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Ultimate Above Ground Pool Buyer’s Guide

Ultimate Above Ground Pool Buyer’s Guide

At first glance, buying an above ground pool may seem like a purchase that is obviously easier and less expensive than its in-ground counterpart. And you would be correct, but don’t make the mistake of assuming it’s a quick, Saturday morning trip to the store; or a simple browsing and ordering online. We've done the thorough research to help you with your decision in buying the best above ground pool. This step should be preceded by a few others which we...
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Best Dog Ramps and Stairs for Above Ground Pools

Best Dog Ramps and Stairs for Above Ground Pools

The swimming pool has long been considered the epitome of the great summer oasis. From the crystal clear water inviting you in, to the gentle relaxation it brings with your pink flamingo floating raft, it’s full of fun for everyone from your toddler to your Aunt Edna and Uncle Albert.  All of that is fine and dandy, but what about the other members of your family? I’m talking about the furry 4-legged members who love to be included in family...
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Best Inflatable Hot Tubs for 2019

Best Inflatable Hot Tubs for 2019

Installing a permanent hot tub can be an expensive and stressful undertaking and beyond the reach of many people. For this reason, they have often been a sign of luxury and comfort, and not something everyone could afford to have in their home. Luckily, in the past few years, a range of high-quality and affordable inflatable hot tubs have hit the market, meaning hot tub ownership is within reach of anyone. A hot tub can be one of the most...
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How to Drain an Above Ground Pool – Easy Method

How to Drain an Above Ground Pool – Easy Method

We take extraordinary measures to preserve the water and avoid the nightmare of draining our pools.  Unfortunately, whether for health or repairs, the day will come when we must drain and refill our pools. It’s not a fun process, but it doesn’t have to be a weekend long burden either.  With a few tips, you can reduce the time it takes and even improve the efficiency of the process. Here’s how to drain an above ground pool, the easy way....
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11 Money Saving Tips to Reduce Pool Maintenance Costs [Infographic]

11 Money Saving Tips to Reduce Pool Maintenance Costs [Infographic]

Many pool owners would agree their pool is a hole in the ground filled with water they throw money into. Jokes aside, there is no getting around the fact that a pool is a big investment of both time and money. Aside from the upfront installation costs, the ongoing maintenance can be a drain on the pocketbook. To save money on pool maintenance costs, here are 11 money saving tips that can help below. We also created the perfect infographic...
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11 Best Goggles For Swimming – Top 2019 Picks

11 Best Goggles For Swimming – Top 2019 Picks

Accessories are an important item to consider for pool fun purchases.  From ​rafts to floating coolers, diving rings to fountains and lights, there are many items available to enhance your pool experience.  Depending on your needs, swimming goggles are most likely on the top of that list of pool accessory necessities.  So let’s take a look at the best swimming goggles options based on Amazon.com customer reviews and ratings, shall we? 1. SealBuddy Panoramic Premium Swimming Goggles SealBuddy PV10 Panoramic...
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9 Easy Steps to Open an Above Ground Pool

9 Easy Steps to Open an Above Ground Pool

After a long, cold winter, opening your pool can seem like a daunting task. Pool covers can attract some serious debris and dirt, and it can seem like the pool will never be clean. But don’t fret. If you follow this list of simple instructions, you’ll have your pool open, clean, and ready for fun in no time. Now let's dive in and learn how to open an above ground pool for the summer. 1. Clean and Drain Your Winter CoverCleaning...
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How to Shock an Above Ground Pool – Easy Method

How to Shock an Above Ground Pool – Easy Method

If you have an above ground pool, you know how quickly that water can turn from pristine to algae pit. Shocking back to something swimmable is necessary not only for aesthetic appeal, but also our health. It’s not too terribly complicated or expensive, but it does require the right chemicals in the right proportions administered at the right time.Earlier, we mentioned the importance of maintaining a healthy pool. This is particularly true because stagnant pool water can become a breeding...
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10 Best Pool Toys To Buy This Summer

10 Best Pool Toys To Buy This Summer

Nothing beats a day by the pool in the summer. Even if you’re not a big swimmer, spending a day outside by the water is the perfect way to relax.  If you’re planning a summer by the water, you’re in luck! We’ve put together a list of this summer’s most fun, exciting, and best pool toys for the summer, so kids of all ages can enjoy their time swimming. Check out the 10 pool toys below that we believe will make...
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Best Above Ground Pool Heaters – Top 5 Picks for 2019

Best Above Ground Pool Heaters – Top 5 Picks for 2019

Above ground pools are a fantastic investment for summer fun for many families. If you happen to live in a warmer southern climate, then you get to enjoy your pool time even longer. So what about those in more temperate climates? Is there a way for others to extend their summer pool time fun? Absolutely! Pool heaters come in a variety of options today, from powerful natural gas and electric models to energy and cost efficient solar models. So if you're not quite...
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Best Above Ground Pool Robotic Cleaners (Top 5 Picks)

Best Above Ground Pool Robotic Cleaners (Top 5 Picks)

Keeping your pool clean is an essential part of the daily maintenance for a healthy pool life.  Ensuring the pool is free from debris will not only improve its appearance, but will also improve its longevity and cut down on the cost of chemicals for water treatment.  So let’s be honest – we know it’s essential, but who wants to spend an hour or 2 every day sweeping and skimming their pools to maintain optimum cleanliness? I hear crickets chirping. Alas,...
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