One of the biggest decisions to make when considering a swimming pool is what product to use for the interior surface. Factors including your yard’s natural surroundings, how much pool maintenance you are willing to do, durability and cost are all aspects to consider. We will discuss the pros and cons of plaster vs. Pebble Tec pool finishes.
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The therapeutic benefits that hot tub owners enjoy are vast. Hot tubs—also known as swim spas—offer a relaxing, warm-water environment that combines buoyancy and massaging jets, which makes them a practical and well-used tool for many.
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The revolutionary AquaFIT swim spa line improves the quality of life for you and your family. Use it to swim, stretch, row, jog, relax and play. It’s your own personal gym and pool in one! Paradise Oasis Pools will explain each type of AquaFIT System we offer so you find the best option for both you and your family.
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Even though you have plenty of time left in the Texas swimming pool season, you may want to start thinking about how to properly prepare your pool to be closed for the season. Properly preparing your pool for winter is crucial for keeping the pool’s structure, plumbing and equipment in the best shape. Paradise Oasis Pools has compiled a few tips on what you should do to close your pool when the time comes this year.
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One of the most critical steps of swimming pool maintenance is water balance. Typically, understanding water balance can also be one of the most confusing processes of pool maintenance. Because of its complexity, many pool owners don’t know everything they have to do to keep their pool safe, comfortable and corrosion free. Our team here at Paradise Oasis Pools has compiled a list of reasons why it is important to balance your pool water, as well as how to go about this general maintenance practice.
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The plants you choose to surround your Bryan/College Station swimming pool should be carefully considered before any buying or digging takes place. Once your pool is in place, you may discover that it creates a sort of micro-climate. Heated pools can increase humidity levels, and intense sunlight can fry nearby landscaping. Plants can get splashing with chlorine and other pool and spa chemicals. The key is to find strong plants that can withstand the micro-climate of your pool, and are easy to maintain and still look great.
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Summer is just around the corner, and the only thing hotter than the July sun will be the pool trends we are anticipating for the year ahead. If you are looking to upgrade or accessorize your background oasis, consider our list of the most in-demand features and functions for 2017.
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Opening your pool is one of the biggest chores of Spring. For many, the real issue occurs when they see the color of the swimming pool. It is going to need some chemicals (and a little elbow grease) to make it clear again. We have compiled a checklist for properly opening your pool for the warmer months.
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Pool heaters, in Texas, can stretch the swimming season to 10 months per year, versus 5-6 months without a pool heater. Most Texas pool owners that have heaters use them to take the chill out of the water on those warm days when the water is still too cold. Generally, late December through mid-February are months that even those with heaters do not use them due to the cost of operating them. However, there are outdoor pools in Texas that are heated and used year-round. Here are just a few of the many important reasons to invest in a pool heater even if you live in Texas.
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In Texas, the heat of the summer months can cause swimming pool temperatures to increase to the point of being too warm for comfort. Conversely, the spring, fall and winter months can cause swimming pool temperatures to decrease to the point of being too cool for comfort. Depending on what months you like to swim most in, opting to have a Glacier Pool Cooler or a pool heater can be a great investment.
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