Summer is slowly coming to an end, so there’s no better time to fire up the grill and cook some delicious food for your friends and family. Enjoy your Labor Day bbq to its fullest.
When you go to sleep at night, do you dream about jumping into your fabulous pool in the morning? Well, you may be in for a nasty surprise.
Having a children’s pool party is an awesome way to celebrate a birthday or other special event. There is fun to be had, food to be enjoyed, friends to socialize with, and of course the party games which everyone loves. This article aims to give you an idea of some games that you may want to incorporate into your pool party and how you can best make your child’s next event a fun one. Use these ideas as they are, or try coming up with your own new game that is unique and personal to your event.
Summertime is often the time for family vacations, gatherings, parties and reminiscing. It is the time of year for outdoor grilling and snack foods; people gathering around to take it easy with cool summertime beverages. Think back to yesteryear where garden parties and pool parties were hip. When the backyard played host to plenty of luaus and Polynesian drinks kept everyone cool.
Looking For a Pool Upgrade and Looking For Ideas?
When you have a swimming pool in your Pennsylvania backyard, the family tends to stay close. The teenagers who would otherwise go out and about may stay home leaving a parent at peace knowing where they are. This is just one benefit of having your own swimming pool.
There are many which include relaxing after a long day at work or on a hot summer Saturday or Sunday. Excitement and fun also come with pool ownership as gatherings with family and friends bring amazing times filled with everlasting memories. Let’s not forget pools can be an excellent investment and raise the value of one’s home as well. To achieve all of these great benefits, pools must be maintained and upgraded at times. The proper maintenance and upgrades will save you money in the long run. Below we provide you with a few tips and ideas to keep your pool looking fantastic.
- Resurface or replaster the pool
- Refinish the deck
- Add LED lights to light up the night.
- Install a waterfall at the pool’s edge.
- Build a slide within a waterfall. It will not only look great but provide fun for all.
- Install water fountains & bubblers.
- Add more deck chairs and perhaps seating within the pool itself.
- Install a spa / hot tub attached to the pool or nearby.
- Extend your backyard living space with an outdoor kitchen, allowing more time to be spent in the backyard.
- Build a pavilion to provide shade on those super hot sunny days.
- Upgrading pool equipment such as pumps and heaters will save energy.
- Switch from chlorine to a salt water pool.
- Purchase robotic cleaners to cut down on your pool maintenance expenses.
Are you excited to upgrade your existing pool or if you do not have a pool have we given you the incentive to get one? Get in touch with our team at Skovish Pools & Spas. We will be happy to help you to learn more about all we can do for you. Our free, no-obligation quotes are great. Get in touch with us today. We have two locations if you would like to stop by and visit, Luzerne, PA, and Shickshinny, PA.
Traditionally, people used chlorine to fill their backyard pools. In the past, no one questioned the use of chlorine to make sure pool water was clean and sparkling. Who could forget that pretty, artificially blue water?
Let’s face it — no one wants the same swimming pool as his or her neighbor. You’ve probably been eyeing your neighbor’s pool for a while, especially during the hot Pennsylvania summer. Maybe you’ve even been over to your neighbor’s pool for a luau or a Fourth of July party. While the neighbor’s pool is nice, you have other ideas in mind for the pool that you want.
It is that time of the year again in Pennsylvania. The birds are singing. The snow has finally melted. And, the trees and flowers are in full bloom. All over the state, people are gearing up for Memorial Day and the official start of the summer pool season.
Summer evenings spent relaxing outdoors are a delight. Unfortunately, they can be quickly spoiled by mosquitoes, buzzing around your face and leaving behind bites you won’t notice until the itchy damage is done.
If you have recently purchased a new home or want to add some significant renovations to your property, you may be thinking, “should I build a swimming pool?”