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Florida Holidays – Making the most out of your pool deck and area

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It is hard to believe the holiday season is already upon us. However, given the recommended social distancing guidelines, the holidays may look and feel a little different this year and into the future. One thing many of our customers have been emphasizing, considering COVID-19, is the desire to create a more inviting, comfortable, and relaxing atmosphere at home—creating a backyard paradise...

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Making a Splash! Ideas to get your Pool Ready for the Fourth of July!

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Florida summer is officially here along with the hot, sunshiny weather. The Fourth of July is right around the corner and if you are planning a staycation or will be celebrating at home, here are a few ideas to turn up the fun and stay cool, pool side! Set the Atmosphere! One of the first tricks to celebrating any holiday is to set the atmosphere by setting out some decorations! Some of these...

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Expecting the Unexpected: how a remodel can (sometimes) turn into a larger project than expected Part 2

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This is the second blog in our two-part series focusing on expecting the unexpected. It is important in the remodeling business to expect the unexpected. Unlike new construction, in remodeling you don’t begin with a clean slate. Often, remodels are constrained by the quality of the initial construction or by its unique features.   When remodeling swimming pools there are a handful of...

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Expecting the Unexpected: How a Remodel can (Sometimes) Turn into a Larger Project than Expected Part1

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Fans of HGTV or any of the popular remodeling channels and programs are probably familiar with contractors encountering the unexpected: the load bearing wall that wasn’t actually load bearing, the plumbing problems, the termites, the mold, the improper or outdated electrical work…the list goes on the longer you watch. While there are many things may not be so “real” on reality TV,...

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How It Works – The Process of Resurfacing Your Concrete Swimming Pool: Step 5 – Fill-Up and Chemical Start up

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Step five, the final step the pool resurfacing process and the last in our mini-series of blogs on this topic! The last step of the pool resurfacing process is the chemical start up and final clean up. Over the past several weeks we have taken a deeper into the main steps in resurfacing your swimming pool. As discussed in last week’s blog, there are five main steps to resurfacing a swimming...

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How It Works – The Process of Resurfacing Your Concrete Swimming Pool: Step 4 – Applying The Interior Finish

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How It Works – The Process of Resurfacing Your Concrete Swimming Pool: Step 4 – Applying The Interior Finish

How it Works—the process of resurfacing your concrete swimming pool: STEP 4 – Applying the Interior Finish This is our fourth blog in our series diving deeper into the main steps in resurfacing your swimming pool. We have had a short hiatus from our regular blog posts for the holidays but are very excited to continue this series covering the basic steps of pool resurfacing! As you may recall,...

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How it Works – The Process of Resurfacing Your Concrete Swimming Pool: Step 3 – Bond Cote

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How it Works – The Process of Resurfacing Your Concrete Swimming Pool:  Step 3 – Bond Cote

This is our third blog in our series diving deeper into the main steps in resurfacing your swimming pool. We have had a short hiatus from our regular blog posts for the holidays but are very excited to continue this series covering the basic steps of pool resurfacing! As a short recap: there are five main steps to resurfacing a swimming pool (or spa), 1) draining the pool, 2) prepping the pool...

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The Process of Resurfacing Your Concrete Swimming Pool:  Step 2 – Prepping the Pool (Tile, Repairs, and Changes)

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The Process of Resurfacing Your Concrete Swimming Pool:  Step 2 – Prepping the Pool (Tile, Repairs, and Changes)

This is our second blog in our series diving deeper into the main steps in resurfacing your swimming pool. As discussed in last week’s blog, there are five main steps to resurfacing a swimming pool (or spa): draining the pool, prepping the pool (which would include repairs and tile work, if any), bond kote, applying the interior finish, and filling the pool. Last week, we discussed the first...

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The Process of Resurfacing Your Concrete Swimming Pool:  Step 1 Draining the Pool

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The Process of Resurfacing Your Concrete Swimming Pool:  Step 1 Draining the Pool

You may already know it’s time to resurface your swimming pool, but do you know what that work entails? The most frequently asked questions we receive in the office are about the pool refinishing process, how long it takes, and how does it work. While there are concrete pools of many shapes and sizes, the general process for refinishing the interior surface is the same—the only thing that...

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Why you should NEVER paint your pool

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Why you should NEVER paint your pool

From time to time we have homeowners that contact us, asking if we can repaint their pools. Painting your swimming pool might seem like a quick and inexpensive alternative to resurfacing your swimming pool but we strongly discourage anyone from painting their pools. Painting your swimming pool will cost you more in the long run when it comes time to resurface your pool. Pool finishes are a...

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