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Pool and Spa Tips & Tricks

April 28, 2019
When Should I Open My Pool?

If you are a pool owner that lives in an area with four seasons, you have asked yourself when should I open my pool? Fortunately for you, I have come up with a multitude of factors to consider when deciding when to open your pool. Your pool opening should be as painless as possible and […]

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March 19, 2019
How to Estimate Hot Tub Cost Before Purchase

For most people, cost plays a large role in whether or not they own a hot tub. Often, people assume that a high-quality hot tub is outside of their budget, and they don’t even consider it. Others believe that they can purchase a low-end, cheap model and get the same results as a top-of-the-line spa. […]

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March 8, 2019
How to Open a Pool in The Spring: Tips And Tricks

If you own a pool, you know how exciting it is once spring rolls around. That means the weather starts to warm up and it’s time to get ready to jump into the pool. But knowing how to open a pool in the spring is important. Think about it: Your pool has been sitting untouched […]

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February 8, 2019
Top 3 Swim Spots in Nevada

Nevada isn’t just known for being the entertainment capital of the U.S.--the state is also home to some of the most gorgeous swimming spots around. We can think of few better ways to spend a hot summer day than visiting one of Nevada’s famous swimming holes! Check out some of our top picks for the […]

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January 8, 2019
How to Take Care of a Pool During the Off-Season

You swim your heart out all summer, but during the fall and cooler weather, it’s time to take care of your pool for the off-season. Once you’ve prepared your pool by draining its water and covering it, follow these tips to keep your pool in good shape for next season. Tip 1. Check Pipes and […]

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December 5, 2018
How to Close a Swimming Pool for the Winter

All good things must come to an end. After a fun summer season with your personal swimming pool, winter will inevitably arrive and along with it, the task of closing the pool for winter. It might seem easy enough to simply throw a cover over your pool and call it a day, but doing this will only cause […]

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November 8, 2018
4 Tips for Fall Pool Maintenance

With summer gone and winter right around the corner, keeping your pool in tip-top shape isn’t likely at the top of your to-do list. However, by staying on top of your fall pool maintenance, not only can you make your workload much easier, but you can also have peace of mind knowing it will be […]

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October 8, 2018
5 Pool Safety Tips to Keep the Whole Family Safe

Having a swimming pool is fantastic fun for your entire family! It is great to have a space to relax and play on long hot, summer days, and it is definitely one of the best places to make special memories with your family and friends. However, with pool ownership comes the duty of making sure […]

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September 8, 2018
The Difference Between Hot Tubs & Spas in Reno, NV

If you are thinking about adding a hot tub or spa to your home, you have a lot of options available in Reno, NV. There are many designs to choose from, which enables you to find one that will fit your needs. Of all the choices you have, the first choice you will need to […]

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August 8, 2018
Must-Have Pool Features

Swimming pools are great additions to any backyard oasis. But most people don’t want just an ordinary pool, they want an experience. Robert Allen Pools and Spas offers all the amazing features you want to make your water feature ideas a reality. There is a pool accessory to fit every need. Pool Slides If you […]

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July 9, 2018
Swimming Pool Requirements in Nevada

You’ve made the decision to add a swimming pool or spa to create your own backyard oasis, congratulations! In addition to deciding on the design elements of your new pool or spa, there are also laws required by the state of Nevada that must be met. But don’t worry, we have you covered. Our professional […]

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June 7, 2018
Five Things to Consider Before You Buy a Pool

Installing a swimming pool here in Reno can be a large investment, so it’s smart to use a checklist to make sure it will work out and bring you the results you want. Here are five key considerations.   What Type of Pool Do You Need? If you want a pool for relaxing with children, […]

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May 1, 2018
What Kind of Custom Pool Style Works Best For You?

Let’s talk about your dream pool for a moment. When you see it in your mind, what does it look like? Does it have a traditional look or is it more sleek and modern? Your custom pool can be as unique as you want it to be. No matter what size or style of pool […]

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April 2, 2018
Choosing Saltwater or Chlorine for Your Custom Built Pool

Congratulations on getting a custom built pool! Now it's time to choose which type of pool system you want to be installed, saltwater or chlorinated. Here is a list of pros and cons for each type, but regardless of which way you go, you’ll be joyfully swimming in your own backyard in no time. Custom […]

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March 1, 2018
What Pool Cover Is Best for You?

    One of the most important items you can buy for your pool is a high-quality pool cover, which leaves you with a choice: Which pool cover is best for your swimming pool? Safety Pool Cover Safety pool covers, unsurprisingly, are designed primarily around safety, which is why they are a popular choice for […]

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February 2, 2018
What to Look for in a Pool Contractor

So you’ve made the decision to put a pool in. Congratulations! Soon you’ll be turning your yard into your own little oasis, and increasing the value of your home at the same time. Putting in a pool is no small decision, and like most people, you probably want it done just right. The first and […]

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January 2, 2018
Accessories to Liven Up Your Pool Space

If you’re looking for a way to make the cold days of winter not so gloomy, why not start planning for the summer? And what better way to do that than to find new accessories for your pool? Here are 3 accessories your pool can’t do without this summer. 1. A Poolside Organizer You have […]

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December 1, 2017
3 Pool Designs You Should Consider

Is a pool really just a pool? There are so many options when it comes to pool design, but finding the right custom pool for your family is exactly what we do at Robert Allen Pools and Spas. Whether you are looking to install a pool to help implement a new exercise routine, for some […]

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