Beach Entry Swimming Pool Designs: In-Depth Guide to Benefits, Costs, Photos

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Sep 17, 2018 2:07:15 PM

—From style options to functionality considerations, is this popular feature right for you?

—Updated June 24, 2016; September 17, 2018

Interest in beach entry swimming pools continues to grow among pool buyers, so let’s look at the great reasons why—and examine if this design upgrade makes sense for your new concrete (gunite/shotcrete) pool.

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Topics: Design / Features, Construction, Buyer Tips, Health & Safety

Swimming Pool Construction Delays in Hot Weather and Humidity

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Aug 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

—How high temperatures, dry conditions, and moist air can disrupt building progress

When the weather outside is unbearably hot—and in some regions, made worse by high humidity—it’s the perfect time to cool off in a new swimming pool. But in some cases, scorching conditions pose a seriously bad time for pool builders working to finish certain construction phases for your new pool.

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Topics: Construction, Buyer Tips, Health & Safety

Swimming Pool Safety: How Pool Alarms Boost Protection

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on May 7, 2018 9:00:00 AM

—Lower risks and help protect children and pets with a variety of pool security devices

Even the most attentive swimming pool owners need some backup while striving to keep their backyard safe for children and pets. Let’s face it, young kids and your furry friends sometimes need extra oversight to keep out of harm’s way.

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Topics: Equipment/Technology, Health & Safety, Pet Health & Safety

Swimming Pool Equipment: 5 Technology Options for Comfort & Convenience

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Mar 5, 2018 9:00:00 AM

—How high-tech features make pools easier, healthier, and more efficient

Like so many other aspects of our lives, swimming pools have gone high-tech. The result: Today’s industry innovations and features are making pool ownership better than ever for fun, relaxation, and efficiency.

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Topics: Equipment/Technology, Buyer Tips, automation, Purification, Health & Safety, Heating

Swimming Pool Diving Boards: Choosing the Best Kind for Your Needs – Part 2

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Jan 22, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Understanding how diving boards, platforms, and flexible jump boards each provide unique benefits

Note: This is the second article in a two-part series on diving boards. For part 1, Swimming Pool Diving Boards: Consider Safety, Usage, and Backyard Size,” click here.

After considering the important issues of diving safety, board usage, backyard size, and maximizing your family’s recreation, you’ve decided to include a diving board with your new swimming pool.

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Topics: Backyard Additions, Remodeling, Design / Features, Health/Lifestyle Benefits, Construction, Buyer Tips, Fitness/Exercises, Games & Activities, Health & Safety, Health & Lifestyle

Swimming Pool Diving Boards: Consider Safety, Usage, and Backyard Size

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Dec 18, 2017 10:03:51 AM

—Make an educated decision about building a diving pool

Note: This is the first article in a two-part series on diving boards.

When buying or remodeling a swimming pool, one important consideration is whether or not to include a diving board. This decision should be a calculated choice based on your pool design, backyard space, and family lifestyle.

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Topics: Backyard Additions, Health/Lifestyle Benefits, Buyer Tips, Fitness/Exercises, Games & Activities, Backyard Entertaining, Health & Safety

Automatic Pool Covers: 5 Benefits They Offer Pool Owners

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Dec 4, 2017 9:49:18 AM

— Save money, gain peace of mind, and enjoy greater convenience

Investing in an automatic swimming pool cover delivers benefits on five important fronts: safety, convenience, pool cleanliness, water conservation, and energy efficiency. Collectively, these benefits can maximize the lifespan and the value of your backyard oasis and help you save money on pool ownership.

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Topics: Equipment/Technology, automation, Health & Safety, Maintenance, Pet Health & Safety, Heating