Home Swimming Pools: A Care and Maintenance Guide

Home Swimming Pools: A Care and Maintenance Guide

  • Things To Know About Installing Granite Countertops

    Eventually, the time will arrive for you to need to replace your kitchen countertops. While this is an upgrade that is most homeowners will eventually need to make, there are many misunderstandings concerning the various options that can be used for their countertops. Understand The Limits Of The Granite's Durability One of the reasons for granite being a popular option for countertops is its durability. It is a very dense stone, and this makes it a very strong material that will be able to withstand the intense use that can be expected in a kitchen.

  • 4 Types Of Unique Office Break Room Furniture That Are Ideal For Relaxation & Comfort

    On average, an employee spends about 30 minutes each day on a lunch break and then has additional breaks during the day. This is a great time to unwind, relax a little, and prepare for the rest of the work shift. Instead of purchasing a typical table and chairs, you can enhance your break room so that employees have multiple options for relaxing and fully enjoying the time. The following four pieces of office furniture can be added to a break room and really change the way that employees value their free time.

  • 3 Tips For Clean and Green Fires In Your Home Fireplace

    There are many reasons to love having a fireplace in your house. After all, what's cozier than snuggling up on the couch in front of a roaring fire on a winter night? However, a fireplace isn't exactly the greenest way to heat up your house. A larger carbon footprint is a definite drawback of using a fireplace for heat. You won't be able to make burning wood into a completely clean heat source, but there are things you can do to improve the eco-friendliness of your home's fireplace.

  • The 3 Important Steps You Must Take To Have A Great Yard

    Even if you are not good at most types of yardwork, you can still have a yard that is green, plush, and thick. While it may take some work to achieve this, growing good grass is not as difficult as it may seem. It does involve a few steps though, which include mowing it properly, controlling weed growth, and giving the yard plenty of water, sunshine, and food. With the right steps, you could have a great-looking yard year after year.

  • Get That Thing Out Of There! How To Deal With Rats In The Toilet

    If you are like most people, you probably assume that finding a sewer rat in the toilet is an isolated occurrence that can never happen to you. The truth is, if your toilet is connected to a public sewer system, rats can and do come up the toilet in search of food and shelter. Knowing how to prevent it and what to do if a rat suddenly appears in your toilet will quell the chaos and keep your family safe from these disgusting creatures.

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Home Swimming Pools: A Care and Maintenance Guide

As a teenager, I joined my local swim team and soon became a champion swimmer. I have been swimming my entire life, and my love for water pushed me to purchase a home with a large in-ground pool. Strangely enough, after years of swimming I had no idea how to take care of the pool. I knew that I needed to add chemicals to get rid of potentially dangerous bacteria, and I also knew that chemicals kept algae at bay. I didn't know how to choose from hydrogen peroxide, salt, or chlorine additives. I definitely had no idea about shock, and I didn't know how many chemicals to add. After some trial and error, a very green pool, and a necessary draining, I figured it out. I have compiled for you a number of blogs and resources so you do not have to make costly mistakes like me.

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