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How to “Beautify” Your Above Ground Pool

Note: This blog is adapted from: http://blog.lathampool.com/how-to-beautify-your-above-ground-pool. Pool and Spa Depot is a proud dealer of Latham products. Above ground pools have come a long way from the days when they were scorned as an inexpensive alternative to inground pools. Today they boast quality and style on par with any type of pool. Want to take their aesthetic appeal even further? Here are some tips for enhancing the appearance and increasing your enjoyment of your above ground pool.   Deck Options for Above...

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Nature’s Pure Mineral System

Nature’s Pure Mineral System vs. Salt System

When it comes to keeping pool water clean and clear, chlorine is "out" and alternative solutions are certainly "in." Little do many pool owners know, however, is that alternative systems like salt water care solutions still produce chlorine. They just happen to go about making it in a different way. Two of the most popular water care systems on the market today are the salt water system and the mineral system for pool water like Nature's Pure Mineral System. While...

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What Affects My Swimming Pool Water Chemistry?

Even with proper care and maintenance, a Nashville area swimming pool can still get out of balance and need a little adjusting. Your water chemistry is constantly changing due to environmental factors, usage, and even the toys you put in the pool. Learn five factors that play a major role in your swimming pool water chemistry, and how you can control common issues in this area.   Swimming Pool Water Chemistry: pH Balance pH is the major factor you should keep balanced...

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How to Open Your Pool in the Spring

Now that the warmer weather is beginning to make its way back to our area, it’s time to start thinking about opening your swimming pool for spring. For many, this can seem like a daunting task. That’s why we’ve put together a simple step-by-step plan to help you through the pool opening process.   1. Add Swimming Pool Chemicals Before You Open Your Pool Make sure you have all needed chemicals before starting, including chlorine and algaecide. Without the right chemicals, you...

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Why You Should Be Swimming Everyday

Besides being just plain fun, it’s well known that swimming is a great way to stay in shape. It’s suitable for all ages and abilities and is a total body workout. Swimming improves both strength and flexibility with little to no impact on joints. But what if you don’t have the room or budget for a lap pool? A swim spa is your answer! They offer an “endless” pool with a continuous stream of water. That means you can swim...

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How to Use a Bullfrog Spa

Ok, so you have found the perfect Bullfrog Spa and are ready to relax. Now what? If you’re wondering how to use a hot tub to get the most enjoyment out of your investment, you’re in the right place. A new hot tub offers several ways to improve the quality of your life, bringing a bit of luxury and an inviting escape to your own backyard. You’ll love the improvements in your health and wellness, social and romantic relationships, and...

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Wow Your Family With an Above Ground Pool

Families with large and small backyards alike can enjoy the luxuries that an above ground pool has to offer. Not only are these quality swimming pools easy to install and maintain, they’re also a budget-friendly way to bring your family together and create years of wonderful backyard memories.   Spring and Summertime Fun Steps Away from Your Home Imagine no longer needing to worry about packing loads of towels, having enough sunscreen, finding the parking spot and fighting for a plastic lawn...

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Why You Should Own a Sauna

Pool and Spa Depot describes the incredible health benefits of owning a sauna, including fighting the cold and flu for families in Clarksville, Brentwood, Cookeville, Bowling Green, and La Vergne. Did you know you can decrease your chances of getting the flu just by sitting in a sauna? For thousands of years cultures around the world have been using heat to improve their overall sense of health and well being. It comes as no surprise, then, that the demand...

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Can a Hot Tub Change Your Life?

Owning a hot tub might seem like an added luxury, but almost all hot tub owners agree that there are many benefits beyond simply having fun and relaxing. So if you're on the bubble about buying a spa or hot tub, here are just a few of the many reasons to add one to your daily routine.   Advanced Hot Tub Hydrotherapy Hydrotherapy is nothing new. This practice has been enjoyed by many cultures throughout history. Traditionally, hydrotherapy was available through...

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Why Swimming Pools Make the Best Christmas Gift

There is a growing trend towards giving the gift of experiences rather than goods during the holiday season. While travel is often a top choice, you shouldn’t overlook the possibility of a swimming pool. When you give your family a swimming pool for Christmas, you can give them the gift of their own private getaway mere footsteps away from the comfort of home. If that isn't reason enough to surprise the family with a swimming pool for Christmas, here are...

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