The fact is, owning a rental property that has a pool makes renting not only fun for families, but is the perfect amenity when you want to make sure your property doesn’t sit idle on the rental market for long periods of time. Sure, when you have a property with a swimming pool you have a liability to ensure the pool is functional and that you have the proper insurance as required by state laws, but a pool is a great way to be able to make more on rental fees and entice people to rent from you.Details
Frog removal from your swimming pool can be an unwanted task as well as a nuisance. It’s likely, than when you see the frogs, they are already dead because they can’t survive the chemicals in your pool and generally can’t jump back out to leave. Check out these simple and easy ways to keep frogs out of your pool this upcoming season!Details
Swimming pool workouts burn excess fat, tone your body for a lean appearance and make you stronger, healthier and fit. Swimming boosts your metabolism while it burns calories for you to lose weight and it firms every single muscle in your entire body. Swimmers of all ages tend to have much more lean muscle and more trim hips and waists than non-swimmers.Details
Stinging insects around your swimming pool can halt a beautiful outside party and barbeque with family and friends. The most common insects of this type in the Ozarks are wasps of the yellow jacket and paper wasp families. The most common bees in the area are honeybees and bumblebees.Details
Mosquitoes are pesky little bloodsuckers that can ruin a family and friends barbeque and swimming party quickly. No one appreciates them buzzing around and especially biting them. In order to get rid of mosquitoes from your pool, you must also make sure they are not in your yard surrounding the pool. These mosquito proofing tips will keep your pool nice and bug free all summer!Details
Where Does Algae Come From?
Algae spores enter a swimming pool by rainfall, winds or contaminated swimsuits and pool cleaning supplies. An algae bloom can occur very quickly in the matter of only a few hours. When pool water is out of balance and temperatures are warm it is the prime breeding ground for algae to occur in your swimming pool. When bright sunlight and nitrates, phosphate and/or carbon dioxide all coincide, you have the prime ingredients for algae to grow in your pool.
There is a good chance your swimming pool is not looking so fresh after the winter months. It’s time to get that muck cleared out and bring back that chemical balance, so that you can enjoy a clean pool for summer. For the well-being of the swimmers and the pool in general, there is great value in knowing how to open your pool properly.Details
Every summer, you and your kids want to swim. You either trek down to the subdivision pool, or to the closest public pool, where you pay an admission fee and eat expensive and horribly prepared junk. To get to either one of these destinations, you have to pack up all of your gear and cart it back and forth, and inevitably you forget something. This alone should be a reason to put in your own backyard pool, but there are 12 others that may be just as important.Details