Adding Value to My Home

Adding Value to My Home

  • Own A Pool? Two Reasons Why You Need Professional Pool Service

    If you own a pool, you may think that your cleaning and maintenance efforts are sufficient enough to keep it running properly.  After all, you're quite religious about checking chlorine levels, removing debris and covering the pool when it's not in use.  However, unless you have substantial training in the science of pool care, there is simply no substitute for the care that can be administered by a professional pool service.

  • Hosting A Party To Break In Your New Spa

    If you had just had an outdoor spa installed, you will soon be enjoying the relaxation of bubbling waters as it soothes your muscles. Many people like retreating to a spa at the end of a long day to unwind. If you wish to show off your new addition, consider hosting a small spa party to share your new luxury equipment with friends. Here are a few ideas you can incorporate into this get-together so all who attend have a great time.

  • A Pre-Splash Checklist For Opening Your Pool

    With summer coming, this is the perfect time to start prepping your swimming pool for the sunny new season. Well before you plan your first swim party, there are a few steps you need to go through to get the pool ready. Here's a handy checklist. Uncover It Obviously, step one is to uncover the pool and physically clean the debris that's gathered during the fall and winter. Try to remove large debris from the cover before moving it to avoid damage.

  • 4 Ways To Keep Kids Safe Around Swimming Pools

    Even though swimming pools are a great amenity to have around your home, they are also safety hazards that come into play when you have children at home. Drowning happens more often than you might think. Sadly, children ages 1-4 often end up drowning in their own yard, not somewhere else. To protect your children and prevent something like this from happening, you might want to get a pool fence installed.

  • Three Ways To Start Pool Prep In The Spring

    Before you know it, the warmth of spring will be at your doorstep. Once the warm weather arrives, this means one thing – pool season is near. Don't wait until the pool season arrives to get your pool ready. Start in the spring with these helpful tips. Landscaping Your preparation efforts should start in the area outside the pool. If you have any trees or shrubs around your pool, this is a good time to do so landscaping.

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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!