Swimming Pools & Water Fountains & Ponds : Home & Garden

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Tips On Choosing Outdoor Hot Tubs

Tips On Choosing Outdoor Hot Tubs

Imagine yourself soaking in a tub filled with lukewarm water that is mixed with aromatic oil while enjoying the beauty of nature. This can be a dream come true with outdoor hot tubs. You can experience this anytime you want.......[Read More]
How to Use Well Water in a Pool

How to Use Well Water in a Pool

When it comes to filling a swimming pool, the idea of using expensive metered water is pretty daunting. If you are lucky enough to have a well, however, you can use your own water supply to fill your pool without worrying about the cost. Well water can contain minerals and contaminants that cause da......[Read More]
Your Concrete Pool - Build it Yourself

Your Concrete Pool - Build it Yourself

There are several things you need to consider before starting the construction of a concrete pool. The first is how much room do you have for the pool? The big advantage of a concrete pool is that is can be virtually any shape or size that you can think of!......[Read More]
How to Maintain Your Dyson Dc17

How to Maintain Your Dyson Dc17

Dyson vacuums are designed to maintain suction throughout the vacuuming process, and are legendary for their ability to get dirt out of almost any surface. While Dyson vacuums are excellent, they still need routine maintenance in order to function well. Routine maintenance can save you hours of effo......[Read More]
How to Remove Calcium on Hot Tub Jets

How to Remove Calcium on Hot Tub Jets

Having a hot tub provides you with a relaxing area you can count on when you want to relax your body and clear your mind. While a hot tub is an elegant addition to the home, it is also a unit that requires regular maintenance to keep the hot tub running properly. Calcium deposits, caused by hard wat......[Read More]
Hot Tub Filters - How to Keep Your Hot Tub Filters in Good Working Order

Hot Tub Filters - How to Keep Your Hot Tub Filters in Good Working Order

Keeping your hot tub filter is extremely important to ensure good health and sanity. Soaking yourself in a tub filled with warm water is the best way to relax your muscle and body. This can give you total peace after a hard days work.......[Read More]
Gas Grills Sold at JCPenney Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Gas Grills Sold at JCPenney Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Did you buy a barbecue grill from JCPenney this year? Read on: there's a recall for a possible fire and burn hazard due to a faulty drip pan. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with JCPenney, announced a voluntary recall of the Cooks Outdoor® BBQ Grills. The grills were......[Read More]
Cherubs & Cranes

Cherubs & Cranes

Years before the recession hit, bargain hunters were combing flea markets and estate sales looking for outdoor furnishings. Many weren't doing so out of necessity -- they simply liked the look and individuality of vintage patio chairs, tables, loungers and outdoor accessories. There's an e......[Read More]
Giving an Aquarium as a Gift

Giving an Aquarium as a Gift

Everything you need to know to give an aquarium as a gift.......[Read More]
How to Repair a Torn Swimming Pool Liner

How to Repair a Torn Swimming Pool Liner

Vinyl swimming pools offer many hours of backyard entertainment for your family. No matter how careful you are, though, at some point the vinyl pool liner may need a pool patch kit to take care of either a small tear or a pinhole leak. While the patch may not last indefinitely, it should at least ge......[Read More]
List of Top 4 Personal Sauna Manafacturers

List of Top 4 Personal Sauna Manafacturers

Investing in a personal sauna can be one of the best investments you will ever make. Not only will it improve the value of your home, it will also improve your overall health. However, there are many personal saunas on the market to choose from, and it can be quite intimidating.......[Read More]
Pool Cleaner 101 - Aquabot Pool Cleaners and Solar Pool Skimmer Robot Demystified

Pool Cleaner 101 - Aquabot Pool Cleaners and Solar Pool Skimmer Robot Demystified

So you are thinking of improving your leisure time by acquiring your very first robot pool cleaner. Perhaps you currently own a pool cleaning robot, Aquabot pool cleaners or other, and wish to get your hands on the latest rolls. Either way you are at the right place as we have got interesting inform......[Read More]
Can You Drain an Inground Vinyl Pool & Refill it Without Hurting It?

Can You Drain an Inground Vinyl Pool & Refill it Without Hurting It?

There are several things to considered when draining an in-ground vinyl pool. The age of the pool is important because older pools are sometimes made with wood frames that are more susceptible to collapse than newer metal frames. Another consideration is groundwater. Groundwater can cause problems w......[Read More]
Enjoy a Luxurious Treat With In-Ground Spas

Enjoy a Luxurious Treat With In-Ground Spas

Check out the ideas for construction, installation, heating, lighting, jets, landscaping and having privacy screen for an in-ground spa. Consult the top spa service in your area and enjoy a lavish treat in your pool.......[Read More]
Common Fish Names Beginning With Z

Common Fish Names Beginning With Z

Learning scientific names of fish can be daunting, so we all tend to use common names. However, if you wish to do research on your fish, knowing the scientific name is invaluable. Here is a handy list of common fish names that begin with the letter Z, cross referenced to their scientific names.......[Read More]
Answers to Common Pool Problems

Answers to Common Pool Problems

Three common pool problems can be treated quickly.Swimming pool and pool house image by Jim Mills from Fotolia.comUpkeep of a swimming pool usually happens on a weekly basis. However, some common problems with pool water require immediate attention. If the pool is showing signs of algae.........[Read More]
Why I Want a Swimming Pool

Why I Want a Swimming Pool

So you want a swimming pool. I know I do but that's because my body is getting flabbier as I get older and I want a pool for 2 reasons. I hope by exercising in a swimming pool it will tone my muscles, help me loose some of my flab and make me fitter and the other reason is I don't want to ......[Read More]
How to Build a Pot Fountain With Epoxy

How to Build a Pot Fountain With Epoxy

Water running through a garden adds a sense of calm and quiet. If you don't have a stream or creek in your yard, you can create the same effect with a fountain that you can easily make yourself. Since this fountain is all one unit, you could also set it on your patio or deck to accent a container ga......[Read More]
What is Decorative Concrete and Why Should I Use it For My Patio?

What is Decorative Concrete and Why Should I Use it For My Patio?

There's concrete, and then there's decorative concrete. So, what exactly is decorative concrete? Concrete paving -- the popular flooring material for outdoor patios and pool surrounds -- often receives some type of surface treatment. This is often referred to as decorative concrete. Why no......[Read More]
How to Rid a Pond of Leeches

How to Rid a Pond of Leeches

Leeches are common problems in wet areas and it is not unusual to find them living in the muck at the bottom of a man-made pond. While they can be eaten by sunfish, koi and other decorative fish, it is important to remove them if they become too numerous or if they start to overwhelm the pond. A lee......[Read More]