to prevent liquid losses from your backyard resort

Part 2 of a 2-part series on swimming pool water conservation

Fighting evaporation is crucial to making your pool water-efficient.That’s why we outlined specific tips for cutting this major source of water loss in part one of this article series.

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Topics: Equipment/Technology, Purification, Maintenance, Pet Health & Safety, Health & Lifestyle

UV Pool Sanitizers Offer Healthy Alternative to Chlorine

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Apr 4, 2016 3:10:00 PM

How safe, powerful germicidal ultraviolet systems ensure swim-ready water

Yes, there are effective, healthier substitutes for harsh chlorine in residential swimming pools!

One of the top options around capitalizes on safe, powerful, ultraviolet light—the same wavelength used to pasteurize food, purify drinking water, and sterilize medical equipment.

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Topics: Design / Features, Health/Lifestyle Benefits, Equipment/Technology, Buyer Tips, Purification

Saving Water in Swimming Pools: 5 Ways to Cut Pool Evaporation

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Mar 28, 2016 3:04:00 PM

Effective steps to prevent liquid losses from your backyard resort

Part 1 of a 2-part series on swimming pool water conservation

There’s good news for water-conscious swimming pool owners: Backyards with pools may actually be more water-efficient than those landscaped with lawns and sprinkler systems. 

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Topics: Maintenance, Owner/Lifestyle

Affordable Swimming Pool Cabanas

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Mar 14, 2016 3:59:00 PM

Models and features to consider when investing in this backyard amenity

You can enjoy the ambiance of a resort-type swimming pool cabana—without the rental fee and with the convenience of staying home. A poolside unit is a perfect way to create an elegant space for lounging in style and comfort in your backyard.

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Topics: Backyard Entertaining, Health & Lifestyle

3 Affordable Design Features for Your New Swimming Pool—in Photos: Statues, Mosaics, and Glass Tile

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Mar 7, 2016 4:18:00 PM

Design features that bring the bling and deliver celebrity style—without a superstar budget

To make a bold statement, your new swimming pool doesn’t require over-the-top bling like a $100,000 custom granite rock waterfall, a 50-foot water-park-style lazy river wrapping around your entire pool, or a retractable dance floor that extends across the surface.

Nor does it need a massive natural grotto like the one at Playboy mansion. It doesn’t have to be shaped like a piano like Liberace’s famous 1950’s pool.

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Topics: Design / Features, Buyer Tips