Protect Your Hair from the Pool with These Tricks   Recently updated !

There’s not much in life that Murphy’s Law doesn’t apply to. When it comes to hair color maintenance, the paradox is alive and well: We spend all spring plotting our perfect summer hair color, only to have it turn a startling green the first time we go swimming. Don’t forsake […]

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Exercises to Do on Land That Help in the Pool   Recently updated !

Now that we’re all inspired by the swims — and, yes, the abs — of Dana Vollmer, Michael Phelps, and Missy Franklin, it’s time to jump into the pool and get your swim on! With a busy schedule and scattered recreational swim hours, it can be hard to fit in […]


Glow In The Dark Mosaic Tiles   Recently updated !

Want a neat way to add a little excitement to your nighttime swim? How about adding some Glow In The Dark Mosaic Tiles? There are five different companies that make patented, luminescent, glow-in-the-dark, solar-charged, tiles for use in the home and swimming pools. Here’s a look at what they offer. […]


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Teddy Bear Jello Pool   Recently updated !

Teddy Bear Jello Pool… these little guys make a great summer treat! Refreshing Jello and a dollop of whipped cream make for a yummy treat everyone will love! One of my favorite summer activities is baking and crafting with my little ones! Teddy Bear Jello Pool… make this cool treat […]


44 Small Backyard Landscape Designs to Make Yours Perfect   Recently updated !

Be proud of your very own adapted small backyard landscape designs! Beautiful small backyard landscape designs can be hard to achieve, as a small yard requires good space management. There are some easy backyard landscaping ideas you can take into your own hands, and we’re here to help. So you […]

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Best & Worst Trees to Plant around a Pool

Landscaping around a swimming pool can really make your pool pop; but plants and trees need to be chosen carefully. Trees with lots of ‘leaf litter’, excessive pollen, berries or budding debris can cause extra work for you and your pool filter. Trees with extensive root systems can damage pool walls […]


Amazing Pool Designs!

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7 Tips to Become a Better Swimmer

  Hanging by the pool or playing on the beach is a lot more fun when you actually get in the water. And whether you’re swimming for fun or sport, making a few simple tweaks to your stroke will seriously boost both your swimming ability and your enjoyment. Not only […]


Five Reasons to Wear Sunscreen in the Winter!

The days are short and the cold temperatures tell you the sun isn’t as strong. Do you really need to wear sunscreen in the winter? Yes, yes and yes—we can’t emphasize this enough! UVB rays are weaker in the winter, so you don’t get sunburned as easily, but the UVA […]

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The History on Swimming Pools

First Swimming Pools The “great bath” is the earliest public water tank in the ancient world. It existed over 5000 years ago in the Pakistani city settlement of Mohenjo-daro. The tank itself measures approximately 12 meters north-south and 7 meters wide, with a maximum depth of 2.4 meters. Two wide […]