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Pool Safety Covers Are A Smart Investment

Gone are the days when pool covers were simply a “bonus” or an “add-on feature” for poolscapes. With the continued prevalence of backyard pool drownings involving those who rely on us to protect them the most, it's clear that sturdy and secure pool safety covers in Nashville and Clarksville are a necessity when it comes to keeping children, pets, and wildlife out of harm's way. There are a lot of misconceptions out there about pool safety covers, like how difficult...

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Top 3 Reasons to Get a Pool Heater

Swimming pools offer a ton of health benefits and plenty of recreational enjoyment. But when the weather gets water too cold, most people stop using their pool. A pool heater is a smart and economical way to get the most out of your investment. With a pool heater, you’ll add months of relaxation and enjoyment to every single year. Lengthen your swim season. Why use your swimming pool for only some of the year? Extend your swim season...

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The Incredible Stealth Semi-Inground Pool

As a homeowner, you may not be thrilled with the idea of staring at the walls of an above ground pool every time you gaze out the window, but you might also not want to spend tens of thousands an inground pool. Luckily, there’s an incredible compromise – the Stealth Semi-Inground Pool. Exclusive to Pool and Spa Depot, the Stealth Semi-Inground Pool can achieve the aesthetics of an inground pool for a price much closer to that of an above...

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When Is the Best Time for Vinyl Liner Replacement?

Summer isn’t quite over yet, but as a swimming pool owner, you can probably see the end of pool season coming. And with that, you might be starting to turn your attention away from swimming and toward other interests. However, before you winterize your pool, there’s one more pool-related task you should consider: replacing your vinyl liner.   Why an Autumn Vinyl Liner Replacement Makes Sense When we suggest to pool owners that they think about replacing their vinyl liner in the...

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What is the Proper Pool Maintenance During a Vacation?

Keeping your pool clean and water crystal clear while you're away this summer isn't nearly as difficult as you may think. No one wants to come home from an enjoyable vacation to a problematic pool. Here are our tips from the pool maintenance experts at Pool & Spa Depot for how to maintain a pool while you're enjoying a much deserved vacation.   Check Your Water Before Departure Checking your water and making sure that the water chemistry is balanced will go...

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The Shocking Truth About Perma Salt

Every year the pool and spa industry is flooded with new “innovative” products that promise to make pool maintenance easier and less expensive. One of the most prevalent in the market today is the Perma Salt System. The problem with the Perma Salt System is that it is largely misunderstood by pool and spa owners. Contrary to popular belief, it's not a salt generator, and it isn't able to convert salt into chlorine. So what, exactly, does it do?   An Ionizing...

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Building Your Viking Fiberglass Inground Pool

The process of building a fiberglass pool can be a fun and exciting event if you are prepared in advance for what all is going to take place. There are many steps that go into building a beautiful, professionally installed pool. Here, we’re going to give you an idea of how long each step takes, so you have a better sense of when your pool will be complete.  Please keep in mind that job site conditions, weather, and the...

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How to Prevent Pool Water Evaporation

Today there are over 10 million residential pools in the United States alone, and it's estimated that an average pool of 10,000 to 15,000 gallons will lose the entirety of its liquid contents every year due to pool water evaporation. While some pool owners may have accepted water loss as part of the cost of pool ownership, we know firsthand that many of those thousands of gallons lost every year can be salvaged and saved.   How Much Water Are You...

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A Swimming Pool for Any Backyard

Swimming pools are not one-size-fits-all. There are various types that will work best for your backyard. If you’re in the market for a new swimming pool, be sure you do your research before deciding, and let the professionals at Pool and Spa Depot help you decide what pool is the perfect fit for your backyard.   Inground Gunite Pools First, an inground gunite pool is a great place to start when reviewing pool types. These pools are made by mixing cement, sand...

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5 Pool Care Tips for the Do-It-Yourself Pool Owner

Summer is almost here, and it's time to start prepping your pool for all of the fun you’ll have with your family! After you’ve opened your pool and cleaned it, there are a few more pool care tips from the experts at Pool & Spa Depot that will help you keep it running and looking its best all summer long. A little ongoing maintenance and care will help you avoid any problems that could mean less pool time during...

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