As the Arizona weather warms up in the spring, we start to think about swimming in the pool again. Now that your pool has your attention there are some steps you need to take to ensure that it’s ready for the busy months ahead. Here are some things to make spring maintenance a breeze and help you to get in a routine for summer maintenance. [Read more…]
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Having a pool is great but what if you had the option to add a little something more to it to make your outdoor oasis even more fun, more relaxing and more suitable for your lifestyle? Items like swim-up bars, built-in tables, and tanning ledges transform ordinary and dated pools into trendy and entertaining hotspots. Below are some of the coolest interior features for pools today that you may want to consider incorporating into your own pool:
Whether you plan to lay on the ledge directly or pull your deck chair right on in, a tanning edge is the ideal place to catch the best rays possible while staying cool. It is typically 5-8 inches deep and is situated at the perimeter of the pool. In some designs, the baja shelf (or tanning ledge) is placed near the deep end of the pool so kids can jump off it and so adults can comfortably supervise. [Read more…]
The temperatures in Arizona will be warming up soon and many people head for a refreshing dip in the pool. But how can you beat the heat outside the pool? One way to keep your outdoor space cooler and guests more comfortable is by including an outdoor misting system.
An outdoor misting system is a series of tubes and nozzles connected to a compressor that delivers water in a very fine mist, so fine that it serves to cool the air rather than just deliver moisture. The larger the area to be covered and the higher the tubing and spray heads are hung, the higher the pressure needed to deliver the cooling mist. So the cost of your misting system can be affected by the size and power of the compressor needed to deliver the water into the air. Compressors with higher pressure will be more expensive than smaller less pressurized ones. [Read more…]