Should I Buy an Inground or an Above Ground Pool?

Choosing the best swimming pool for your family and your budget Getting a new swimming pool is a really big deal. Often, it’s something that a family dreams of and talks about for years before they finally take the plunge and do it. Because it’s such a big decision, it’s important to do your research. […]

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Ask the General: Should We Allow our Dog to Swim in the Pool?

Can our Dog Enjoy the Pool? Dear General;  We are getting a new pool! Our kids are pretty excited about it. So is Harvey, our yellow lab. He loves to swim. However, several friends have told us we shouldn’t allow dogs in the pool. What’s your advice? Do we have to ground poor Harvey when […]

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Swimming Pool Myths Debunked

Get the real truth about owning a pool. Question: Which of the following is true?  A. You must wait an hour after eating to swim.  B. Chlorine turns your hair green. C. Swimming pools take a lot of time and money to maintain. D. People who own pools don’t really use them. E. None of […]

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How Much Does a Fiberglass Pool Cost?

Fiberglass swimming pool prices; a basic formula for ballparking the price of a fiberglass pool and some potentially hidden costs to consider.  As the summer heat continues to swelter, do you find your dinner (and breakfast, and lunch) conversations centering around how nice it would be to have a pool? If you’re thinking fiberglass, an […]

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How Much Does an Inground Pool Cost?

Estimating the Cost of an Inground Pool Thinking about getting an inground pool? If so, you’re probably wondering, “How much does an inground pool cost?” Perhaps you’ve done a bit of research, but you’re finding that your search results are yielding a pretty wide range of costs, which can be frustrating. Why can’t you find […]

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10 Water Exercises You Can Do in Your Fiberglass Pool

Enjoy the Health Benefits of Swimming in Your Own Backyard! An inground pool is a lovely addition to one’s home and is a great place to host gatherings for family and friends. Pools allow the family to get out of the house and still escape the intense summer heat. But your fiberglass pool can be […]

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43 Interesting Things Only Pool Owners Know

What You’ll Learn from Pool Ownership Once you’ve joined the club of swimming pool owners, certain truths about pool lifestyle become self-evident. Over my years as a member of this backyard-living, pool-owning club, these things have proven themselves to be true over and over again. Whether you currently own a fiberglass pool or you’re ready […]

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Chronic Pain? Try Water Exercise for Pain Relief

Swim Your Way to a Healthier, Stronger and Less Painful Life! If you bend down to tie your shoes and find yourself thinking, “What else can I do while I’m down here?” you may be dealing with chronic pain. Chronic pain can really cramp your style. Little things that used to be easy have become […]

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5 Things You Should Consider When Buying Beach Entry Fiberglass Pools

Everything you Need to Know Before Buying a Beach Entry Beach entry fiberglass pools are the epitome of many of the unique design trends taking the fiberglass pool world by storm. These hot fiberglass pool designs are both luxurious and versatile and are the perfect addition to almost any backyard. Having said that, there are […]

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Swimming for Summer Weight Loss

Swimming for Fitness While running and biking can be great ways to lose pounds, the summer weather provides obstacles, often in the form of intense heat, that can be too strenuous (and dangerous) if you’re not properly equipped, stretched and hydrated. Swimming exercises are an excellent alternative to stay cool and shave off the pounds. […]

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