Swimming Pool Maintenance – 5 Tools That Make Pool Care Easier

In Maintenance and Repair by John & Sabrina Foley

To maintain a sparkling swimming pool and to keep on top of swimming pool maintenance, you need to know what tools to use. Some tools, however, will make your life easier and cut down the time on your pool maintenance. Some of these items include an automatic pool cleaner, automatic pool cover, chlorine feeder, sand filter, and …

Benefits of Having A Swimming Pool at Home

In Construction Process by John & Sabrina Foley

While going on vacation may seem like a great idea for summer, it isn’t always something you can easily do. From air travel expenses to hotels and food costs, the dollar amount can add up quickly. Sometimes obstacles like health or prior commitments can keep you home as well. Luckily, there’s an alternative. When you install …

Does Early Childhood Swimming Increase Intelligence?

In Construction Process by John & Sabrina Foley

Every parent wants to give their kid a head start when it comes to learning, cognitive abilities, and coordination. Certainly, things such as pre-school, playing around with neighborhood friends, and early learning classes are all good ways to do this. But here’s something you may never have considered: swimming lessons. Getting your child involved with swimming, …

How To Get Your Swimming Pool Ready For Summer

In Maintenance and Repair by John & Sabrina Foley

With warm weather around the corner, it’s time to get your swimming pool ready for Summer and your first big outdoor party of the season. This checklist will help you tackle all of the important tasks, so nothing gets overlooked.

Pool Storage and Organization

In Cleaning and Organization by John & Sabrina Foley

Owning a swimming pool requires having numerous pool accessories. Most pool owners have chemicals, water testing kits, pool toys, pool furniture, cleaning items and more. That’s a lot of stuff.  Sometimes the sheer volume can lead to disorganization. Don’t let your pool accessories become a mess. Follow the tips below to keep your pool, shed and …

Pool Maintenance for Beginners

In Maintenance and Repair by John & Sabrina Foley

So you’re a new pool owner – congratulations!  As a first-time pool owner, it is important to know how to properly maintain your swimming pool. Whether you do the maintenance yourself or hire a service, keeping the chemistry just right and the pool clean will save you both time and money. The following basics are sure to keep …

Outdoor Landscape and Lighting Design

In Lifestyle and Entertaining by John & Sabrina Foley

A landscape renovation in the front or back yard will give your home some serious curb appeal, not to mention an outdoor retreat that everyone can appreciate and enjoy. Patios, outdoor kitchens, and swimming pools provide excellent outside entertainment, especially on a sunny day. The same serve as outdoor havens during summer nights when the …

Spring Swimming Pool Maintenance Checklist

In Maintenance and Repair by John & Sabrina Foley

The cold weather is finally starting to leave, which means it’s almost time to set up the swimming pool for fun and relaxation.  Taking time to properly check all aspects of the swimming pool in the spring will help in creating a safe and healthy swimming environment for the summer. Here’s a simple pool maintenance checklist: Pool …

Creating Ambience with Outdoor Fireplaces and Fire Pits

In Lifestyle and Entertaining by John & Sabrina Foley

Outdoor fireplaces and fire pits are the perfect addition to just about any outdoor space. They offer a gathering place like no other, creating good times for friends and family. There are many benefits to installing an outdoor fireplace or fire pit on your property and plenty of ways to make it fit your tastes and lifestyle. …