Adding Value to My Home

Adding Value to My Home

  • Before Closing Your Pool: Safety Cover Installation Information For Safer Outdoor Areas

    When it is time to close your pool for the winter months, you want to make sure your outdoor areas are safe. Your pool needs to have the appropriate safety cover installed. There is information that you may want to know before installing a safety cover for your pool this year. Here are some of the things that you should know about different pool safety cover installation options: Choosing the type of safety cover system

  • Three Common Swimming Pool Problems

    A backyard swimming pool is a luxurious addition to any home. The ability to go for a swim whenever you want is a powerful draw. However, swimming pools must be properly maintained. Here are three common swimming pool problems that can be fixed by a swimming pool repair service: 1. Surface Cracks Surface cracks are the most common type of swimming pool crack. These cracks can occur if something heavy hits the bottom of your pool.

  • The Spa Care Guide to Keep Your Hot Tub Clean and Well Maintained All Summer

    Even though the weather is getting warmer, you are probably still going to be using your hot tub. Therefore, you are going to need to do the right maintenance to keep it clean and ensure it is ready when you want to use it. The following spa care guide will help you keep your hot tub well-maintained all summer. Know When to Filter the Spa The spa needs to run and be filtered just like a pool does, but the filtering cannot be done every time the spa is turned on.

  • How To Identify Pool Leaks And Damage Due To The Cold Winter Weather

    One of the problems that you may have with your pool when you get ready to open it is damage due to winter weather and leaks. These problems can sometimes go unnoticed, so it is often a good idea to inspect your pool and equipment occasionally for leaks and damage. The following guide will help you determine if there are leaks or other winter damage to plumbing and equipment:  The Bucket Test to Tell If the Problem Is Evaporation or a More Serious Problem with Leaks  

  • 4 Money-Saving Tips For Building A New Pool

    Building an in-ground pool is a dream for many homeowners. What better way to spend a hot summer day than relaxing in your very own pool? Of course, in-ground pools don't come cheap; with excavation and construction costs, it's not uncommon for even a basic in-ground pool to cost tens of thousands of dollars. And while specific pricing will vary from region to region, there are some universal tips you can follow to save on your pool costs up front and down the road.

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    Adding Value to My Home

    My husband and I are considering selling our small brick home in the near future. While we’ve completed some work on this house recently, we know we will need to do a few more things before we put it on the market. For instance, we need to replace some of the flooring, paint some of the walls, and replace some of the siding on the front porch. In addition, we may want to add a pool to the backyard. Because we live in the hot southern United States, many of our neighbors have pools. On this blog, I hope you will discover the best types of pools to install in a home you may sell in the near future. Enjoy!