For many families, an above ground pool is the perfect addition to their backyard space. However, at a time when stepped-up outdoor living spaces have never been more popular, the site of a 4 foot tall, 24 foot wide bathtub in the middle of your entertaining space doesn’t always add to the outdoor decor! Above …
Pool safety tips for children at home. Good swimming pool safety covers practices can prevent pool drowning. Poolguard has also introduced an ingenious alarm designed for above ground pools.
You’d love to have a backyard pool but either can’t afford it or don’t have the time it takes to care for it. Aside from that, backyard space can also hinder the idea of having a pool installed. I have two words for you in situations like this: Spool Pool (small pool). A spool is …
Learn how to build a kiddie pool insert for your backyard that can double as a fire pit in the cooler months.
About 300 children younger than 5 drown in swimming pools each year. Close and constant parental supervision is the most important way to keep children safe, but parents are all too human. An approach called layers of protection can help save lives by providing several levels of back up as a supplement to parental supervision.
Keep summer vacation fun and safe by taking precautions for child safety. Find out how to protect kids from injury at the pool, on bikes and scooters, and around your home.
Make the most of the summer sun to extend enjoyment of your swimming pool. Find out how to use solar power to efficiently heat your pool this summer.
Americans love beautiful, functional outdoor spaces for entertaining and recreation, and according to the 2013 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends survey, we also favor sustainable and low-maintenance features. Learn more about the top trends for outdoor rooms in 2013.
Find out how a solar pool heating collector or pool cover can extend your swimming season by several weeks a year.
Home inspectors see it all, and these photos prove it! See the wacky world of do-it-yourself disasters!
Find easy tips on pool winterizing, you could prevent freezing temperatures from damaging your filtration system and costing you lots of money with repairs.
Learn how to keep your family safe by fixing and eliminating hidden and visible dangers lurking in your home and how to eliminate and prevent your home from having danger zones.