5 Healthy Reasons for a Backyard Pool

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on May 30, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Fitness, family fun, convenience, hydrotherapy, and avoiding public-pool dangers 

Residential pools provide homeowners and their families with multiple opportunities for beneficial exercise, relaxation, and family fun in the privacy of their backyard.

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Along with adding beauty to your outdoor space and value to your home, a swimming pool can contribute to a healthy lifestyle.

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Topics: Health/Lifestyle Benefits, Spas, Purification, Fitness/Exercises, Backyard Entertaining, Health & Safety

10 Ways to Protect Your Pool & Backyard from Mosquitoes

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on May 9, 2016 5:19:58 PM

Keep biting insects out of your outdoor living space

Mosquitoes are a nuisance that make you itch just thinking about them! Once they invade your pool and patio area, they can make a good time in your backyard less comfortable for you, family, and guests.

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

Swimming Pool “Decks” Using Grass Lawns—in Photos

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on May 2, 2016 3:45:57 PM

Get style and functionality with natural or artificial grass vs. traditional hardscape

For a fresh take on designing your new swimming pool and patio area, consider a grass lawn for the deck instead of traditional material like stone or concrete. A swath of green extending around your pool can provide a distinct backyard setting along with practical benefits for your lifestyle.

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Topics: Backyard Additions, Design / Features, Health/Lifestyle Benefits, Construction, Buyer Tips, Purification, Landscaping

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

3 Ways to Sanitize Your Pool without the Typical Chlorine Risks

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Jan 18, 2016 5:38:00 PM

A review of saltwater pools, ozonation, and UV light

In a recent blog, “5 Reasons to Convert your Chlorine Pool to a Healthier Alternative,” we recapped various research studies that point to dangerous side effects from chlorinated swimming pools.

So what’s the good news? Research and innovation offer clear alternatives to red, burning eyes and dry, itchy skin. You can maintain your backyard resort without harsh chemicals by choosing from these 3 Ways to Sanitize Your Pool—Without the Typical Chlorine Risks.

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

5 Reasons to Convert your Chlorine Pool to a Healthier Alternative

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Jan 11, 2016 3:16:00 PM

The good, the bad, and the toxic scoop on pool chemicals

Research is contributing to an increasingly long, dirty laundry list of chlorine’s harsh side effects. Could leisurely dips in your swimming pool be harmful, or even toxic?

In a classic case of “what you don’t know might actually hurt you,” we break down the following 5 Reasons to Convert your Chlorine Pool to a Healthier Alternative.

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Topics: Health/Lifestyle Benefits, Purification, Fitness/Exercises