Swimming Pools & Water Fountains & Ponds : Home & Garden

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How to Clean a Nautilus ns60 Pool Filter

How to Clean a Nautilus ns60 Pool Filter

An important aspect of pool maintenance is cleaning your pool's filter, which should be done once a year. Maintaining a clean Nautilus ns60 filter will ensure your pool water is clear, beautiful and ready for any occasion. Cleaning your filter also adds to the life of other parts working together to......[Read More]
Types of Pool Decks

Types of Pool Decks

Adding a pool deck to your home or your new pent house roof top apartment can actually increase the value of your property many times. Not only are you investing it for your own pleasure but you are also actually investing money into business.......[Read More]
How to Choose a Swimming Pool Pump

How to Choose a Swimming Pool Pump

One of the biggest decisions you make when choosing a pool is whether you want an in-ground or above-ground pool. Each swimming pool has its own feel and style. This is the biggest but not the hardest decision; the hardest is selection of your pool pump. The pool pump is the device that drives the w......[Read More]
Can I Adjust the Pressure on a Pool Filter?

Can I Adjust the Pressure on a Pool Filter?

A swimming pool filter's pressure gauge can alert you to the efficiency of the pool's filtration. The pressure may sometimes go higher or lower than normal. You can raise or lower the pressure yourself on a pool filter when it reaches certain levels. The particular method in which you adjust the pre......[Read More]
What to Do With an Inground Swimming Pool During a Hard Freeze?

What to Do With an Inground Swimming Pool During a Hard Freeze?

Installing an in-ground pool on your property can be a costly but worthwhile investment. To preserve the fun and relaxation you and your family experience with your pool, you must properly protect it during the winter, especially during hard freezes. Proper chemical treatments and protections can ke......[Read More]
Pond at Camp David

Pond at Camp David

*The United States' second president, John Adams, was the first to occupy the White House. Since then, each presidential family has left its mark on the outdoor living spaces of the executive mansion, whether it's been through planting trees and gardens or adding swimming pools and tennis ......[Read More]
How to Take a Swimming Pool Solar Cover Off During the Day

How to Take a Swimming Pool Solar Cover Off During the Day

If you have a reel you can roll up your pool solar cover for a day of swimming and roll it back down at the end of the day. But reel-less owners have to remove and store it differently. Knowing how to pull it off properly and where to store it prevents damaging the cover or surfaces around your pool......[Read More]
How to Install Nonadhesive Drawer Liners

How to Install Nonadhesive Drawer Liners

Drawers conveniently hold items that we like to keep out of sight and therefore aren’t cleaned as often as other places. One way to protect the bottoms of the drawers from stains from pen ink or even spilled foods is to line them with paper or plastic. Sticky contact paper was popular for many......[Read More]
DIY Repair Pool Linings

DIY Repair Pool Linings

As a pool liner ages, it looses some of its elasticity, which makes it more susceptible to tears and punctures. A leaking pool liner needs to be addressed as soon as possible so leaking water does not wash soil out from underneath or around your pool. The water level generally indicates whether or n......[Read More]
A Swim Spa is Great For the Whole Family!

A Swim Spa is Great For the Whole Family!

If you would love to find a way to enjoy the benefits and fun of being in the water year round, you may just find owning your own swim spa to be the perfect way to do so. When you have your own swim spa you can stay fit by doing water aerobics or swimming laps in the swim portion or relax in the bub......[Read More]
West Virginia Aquarium Clubs

West Virginia Aquarium Clubs

Where to find information about West Virginia aquarium clubs.......[Read More]
Bristlenose

Bristlenose

Any Bristlenose owner will tell you that they aren't inclined to come out and pose for pictures on a regular basis. Never the less, Jan Emerson managed to snap this excellent photo of a magnificent Bristlenose perched on a piece of driftwood.......[Read More]
Rhode Island Aquarium Clubs

Rhode Island Aquarium Clubs

Where to find information about Rhode Island aquarium clubs.......[Read More]
Buying an Inflatable Hot Tub - A Cost Effective Alternative

Buying an Inflatable Hot Tub - A Cost Effective Alternative

Inflatable hot tubs are fast becoming a popular choice among people who want to enjoy a conventional spa but don't plan on spending a huge sum of money on them. Most people can't afford to spend thousands of dollars on costly hot tubs so they prefer to go for other alternatives.......[Read More]
A Healthy Way to Filter Water for Swimming Pools

A Healthy Way to Filter Water for Swimming Pools

Traditionally swimming pools are kept bacteria free by using chlorine and other chemicals. These work but often times irritate swimmers. Chlorine stings the eyes and may affect hair coloring. Some swimmers don't like the use of excessive chemicals in their daily lives. The concept of natural pools, ......[Read More]
How to Dissolve Slippery Elm Powder

How to Dissolve Slippery Elm Powder

Slippery elm powder is a form of alternative medicine made from the bark of the slippery elm tree. Alternative medicine enthusiasts use the powder to treat a variety of internal digestive issues, as well as external skin problems. Patients can dissolve the powder in water to create a thick, tealike ......[Read More]
Real Orange Poinsettias

Real Orange Poinsettias

Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including the poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch.[p]From 1929-1966, the Ecke Ranch produced poinsettia mother plants. Since then - for more than 40 years - the 25-acre ranch's key f......[Read More]
Chose the Right Company for Pool Cleaning and Maintenance Services

Chose the Right Company for Pool Cleaning and Maintenance Services

With the increasing luxuries of life it's become imperative to enjoy some great time with your family members so that one can have some good time and live their lives happily. The hectic schedules of our routines leave little space for us to enjoy and relax our tumultuous spirit so that the nex......[Read More]
Uses for Light Brown Algae

Uses for Light Brown Algae

Light brown algae is a type of seaweed found in the oceans around the world. It is one of the types of brown algae, which can vary in color from a medium brown to an olive green depending on the area. The color comes from the use of photosynthesis to create food for the plant.......[Read More]