Water Slides and Other Pool Add-Ons

Backyard pool WaterslideFirst, you dreamed of owning your very own, glistening backyard swimming pool. And then you got it. You and your family enjoyed it for awhile, but pretty soon, your kids stopped inviting their friends over, and you just stopped swimming in it altogether. Something wasn’t quite right. Sure, your kids may still take a dip every now and then, but lately you’ve been saying to yourself, “Hmm, something’s missing. What could it be?” The answer? Add-ons! Seriously, without an entertaining water slide, a relaxing fountain, or a cool pool-side bar and grille, your pool can sometimes seem like a gargantuan hole in your backyard that you pumped about a thousand dollars worth of water into. So now that you know what’s lacking, what do you do about it? Simple… you create a backyard living space that includes all the add-ons your pool’s been missing all these years… with all that extra stuff that’ll turn your pool from a ho-hum hole in your yard to a rousing resort that feels like your very own vacation spot right outside your door! Continue reading

Spa Design Trends

Spa DesignThe many new, innovative, and revamped design trends for the upcoming pool and spa season are loaded with possibilities like you’ve never seen before. And, one of the biggest and hottest trends of the year is the sizzling hot resurgence of spas and hot tubs. The sales of these babies have shot up big-time in recent years, more than quadrupling in the past half decade. But don’t be fooled when somebody says the words ‘hot tub’ or ‘spa’ to you, ’cause these beauties are nothing like they were back in the early days of fiberglass hot tubs… you know, like the ones you see in bad movies from the 1970s. Today, hot tubs and spas have evolved, and the inspiration for the myriad designs are nearly as vast and limitless as the water that flows serenely through them. Here’s information from top pool construction and pool renovation companies about the hottest trends in spa and hot tubs designs for the upcoming season that will have you longing to dip into a spa of your very own. Continue reading