How to Design Landscape Around a Pool

Landscape Around a PoolA beautiful swimming pool in your backyard … it’s part of the American dream for many people in Greenwich and throughout the country. In fact, it’s estimated that upwards of 32 percent of all home owners in the United States own a pool. Swimming pools come with myriad advantages, from recreation to fun to relaxation. And if you’ve got kids, then you’ve got a whole new level of perk to your pool. Of course, landscaping around your own little ocean can be a bit intimidating, especially if you’ve never done it before. The truth is, though, that landscaping with a pool can be just as simple as landscaping without one. By incorporating just a few important steps into your landscaping project, you can create the area you’ve always dreamed of, with your swimming pool as the front-and-center star of the show. Here are some tips on designing landscaping around your pool that can help you turn your backyard into an elegant arena of beauty and entertainment. Continue reading

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Pool Heaters for an In-Ground Pool

Pool HeatersYour in-ground swimming pool brings you thousands of hours of enjoyment. However, if you don’t have a pool heater, then you’re not optimizing your investment to the fullest. A pool heater can add hours per day of enjoyment to your pool. Additionally, if you’re in a climate that isn’t warm all year ’round, a heater can add weeks onto your fun every single year, and that means even more fun for your money. In fact, some pool manufacturing companies now consider a heater a part of the package, especially for those areas that get colder in fall and winter. If you have an in-ground pool but you don’t have a heater, it’s high time you started getting every minute you can out of your pool by adding a heater. And if you’re installing an in-ground pool to your Greenwich home, it’s best to let your pool construction company add the heater now. That way, you don’t have to lose precious fun and leisure time when the weather cools down. Continue reading