Tips on Operating, Care, Installation & Maintenance
We love our kids and pets, but they often find the most curious ways to make more work for the adults in their lives. Take the backyard swimming pool, for example. We spend countless hours every month ensuring that the pool stays clean and safe for our family and friends. We clean the filters, we test the chemical balance in the water and adjust the pool chemicals as needed, we scrub the sides and bottom of the pool regularly to remove dirt and debris, and more. So, when one of our beloved children (furry or otherwise) decides to use the pool as the drop zone for their poop, we understandably freak… Continue reading
Do you suspect that your pool has a leak? Have you noticed a larger than average drop in your in ground or above ground swimming pool‘s water level? Determining whether there truly is a leak and then locating the source of the leak can present a challenge.
If your swimming pool uses an automatic fill system that keeps the water at a constant level, you may suspect a leak if you spot any of the following situations:
- An out-of-the-ordinary increase in your water bill
- Cracks in the pool deck as a result of settling earth
- Existance of water puddles outside the pool that cannot be easily explained
- An increase in your pool chemical usage
First, turn off… Continue reading
For years, many people have chosen to pay membership fees to gyms just so they can use the sauna and enjoy its many health benefits. Home sauna usage, however, has been increasing more and more in recent years. Home saunas have traditionally been seen as a luxury that only the wealthy could afford. Today’s home saunas, though, are affordable, easy to assemble, require very little space, and offer the same health benefits as saunas found in public facilities.
Some of the health benefits that can be attained by using a home infrared sauna include the following:
- Infrared saunas increase circulation in the body, which helps improve the body’s overall… Continue reading
Most people would probably say that they’d love to have a swimming pool in their backyard, but many decide not to because they feel the maintenance that goes along with a swimming pool is too much to handle. In the past, cleaning a swimming pool had been a time consuming activity, unless we could afford a pool service company to do the work for us. These days, though, pool owners can rely on modern technology to do the dirty task of cleaning the pool.
Even though I’m still wearing my winter weather gear, I’m thinking ahead to warmer days when I can soak up the sun at the pool and the beach. Nothing is more relaxing than floating on calm waters while being bathed by the warm rays of the sun, so finding just the right pool float is a big deal.
Many times, I prefer to float solo, but I like to be prepared with refreshments so I don’t have to leave my comfy lounger every time I need a cool drink. That’s why I love the Oversized Cooler Couch. This one-person pool float has a handy built-in cooler that holds ice and drinks. … Continue reading