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Outdoor Patio Furniture. Tubular Options

Outdoor Patio Furniture. Understanding Traditional Tubular Options. If you are considering getting a new set of outdoor patio furniture for the deck or patio, you have lots of options. There’s all-weather wicker, cast aluminum, stone or synthetic tables, poly, and even wood. The list...
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Pool Chlorine Makes a Difference

Pool Chlorine Makes a Difference in Water Quality. Choose Wisely. In a previous blog, I assumed that most readers don’t want a rehash of high school or college chemistry. I’ll stick to that and gently discuss why some pool chemicals are better than others...
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Saltwater Swimming Pools

Saltwater Swimming Pools. It’s Time to Take the Plunge! I admit that I was looking for a pool-related pun for this blog title and considered several options. I settled on ‘take the plunge’ because that’s exactly what thousands of happy swimmers do every year...
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Big Green Egg! The Ultimate Grill

Big Green Egg! The Ultimate Grill. With the arrival of Daylight Saving Time, we have more time to do things outdoors, so let’s get to it! It is officially grilling season, but it’s only great if you have the right grill. Don’t get me...
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Picnic Tables Without Splinters

Growing up, my family had a wooden picnic table. We seldom used it as a dining table, however, it was a fun place to sit and talk. We had to be careful though, as a shift in position or a ‘slide-over’ request could result...
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Above Ground Pools. What One is Right for You?

When it comes to above ground, or on-ground swimming pools, there are many sizes and shapes to choose from. In most cases, it is easy to find the right one for your yard.  Starting the process is easy. Know your local zoning regulations. Some...
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So…is it a Hot Tub or a Spa?

The terms ‘hot tub’ and ‘spa’ have evolved over the last 60-years or so. However, they are really the same thing…right? Not really. It’s a name-game, and I personally blame it on the internet and the advent of search engines. You may have already...
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