Getting a pool is an exciting time. From the first meeting with your contractor to the finished product, there is an air of excitement that hang in the air. Having your own pool means that you won’t need to swim in a public gathering place anymore. Not only can you avoid being crowded by the people, it’s the little things that you won’t need to deal with anymore. Continue reading “A New Pool Can Be Exciting”
How does your pool look? Is it is good condition? Does it improve the look of your backyard? Or is it dated and old, more of an embarrassment to the landscaping? If you’re pool was built back when MC Hammer pants were cool, it might be time to update your look and consider a remodel. Continue reading “Make Your Pool Even Better”
Have you ever gone on vacation and stayed in a hotel that had a hot tub or whirlpool? Maybe you never had a chance to get in it because it was always full of people, one after another. Maybe you did have a chance to get in and you loved the way the hot water made you feel so relaxed. Did you think to yourself, man, this would be an amazing thing to have at home? Continue reading “The Wonders of Hot Tubbing”
These days it seems as though swimming pools are popping up all over the place. In backyards everywhere, the classic blue-vinyl and PVC piping can be seen from afar. Every week in the Sunday circular, you’ll find various discount and budget stores offering low-priced pools of various size that one can purchase, put in the back of the car, and take home. Set up instructions included, just add water. Continue reading “A Real Above Ground Pool”
For those with in ground pools, Luzerne residents are probably thinking more about opening their pool for the season. In the cold winter, pool opening means spring is here, and opening your pool will mean the warm weather season and big thaw out has officially started! That being said, there is no wrong time for a few pool closing tips, and using the right tips can ensure your pool has an easy opening next year. A few pool closing tips we love to allow for an easier opening next year are: Continue reading “Pool Closing Tips To Allow For Easy Opening Next Year”
During the winter season, we’re sure you’re looking outside and fantasizing about when you’ll be taking a dip in your pool again! You may be wondering when the best time to open your pool may be, and we have the answers you need to ensure you’re opening and using your pool at just the right time. Whether above ground or in ground pools, Luzerne residents should be paying close attention to the weather first before getting their supplies and their pool ready for the warm weather swimming season! Continue reading “When Should I You Open Your Pool?”
When it comes to hot tubs, Luzerne residents may be glossing over a whole lot of benefits by not considering a hot tub for their property or pool area. Hot tub installation can provide you with a great place to gather and have a great time, and these convenient home spas can also be beneficial to your health as well. We love the idea of a pool and hot tub combination, and for this reason we want to outline the top 3 benefits of hot tub installation for you and your family. Our favorite 3 benefits of hot tub installation are:
- Natural pain relief – From arthritis pain all the way to childbirth, hot water has been proven time and time again by the medical and popular communities alike to ease pain. What hot water does is eases tension in muscles and allows inflammation to be reduced, giving you a way to fight the pain without using medications. It has been proven that spending around 20 minutes submerged in warm water, like that in a hot tub, can increase flexibility and take a significant amount of pressure off of your joints with relief lasting long after you’ve exited your tub.
- Stress relief – Stress leads to a whole host of health conditions. While stress in and of itself isn’t necessarily dangerous, the stress that stress puts on your organs and body systems really can be. Sitting in your hot tub and allowing the jets and warm water to wash over you can give your body a way to relax and revive, ridding you of the burdening stress you’re struggling with.
- Immune boost – When your body temperature elevates a bit, as it does while you’re sitting in a hot tub, your immune system gets a great boost. When your immune system is boosted, you’re better able to fight off colds, flus, and infections. Additionally, if you have a cold, your immune system will be boosted while the steam soothes your nasal passages and respiratory system!
With a hot tub, your home can be turned into your own private spa. From pain relief, to stress relief, to helping to keep you happy and healthy during the year’s “sick season”, your hot tub will be there to back you up whenever you need it most!
When it comes to above ground pools or in ground pools, Luzerne homeowners have a lot to think about. Above ground and in ground pools both have their benefits and advantages, and there are a few factors you should look at closely if you’re going to be making this decision yourself in the near future. From cost and convenience, to aesthetic and safety, there are points for choosing either sort of pool depending on your needs and preferences. We want to break down a few of these pros and cons found in either option, and make your decision a little easier for you and your family. Continue reading “In Ground Pools Vs Above Ground Pools”
Parts and Equipment
Proper maintenance is one of the most important things you can do to maintain the beauty and protect the safety of your pool. Check your pool’s equipment regularly to ensure that it is working properly. When it’s time for replacement parts or new equipment, visit our helpful Backyard Place store for any of the following.
- Pool Cleaning
- Safety Equipment
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Chemicals and Cleaners
You can easily and safely complete most of the water testing and maintenance that your pool requires. Our Backyard Place staff is ready to provide you with all the supplies and helpful advice you need.
- Water Testing
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Accessories, Pool Toys and Supplies
Our Backyard Place store staff has put together a full selection of accessories that will complete your outdoor living experience.
- Patio Furniture
- Pool toys