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Changing Depth of a Swimming Pool: Benefits of Shallowing the Deep End

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Nov 4, 2019 6:00:00 AM

—Gain functionality and save on operating costs by reducing your pool’s depth

Have you ever thought about changing the depth of your swimming pool?

If you have a deep backyard pool and are planning its renovation, consider the advantages that come from making the deep end shallower.

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Topics: pool filter, renovations, energy-efficiency, Construction, swimming pool remodeling, water maintenance, Games & Activities, Pool & Spa Heating

Building a Home and Swimming Pool: Save Money by Doing Both at Once

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Oct 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

—Keep project costs down with simultaneous house-pool construction

Are you buying a home in a planned development or hiring a builder to construct a custom residence? Well, if you also plan a swimming pool in your new backyard, consider building the pool right along with your new home.

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Topics: Backyard Additions, Construction, Buyer Tips

Concrete Pool Decks: Popular Decorative Finishes

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Sep 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Customize your patio with stylish techniques for color and texture

High durability and versatility for customizing color, pattern, and style make decorative concrete decking one of the most popular choices for the patio material around swimming pools.

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Topics: pool buyer tips, Construction, decking

Out-of-Ground Swimming Pools: Custom Concrete Construction

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Jul 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM

—How raised gunite pools beautifully triumph over building challenges

One reason to build a raised, out-of-ground concrete swimming pool (gunite or shotcrete) is for style: The configuration achieves a distinctive, multidimensional aesthetic and delivers an original backyard design.

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Topics: Design / Features, Construction, Buyer Tips

Free-Standing Swimming Pool Slides: 5 Key Options When Picking a Model

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Jun 3, 2019 1:26:11 PM

—Understanding styles and features on deck-mounted units for inground pools

Free-standing swimming pool slides provide a terrific way to capture a little waterpark-style excitement at home in your backyard.

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Topics: Buyer Tips, pool deck, Fitness/Exercises, Games & Activities, Backyard Entertaining, Health & Lifestyle, swimming pool accessories

What is Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP) for Swimming Pool Sanitization?

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on May 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

—AOP systems safely and effectively help disinfect water without the typical chlorine aggravation

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Topics: pool buyer tips, pool remodeling, sanitizer, water maintenance, Purification, Health & Safety, Pet Health & Safety, Filtration

What is a Swim-Up Pool Bar?—and How to Add One to Your Backyard

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Apr 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM

—Raise the “bar” on outdoor entertaining by bringing the resort experience home

The first time people discover the upscale delight of enjoying a cool beverage in a swimming pool swim-up bar is often when they’re vacationing at an exotic hotel. Relaxing on a barstool built under the water with a handy countertop to place your drink or a snack is the ultimate resort experience—and it’s a feature that more homeowners are now including in their own backyard retreats.

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Topics: Backyard Additions, outdoor kitchens, Design / Features, Health/Lifestyle Benefits, Spas, Construction, Buyer Tips, Backyard Entertaining