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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 families with […]

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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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October 15, 2017
3 Tips for Prepping Your Pool for the Perfect Party

There’s more to throwing a pool party than music, games, and guests. Your pool area needs to be prepped and ready, too. Use the following tips to make sure your pool is party-ready in no time. Safety First: Provide the Appropriate Safety Gear Before the party begins, make sure to stock your pool area with […]

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September 21, 2017
Safety and Maintenance Tips for Indoor Pools

Safety is paramount when maintaining an indoor pool, especially when you’re using chemicals to clean and sanitize the water. Common sense can take you a long way, of course, but keep in mind these additional tips for pool maintenance, so you can be sure all your family and friends can enjoy your pool safely, year-round. […]

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August 14, 2017
Landscaping Your Personal Paradise: Ideas For Your Backyard Pool

If you are lucky enough to have a backyard pool or are in the process of building one, you know that comfort is key, and appearance is everything. Pools should be hubs of social activity and a place of serene escape in which you can enjoy friends and family. A well-planned landscaping project can transform […]

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July 17, 2017
Using Hot Tubs and Spas to Obtain Your Fitness Goals

Achieving maximum weight loss and fitness goals is an important part of everyone’s life, but it’s not always as easy as people might like to believe. Good health requires more than just exercise or a healthy diet alone. It requires a total lifestyle change, and that is wherein the biggest problem lies for most people. […]

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June 19, 2017
The Basics of Pool Maintenance

One of the most important parts of owning a pool is to maintain it throughout the year with a high level of care that is provided. Proper pool maintenance ensures that the water is safe to swim in and that the equipment will last longer. When you want to understand how to care for your […]

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May 11, 2017
Getting Your Pool Ready for the Summer

The pool is one of the most used features on most residential properties during the summer season. From swimming to playing games in the water, it can offer plenty of entertainment for your family once the temperatures rise. When you want to get your pool ready for summer and keep it clean, there are a […]

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April 17, 2017
5 Wonderful Water Features to Add to Your Pool

Having a pool in your backyard is a great feature in and of itself. Whether you use your pool predominantly for swimming laps, hosting pool parties, or as a great way to keep the kids occupied; there are also many ways in which you can enhance your pool with water features. Water features not only […]

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March 15, 2017
Pool Construction: What You Need to Know

Most people love the presence of a pool in their backyard, as it can provide relaxation at the end of the day, burn calories easily, adds a way to spend valuable family time, etc. Also, many people think that as a status symbol, they wanted to have a wonderful swimming pool on their lawn. Most […]

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February 15, 2017
Correctly Maintaining Your Swimming Pool Chemicals

The lazy days of summer! I have fond memories of hours in the pool, no worries of school or homework. However, my summers were also spent maintaining the correct chemical balance in the pool. My dad taught me how important it was to keep track of the pH and chlorine levels in the pool. Two […]

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January 12, 2017
New Year's Resolution: Getting a Pool for Your Home

Put the finishing touch on your dream home with the addition of a new pool. Whether you’re happy to go with a basic shape or want a custom design that will stand out in the neighborhood, there are many benefits to this upgrade. If you have an open space in your yard that’s just begging […]

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December 12, 2016
Hosting the Holidays from Your Hot Tub

You gather your daily mail to find your first holiday card of the year and along with it is an invitation to a party. 'Tis the season for holiday parties once again. You would like to gather a group of your friends for a casual meet and greet, but you don't want to throw the […]

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November 17, 2016
How to Clean Your Hot Tub: A Beginner's Guide

There are several benefits of buying a hot tub. It is a great way to relax after a long day. If you have sore muscles or any type of aches and pains, a hot tub can help. A hot tub also needs regular maintenance. The good news is that if the water gets too dirty, […]

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October 27, 2016
Top 3 Things You Should (And Shouldn't) Do in Your Hot Tub

Hot tubbing is the way to go for intimate social contact or to Zen out in a solitary soak. Believe it or not, there are some do’s and don'ts about a hot tub, beyond just cleaning it occasionally and checking for bacterial growth. Some of these seem self-explanatory, but interesting things have been known to […]

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