Top Pool Tips for Snowbirds

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What Are Snowbirds? No, it’s not an actual bird. For those of you that aren’t familiar with the definition, winter visitors (the more politically correct term), more commonly known as “snowbirds,” are seasonal travelers, usually retirees, who head south when colder weather approaches. Some of the most popular warm weather states that these travelers head … Continue reading Top Pool Tips for Snowbirds

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Bundle Up Your Pool For Winter

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Do I Need to Close My Pool? … if you live somewhere with a notable change in the seasons (i.e. not Texas or Florida) then the answer is likely yes! Once the water temperature remains consistently below 65°F, it’s time to start thinking about closing up shop. We get it. Closing your pool indicates putting … Continue reading Bundle Up Your Pool For Winter

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How to Throw a Safe Kids’ Pool Party

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Children who were born during the warm spring and summer months routinely experience a perk that fall and winter babies have only dreamed of—annual birthday pool parties! These fortunate kids have the luxury of mixing their birthday celebrations with cannonball dives and games of Marco Polo. But along with all of the sun and fun … Continue reading How to Throw a Safe Kids’ Pool Party

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How To Avoid Sunburn

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Where would we be without the sun? Cold, pale and starving, that’s where. The sun is the source of all life on this planet, and mild exposure to its plentiful rays can help boost your immune system and make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. However, too much sun can result in a myriad … Continue reading How To Avoid Sunburn

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Water Safety Month: The Importance of Teaching Your Kids to Swim

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By Dana Robinson The month of May brings to mind images of spring flowers, warmer weather, and of course, Mother’s Day. But in the pool community it’s also known as National Water Safety Month! The annual campaign was created by the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals to raise awareness about water safety and to … Continue reading Water Safety Month: The Importance of Teaching Your Kids to Swim

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